Academic Coordinator

Job description

Lafayette College: Human Resources: Staff Positions: Provost


Easton, PA

Open Date

Jul 7, 2019


Aug 1, 2019 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


Lafayette College is seeking an Academic Coordinator to support several programs (Computer Science, Environmental Science and Studies, Hanson Center for inclusive STEM). This position is a 12-month position with a specific work schedule to be coordinated with the programs.  The Coordinator’s primary responsibility is the efficient operation of the programs. Responsibilities include:


∙         Organize and manage special events; 

∙         Design marketing and publicity for events;

∙         Budget maintenance and record keeping;

∙         Design and distribution of annual program reports;

∙         Maintain course lists and student rosters for each major;

∙         General administrative support tasks (copying, scanning documents, etc);

∙         Handles program purchasing;

∙         Web development; and 

∙         Drafts and oversees communications to various constituencies including correspondence, newsletters, and messages via social media (WordPress, Facebook, etc) 

The Coordinator will also act as the Building Manager and the duties are to serve as the point person for Plant Operation and Public Safety and to submit general work requests and to relay building-related information to all departments in the building.


The ideal candidate will be proficient with MS Office tools, Banner or similar system experience.  The Administrative Coordinator must have a proven ability to collaborate and communicate with a wide range of staff, administrators, faculty, and students; highly developed organizational and problem-solving skills; excellent communication skills; and the ability to manage multiple projects independently with limited supervision.

Associate or bachelor’s degree required. Minimum of 3 years relevant experience. Preference for experience within an academic environment.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing relevant experience, a resume, and contact information for two references, via lnterfolio. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Lafayette College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, religion, age, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of sex); the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of disability); Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national origin); and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin); and other applicable laws and College policies.




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Posted: 7/8/2019
Application Due: 9/6/2019
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