Open Position: Program Coordinator

The Social Science Collegiate Division (SSCD) at the University of Chicago invites applications for a full-time Program Coordinator for the Program on Global Environment to manage all aspects of the Environmental and Urban Studies program.

The Coordinator collaborates with a range of staff, faculty, graduate students and other academic personnel to facilitate the college major and minor requirements. The Coordinator will serve as a point of contact and information source for all program components, including the major and minor, Chicago Studies Quarter and Certificate Program, working groups and student-based initiatives, and events. The coordinator will also work independently, managing the Program's daily and annual operations, budget and administrative responsibilities, communications, including website management, and coordination with related campus units. The Coordinator reports to the Director of the Program on Global Environment. 

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Requisition Number: 102600

Essential Functions and Responsibilities 
1. Management of all Program operations (70%) 
- Track procurement spending and expenses throughout the year 
- Updating and managing the Environmental Studies course descriptions, major requirements, and all marketing materials 
- Maintaining all PGE communications through website updates, social media and management and creation of promotional materials 
- Review course offerings and evaluate program needs 
- Coordination of the preceptors, internships, student BA theses and major/minor requirements 
- Maintain communication and act as liaison with related University departments including the University Community Service Center, Office of Civic Engagement, Social Science Collegiate Division and others 
- Reporting all program needs and functions to the Social Science Collegiate Division 
- Scheduling appointments for students, staff and the Program Director 
- Planning and managing of events and assisting in the oversight of student-based events and initiatives 
- Oversight of the Chicago Studies Quarter and Certificate Program courses 

2. Program Development (30%) 
- Assisting the Program Director in enhancing existing partnerships and cultivating new ones to create enhanced opportunities for students 
- Assisting the Program Director with information and data about students, course enrollments, staffing needs and other items 
- Coordinating new internship opportunities for students and working directly with the University of Chicago Office of Career Advancement 
- Assisting in the development and planning of new events and sponsorships