Statement of the Job:
The SCIS Program Coordinator coordinates student support resources, community-building activities, and external relations. This position is important for increasing student retention and success, identifying issues and improvements, enhancing unit cohesion, engaging alumni in SCIS programs, strengthening ties external stakeholders and supporters, and increasing the profile and reputation of SCIS. A key outcome of the activities of the Coordinator will be increased resources available to support SCIS programs, more effective use of those resources, and improved outcomes in student success. Typical hiring range for this soft-money funded position is $35,183 to $58,639 commensurate with qualifications and experienece.
Complete Job Description
About the University:
The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,700 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus and throughout the state. UMaine is the state land and sea grant university and maintains a leadership role as the System’s flagship university. As a result, it is dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research, and service at the university, state, and national levels.
Further information about UMaine can be found at https://umaine.edu/
The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.
UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live.
Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here.
- Master’s degree.
- At least three years relevant experience.
- Excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills.
- Educational credential(s) in a technical or student support field.
- Experience in building organizational infrastructure, implementing programs to increase student success, and assessing effectiveness.
- Record of sustained involvement or leadership in building practices of inclusion for students from diverse backgrounds, including female students and students who are first-generation, from rural backgrounds, disabled, or from underrepresented minority groups.
- Professional experience and a record of effectiveness in roles entailing work with multiple audiences.
- Supervisory experience.
- Successful track record in collaboration in a technical setting.
Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position" below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload:
1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
3.) contact information for three professional references
You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
To apply and find a complete job description, visit: https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=69297&job=program-coordinator
Search Timeline is as follows:
Review of applications to begin: July 30, 2021
Screening interviews to begin no earlier than: August 9, 2021
On-site interviews to begin no earlier than: August 16, 2021
Tentative start date: August 30, 2021
For questions about the search, please contact search committee chair Penny Rheingans at [email protected].
Length: Fiscal Year (12 Months)
Required Documents: Cover Letter, References, Resume/CV
Appropriate background checks are required.
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Amie Parker, Interim Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).