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Program Coordinator, Inclusive Excellence and Community Engagement

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL

 

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

 

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.

 

Job Overview

Coordinate outreach programs including but not limited to GE Next Engineers. The GE Next Engineers program is developing the next generation of engineers by inspiring youth ages 13-18 to pursue engineering studies after high school graduation. Next Engineers is funded by GE Foundation, globally managed by FHI 360, and implemented in Cincinnati through the University of Cincinnati’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Office of Inclusive Excellence and Community Engagement. GE Aviation, located in the Cincinnati area, partners with the Next Engineers Cincinnati to provide employees as program volunteers. For more information about Next Engineers, visit www.nextengineers.org

Essential Functions

  • Plan, design, modify and coordinate programs for community-based STEM initiatives including but not limited to GE Next Engineers. 
  • Design/create and conduct seminars, classes, workshops or programs.
  • Develop program objectives and monitor quantitative and qualitative data on progress toward objectives. Review objectives to identify problems and solutions, prioritize solutions and develop action steps for program improvement.
  • Research and analyze relevant literature, other benchmark information in order to develop grant proposals, new program ideas and propose program changes.
  • Develop, administer and analyze assessment/evaluation questionnaires. Compile statistics and prepare reports.
  • Develop and implement a marketing strategy in order to recruit students and program participants.
  • Interact with staff faculty, external agencies and other university departments.
  • May provide direct supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
  • Maintain strong working relationships with GE Aviation Next Engineers City Team, FHI 360, and Cincinnati area high schools and community organizations to implement Next Engineers Cincinnati project and meet project deliverables. 
  • In collaboration with University of Cincinnati staff, provide fiscal oversight and financial management for the project aligned with University of Cincinnati and FHI 360 requirements. 

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

One (1) year of program coordination experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Familiarity with asset-based and/or social impact design approaches to community and experience and success working in partnership with local residents and community organizations development, volunteerism, corporate philanthropy and tutoring/mentoring.
  • Project management skills: ability to multitask, problem-solve, prioritize, delegate, and to create systems and processes.
  • Excellent knowledge, skills and abilities in data analysis and insight generation, translation of complex issues into actionable efforts
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and juggle multiple priorities, and able to react and adjust quickly to changing conditions.
  • Excellent communication skills; able to communicate effectively and articulately in writing and orally.
  • Solid relationship management skills enhancing internal organizational relations and external community interactions.
  • Ability to work well with a diverse group of staff and volunteers.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

 

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

 

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

 

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Program Coordinator, Inclusive Excellence and Community Engagement

Date:  Jul 31, 2022
Location: 

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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