Program Director of LSAMP

Miami University
Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 20, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Miami University invites applications for the position of Program Director of LSAMP. The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation is a federally funded program to support underrepresented minority students majoring in science, engineering, technology and mathematics. This position serves as site coordinator for LSAMP activities at Miami University, including student recruitment, student events and programming, and participant records keeping.  The position will report directly to the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging in the College of Arts & Science.

Duties include and are not limited to:

  • Program Management:
  • Serve as point of contact with the Ohio LSAMP Alliance, including dissemination of information, responding to communications, and overseeing submission of enrollment forms, quarterly reports, supplemental invoice forms, and other data.
  • Maintain all program recruitment, enrollment, and participation records.
  • Process participation data and materials for stipend payments, reimbursements, and student hiring and timesheets.
  • Serve on the institutional LSAMP advisory board and help set agenda for advisory board meetings.
  • Student events and programming:
  • Organize and oversee monthly student development sessions, weekly evening study sessions, and four-day Early Arrival Program in August.
  • Create and mark participant assignments to aid and assess participant knowledge of student opportunities and campus resources.
  • Coordinate LSAMP academic student support, peer mentoring, programming, recruitment, and student development efforts with other university offices.
  • Communications:
  • Maintain Facebook account, website and Canvas site.
  • Answer parent/student questions about the LSAMP program by email, phone and in person.
  • Identify, announce and facilitate opportunities for student participation and placement in internships, research, outreach, career planning, graduate school preparation, conferences, and other University programming.
  • Create and coordinate communications to feature participant successes.

Required: Bachelor’s degree. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations. Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. This position is available to persons who are currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time and indefinite basis. (Persons authorized to work on such a basis include US citizens, lawful permanent residents (“green card” holders), asylees, refugees, and temporary residents under IRCA.)

Consideration may be given to candidates with a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a STEM discipline and an understanding of educational software systems (Canvas, Banner, DARS etc.)

Submit cover letter and curriculum vitae to Inquiries may be directed to Carolyn Craig at Screening of applications will begin Dec 3, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.


Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.


As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free. 


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