Project Coordinator For Diversity
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.
1. Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, or related field; Master’s degree
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
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
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
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
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
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
Send application materials to: Search # R42980,
Employment Office, 167 Whitmore Administration Building, University of
Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-8170.
Type of position:
University of Massachusetts
167 Whitmore Administration Building