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Education Engagement Coordinator

Old Dominion University
Old Dominion University, Norfolk
Salary commensurate with education and experience
Date posted
Oct 18, 2023

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Education Engagement Coordinator (GP154A)

ODU is seeking candidates for an Education Engagement Coordinator (full-time, 12 month) position. The Educational Engagement Coordinator is responsible for planning, managing, coordinating, and conducting programming designed to acclimate preK-12, undergraduate, and graduate students to ODU, as well as for integrating international and domestic students and building the intercultural competence of students, faculty, and staff at the Center for Bioelectronics. The successful candidate will work alongside public and private schools, school districts, college campuses, and higher education institutions to recruit, develop and manage educational outreach activities, understand and evaluate the effectiveness of our educational research strategies intended to reduce and eliminate achievement and opportunity gaps in STEM.


Required Education: Master’s degree in an education or social science related discipline.

Required Qualifications:

• Some knowledge of federal regulations related to conduct of university-based research. • Some knowledge of intercultural competence, inclusion theory in STEM, effective pedagogy, and program assessment strategies. • Excellent communications, organizational, and team-oriented skills to work autonomously and collaboratively with a broad spectrum of partner. • Excellent quantitative and/or qualitative research skills, with an emphasis on data analysis and interpretation. • Strong interpersonal skills with a desire to work as part of a team and interact with members of the broader education community. • Demonstrated ability to deliver effective presentations using visual aids and engaging strategies targeted to diverse and/or lay audiences. • Good follow-through skills, with good attention to detail, especially under deadline pressures. • Demonstrated ability to expanding opportunities for underrepresented groups pursuing a degree in STEM. • Ability to analyze written material and apply what is learned to an analysis of current University policy and/or a review of a pending proposal. • Some experience forging trusting partnerships with educators and advocates in the STEM field. • Excellent communicator, organizational, and team-oriented skills to work autonomously and collaboratively with a broad spectrum of partner. • Some prior experience in grant writing, team creation, and faculty interaction as far as sponsored research is concerned. • Some experience with project management. • Basic professional experience working in public education systems.

Preferred Qualifications:


 • Some experience in a Virginia school system or higher education in preferred


Review Date: This position is open until filled.
To apply, please visit It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.





Old Dominion University, located in Norfolk, is Virginia's forward-focused public doctoral research university with more than 23,000 students, a top R1 research ranking, rigorous academics, an energetic residential community and initiatives that contribute $2.6 billion annually to Virginia's economy.

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