Programming Coordinator, Levitt CenterLocation:
Clinton, NYOpen Date:
Mar 8, 2022Description:
The Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center supports programming that introduces Hamilton students to the world of public affairs and encourages them to pursue creative, ethical, and informed responses to public issues. The Center is responsible for administering projects and programming related to the world of public affairs including, but not limited to, student-faculty research projects, leadership and social innovation programming, a public affairs lecture series, course development grants, engaged learning programs, and public service internships.
The Programming Coordinator’s purview includes (but is not limited to) leadership and social innovation programming, research and internship programming, and topical areas of interest that the Center is focused on in any given semester.
This is a part time, benefited 10 month position (summers off) with a 50% schedule (910 hours).
- Support the Research Fellows and Research Groups programs, including advising students and faculty, hosting discussion groups and presentations, monitoring student progress, and coordinating with other departments.
- Support the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) internship programming, including advising interested students and participating in the interview process, and coordinating with others (including internship supervisors, BTI, the business office, financial aid, off-campus studies, etc) as necessary.
- Support the Levitt Leadership Institute and Social Innovation Fellows programming, including coordinating with program facilitators, recruiting and advising applicants, and managing logistics.
- Manage and mentor student assistants, including payroll.
- Collaborate with fellow staff members on tasks necessary to the smooth running of Levitt Center programming, including coordination of Speakers or Lunch Series; sharing responsibility for budget, annual report, newsletter, and social media; and participating in ALEX (Advise/Learn/EXperience) meetings and programs, and in strategic planning and logistics discussions with Levitt Center staff.
The ideal candidate will have earned a bachelor’s degree or more, and understand and value the liberal arts environment.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- This staff member should have excellent written and verbal skills, possess knowledge of or be willing to learn Excel and other computer and cloud-based applications, have good interpersonal skills, and be comfortable working with students, faculty and staff on a daily basis.
- Candidates will be expected to contribute their best ideas and to actively participate in strategic conversations, while also attending to the many details required to make the Center’s programs run smoothly.
- All members of the Levitt Center staff represent the College at meetings in the larger community; therefore, the ideal candidate must possess the poise and verbal skills to do so well.
- Candidates must be able and interested in experimenting with innovative approaches, developing creative programs, and using new technologies.
- The ideal candidate will be committed to the types of programming offered through the Levitt Center.
Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.Application Instructions:
Please submit cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer and encourages diversity in all areas of the campus community.