The Academic Program Specialist will provide administrative support for an NSF grant-funded Master's degree program to broaden participation in the environmental sciences in and around Baltimore.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Create and maintain databases
Attend and support weekly administrative meetings
Communicate with external constituents (website design/maintenance; social media; written communications; develop recruitment materials)
Gather statistical information for reports
Coordinate special events, such as training sessions and board meetings.
Assist in new course approvals.
Track expenditures; submit reimbursements.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a Bachelor's degree and one year experience in administrative staff work.
Note: Additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
The ideal candidate will possess experience in the following:
Social media outreach
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please upload a cover letter and resume.
August 17, 2020
Pay Range 09 (starting at $37,157) based on the University System of Maryland Pay Program. Salary will be prorated based on part-time hours.
Part-time, 30 hours per week
Note: this is a grant-funded position, wherein employment is contingent upon the renewal of the grant. This position is funded by an NSF grant. The anticipated length of employment will be 5 years with possible extension.
UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contingent II positions may include some benefits.
Please note the Type and FLSA Status above to determine the benefits offered for this position.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Internal Number: 493238
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