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Faculty Development Events Program Coordinator,

National Center for Science and Civic Engagement (NCSCE)

Location: Washington, DC

Application Deadline: November 4, 2013

 

The Faculty Development Events & Programs Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and managing the implementation of programs and events of NCSCE as determined in annual work plans with NCSCE leadership. The Coordinator works to support the programming and the scholarship of NCSCE, including annual national meetings and the coordination of communication between affiliated regional organizations. Some travel is required.

 

Responsibilities

- Providing programmatic design and implementation, as well as logistical coordination and planning for national NCSCE meetings,

- Researching and visioning new opportunities for expanding/modifying the portfolio of faculty development events and programming,

- Negotiating contracts and services with vendors, providers, and local meeting and event hosts,

- Serving as on-site coordinator for meetings and events, including supervision of event staff and interface with vendors,

- Designing marketing plans for events and programs,

- Processing and overseeing the review of applications for meeting/event participation,

- Assuring timely and appropriate communication with speakers and participants,

- Projecting budgets and managing finances throughout the planning and execution phases of meetings/events,

- Providing NCSCE leadership with regular updates on participation, budget status, and projected income,

- Designing and conducting meeting and events evaluations, analyzing results and preparing reports,

- Ensuring continuous communication among NCSEC-affiliated regional organizations and networks regarding planned meetings and activities, securing, reviewing and analyzing appropriate planning materials and records on all affiliated organization activities and meetings/events,

- Providing�guidance and logistical coordination for initiative-specific meetings as needed,

- Writing and/or editing meeting announcements, meeting summaries, newsletter articles, and correspondence with community members,

- Curating and providing content, as appropriate, for NCSCE webs pages, the digital library, and other media outlets,

- Staying abreast with and advising NCSCE leadership on the state-of-the-art scholarship and best practices in faculty development, network capacity-building, and communications (including social media), and

- Performing other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

- Bachelor’s Degree.

- 2-3 years of event coordination or related experience.

- Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, willingness to learn other software programs as necessary for job responsibilities.

- Familiarity with using social media platforms for effective marketing of and reporting during professional events.

- Ability to communicate and write effectively and clearly.

-Detail-oriented, organized.

 

Experience with WildApricot or other membership tracking systems a plus.

 

How to Apply

Please send a PDF version of your resume along with a cover letter to sencer@sencer.net by Monday, November 4, 2013.Your cover letter should include detailed information about your interest in the position, past experience relevant to the position duties, and why you are an especially strong candidate for this opportunity.

 

 

Program Assistant,

National Center for Science and Civic Engagement (NCSCE)

Location: Washington, DC

Application Deadline: November 20, 2013

 

Program assistants provide wide-ranging, high-quality staff support to the PIs, co-PIs and project directors for NCSCE and SENCER program initiatives to ensure the effective achievement of program goals and objectives. Program assistants are invited and expected to make professional contributions to program planning and new initiative development. Responsibilities of the position are diverse and provide an excellent opportunity for a self-starting and disciplined incumbent committed to making significant contributions to many dimensions of a national program. These dimensions include, among other things, grant making and grant seeking, performance monitoring and accountability reporting, community development programming, leadership development programming, materials development and production, program evaluation and assessment, communication (including web applications), marketing, event support, and dissemination (sharing resources and the recruiting new institutions and populations to Center programs and activities).

 

Responsibilities

Program assistants are tasked with assisting senior personnel and executing work plans as developed with the senior program staff. Their duties include:

 

- Supporting program initiatives, including regional expansion, annual national meetings, webinar development, assessment and evaluation, and resource dissemination,

- Coordinating communication among initiative leaders,

- Contributing to strategic planning, including performing background research, assisting in survey development and administration, organizing data collection and analysis, and participating in strategic planning discussions,

- Identifying marketing and recruiting opportunities and assisting in implementing strategies designed to make Center resources available to an expanding community,

- Assessing needs of populations associated with the Center and proposing strategies/programs to meet identified needs,

- Coordinating and participating in the review of applications for sub-grants/awards made available by the Center,

- Working with sub-awardees to ensure the successful completion of their projects, secure and analyze their required project reports, making recommendations to senior staff on improving processes and outcomes,

- Managing and/or providing staff support for specified programs (including meetings, retreats, events, extramural presentation opportunities, and placement in publications),

- Supporting efforts to secure funding support for program continuation/expansion (including drafting, editing, and writing, preparation of supporting materials, and coordinating and submission of grant applications to agencies or foundations to support Center work),

- Contributing to accountability and reporting requirements (including data collection and analysis and drafting required grant and related accountability reports),

- Assisting with fiscal accountability matters (including review of reimbursement and disbursement request, processing invoices/requisitions for payment, and tracking payments),

- Writing and/or editing program summaries, newsletter articles, tweets, postings, and carrying out required correspondence with community members and Center clients,

- Providing content, as appropriate, and curating designated “pages” and sections on the Center’s website and associated program websites, the digital library, and other media outlets,�

- Staying abreast with and advising Center leadership and colleagues on the state-of-the-art scholarship and best practices in faculty development, network capacity-building, and communications (including social media), and

- Performing other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

- Bachelor’s Degree.

- Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, willingness to learn other software programs as necessary for job responsibilities.

- Interest in the improvement of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education and linkages to civic issues.

- Familiarity with using social media platforms for professional use.

- Ability to communicate and write effectively and clearly.

- Detail-oriented, organized.

 

Experience with WildApricot or other membership tracking systems a plus.

 

How to Apply

Please send a PDF version of your resume along with a cover letter to sencer@sencer.net by November 20, 2013. Your cover letter should include detailed information about your interest in the position, past experience relevant to the position duties, and why you are an especially strong candidate for this opportunity.

 

 

 

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