PROGRAM COORDINATOR, College of Arts & Sciences, Biology

Employer
Boston University
Location
BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Job Details

PROGRAM COORDINATOR, College of Arts & Sciences, Biology

Tracking Code22500118530502Job Description

Boston University's Department of Biology and Program in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) seek an Undergraduate Program Coordinator. This position will assist the Biology Department's Undergraduate Program Specialists in all of the academic functions for the Biology Department and the BMB program. These majors have over 1,000 undergraduate students. This position is responsible for coordinating and organizing the advising process for the department, designing course directories, and ensuring that the department website and social media sites are updated accordingly. The position will organize the faculty and teaching fellow evaluation process, coordinate the transfer credit evaluation process, maintain all undergraduate student files, and create and maintain electronic student databases. This position may be called upon to provide information and statistics to other staff members as required for reports. This position will also assist the Undergraduate Program Specialists with annual events, including Open Houses and Commencement. The Program Coordinator also manages and recruits students for the NSF-REU SURF research program every summer and provides support to the SURF Program Manager. This position provides backup duties to the reception desk as needed. This is a full-time, 12-month position. We seek a candidate with excellent communication and organizational skills who enjoys working independently and as part of a team. The Biology department is a large, collaborative and dynamic environment that values diversity and inclusion.

Required Skills

An Associate's degree and 1-3 years of experience is required for this position. We are willing and happy to train any industry-specific skills required to perform this job. Experience with student information systems is a plus, but not a requirement.

We are seeking a candidate who:

  • Demonstrates excellent communication and organizational skills, including the ability to write well;
  • Can communicate effectively and diplomatically with people from a variety of different backgrounds, and;
  • Displays that they would be able to work relatively independently A cover letter is required for consideration

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job LocationBOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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