Senior Staff Assistant-Project Coordinator 8133BR College of Liberal Arts CLA-Dean's Office
Detailed Job Description The Senior Staff Assistant - Project Coordinator position supports the AWARE-AI NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program, funded by the National Science Foundation. The primary responsibilities will include providing administrative and operational support to the AWARE-AI Director, assisting the NRT team, and liaise with units on campus.
The Sr. Staff Assistant - Project Coordinator will work closely with the Director to manage the day-to-day operations of the NRT program, including financial tracking, metrics and reporting, working with the graduate program directors and departments of students (e.g., tracking progress toward graduation), and implementing publicity and internal/external communication, keeping website content and event schedules up to date, and supporting database content management. The Sr. Staff Assistant - Project Coodinator will also interact with student cohorts, offer logistical support for NRT training programming, work collaboratively with campus constituents such as students' departments, the Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education, RIT Graduate School, and Division of Diversity and Inclusion, and play a central role in communications, and perform other duties as assigned.
Department/College Description The College of Liberal Arts encourages the creation, development, dissemination, and application of human knowledge in the arts, humanities, and social sciences by promoting innovative teaching, scholarship, and research, thus providing a comprehensive education for all RIT students.
We strive to prepare students for a lifetime of personal growth and responsible citizenship in an increasingly technological and rapidly changing society by maintaining and promoting the intellectual climate on campus, contributing to students awareness and understanding of diversity, and enhancing students abilities to reason critically and communicate effectively.
We value a rigorous liberal arts education that encourages innovative experiential learning and active scholarship, the highest ethical standards, the educational and social benefits of diversity and global awareness, an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment of openness and academic freedom, a working environment in which all staff and faculty enjoy respect and recognition, and the active and meaningful participation of all members of the College community. We strive to prepare students for a lifetime of personal growth and responsible citizenship in an increasingly technological and rapidly changing society by maintaining and promoting the intellectual climate on campus, contributing to students awareness and understanding of diversity, and enhancing students abilities to reason critically and communicate effectively.
Minimum Qualifications Education/Experience:
Associates degree or equivalent experience
Two (2) - three (3) years of related office or grant project experience, preferably in higher education
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Commitment to diversity and inclusion and respect for individual differences
Organizational skills and attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple tasks
Understanding of financial and reporting processes
Evidence of organizational as well as problem-solving and initiative-taking skills
Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work collaboratively as well as independently.
Comfort with website and database content management, and skills in working with standard office-relevant software
Professional Area: Employment Category: Parttime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 114H
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
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As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
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