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Program Coordinator, Special Events and Summer Bridge Program

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Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US



  • Plan, design, evaluate, modify and coordinate programs for the Dr. Edward N. Prather Summer Bridge Program and other assigned STEM initiatives in CEAS.
  • Maintain a high level of organization with attention to detail.
  • Maintain a summer residential guide including packing list, with rules and regulations.
  • Recruitment and selection of summer bridge students in collaboration with representatives from CEAS, A&S, and CAHS.
  • Participate in the implementation of a marketing strategy to recruit students and program participants from Cincinnati State and UC-Blue Ash College.
  • With the support of representatives from CEAS, A&S, and CAHS plan weekly College Readiness Seminar, along with off-campus field trips for summer participants.
  • Coordinate lodging, travel and meal accommodations for summer program participants.
  • Along with the Program Manager for the Choose Ohio 1st Grant, match students with success coaches.
  • Disseminate communication about the summer bridge program to the university community and other constituents through newsletters, social media, conference presentations and other publication venues.
  • Develop, administer, and analyze yearly assessment/evaluation questionnaires, surveys and rubrics for the summer bridge program.
  • Gather data and information as needed to support grant activities and proposals submittals.
  • Serve as primary contact for Parents during the Summer Bridge Program.
  • Coordinate scheduling of collaborative learning classes and learning communities with First Year Experience Office- Learning Commons
  • Assist in the coordination of diversity initiatives and outreach for LGBTQ, Veteran and CEAS students
  • Counsel, advise, and consult with students, faculty, staff and alumni individually and collectively to embrace the importance of building an inclusive, appreciative, and welcoming environment
  • Serve on campus committees in support of an inclusive community. Actively engage in a leading role in matters pertaining to current and prospective student programs and initiatives
  • Develop a Society of American Military Engineers student group
  • Develop an oStem  (Out in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) student group
  • Provide financial administrative support for Summer Bridge Program & Special Events
  • Track all expenditures;
  • Maintain monthly expenditure reports;
  • Maintain records including participant attendance where food is served and store participant signatures.
  • Understand UC’s policy & procedures and how it pertains to the department and position
  • Perform related duties based on departmental needs.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree with one (1) year experience; -OR- Associate's degree with three (3) years experience; -OR- five (5) years experience.
  • Experience must be in program coordination.


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.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

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