Center for Korean Studies Program Coordinator

Job description

Category:: Professional
Department:: DAAAS
Locations:: Binghamton, NY
Posted:: Jul 10, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Part-time Temporary
Ref. No.:: 03191

About Binghamton University:

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 17,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

Job Description:

Budget Title: Staff Assistant (SL-2)

Salary: $29,856 (part-time, 70%, temporary)

This is a professional staff position reporting directly to the Director of the Center for Korean Studies (CKS). This position is 70% FTE, 12 months, and temporary. The Program Coordinator of the CKS is responsible for assisting the Director related to the Center's grant projects and research activities, event and outreach planning, strategic administrative work, and international programs. This includes managing the Center's administrative and program budgets, assisting with the development and implementation of the Center's policies and procedures.

Grant Projects and Research Activities

  • Assisting the Director related to the Center's grant projects and research activities
  • Draft the Center's periodical institutional/grant reports to relevant academic units and external sponsors
  • Seek internal and external funding opportunities for the Center goals; daft all kinds of grant/funding proposals
  • Develop and oversee the coordination of regular lectures, colloquium series, and other academic events


  • Daily administrative and promotional needs of the CKS office
  • Monitor the center budget, track expenditures, travel reimbursements, revenues and requisitions for purchase orders
  • Coordination of the personnel and business aspects of the center, including personnel documentation and HR Forms
  • Monitor and process invoices/expenses and donations; and reconcile reports of activity on various accounts
  • Manage Korean Studies Listserv at the University

Event and Outreach

  • Ensure that all program planning components are in place, including logistics, scheduling, budgeting, communication and assessment
  • Attend managed events in order to assist with on-site management, setup/breakdown, staff, volunteer and vendor coordination
  • Design and print posters and flyers for events
  • Make advertisements and announcements of events and activities in/outside of the University

International Program

  • Communicate with applicants to Visiting Scholar Program; process the applicants to get a Visiting Scholar Status with relevant university units

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required
  • Native or near-native proficiency (verbal and written) in both English and Korean languages
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written skills and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel and to observe a variable schedule, including occasional weekend events
  • Instructional experiences with a culturally diverse population


  • Budget and project management experience preferred

Additional Information:

Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus.

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Application Instructions:

Deadline for Internal Applicants: July 24, 2019

Deadline for External Applicants: Open until filled

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled.

Persons interested in this position should apply online.

Please submit:

  1. Resume,
  2. Cover letter, and
  3. Contact information for three professional references

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