PRIMARY PURPOSE/GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
The Program Coordinator will work with the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, the Associate Dean of Faculty, and the Faculty Director to support and implement all aspects of Scripps College’s Interdisciplinary Humanities Initiative (IHI), a grant supported 4-year program funded by the Mellon Foundation. The three-part initiative provides funding for summer undergraduate research fellowships, professional development for faculty, and new clinic courses that will pair faculty and students with community organizations throughout the local region to address complex community issues using a humanistic approach.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This information is intended to be a description of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions below does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position. Perform other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Individual must possess knowledge, skills, and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential function will be performed, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
QUALIFICATION STANDARDS :
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
BA or BS degree required.
Experience with NGOs, nonprofit organizations, and/or external relations is preferable.
Knowledge of a second language is helpful but not required.
LICENSES / CERTIFICATES:
Hours, Classification and Status:
This is a temporary, 4 year, grant-funded, full-time, benefits-eligible, non-exempt position.
The regular scheduled hours for this position are Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm.
May supervise student employees.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is quiet to moderate.
Physical and Mental Requirements: Ability to maintain good concentration level while dealing with interruptions; attention to details with emphasis on accuracy; capable of giving, receiving, and analyzing information, formulating work plans, and articulating goals and action plans.
Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time. Standing for extended periods of time. Reaching and extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than the whole hand(s), or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard. Communication skills using the spoken word. Ability to see within normal parameters. Ability to hear within normal parameters. Ability to bend and stoop, for example, to file. Ability to move about. Ability to lift and carry short distances up to 20 lbs., for example to lift or move office supplies, files, books and packages.
At-Will Employment: Regular employment at the College is for no specified period of time; conditions and status of employment (hours, pay, title, duties, etc.) are subject to change at any time. Scripps College is an At-Will employer. Employees, and likewise the College, are free to end the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without notice or cause, unless otherwise prohibited by law.
Grant Funded Position: This is position is entirely grant funded. The grant period is four years. The at-will employment described above remains in effect. There is no guarantee of continued funding for this position after the grant is completed.
Scripps College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local law.