Earlham College is a Top 100 National Liberal Arts College located
in Richmond, IN, a small city that's just a short drive away from
several major metropolitan areas including Dayton, Cincinnati,
Indianapolis and Chicago.
Richmond and Earlham have a symbiotic relationship. Through
research, studies, internships and volunteering, Earlhamites offer
Richmond expertise and service as Richmond offers our students the
chance to gain valuable, real-world experience. Our community
assumes no religious affiliation but follows Quaker principles and
practices, which include respect for persons, integrity, a
commitment to peace and justice, simplicity, and consensus-based
community decision-making. Earlham is committed to and proud of
being a diverse and inclusive place most clearly visible in our
student body: 20% of our student body are international, coming
from 60+ nations in 2022, and 24% are domestic students of color.
Faculty and staff also bring tremendous diversity to the College;
many have lived and worked outside the United States, and they make
a point of drawing on those experiences in their interactions with
students. Additionally, Earlham makes it a priority to serve as a
safe and welcoming place for LGBTQ+ communities and has a four-star
rating on the Campus Pride Index. Our community is characterized by
respect for every person and a commitment to social justice. Equity
and inclusion are central to Earlham's institutional priorities and
our leadership is committed to widening the path to an Earlham
Earlham College is seeking a CoLab Project Manager to join our
Summary: The Co-Lab is the central hub for Earlham’s four thematic
Epic Centers: the Center for Global Health, the Center for
Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity, the Center for Social
Justice, and the Center for Environmental Leadership. These
interdisciplinary thematic Epic centers are designed to build
bridges between the traditional liberal arts classroom,
co-curricular activities, and vocational and professional career
The Co-Lab Project Manager will work in collaboration with and
under the direction of the four thematic Epic Center directors to
initiate, plan and implement projects and programming throughout
the academic year as well as some during the summer.
- Project Management:
- Provide project management and logistical support for the
co-curricular work of the four interdisciplinary thematic Epic
- Serve as a contact with community partners involved with
externships, internships and post-graduation opportunities, among
- Provide oversight of transportation for students involved in
local programming through the Centers and other designated
- Provide training to students and faculty on relevant software
programs, e.g., Qualtrics, Handshake and others.
- Data Management
- Serve as key data manager for all student engagement with the
- Administer the application processes and maintain databases for
various programs, including externships, internships, student
travel grants, social entrepreneurship and other competitions,
off-campus student trips and other initiatives.
- Campus Outreach
- Organize outreach events for the campus and community that are
directly connected to the work of the thematic Epic Centers.
- Coordinate and assist with activities offered through the
various student groups associated with each Center and manage
student employees as requested.
- Play a key role in helping publicize the Centers’ programming
and events in digital, print and online platforms (such as My Epic
- Additional duties as assigned
The review of applications will begin immediately and continue
until the position is filled.
- Bachelor's degree required.
- Ability to communicate and work with people from diverse
- Strong communication skills (listening & verbal)
- Extraordinary attention to detail.
- Commitment to upholding Earlham's Diversity Aspirations Vision
Statement, and Principles and Practices.
- Ability to take initiative and push projects along, as well as
receive direction and feedback
- Previous leadership experience is a plus.
- Familiarity with spreadsheet and word processing programs is a
- Experience using data to assess progress toward goals is a
- Be a positive example and resource to all Earlham Students
- Please submit the following application materials through our
Earlham Careers Portal
- Cover letter - Please address your thinking and experience with
matters of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, as it relates and
specifically pertains to this position.
- List of Three References with Contact Information
Earlham College is an equal opportunity employer committed to
building a diverse community, one that reflects the makeup of
society at large and that particularly welcomes and supports
individuals from groups that have been historically marginalized
because of factors such as race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity,
gender expression, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, and
physical ability. The College strongly encourages applications from
women and people of color. As an institution with a Quaker
identity, the College also solicits applications from members of
the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
Earlham's Work Authorization Policy
Earlham utilizes E-Verify
to confirm employment eligibility for all
newly hired employees within the United States.