Academic Department Coordinator
Title Academic Department Coordinator Posting Number S00706JP Department Biology Job Summary
The academic department coordinator provides daily administrative support to the members of the Biology Department, Neuroscience Program, and the Bowdoin Scientific Station at Kent Island.
High School: required; College: some college work strongly preferred. Solid understanding and strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, e-mail, database and webpage maintenance; willingness and initiative to learn new computer applications; knowledge of processing bills and managing budgets; ability to organize and prioritize work tasks and accomplish them efficiently and accurately; strong customer service skills (visitor and telephone reception); ability to successfully work independently in a one-person office environment.
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
Required: At least 2 years’ office experience (preferably in an academic setting). Strongly preferred: experience with database and calendar software; experience processing bills and managing accounts; ability to troubleshoot minor computer problems, install software; experience with maintaining web pages.
Standard Work Days and Hours
This is a full-time, year-round position.
Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.
Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.
Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.
We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.
Shift First Shift Employment Category Full Time Year Round FTE 0.94 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Hourly Background Check Package Requirements Support Staff Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? No Posting Date 08/22/2020 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled Yes Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information
Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.
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