Program Coordinator - Child Development, School of Arts and Sciences-18001806

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Program Coordinator - Child Development, School of Arts and Sciences-18001806

This is a limited term position ending January 15, 2020. This is a grant funded position and is not eligible for severance pay.

The Devtech research group, within the Dept of Child Study and Human Development, aims to understand how new technologies can play a positive role in children's development and learning. Our research involves three dimensions: theoretical contributions, design of new technologies and pedagogical materials and empirical work with populations to test and evaluate the theory and the technologies and pedagogies.

The Program Coordinator provides advanced support and coordination for projects within the DevTech research group. Produces a variety of documents, reports and proposals, responds to inquiries and provides detailed information to constituents. Organizes and maintains files and databases; designs and updates applications or other forms for data entry. Assists in updating website and posting social media material. Supports research studies and team members conducting those studies. Participates in development of program or project marketing and communications materials, coordinates logistics for meetings and events including travel and arrangements for site studies, provides research assistance and supervision of undergraduate team members, and monitors budgets. See attached.

Basic Requirements:

  • High School diploma and 5+ years of related experience OR Bachelor’s degree and 0-3 years of related office experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of or experience in child development and interest in new media technologies preferred.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Travel to conferences and workshops is needed.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Administrative Support
Organization: Child Development - A&S
Employee Status: Limited Appointment
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Nov 9, 2018, 12:11:40 PM





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Posted: 11/10/2018
Application Due: 11/18/2018
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