The Temporary Program Coordinator's primary focus is to provide support for Career Advancementâ™s international programming. This includes: Wanxiang Ambassador Fellows Program, Jeff Metcalf International Internship Program, International Experience Grants, Career Advancement Regional Councils. The Program Coordinator will assist in communicating with alumni, employers, and students; promoting events and opportunities to students; assisting with the preparation of reports for Universityâ™s senior leadership. This position will report to the Associate Director of External Relations.
Prepare and manage communication with students, including: promoting events and opportunities; scheduling info-sessions, interviews, and individual appointments
Assist with Jeff Metcalf International Internships, including: communication with employers and applicants, preparing application packets, scheduling interviews
Perform administrative duties as needed to support the Wanxiang Ambassador Fellows Program: promote program, oversee Chinese visa applications, select student participants, organize and deliver info-sessions, manage communication with on-site staff, organize green-energy conference
Proofreads and edits mailing lists, letters, reports and other materials as needed
Manage all aspects of the International Experience Grants: promoting grants among qualified students, meet with students to discuss grantsâ™ eligibility and requirements; select recipients; manage grant disbursement process
Proficiency with Microsoft Office required
Excellent organizational and decision-making skills required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities and meet short deadlines required
Ability to manage confidential information with discretion and tact required
Exacting attention to detail required
Ability to achieve objectives with minimal direction, demonstrate leadership skills and a self-starter required
(Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) required
This is temporary position expected to last 8 months.
Education, Experience or Certifications:
Bachelor's degree required
A minimum of one years of administrative experience required
Experience working in higher education or in corporate preferred
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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