Program Coordinator - Inclusion & Belonging in Student Affairs

Bowdoin College
March 18, 2023
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Title Program Coordinator - Inclusion & Belonging in Student Affairs

Posting Number S01081JP Department Inclusion and Diversity in Student Affairs Job Summary

The Program Coordinator supports two distinct programs: Inclusion and Diversity in Student Affairs (I&D team) and THRIVE. The I&D team includes the Center for Multicultural Life, the Rachel Lord Center for Religious and Spiritual Life, the Sexuality, Women's and Gender Center, student accessibility and more. THRIVE is an initiative designed to foster achievement, belonging, and mentorship and transition among low-income and first-generation students as well as those traditionally underrepresented on college campuses. It includes the Geoffrey Canada Scholars, BASE advising, Bowdoin Science Experience, Bowdoin Science Scholars, Chamberlain Scholars, and Peer Mentoring.

Responsibilities include:

  • Administrative support to staff in both programs
  • Logistical support for campus and off-campus programming
  • Managing program budgets and expense reports
  • Making travel arrangements
  • Supervising student employees
  • Maintaining program documentation, web pages, and social media content
  • Calendaring for both directors.
  • Hourly range for this position is expected to be: Minimum $20.00 – Maximum $25.00 per hour

    Education/Skills Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED required; college degree preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills (including word processing)
  • Excellent communications, organizational skills, and interpersonal skills; and strong sense of business etiquette
  • Strong familiarity with MS Word and Excel, the Internet, and especially proper use of email; ability to update websites and Photoshop/poster design is a plus
  • Ability to meet the needs of walk-in visitors in a professional and courteous manner
  • Ability to work with budgets and manage invoices; manage projects and responsibilities in various stages of execution
  • Ability to take direction from multiple professional staff members
  • Experience working with a diverse staff and student population; and ability to work independently and in a team
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, and a commitment to an inclusive community and the support of the diversity work of the centers in a must.
  • Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents

  • A minimum of 2 years administrative experience in a busy office environment is required.
  • Standard Work Days and Hours

    This is a full time (40 hours per week), year round position. Some weekend and evening work may be required.

    About Bowdoin

    Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

    We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College's multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

    Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin's reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

    Bowdoin's campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.

    Shift First Shift Employment Category Full Time Year Round FTE 1.00 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Hourly Background Check Package Requirements Support Staff Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? No Posting Date 01/27/2023 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled No Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information

    Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.

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