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Program Coordinator

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Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential college located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.

The Program Coordinator is responsible for providing support for the innovative interdisciplinary and experiential initiatives of the Urban Studies program and the Turley Memphis Center. This position will foster collaborative relationships among the faculty and staff and between the college and community partners by maintaining digital communications and archives, generating externally facing digital content, orienting students on workforce practices, and pairing students with appropriate experiential learning opportunities. Assist with the assessment of core competencies for the Turley Memphis Center and Urban Studies. Additionally, the Program Coordinator will assist in the planning, organizing and coordinating of relevant program activities within the Turley Memphis Center and the Urban Studies program. The Program Coordinator will report to the Urban Studies Program Director and the Director of the Turley Memphis Center. The position requires a flexible schedule with occasional evening and weekend hours.Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred. Graduate degree or two years of relevant experience in higher education or nonprofit organizations preferred. Must have the ability to solve problems and handle multiple tasks and priorities. Must be student-centered with the ability to work cooperatively and effectively with students, faculty, and staff. Must exhibit professionalism and diplomacy in working effectively with diverse constituencies. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office required. A complete application will include cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. The cover letter must addresses your interest in working at a liberal arts college and include a statement that addresses how your experiences might contribute to a college community that holds a commitment to diversity and inclusion as one of its core values. Application review begins immediately and continues until position is filled. For further information please contact Dr. Kendra Hotz, [email protected] To apply online, please visit http://jobs.rhodes.edu . Rhodes College offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment.We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.

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Posted: 11/27/2018
Application Due: 1/26/2019
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