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The program coordinator is responsible for managing academic learning events for Kindergarten through high school (K-12) students to increase awareness of Alfred University and contribute to recruitment of academically vibrant, increasingly talented, and diverse incoming classes of engineers. The coordinator manages all aspects of the programming including planning, logistics, and assessment. Events will include our week long summer institutes, short courses for K-12 students, our annual Engineering Day, transfer events, involvement in regional STEM activities, and participation in Enrollment Management’s open houses and prospective student days. Under the supervision of the dean, and working collaboratively with the faculty, the coordinator implements plans for building partnerships with K-12 schools in the region and beyond. This position is 35 hours a week, with an hourly rate of $23.07-$24.73.

Responsibilities:
  • Develops on campus educational programs for regional high school students including Summer Institutes, Engineering Day
  • Works with high school personnel to develop ongoing partnerships
  • Represent the School of Engineering and College at events, conferences, and workshops as needed; local and regional travel expected at 30%
  • Works with the Admissions Office to develop recruiting aspect of programming
  • Plans and conducts assessment of programs; tracks matriculation of attendees
  • Explores efficacy of establishing programming in the high schools
  • Works with 2 year institutions to develop robust transfer pathways
  • Develop and maintain a network of faculty and staff interested in outreach and a system for matching their interests, skills, and availability with demand for outreach
  • Work collaboratively with Enrollment Management and Marketing & Communications to develop materials and events showcasing the School of Engineering
  • Contributes to a welcoming and enriching campus visitation program
  • Organizes information sessions
  • Supervises, mentors, and trains students and faculty for on-site programs
  • Facilitates/ensures compliance with NYS background check requirements
  • Performs additional duties and assist with special projects as assigned
Requirements:
  • Formal Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree; 5-7 years of progressively responsible experience in educational programming, partnership building, and collaboration. Previous experience with high school population in a teaching role a plus. NYS Teaching Certificate desired.
  • Knowledge/Skills:
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively as a team member
    • Ability to interact positively with staff, faculty, students, and external audiences (e.g., guidance counselors, K12 teachers, administrators)
    • Proven management, organizational and leadership skills
    • Ability to manage budget; ability to set priorities and work independently
    • Ability to work with diverse constituents
    • Proficiency in MS Office Suite; knowledge of Banner and Slate a plus, grant writing experience a plus.
Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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 Alfred University

We've always been a place for makers, especially those who make the future. Our commitment to independent thinking, creativity, academic rigor and community have made us a unique kind of leader since 1836.

Our 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students live, learn and play on a 232-acre campus located in an idyllic, creative valley in Western New York.

Opportunities at Alfred University are more than jobs; here at AU we are a community working to provide an incredible education and student experience for every individual we serve.

Whether you join our faculty or facilities staff, you will find a place where people work hard and genuinely care about a mission that we can only accomplish together.

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