Women’s Health Integrative Research Center Coordinator

St Paul, MN
Sep 03, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation’s largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for both women and men. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls nearly 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats. St. Catherine University is an Equal Employment Opportunity institution, committed to excellence through diversity in education and employment. St. Catherine University strongly encourages applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and/or religion.

Position TitleWomen’s Health Integrative Research Center CoordinatorPrimary CampusSt. PaulPosting Number20190065-STAFF Position Summary Information

Position Summary

St. Catherine University invites applications for a WHIR Center Coordinator in the Women’s Health Integrative Research (WHIR) Center.

The WHIR Center Coordinator is a part-time exempt position (0.5 FTE; 20 hours per week). The coordinator will facilitate the safe and effective use of the WHIR Center for 8-10 undergraduate and graduate courses from across 6 departments within the Henrietta Schmoll School of Health and the School of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences. In addition, the coordinator will support ongoing collaborative research projects and professional development experiences for students. The coordinator will work directly with graduate student trainees to launch and sustain external research partnerships with local community members, corporate partners, and early state entrepreneurs in the local women’s health industry. Specifically, the WHIR Coordinator should have working knowledge of lab equipment and associated software that includes: treadmills, exercise, heart rate monitors, metabolic measurement, equipment, force plates, motion tracking systems and other biomechanical measurement.

•Conduct administrative functions for the WHIR Center (purchasing of supplies, scheduling of events, maintaining lab inventory, etc)
•Coordinate WHIR Center lab space (scheduling space use, equipment maintenance/licensure renewal and setup, equipment reservations)
•Maintain an engaging social media and web presence highlighting current research, outreach, and partnerships within the WHIR Center and across the broader field of women’s health.
•Maintain records of WHIR Center events and research projects for purposes of program showcasing, grant applications, and Center evaluation.
•Work with the WHIR Center Director to submit grant applications and identify opportunities for sustainable and scalable programming within the WHIR Center.
•Work with the WHIR Center Director to develop and maintain key relationships between on-campus and off-campus stakeholders (faculty, professional staff, students, alumni, local entrepreneurs).
•Coordinate events that raise the visibility of the WHIR Center and increase campus and community engagement.

Required Qualifications

•Bachelor’s Degree Required.
•Background experience or training in one or more of the following areas: Biology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, Food and Nutrition Science, Engineering, Public Health, Psychology, Women’s Studies or a related area.
•Experience as part of a research team or with project management in a health-related field. Candidate must have strong project management skills and experience.
•Excellent written and oral communication skills, exceptional organizational skills, and the ability to interact professionally with a wide variety of people from multiple disciplines.
•The candidate should participate as a collegial, contributing member of a project team with faculty, staff, researchers, graduate students, undergraduate students and other stakeholders with a high level of independence, as appropriate.
•Familiarity with Microsoft Programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and familiarity or willingness to be trained to use other programs associated with equipment calibration and operation.
•Experience with or ability to learn effective strategies for online communication via website and social media.

Preferred Qualifications

St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply. Consistent with the university’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their service.

To Apply and Special/Other Requirements Summary

To apply: Please visit the St. Catherine University Employment Site at http://www.stkate.edu/hr. Applicants may also visit the St. Catherine University Human Resources office to submit an electronic application. We are located in Derham Hall, Room 8. Application review begins immediately. Position is opened until filled.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace Employer ~Tobacco-Free Campuses

Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit the HERC website.

Permanent Link to Postinghttp://stcatherine.peopleadmin.com/postings/3864 Posting Detail Information

Posting Start Date08/29/2019Close DatePosting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your highest level of education?
    • Some High School
    • High School Diploma (or GED)
    • Associate Degree
    • Bachelor Degree
    • Master Degree
    • ABD
    • Doctorate
  2. * Do you have background experience or training in one or more of the following areas: Biology, Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, Food and Nutrition Science, Engineering, Public Health, Psychology, or a related area?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience with Microsoft Programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, basic statistical and graphing software (e.g. SPSS and SigmaPlot), and other programs associated with equipment calibration and operation?
    • No
    • Yes
  4. * Do you have experience working with research on human subjects and with faculty from a graduate college, as well as with both undergraduate and graduate students?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please rate your organizational, interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.
    • Strong
    • Intermediate
    • Moderate
    • Limited
  6. * All applicants that are offered a position with St. Catherine University will be required to have a background check completed. Will you consent to a background check if offered this position with the University?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Are you presently legally authorized to work in the United States for any U.S. employer?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Will you now or in the future require an employer to sponsor you for an employment-based visa/status in the U.S. (e.g. H-1B status)?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Can you perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * How did you find out about this position?
    • St. Catherine University website
    • St. Catherine University employee referral
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
    • Pollen
    • Craigslist
    • Social media
    • Star Tribune (printed paper)
    • Star Tribune (internet)
    • Pioneer Press (printed paper)
    • Pioneer Press (internet)
    • Community agency
    • Walk-in
    • Friend/Family member
    • Other
  11. * Please specify where you heard about this position (e.g., website name, St. Catherine University employee name, community agency name).

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Other Document 2