MiNDS Program Coordinator
The psychology department at the Temple University is seeking a Program Coordinator to provide administrative and logistical support for a new NIH-funded grant aiming to prepare undergraduates from underrepresented groups for neuroscience graduate study through mentored research, academic, and professional activities. For more information: https://sites.temple.edu/minds/
Assists with the development, implementation and evaluation of the programs and events. Participates in individualized and group advising, group workshops and tutorial sessions.
Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of directly related experience.Equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered.
Required Skills & Abilities:
* A practical and nuanced understanding of the challenges and experiences of underrepresented minority students in the sciences and higher education.
* Interest in advocating for the interest of minority students
* Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with diverse populations of constituents both internal and external to the department.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Experience presenting to groups and workshops
* Working knowledge of program promotion and social media management
* Ability to strategize, course correct and problem solve using sound judgement
* Ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines and manage time effectively
* Ability to gather, analyze and report on program data and outcomes
* Ability to work some evenings and weekendsPreferred:
* Experience in student advising or counseling
* Experience in higher education This is a grant funded position.
This position requires a background checkTemple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at www.temple.edu. Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: https://safety.temple.edu/reports-logs/annual-security-reportYou may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University’s Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.
Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Anderson Hall
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular