1. Oversees and coordinates program activities. Establishes, selects, implements, and coordinates administrative functions, procedures, and systems. 2. Based on knowledge of and experience with program activities, objectives and staff, serves as principal source of information on policies, procedures, programs and office activities. Establishes and maintains professional relationships with internal and external contacts. 3. Processes and monitors expenses and ensures adherence to budgetary guidelines. Prepares budget drafts based on existing budgets. May oversee, coordinate and/or complete applications and materials needed for grant submission. 4. Composes substantive correspondence and written material. Determines sources of data. Compiles, synthesizes and manipulates data. Summarizes findings and writes, produces and distributes reports or portions of reports. May create simple databases. 5. Provides editorial support for a journal/publication. Proofreads and edits material for grammatical and factual accuracy. Tracks copy through various editing and production stages. Communicates with authors, printers, and others concerned with published work. 6. Oversees, instructs, and coordinates activities of support staff. 7. Ensure compliance with University, Federal, and State guidelines, rules, and regulations. 8. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Experience in planetarium-based educational setting. Elementary knowledge of Astronomy concepts.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience in planetarium-based educational setting. Elementary knowledge of Astronomy concepts.
Required Skill/ability 5: Organizational skills for the logistics of events at LFOP and YSPA.
Posting Position Title: Program Coordinator
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to handle diverse tasks and interact with professionals in the scientific and educational communities.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Program Coordinator
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability to implement educational programs. Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to learn new computer applications such as Drupal and Smarter Select. Ability learn to operate digital planetarium projector.
Required Skill/ability 2: Proven ability to take initiative and to work independently and as part of a team. Demonstrated ability to multitask and prioritize and follow up on assignments through completion.
Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level and a high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 59188BR
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