Academic Enhancement Coordinator

Position Number 998950

Functional Title Academic Enhancement Coordinator

Position Type Staff

Position Summary

The Academic Enhancement Coordinator (AEC) will serve as administrative support and program coordinator for the daily and ongoing operations of the MARC U-STAR program at UNCG. The MARC programs is a comprehensive undergraduate training program that will directly contribute to increasing the diversity of students pursuing graduate studies in biomedical careers. The AEC will work closely with Dr. Phillips in running most day to day activities of the program, such as processing applications, coordinating the sophomore pre-MARC Focused Learning Groups, scheduling meetings, arranging for student payments, meeting logistics for internal and external attendees, coordinating on-campus and external summer research experiences for students, and coordinating community engagement experiences and other basic logistics associated with the overall program. The Coordinator will monitor student progress towards academic and research goals. The AEC will monitor the grant budget, provide oversight of submission and tracking of purchases, maintain inventory, and maintain program website, social media sites, and a small database of alumni. In addition, the Coordinator will assist in generating grant progress reports, maintaining effective relationships with external and internal contacts, and will work with an external program evaluator to ensure that students and mentors are in compliance with evaluation procedures. The Academic Enhancement Coordinator will facilitate the co-curricular workshops and activities, working through the Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creativity Office (URSCO) and in partnership with other UNCG offices including, but not limited to, Office of Leadership and Service-Learning (OLSL), and the Office of Sponsored Programs, which have specific expertise in the specific co-curricular topics. Some of these are occasional tasks, and other duties may be assigned by the PIs.

Minimum Qualifications

Four year college degree (Management, education, science or a science-related field). and at least one year of supervisory experience. Candidate must have excellent communication, interpersonal, and technology skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Management Preferences: Prefer Master's degree (Scientific, educational or management field) and at least one year of supervisory experience.

Tenure Status N/A

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) References, in the References section of the electronic application. These References will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Reference/Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur as soon as the applicant successfully submits the application and receives a confirmation number from the UNCGjobsearch system.

Recruitment Range $31,000 - $33,750

Org #-Department Dean's Office Joint School Nanoscie - 13201

Job Open Date 07/14/2017

For Best Consideration Date 07/25/2017

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment 0.75 (3/4 Time)

Time Limited? Yes

Time Limited Duration

3-4 years

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3
  5. Link to Professional Portfolio
  6. Unofficial Transcript(s)

Supplemental Questions

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  1. Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
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  2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

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