The MCF Program Coordinator will oversee the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Stanford under the supervision of the Executive Director of the Bechtel International Center and in collaboration with the Center for African Studies and liaise with numerous campus partners. The Program Coordinator will advise the MCF Scholars and coordinate and develop support programs and leadership training for the scholars. The Program Coordinator may attend MCF Partner and Scholar conferences on an annual basis and will assist with report writing, survey and data collection, and the establishment of an alumnae database.
Administer, implement, and interpret university and department policies and procedures on issues regarding admission, financial aid, housing, registrar services, visa services, student life, advising, career counseling and academic services. Identify, clarify, and resolve highly visible or complex issues with substantial significance and impact that may span multiple areas, using advanced technical and professional knowledge requiring independent judgment.
Collaborate with others to help resolve program issues and concerns, interpret policies, and mediate complex and sensitive issues.
Work in collaboration with Bechtel International Center, Center for African Studies, Office of Financial Aid, Office of Residential Education, Black Community Services Center, Stanford African Students Association, and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education to provide social and academic support for MCF Scholars and students of African descent.
Resolve multi-dimensional matters in response to students in crisis, at risk, or who have other program issues, counsel students on sensitive and confidential issues.
Provide guidance and counsel, oversee and develop a wide range of programs and services, analyze effectiveness and make recommendations for future programs.
Maintain frequent communication with the MCF Scholars. Including weekly meetings with first year students and monthly meetings with all MCF Scholars.
Refer students to support resources and career development resources both on and off campus.
Foster community among scholars through the development and implementation of ongoing programming and activities. Annually plan and execute MCF Day of Service, MCF graduation, and MCF retreat.
Reconcile complex issues; analyze diverse transactions from multiple sources.
Summarize data from multiple sources, prepare management reports and presentations.
Assist with report writing, survey and data collection, and the establishment of an alumnae database.
Develop and Implement plans for outreach efforts, develop and maintain external community and university liaison represent department and university at meetings and events.
Create a network of collaborators in the Bay Area.
Create and distribute program/event advertisements. Prepare information packets and program/event materials.
Provide advice to students on a range of issues, including, but not limited to, academic progress, academic program policies, career plans, accessibility, community standards, etc., in order to assist them in making appropriate choices and decisions.
Apprise students of research, fellowship and scholarship opportunities, make recommendations .
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