Posting Summary: The Virginia-North Carolina Alliance Program Coordinator supports the National Science Foundation's Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Virginia-North Carolina Alliance (VA-NC Alliance) grant activities. The VA-NC Alliance partner schools include the University of Virginia as the lead institution, Bennett College, Elizabeth City State University, George Mason University, Johnson C. Smith University, Old Dominion University, Piedmont Virginia Community College, Saint Augustine's University, Thomas Nelson Community College, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Tech, and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. The Program Coordinator will perform a variety of duties to include analysis of alliance data, preparation of required NSF reports, scheduling partner conference calls, preparation of agenda items, recording minutes, coordination of the summer research program, coordination of the annual alliance symposium and other conferences/special events, and preparation of public relations materials and newsletters. Please click here for additional information about the Vice President and Chief Officer for Diversity and Equity.
Required Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: Master's Degree
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: Experience in program coordination, data management, and report writing
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Administrative support experience supporting an executive/senior level position, administrative and/or business related experience. Grant experience preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrate excellent leadership skills. Ability to communicate well both orally and in writing. Ability to be tactful and discreet when troubleshooting and/or resolving problems.
Required Computer Applications: Use of database applications, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, web searching, doodle polls, survey monkey and Outlook.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.