Title Administrative Coordinator Posting Number S00803JP Department Inclusion and Diversity in Student Affairs Job Summary
The Administrative Coordinator serves as administrative support for the deans of
diversity and inclusion, the Sexuality, Women and Gender Center, the Student
Center for Multicultural Life, and the Religious and Spiritual Life program; provides oversight and ongoing maintenance of the centers’ websites; and assists with the programs of the centers and the Inclusion and Diversity Team, including scheduling, logistics, and budget.
High School diploma or GED required; college degree preferred. Also required:
Excellent computer skills (including word processing); excellent communications,
organizational skills, and interpersonal skills; and strong sense of business etiquette;
strong familiarity with MS Word and Excel, the Internet, and especially proper use of
email; ability to update websites and Photoshop/poster design is a plus; ability to
meet the needs of walk-in visitors in a professional and courteous manner; ability to work with budgets and manage invoices; manage projects and responsibilities in
various stages of execution; ability to take direction from multiple professional staff
members; experience working with a diverse staff and student population; and ability to work independently and in a team; ability to maintain confidentiality. A commitment to an inclusive community and the support of the diversity work of the centers is a must.
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
A minimum of 2 years administrative experience in a busy office environment is required.
Standard Work Days and Hours
27 hours/week during college academic year (38 weeks). Schedule will vary – typical
hours will be within Monday – Friday between 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with periodic
evening and weekend hours required. Schedule will vary on days when evening hours are required and in weeks where weekend hours might be necessary to rarely exceed 30 hours per week.
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.
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.
Shift First Shift Employment Category Part Time Academic Year FTE 0.50 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 05/26/2021 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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