International Program Support Coordinator

Location
Colorado, Denver, USA
Salary
$16.00 - $20.00 per hour
Posted
Mar 30, 2017
Ref
800850
Contact
University of
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Denver is located in Denver, Colorado, a city known for its dynamic blend of business, innovation and world-class recreation. Denver is consistently ranked by Forbes and Kiplinger's Magazine as one of the top cities for young professionals and recent college graduates. The University of Denver is a private institution that was founded in 1864. It serves a population of more than 5,200 undergraduate and 6,200 graduate students as a research intensive institution.

The Daniels College of Business is one of the largest colleges within the University of Denver, with 1,800 undergraduate students and 800 graduate students. The College occupies three buildings on the beautiful University Park Campus located in south Denver about seven miles from downtown and with easy access to public transportation.

Position Summary

The role of the International Program Support Coordinator is to provide administrative and technical support to faculty and staff for international projects, conferences and programs originating in Israel and Afghanistan. This position is temporary and being funded by a gift from the Azeez family and a grant from USAID. The position is responsible for providing support for two academic conferences, (one in the U.S. and one in Israel), the development of projects for the Denver MBA Global Challenge being executed in Israel, and the execution of requirements associated with a program designed to support the Faculty of Economics at Herat University in Afghanistan.
This is a non-benefited, part-time position not to exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.

Essential Functions

Program Development

  • Participate and support the development and execution of plans for conferences, projects and program execution associated with funds provided by the Azeez gift and the USAID Afghanistan grant project.
  • Support program development opportunities by processing contracts with clients, vendors and partners.
  • Manage contract approval process through DU Workflow for departmental contracts including travel, events, and services.
  • Research and interpret relevant regulations, guidelines, and standards, and oversee the processing of contracts and generates reports associated with all activities of the Israel and Afghanistan programs.

Program Management and Evaluation

  • Process expense reimbursements for faculty/staff and direct payments to vendors; create requisitions; and manage purchase orders, deposits, and journal entries.
  • Manage and track ongoing contracts with clients and partners.
  • Request and manage workflow for contracts required by DU Purchasing, Risk, and Legal Counsel.
  • Reconcile University financial reports, Azeez fund distribution, financial and execution reports, and USAID fund distribution, financial and execution reports.
  • Report monthly financial information for both programs.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and analyze various financial reports as well as create reports to be used to make key financial decisions.
  • Knowledge of financial systems, with preference for Banner financial system.
  • Strong, positive interpersonal skills and effective communicator of financial processes for academic programs.
  • Consistent, accurate and clear organization of information used to make decisions for program budget process and planning.
  • Ability to organize priorities and projects with careful attention to detail.
  • Ability to solve problems and deal with a variey of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple and complex business instruction/reporting.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or working toward a Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university
  • At least one year of experience in office operations, financial management, project management, or other related experience.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
  • Experience with basic online programs.
  • Experience with standard financial transactions, reports, and processes.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree from a four-year college or university working toward a Master's degree.
  • Two or more years of experience in educational or office environment.
  • Experience with Banner Financial and University of Denver purchasing and legal processes.
  • Experience using Salesforce.com.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit you application materials by Wednesday, April 5th, 2017.

Special Instructions

Applicants must apply online through du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LBGT community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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