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Program Coordinator

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Temporary, one-year appointment with possible renewal.

Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Program Coordinator
Department EIP- Ctr Amer Women & Politcs
Posting Summary

The Program Coordinator will assist the associate director and senior program coordinator with all aspects of CAWP’s education and training programs, specifically Ready to Run and NEW Leadership, as well as with the national networks developed to extend the reach of these programs.
Responsibilities will include contributing to program planning, logistics, and implementation. S/he will also assist with other CAWP programs as needed.

Position Status
Hours Per Week 40
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Nonexempt
Position Salary $46,000-52,000
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Terms of Appointment Temporary Staff Appointment - Salaried 12 Month


Minimum Education and Experience

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Requires up to two years relevant experience in an administrative function, good communication and interpersonal skills, and computer literacy.

Preferred Qualifications
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The successful applicant will have a bachelor’s degree in political science, women’s/gender studies, or a closely related field.
The position requires a strong understanding of American politics at all levels.
Excellent written and oral communication skills are a must.
Must have professional experience in event management. Proficiency in Windows and MS Office Suite (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) is required.
Must be able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
Must be reliable, well-organized and efficient.
Must be very detail oriented.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

Travel, in-state and possibly national, will be required in this job.
Must have a car available for in-state travel.
Will include occasional evening and weekend hours and will be required to live at the University Inn for the duration of the six day NEW Leadership New Jersey program.

Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 18TM0013
Posting Open Date 01/29/2018
Posting Close Date 02/28/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Temporary, one-year appointment with possible renewal.

Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Douglass (RU-New Brunswick)
Location Details

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have knowledge of US and NJ politics, including federal, state and local government, the political party system and current elected officials?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience providing event planning, conference or event management?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you able to work weekend and evening events?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. List of References
Optional Documents