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Grand Challenges Coordinator

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Title: Grand Challenges Coordinator
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 243089
About Us

Grand Challenges aims to address the broad problem spaces of disaster, energy, environment, food, health, learning, security, shelter and water. Grand Challenges develops this skill of servant leadership in its students by:

  • Helping students analyze global problems
  • Teach students problem solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills to discover real world solutions.
Job Summary

The Grand Challenge Coordinator supports all activities, programs, courses, marketing, and recruiting efforts of the Grand Challenges Living Learning Community. The coordinator supports the assistant director in the day to day management of the community through event planning, recruitment initiatives, expense tracking, and student support. This position will interact on a regular basis with: Unit management staff, faculty, and students. This position typically will advise and counsel: StudentsThis position will supervise: NA


Job Duty 1 -
Plan, coordinate and support scheduling and logistics for unit events and engagement activities (making/coordination space reservations and arrangements, registration, materials, distribution, etc.).

Job Duty 2 -
Act as a liaison with internal and external groups to create or maintain partnerships, outreach and/or development opportunities in support of unit objectives.

Job Duty 3 -
Coordinate the application process through response to prospect inquiries, maintaining applicant records, etc.

Job Duty 4 -
Oversee student recruitment/program promotional event preparation.

Job Duty 5 -
Coordinate preparations for conducting courses which may include classroom or facilities scheduling and preparation, ordering and distributing course materials, etc.

Job Duty 6 -
Participate in the development of new marketing initiatives that may include detailed design of print, email and/or web campaigns and coordination of related production efforts.

Job Duty 7 -
Provide administrative services including travel arrangements, agenda preparation, mailings, file maintenance and related duties.

Job Duty 8 -
Process travel requests, payroll, time documents, personnel action forms, and generate check requests.

Job Duty 9 -
Collect, reconcile, and audit monthly unit expense transactions.

Job Duty 10 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Experience
One to two years of job related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Previous university experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

This job requires basic knowledge of office related computer applications; familiarity with student information systems.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.

Job Grade: A7

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