Project Manager

Richmond, IN
Feb 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position: Project Manager

Department: CoLab

Status: Staff, 11 months, 1 year, full-time with benefits. Possibility of renewal beyond one year.

Starting Rate of Pay: $ 12.82 / hour. Increase to $12.97 after 90 days.

Preferred Start Date: August 1, 2017

The CoLab is a newly renovated space on campus that houses our three new interdisciplinary centers: the Center for Global Health, the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, and the Center for Social Justice. These Centers are designed to build bridges between the traditional liberal arts classroom, co-curricular activities, and exploration of vocational and professional career trajectories. In the CoLab, students have access to state-of-the-art media and collaboration tools that facilitate learning and help them to bridge from theoretical inquiry to having a real-time impact on the world.

Job Description

Working closely with the Center Directors and other faculty associated with the CoLab, the Project Manager will:

  • Provide professional and reliable phone and email contact with external constituencies involved with externships, internships, external post-Bacc opportunities, and the 4+ programs, among others.
  • Organize the application processes and maintain databases for various programs, including externships, internships, student travel grants, social entrepreneurship competitions, and so on.
  • Oversee the tracking of the Integrated Pathways associated with the Centers, in collaboration with faculty.
  • Organize outreach events for the campus and community that are directly connected to the work of the Centers and the CoLab.
  • Coordinate, advertise, and assist with activities offered through the various student groups associated with the Centers.
  • Implement and keep up-to-date the webpage, digital and print marketing materials, and social media presence for the Centers and CoLab.
  • Coordinate with staff in the Center for Career and Community Engagement to offer preparatory and follow-up workshops for students.
  • Provide training to students and faculty on relevant software programs, e.g., Symplicity, AdviseStream, among others. (Prior experience with these programs is not required. We will provide training.)
  • Oversee instruction for students and faculty pertaining to best-practices for the development of new intellectual property.
  • Other duties as assigned.


• Bachelor's Degree required.

• Robust affinity with the purposes and value of a liberal arts education.

• Experience managing programs a plus.

• Ability to communicate successfully with people from diverse backgrounds and an expressed commitment to uphold and further Earlham's Diversity Aspirations Vision Statement.

• Manifest digital literacy skills including familiarity with social media, spreadsheets, and word processing programs. Experience tracking data to assess progress toward goals a plus.

• Extraordinary attention to detail and strong listening, verbal, presentation, and time management skills.

• Demonstrated commitment to professionalism in demeanor and work habits.

This position will report to the Center Directors.

Application Instructions

Please send a letter of application addressing the responsibilities of the position and qualifications of the applicant; resume; and the name, position title, e-mail address and phone number of three professional references in a single PDF or MS Word file to:

Human Resources

Earlham College

801 National Road West

Richmond, Indiana 47374-4095

Phone: 765-983-1393


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and women. Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


POSITION Project Manager



ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Earlham emphasizes the pursuit of truth, lack of coercion, respect for others, openness to new truth, integrity and application of what is known to improving our world.

Earlham College and the Earlham School of Religion are located in Richmond, Indiana, a city of about 39,000. Founded in 1847 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Earlham College is an independent, four-year, coeducational, residential institution of higher learning. Approximately 1,200 undergraduate students attend Earlham College on its 800-acre tree-shaded campus. Earlham College offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in 40 disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields, as well as permitting self-designed studies and a cooperative program in engineering. Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education degrees also are offered at Earlham College.

EOE STATEMENT Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.


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