Education Program Coordinator

University of Kansas

Lawrence , KS

ID: 7117374
Posted: December 6, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Overview
The Ermal Garinger Academic Resource Center is looking to fill a part-time (30 hours/week), benefits-eligible Education Program Coordinator position. The Education Program Coordinator works primarily with the Language Training Center grant, which provides language training to active duty and reserve military personnel. The position also provides assistance in the daily operation of the Ermal Garinger Academic Resource Center, which supports all Humanities departments in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.
Job Description
30% Conducts daily administrative activities of the Language Training Center, to include issues related to personnel, scheduling and purchasing of instructional materials.

30% Assists with the planning of grant-related courses to include work with off-campus partners and students, the creation of promotional materials, and the coordination of logistics.

20% Oversees recordkeeping and organization related to submission of grant reports, to include the administration and analysis of standardized testing as part of program assessment

20% Provides assistance in all areas of the Academic Resource Center's daily services (responding to general inquiries, circulation of Center's resources, reserving Center facilities, etc.) as well as in public outreach and the creation of educational materials related to the Humanities.
Position Requirements
This position works on-site, but remote work may be considered by mutual agreement between the unit and the selected candidate.
Required Qualifications
Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in resume, and (3) information provided from professional references:
1. B.A. in a foreign language, second language education, applied linguistics, or related field
2. One or more years of work experience in the areas of office management, program administration, language teaching and/or related fields
3. Native or near-native fluency in English with excellent written and oral communications skills (as evidenced by cover letter and interview)
4. Proficiency in standard software for running a small office (email, word processing, spreadsheets

Preferred Qualifications
1. M.A. in a field related to language instruction
2. Prior work experience in higher education
Contact Information to Applicants
Jonathan Perkins, [email protected]
Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete application includes:
1. A cover letter addressing how required and preferred qualifications are met.
2. Resume or curriculum vitae
3. List of three (3) professional References.

Application review begins Monday, December 12, 2022 and continues until the position is filled.