Student Program Coordinator (half time) - 18947BR
Student Program Coordinator (half time)
The MARC program coordinator is a .50 FTE (20 hours per week) position.
- Meet individually and on a regular basis with student participants to evaluate progress towards program aims
- Manage student individualized development plans (IDPs), their timely updates and IDP record keeping
- Approve and monitor student research experiences including budget
- Design and implement student group activities
- Approve and monitor student research experiences including budgets
- Collaborate with students to identify and select faculty research mentors
- Meet with faculty mentors to monitor the quality of the research experiences
- Mentor students through their graduate school applications
- Contribute to course instruction (e.g., GRE prep, applying to graduate school, scientific writing)
- Design and implement procedures to attract eligible students to apply to the program
- Collaborate with faculty and staff from other units on campus to identify students from KU and Haskell who are eligible according to program protocols
- Coordinate the selection of students for the MARC program to meet program deadlines
25% - Coordination of data acquisition, evaluation of program outcomes and program communications
- Manage the development of the program database
- Track outcomes of participants within the program and following graduation
- Collaborate in the production of annual progress report and other grant required materials
- Communicate program and outcomes to the university community
- Maintain relationships with other groups/organizations on campus that work with students with diverse backgrounds
- Participate in planning MARC Advisor Board meetings
- Manage MARC web page updates
- Master's degree or Bachelor's degree plus three years related experience. Degree should be in a field appropriate for coordination of this program (for example, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Psychology, or similar).
- Experience providing academic support to students from groups that are underrepresented in the sciences.
- Graduate degree (M.A./M.S./Ph.D.) or post-qualifying exam Ph.D. status, in a field appropriate for coordination of the MARC program; for example, in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Psychology, or similar.
- Experience with program protocols from the Division of Training, Workforce Development and Diversity from NIGMS/NIH.
- Experience with the Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Programs from NIGMS/NIH.
- Supervisory experience.
- Experience working with American Indian students.
Additional Candidate Instructions
Application review begins on May 10, 2021 and will continue until a pool of qualified applicants is collected. To ensure first consideration, please apply by May 9, 2021.