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Job Category:

General Education


Position Title:

Project Coordinator For Diversity


Position Description:

SCHOOL OF NURSING The Project Coordinator is responsible for oversight and monitoring of grant activities. Working in close partnership with the Principle Investigator, the Coordinator will be responsible for day-to-day supervision of Achieving Diversity grant activities, including developing and serving regional middle and high school nursing outreach, developing and serving nursing outreach and support, coordinating the annual Nursing Celebration and Orientation Conference, convening community advisory board meetings, facilitating cultural advisory board meetings, and implementing faculty/staff and student cultural competence workshops.

In his or her role as student advocate, the Coordinator will provide ongoing student support, advice, advocacy and informal counseling ensuring student success and effective implementation of the Project’s overall three-year plan.

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, or related field; Master’s degree preferred. 2. Two or more years of work experience in a health related field preferred. 3. Two or more years of counseling, teaching or advising experience. 4. Two or more years of experience in student or project management relation position preferred. 5. Proven experience with multi-cultural project design and management. 6. Demonstrated ability to collaborate and network with community members/leaders and community based organizations. 7. Demonstrated strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. 8. Proven skill and sensitivity to diversity issues and the needs of non- traditional students to include establishing a rapport, maintaining harmonious working relationships, and dealing tactfully and professionally with others. 9. Exceptional computer knowledge and skill required 10. Proven ability with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel (with formulas), email, and file sharing (UDrive, Google Docs, Dropbox, etc) 11. Ability to prepare reports as well as analyze and determine the applicability of data, draw conclusions and make appropriate recommendations for action. 12. Ability to evaluate, analyze and offer advice with a humanistic and balanced approach. 13. Must be able to create and maintain organized systems for data management; strong administrative and organizational skills required. 14. Ability to travel between local communities and UMass campus for outreach work. 15. Proven ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion in handling sensitive or confidential information. 16. Proven ability to understand, explain, and apply rules, regulations, policies and procedures. 17. Ability to prioritize and make decisions to adjust to changing situations; a. Willingness to take on a variety of tasks b. Willingness to work occasional evenings or weekends as needed 18. Ability to work individually on self-directed assignments and collaboratively in groups, with minimum supervision.

HIRING SALARY RANGE: $40,100 –$50,300; NORMAL STARTING SALARY: $40,100 - $45,200 This is a three (3) year, twelve (12) month, full-time grant supported position.

Please send a letter of intent, resume, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Send application materials to: Search # R42980, Employment Office, 167 Whitmore Administration Building, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-8170.


Type of position:

Full-Time


Degree Requirement:

BS


Majors:

Education


Salary Range:


Application Deadline:

02/08/2013


Employer Details:

Employer Name:

Employment Office

Company:

University of Massachusetts

Industry:

Education

Site/Department:

Address:

167 Whitmore Administration Building

City:

Amherst

State:

MA

Zip:

01003-8170

Phone Number:

Website:

http://www.umass.edu(Visit Website)


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