Indiana Pathways Coordinator — Center for Integrated Learning
December 20, 2013
Earlham College is looking for an engaging, organized, detail-oriented person with a passion for Indiana and the liberal arts to join our new Center for Integrated Learning in the position of Indiana Pathways Coordinator. This is a full-time, 12-month, administrative faculty appointment (to be renewed annually for up to four years). Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a full-benefit package. Some evening and weekend hours may be required.
The Indiana Pathways Coordinator will support the implementation and evaluation of a four-year, $1 million grant from the Lilly Endowment to increase the number of Earlham graduates who find meaningful employment in Indiana. The Indiana Pathways Coordinator will work with students, faculty, administrators, alumni constituents, and community partners to coordinate and facilitate grant activities including: Indiana-based internships, orientation workshops, social entrepreneurship and public health programs, faculty and student professional development mini-grants, alumni engagement structures, data collection and analysis, budget management and grant reporting. The position reports directly to the Director of Constituent Relations in the Center for Integrated Learning.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
- Coordinate internships with identified grant partners.
- Organize and facilitate orientation workshops and other events for students.
- Support implementation of social entrepreneurship and public health programming in collaboration with internal departments and other constituents.
- Manage faculty and student professional development mini-grants.
- Support the development and management of alumni engagement structures in collaboration with internal departments and other constituents.
- Collect, maintain and analyze data related to grant activities and document progress toward goals.
- Manage budget and track multiple project accounts.
- Work with evaluator to assess grant activities.
- Write annual reports documenting grant progress and activities in collaboration with the Director of Sponsored Programs and Foundation Relations and other internal constituents.
- Build relationships with students, faculty, administrators, alumni constituents and community partners to coordinate and facilitate grant activities.
- Carry out these duties and responsibilities in consultation and collaboration with: The Center for Integrated Learning (specifically Civic Engagement and Career Education), Institutional Advancement, Alumni Relations, Human Resources, Accounting, Institutional Research, and Marketing and Communications.
- Perform other duties as determined appropriate for the position.
Experience & Qualifications
- A bachelor's degree.
- Two years of work experience.
- Experience developing and leading workshops and facilitating meetings.
- Experience tracking data to assess progress toward goals.
- Experience managing a budget encompassing multiple projects and accounts.
- Proficiency with computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Demonstrated interpersonal relationship-building skills and experience working with a wide range of constituents.
- Proven written communication skills including ability to write formal reports according to funder specifications.
- Ability to consult widely and collaborate with many stakeholders.
- Extraordinary attention to detail.
- Ability to adapt to constant change and flourish in a diverse community.
- Ability to take initiative to solve problems.
- Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and willingness/ability to travel (mostly within Indiana by car).
- Ability to work some evening and weekend hours.
- Familiarity with the purposes and value of a liberal arts education.
- Experience with marketing, promotions, communications (including social media) and/or content management.
- Event planning.
- Knowledge of and/or familiarity with the state of Indiana especially employers and employment trends.
- Experience related to assisting college students with preparation, professional development and accountability necessary to insure their success in competitive internship placements.
- Experience related to program development and implementation.
Please send a letter of application addressing the responsibilities of the position and qualifications of the applicant; resume; and three professional references with contact information (including title, relationship to applicant, email address and phone number) in a single PDF or MS Word file to:
Human Resources Office
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374-4095
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and women. Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).