Job location: Claremont Employment Type:
Full-time Posted data:
REQ-3299 Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination Statement
In addition to its commitment to a harassment-free educational and working environment, the College is an equal employment opportunity employer. The College is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable state and federal laws on the matter. The College does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition or medical leave, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by law. The College also prohibits the harassment of any employee on any of these bases.Location:
Claremont, CAJob Posting Title:
Project Coordinator, Kravis Lab for Social ImpactJob Details and Requirement:
This position is responsible for working independently and with direction from the Director Kravis Lab for Social Impact to assist in the administration of programs and projects for the Lab. Performs a broad range of administrative functions, coordinating the daily operation of the Lab and serving as liaison to CMC faculty, staff, students and broader community.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reporting to the Director of Kravis Lab performs or works independently/collaboratively to perform the following essential duties and responsibilities:
- Assist in planning, implementation and co-facilitation of co-curricular and extra-curricular programs such as conferences, annual speaker’s series, retreats, workshops and meetings. Attend meetings and participate in proceedings. Present reports or summaries of research to a range of audiences.
- Maintain all financial records for the Lab including tracking purchases, accounts payable, travel expenses, and payroll for student assistants. Prepare budget forecasts for approval and prepare final budget reports for the Director.
- Collect, compile, and analyze data for program evaluation.
- Implement quantitative and qualitative evaluations of programs. Prepare and present reports of said evaluations.
- Design, develop, and publish Institute newsletters, brochures and other publicity for Lab activities. Maintain and develop Lab web site.
- Exercise judgment in frequent independent decisions regarding requests for information from the general public, press, students, and faculty and staff. Handle sensitive and confidential materials with discretion.
- Handle administrative details for the Lab. Set priorities and determine procedures for own workload. Delegate duties to students and assistants where appropriate.
- Supervise and direct office and student assistants.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
The successful candidate will also be able to perform the following essential functions:
- Take and follow directions.
- Work cooperatively with others.
- Receive and respond appropriately to constructive criticism.
- Display a positive attitude.
- Balance multiple tasks and priorities.
- Performs other essential duties and tasks specific to the position.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree required and master’s degree in related field preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of two years of related experience is required.
LICENSES: A valid driver’s license or equivalent means of reliable transportation to off-site meetings and events is required.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES: Individual must possess knowledge, skills, and ability to be able to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge skills and abilities.
- Demonstrate effective, accurate and clear communication with excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, reading, phone, customer service and leadership skills to supervise, facilitate, motivate and inspire a highly diverse group of employees and student employees. Follow all written and verbal instructions, asking questions as needed for clarification of projects/tasks/duties/assignments.
- Operate computers proficiently with basic Microsoft Office software (such as Word, Excel, Outlook) and associated professional software (such as prospect research tools, Internet research, menu-driven databases, social media networking, project management tools). Use assigned technology/devices/equipment to achieve annual goals and maintain confidentiality.
- Handle all activities and highly confidential information with patience, discretion, good judgment, courtesy and tact while working with people from a wide variety of backgrounds.
- Prioritize and perform multiple projects/tasks, meet deadlines/timelines, respond to others in a timely manner, and work both independently and as a collaborative member of the College with a high standard of integrity and ethics, in support of the College’s strategic vision and the department’s annual goals.
- Use strong organizational and time management skills to complete work with accuracy and a keen attention to detail.
- Ability to work cooperatively with others.
- Ability to receive and respond appropriately to constructive criticism.
- Ability to display a positive attitude.
HOURS: The regular hours for this full-time position are 40 hours per week on a variable schedule. Holiday, weekend and evening work hours may be required. Travel may be required. Regular hours may vary due to needs of the College or division. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule. This is a 12-month position.
CLASSIFICATION AND STATUS:
This is a non-exempt position.
This is a regular, full-time position.
This is a benefits-eligible eligible position.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Light (up to 20 lbs.)
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Supervise and direct office and student assistants.
GROOMING AND APPEARANCE: The Claremont Colleges seek to maintain a neat and professional image at all times.
BACKGROUND CHECK: The successful candidate will be required to undergo a full consumer background check. Certain positions will require the successful completion of a post-offer physical agility test. Employment is contingent on the satisfactory results of the aforementioned, in addition to compliance with requirements cited in this job description.
ADA/OSHA: This job description defines the essential or fundamental job duties of this position. It is assumed that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others. It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title 1 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
DISCLAIMER: This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. Duties and responsibilities can change and develop over time, accordingly the College reviews job description on a periodic basis and may make changes of business necessity.
AT-WILL EMPLOYMENT: Employment with the College is “at-will” meaning that the terms of employment may be changed with or without notice, with or without cause, including, but not limited to termination, demotion, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, duties, and location of work. There is no agreement express or implied between the College and you for continuing or long-term employment. While the College has every hope that employment relationships will be mutually beneficial and rewarding, employees and the College retain the right to terminate the employment relationship at will, at any time, with or without cause. The President is the only person who can modify or alter the at-will employment relationship.
Claremont McKenna College hires and promotes individuals on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, breastfeeding or related medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. Inquiries may be directed to the Director for Human Resources, 528 N. Mills Avenue, Claremont, California 91711-4015, (909) 621-8490. All applicants must complete and submit an online application to be considered for an open position.
Employment is contingent upon new employee providing documents verifying U.S. citizenship or, for aliens, documents verifying legal permission to work in the United States, applicant's acceptability for positions requiring use of a college vehicle is contingent upon a driving record acceptable to the College's automobile liability insurance. Promotion from within is encouraged whenever qualified employees of Claremont McKenna College are available. Interested employees of the College are urged to contact the Office of Human Resources if qualified for any open position. Please do not contact departments directly.Disability Accommodations
In compliance with applicable laws ensuring equal opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, CMC will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual (applicant or employee) with a disability if the disability affects the performance of essential job functions, unless the accommodation results in an undue hardship for the College. Employment decisions are based on the merit and not an individual’s disability. An applicant or employee who requires an accommodation should contact the immediate supervisor and the Human Resources Office. If multiple accommodations are identified that do not pose an undue hardship for the College, the selection of an accommodation will be at CMC’s discretion. To request disability accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at (909) 621-8490 or [email protected]