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Staff Assistant - Kofi Annan Institute of Global Citizenship

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Macalester College
Location
Saint Paul, MN

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Overview

Provides administrative support to the Kofi Annan Institute for Global Citizenship (KAIGC) Dean’s Office and affiliated programs. Tracks budgets, schedules meetings, and maintains websites, as well as assists with recruiting and following-up with participants for programs such as the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF), Graduate School Exploration Fellowship (GSEF), Field Changers Fellowship, and POSSE. Works with program leaders and KA-IGC Associate Dean's. Works collaboratively with the KAIGC Administrative Coordinator to provide projects and learning goals for some of the 15-18 student employees, as well as to support planning and development of events and programs, such as speakers, year-end celebrations, and various other events. Provides support for the IGC Dean's office through professional communication, a strong sense of organization, and a great deal of collaboration. Serves as a valued contributor to our collaborative space for re-imagining a world that is focused on equity and justice.

Responsibilities
  • Provides program management and administrative support for MMUF, GSEF, POSSE, and Field Changers Fellowship programs.
  • Provides administrative support to the Dean's Office that includes tasks such as scheduling meetings and collaborating the KAIGC Administrative Coordinator on communications (i.e. website, social media, etc.)
  • Assists the Administrative Coordinator to hire, supervise, and mentor team of 15-18 student workers.
  • Supports event planing for speakers, end-of-year celebrations, co-sponsored events, etc. and assists with logistics for campus guest visits.

 

Qualifications

Required 

 

  • 1 to 3 years experience working in an administrative support position.
  • Excellent organizational skills, including event planning.
  • Demonstrated competence with Google and Microsoft packages; 
  • Demonstrated competence utilzing various social media platforms for communications and promotion.
  • Experience with budget management and reporting.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Previous experience with administration of Grants.
  • Minimum of a GED or High School diploma. BA preferred.

 

Salary  $35,000 to $43,000 DOQ

 

Application Guidelines

For best consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume as one PDF through the Macalester Employment Opportunities webpage by August 1, 2022.  Review of applications will begin immediately. All inquiries about this position should be directed to:

 

Jaclyn Howard

Talent Acquisition Manager

[email protected]

 

Macalester is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from everyone who would add richness to our community, including people of color, individuals with disabilities, women and LGBTQIA+ individuals.

 

 

Macalester College - Institutional Overview

Since its founding in 1874, Macalester has provided students with the inspiration, insight, and experience to become successful and ethical leaders. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, Macalester enrolls nearly 2,100 students who come from virtually every state and 91 countries. Macalester is committed to being a preeminent liberal arts college known for its high standards of scholarship and its special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society.Macalester is proud of its longstanding commitment to social justice and creating a safe environment for all people regardless of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, gender, religion, age, or ability. Macalester is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from everyone who would add richness to our community, including people of color, individuals with disabilities and women.BenefitsMacalester employees enjoy a fantastic benefits package and working environment that is second to none. Please visit http://www.macalester.edu/employmentservices/benefits/ for more information about benefits at Macalester College.Our Commitment to Safety in response to COVID-19:For the safety of our community, Macalester requires all employees to have received a COVID-19 vaccine. Should a newly hired employee be unable to receive the vaccination for either medical or religious reasons we offer accommodations and assistance.

 

Questions or concerns about this process should be directed to Employment Services, at [email protected]

 

Organization

Working for Macalester College 

Since its founding in 1874, Macalester has provided students the inspiration, insight and experience to become successful and ethical leaders. Classes are taught by faculty whose passion is teaching and whose scholarship gains national recognition.
Two great cities at your doorstep. Macalester is nestled in a lovely, residential neighborhood–minutes from downtown St. Paul and Minneapolis–which offers students a wealth of internship opportunities in business, finance, medicine, government, law, the arts, and more.

Macalester students are citizens of over 90 countries.

Our faculty earned their advanced degrees from some of the best schools in the world, and they remain thought-leaders in their fields

Macalester students enjoy a wealth of resources for research on and off campus–specialized laboratories, libraries, museum collections, distinct population groups for surveys, even a natural history center. Often students undertake research that makes real contributions to their discipline. They publish papers in scholarly journals, participate in conferences, and provide analysis for policy makers and real-world use.

Mission

Macalester is committed to being a preeminent liberal arts college with an educational program known for its high standards for scholarship and its special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society.

Statement of Purpose and Belief

At Macalester College we believe that education is a fundamentally transforming experience. As a community of learners, the possibilities for this personal, social, and intellectual transformation extend to us all. We affirm the importance of the intellectual growth of the students, staff and faculty through individual and collaborative endeavor. We believe that this can best be achieved through an environment that values the diverse cultures of our world and recognizes our responsibility to provide a supportive and respectful environment for students, staff and faculty of all cultures and backgrounds.

We expect students to develop a broad understanding of the liberal arts while they are at Macalester. Students should follow a primary course of study in order to acquire an understanding of disciplinary theory and methodology; they should be able to apply their understanding of theories to address problems in the larger community. Students should develop the ability to use information and communication resources effectively, be adept at critical, analytical and logical thinking, and express themselves well in both oral and written forms. Finally, students should be prepared to take responsibility for their personal, social and intellectual choices.

We believe that the benefit of the educational experience at Macalester is the development of individuals who make informed judgments and interpretations of the broader world around them and choose actions or beliefs for which they are willing to be held accountable. We expect them to develop the ability to seek and use knowledge and experience in contexts that challenge and inform their suppositions about the world. We are committed to helping students grow intellectually and personally within an environment that models and promotes academic excellence and ethical behavior. The education a student begins at Macalester provides the basis for continuous transformation through learning and service.

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Telephone
6516966000
Location
1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul
Mn
55105
United States
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