Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Program Coordinator I for Rutgers Future Scholars. This position reports to the and is under the supervision of the Associate Director, Access and Administration-New Brunswick and the Director. This position will have primary responsibility for the coordination of key components of the Rutgers Future Scholars (RFS) program, a competitive college preparation scholarship program, operated on the Rutgers-New Brunswick campus. The Program Coordinator I is primary responsibility for implementation and coordination of a highly visible and established Rutgers University program.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Supervises RFS staff, seasonal, student and temporary personnel.
Develops and implements academic, cultural, and personal development programming for RFS New Brunswick/Piscataway participants.
Manages and supports budget and program reporting.
Maintains accurate records and data.
Supports and fosters relationships with the New Brunswick and Piscataway school districts as well as other school districts in which scholars transfer, other RFS sites, partners, and other relevant agencies.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelors Degree or an equivalent combination of education or experience in education, human/youth development, sociology, social work, public policy, science, math, or related technical fields.
A minimum of two (2) years of related professional experience with progressive responsibility which includes youth development programming, working with diverse populations in educational settings or community based organizations, collaboration/coalition building, budget preparation and assessment.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent organizational, public presentation, written communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
Teacher’s certification in academic discipline, curriculum development or administration.
Teaching experience at post secondary level helpful.
Knowledge and experience working within the community of New Brunswick and Piscataway.
Fluency in other languages (Spanish/English).
The successful candidate will be a program planner, motivational leader, mentor, goal-oriented individual, working together with middle and high school students, relevant Rutgers staff and students, community leaders and corporate sponsors to accomplish the objectives of the program.
Familiarity with current software programs such as Microsoft Office Suite including, Word, Excel, Powerpoint
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Occasional weekends and evening hours will be required.
Ability to lift/carry equipment & supplies for program activities (30lbs or less), as well as physical activities such as light hiking, exercise, walking, optional sports.
Will consist of traveling to the partnering schools and RFS communities as needed.
Posting Number: 20ST1079
Location: College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 115876
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.