Open Society University Network (OSUN)
Program Coordinator for Curricular InitiativesEmployer Website: https://apply.interfolio.com/130841
The Program Coordinator for OSUN Curricular Initiatives will be responsible for helping to coordinate the logistical and administrative aspects of several projects designed to deepen and strengthen curricular connections among the 45 colleges and universities that comprise the Open Society University Network (OSUN). These projects include initiatives to promote OSUN Online Courses and Network Collaborative Courses as well as curricular initiatives focused on first-year programs and micro-credential and certificate programs. This is a full-time, non-exempt position reporting to the Associate Vice President for OSUN-Bard Network Programs and Academic Affairs on the Bard College campus in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. This is a grant-funded position through August 31, 2024.
The Program Coordinator will assist in developing/managing events, programs, and activities; create and monitor processes and procedures to track spending; organize the logistics and management of travel and meetings; and coordinate and participate in network-wide working groups.
- Coordinate and design projects associated with curricular integration and program development including events, programming and conferences.
- Develop and implement administrative processes to facilitate coordination among OSUN partner institutions.
- Work closely with international teams of coordinators to implement and launch programs.
- Assist with general office coordination including management of correspondence and calendars.
- Develop a highly organized team management system to inform relevant staff of project progress and approaching due dates.
- Initiate, track and follow-up on a range of concurrent administrative and financial activities.
- Organize and document activities related to curricular initiatives.
- Help track impacts, assessments and materials for grant reporting.
- Draft reports on program activities in coordination with OSUN leadership.
- Draft and/or review sub-awards and activity agreements in accordance with grant guidelines and with partner institution staff.
- Review and reconcile project financial reports and prepare payment requests in compliance with donor regulations, Bard policies, and partner institution policies.
- Schedule and coordinate program meetings and events; draft and distribute meeting minutes.
- Make travel arrangements for program staff and faculty.
- Develop an annual work plan for the completion of cyclical administrative tasks and projects.
- Help with the scheduling, coordination, and preparation of agendas for meetings and conferences on campus and in the network.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
- Excellent problem-solving, decision-making and time management abilities
- Demonstrated success working with diverse students, faculty and staff
- International experience strongly preferred
- A self-starter with a positive attitude who finds that no task is too small and that all tasks are important to the overall operations of the office
- Proficiency with Google Drives, Google Docs, and Google Sheets, and the ability to learn new technology quickly and efficiently
- Detail oriented and highly organized with excellent follow-through
- Must be able to sit for extended periods of time and work in standard office environment
- Must be able to occasionally lift 20 pounds
For those who are benefits eligible, we invite you to visit Bard's benefits website to learn more about our employee benefit offerings.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and list of three professional references to Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/130841
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