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Program Coordinator, Tech.Global

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Please note: You will be required to provide contact information for a minimum of three professional references within your application. Should you be selected as a finalist for this position, your references may receive an automatic email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation.

Position Details

Position Information

Title Program Coordinator, Tech.Global
Department Office of Global Initiatives (9004)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The Tech.Global program in the Office of Global Initiatives is hiring a Program Coordinator to assist and guide the growth and long-term sustainability of this innovative non-credit student engagement program. The Program Coordinator will coordinate the day-to-day fiscal, administrative, and logistical activities with shared responsibility for achieving program outcomes, student success, and compliance with University of Arizona policy.
Tech.Global is a highly innovative program blending aspects of rapidly emerging technology, business entrepreneurialism, a wide spectrum of university research agendas, international education, and professional development. While not a technical role, the Tech.Global Program Coordinator will be an individual who excels at administrative and program development functions while possessing a genuine interest or passion for tech culture, an entrepreneurial spirit, and who holds personal creativity in high regard.
The Program Coordinator will report to the Tech.Global Director, and will manage and interact with student workers in terms of policy, scheduling, and ensuring learning outcomes on a daily basis. Primary job duties will focus on sustainable development in the form of policy writing, documentation, and the establishment of administrative structures. Additional responsibilities include budgeting, reporting, logistics management, program promotion and office management functions. The Program Coordinator will also be committed to achieving strategic goals, and will participate creatively in the manifestation of the program in its ultimate, most transformative form. The candidate is expected to support and advance Inclusive Excellence, the UA diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiative designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provides administrative support in the development and implementation of procedures, policy, and supporting documentation and infrastructure.
  • Serves as a liaison between students, faculty, staff, other departments, and/or external constituencies on day-to-day administrative and logistical issues such as facilitating seminars, meetings, special projects, and problem resolution.
  • Performs clerical and administrative support tasks, including creation, and editing of program correspondence, purchasing documents, reports, program handbooks, and any/all other publications or materials as assigned or needed.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned, including planning for event logistics, and the coordination of meetings.
  • In concert with the business team, prepares periodic budgets, reports, financial statements and records on program activities, progress, status or other special reports for management or outside agencies.
  • Recruits program participants, members and volunteers utilizing most appropriate promotional or marketing methods, such as individual letters, brochures or presentations at meetings. Works closely with marketing team to develop promotional materials.
  • Assists in facilitating workshops, meetings or conferences; coordinates logistics, scheduling and participant communications.
  • Interacts and maintains liaison with students, faculty, staff and outside/community agencies in facilitating program objectives.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community, particularly international students, and faculty.
  • Demonstrable office skills and comfort with Web, mobile, social and app-centric work modalities.
  • Very comfortable with technology and generally accepting of technology-centric work environments, and problem solving.
  • Strong writing skills with great attention to detail and commitment to professionalism.
  • Ability to interact with students, faculty and/or staff in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of organizational practices.
  • Knowledge of budgeting and accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of communication principles, media, and marketing techniques.
  • Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events.
  • Occasional domestic and international travel may be required.
Minimum Qualifications

Please see ‘Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications’ below.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years administrative/coordinative program experience; OR,
  • Six years of progressively responsible administrative coordinative program experience; OR,
  • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.
Preferred Qualifications
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
FLSA Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $35,552 Annually
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S24293
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Ash Scheder Black
ashblack@email.arizona.edu

Open Date 11/28/2017
Review Start Date 12/07/2017
Close Date 12/10/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant

Please note: You will be required to provide contact information for a minimum of three professional references within your application. Should you be selected as a finalist for this position, your references may receive an automatic email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation.

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Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years administrative/coordinative program experience; OR, Six years of progressively responsible administrative coordinator program experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents