Under the direction of the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Education and Diversity, the Program Coordinator will coordinate day-to-day administrative activities and will provide support for the Assistant/Associate Dean in the areas of coordinating various educational outreach activities, monitor and assist in awarding engineering scholarships funded by UConn Foundation accounts and provide student services.
Responsibilities include: coordinate general office operations; process and maintain paperwork and records including fiscal records; coordinate administrative and technical support for faculty, staff and students in carrying out the mission and objectives of the Undergraduate Programs Office; coordinate promotion and publicity and effectively communicate information to multiple levels both within the university and with constituents; compose correspondence and compile data to assist with reporting and assessment of program activities; maintain databases and email distribution lists; collect and compile student scholarship applications; guide and support students both academically and socially; plan and coordinate outreach programs, seminars, workshops or other educational events; may hire, supervise, and train student support staff; coordinate and occasionally participate in weekend or evening School-wide events and other duties as required; may be required to travel occasionally to regional campuses.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in the field appropriate to program to be served; three to four years related experience demonstrating considerable knowledge of administrative methods and functions; demonstrated ability to independently provide general program support; good interpersonal and organizational skills; good writing and communication skills; good computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office, database management, and an ability to learn new software as necessary.
Preferred Qualifications: Five years of experience working in an office whose constituents range from prospective college students to corporate/private sector senior personnel seeking information on curriculum, donations, scholarships and engagement; ability to work with minimal supervision and resolve problems efficiently, effectively and independently; demonstrated supervisory ability; familiarity with the University¿s fiscal management system; UConn Foundation fiscal management system; demonstrated ability to coordinate programs and service events.
This is a full-time 12-month position.
Interested applicants please apply by using Husky Hire. Please upload a current resume, letter of application, and the names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.