The College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University is looking for Center Coordinator to join the team at the Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy and Schoenbaum Family Center!
The Centers Coordinator will serve as assistant to the executive director of the Schoenbaum Family Center and Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy and also help to coordinate cross-site activities involving two additional college-level centers (Dennis Learning Center, Center for Education and Training for Employment). As assistant to the executive director, the incumbent will provide lower- and higher-level supports to include literature reviews; engagement with external and internal stakeholders at meetings and conducting follow-up activities; drafting and editing reports and citation lists; and support of special projects and activities as needed. The Centers Coordinator will engage in project management activities that support alignment of four centers; this includes calling meetings, preparing agendas, managing follow-up activities; it also includes development of strategies to communicate mission and vision of the centers, via web and social media activities. The Coordinator will also provide general support to center-based activities, such as conferences and reports. Other duties as assigned.
The Centers Coordinator reports directly to the Executive Director. The position will be working closely with SFC, CCEC, CETE, and DLC personnel and leadership. The successful candidate will be highly adaptable within our fast-paced, high change work environment. The incumbent should be a proactive decision maker, skilled writer, have strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to manage-up.
In the first 60 to 90 days of employment, the successful candidate for this position will accomplish the following:
Conduct high quality work through proactive decision-making, commitment to quality, creativity, and thoughtful analysis
Develop a comprehensive understanding of college and department policies and procedures
Establish pivotal relationships with internal stakeholders and external partners
Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team
Cultivates a culture of team engagement and collaboration in the SFC/CCEC
Additional Information for Applicants::
The College of Education and Human Ecology values learning as a lifelong process. The educators, researchers and professionals we help grow are critical to shaping academic success and health and wellness for generations to come. EHE embodies the mission and goals of OSU, and is committed to:
Creating and discovering knowledge to improve the well-being of our state, regional, national and global communities;
Educating students through a comprehensive array of distinguished academic programs;
Preparing a diverse student body to be leaders and engaged citizens;
Fostering a culture of engagement and service;
Understanding that diversity and inclusion are essential components of our excellence. We are led by our core values of excellence; diversity in people and of ideas; inclusion; access and affordability; innovation; collaboration and multidisciplinary endeavor; and integrity, transparency and trust.
About the EHE Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy and Schoenbaum Family Center
All of us at the Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy are committed to improving children's learning and development at home, in school and in the community. This commitment is seen through the work of our renowned researchers and dedicated staff whose diverse skills improve the lives of children from birth to age five and their families, particularly those at risk.
As part of the College of Education and Human Ecology at the Ohio State University, our partnership with The Schoenbaum Family Center is recognized for its potential to inspire young children through play as a means of discovering the joy of language and art. Our programs value each child's innate curiosity to understand their world and their place in it. Our research informs and shapes curriculum in our classrooms.
This mosaic of contributions includes speech-language pathology, psychology, reading, special education, education statistics and elementary education expertise.
The successful candidate for this position will accomplish the following:
Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area such as Business Management or Communications, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
0-2 years' administrative and project management experience
0-2 years' experience coordinating, planning, and implementing events
High motivation and excellent customer service skills, Superior written and verbal presentation
Experience using Microsoft Office software applications
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Prior Experience using common desktop publishing software, web content management systems/communications and social media tools
Target Salary: $47,476.00 - $55,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.