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Company: Arizona State University
Location: Tempe
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Program Coordinator Sr
Arizona State University
Department: Entrepreneurship + Innovation
Campus: Scottsdale
Req ID# 78655BR

Job Description

Join the award-winning team of inspiring entrepreneurs, innovators and community builders to create stronger and more equitable local communities through entrepreneurship. The J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute (Edson E+I) Peoria Forward team is a strategic partnership with the City of Peoria to advance the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the West Valley. Edson E + I is seeking a Program Coordinator, Sr. to independently coordinate activities and functions for Peoria Forward to ensure that goals and objectives specified for the program are accomplished. This Program Coordinator, Sr. will work under the general supervisor of our Community Entrepreneurship lead and work closely with other Edson E+I team members.

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Salary Range: $46,618 - $47,000 per year; DOE

Close Date: 10-May-2022

Essential Duties

Event Operations - 25%Develops and facilitates workshops, meetings or conferences that are in-person, virtual and hybrid; coordinates logistics, scheduling and participant communications in accordance with specifications, objectives, and budget limitations.
Works with Peoria Forward Sr. Program Manager, Edson E+I Staff and community partners to build effective entrepreneurial programming blending online and in-person formats.
Works with E+I Financial staff to place orders, make purchases, and monitor event-related expenditures in accordance with budget allocations.
Recommends resources for each function/program/event as needed or required.
Performs tasks related to specific function/program/event assigned, such as tracking event attendance.
Executes event follow up including surveys and data gathering for grant reporting.
Implements evaluation methodology; analyzes results and takes proper action based on the outcome.
Files expense reports and support materials as needed.

Program Operations - 60%Executes program work plan in accordance with specifications and funding limitations; oversees daily operations and coordinates activities of program; determines priorities and updates task management systems.
Develops and implements new or revised program goals and objectives.
Coordinates activities of the program with inter-related activities of other programs, departments or staff to ensure optimum efficiency and compliance with appropriate policies, procedures and specifications.
Prepares periodic reports, financial statements and records on program activities, progress, status or other special reports for management or outside agencies.
Evaluates program effectiveness to develop and implement improved methods.

Marketing and Communication Support- 15%Responds to questions and requests from community members; supporting initial resource wayfinding and customer service.
Recruits program participants and volunteers utilizing most appropriate promotional or marketing methods.
Updates events listed on the website.
Develops, compiles, and writes communications and promotional literature for distribution such as newsletters, social media posts and website content or flyers; coordinates process from development through printing and distribution. Interacts and maintains liaison with outside/community agencies in facilitating program objectives.
Maintains contact database and metrics related to Peoria Forward objectives.
Reviews and edits documents and marketing materials.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND four years administrative/coordinate program experience; OR, Master's degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years administrative/coordinate program experience; OR, Eight years of progressively responsible administrative/coordinate program experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

Familiarity with Peoria, AZ and the West Valley community preferred.
Ability to build relationships with diverse communities of entrepreneurs
Familiarity with entrepreneurial ecosystem building or venture development preferred.
Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to be a self-motivated individual who can work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to analyze issues, make sound decisions, and practice resourcefulness in solving problems.
Experience using Salesforce, Aventri, Qualtrics, Slack, Wordpress and Canva.
Experience in work that requires attention to detail.
Experience planning, managing, and organizing community-facing events.
Experience organizing projects and establishing priorities.
Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with community members, peers, and stakeholders. Reliable transportation to Peoria for events as needed.

Working Environment

Work duties are performed diverse settings including: ASU SkySong, event locations across the West Valley and on West campus.
Occasional bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds.
Regular activities require ability to exercise an entrepreneurial mindset executing activities, gathering feedback and iterating ideas quickly
This position may require a flexible working schedule in order to accommodate projects and initiatives.
Travel to multiple program sites will be required.

Flexible Work Options:

Alternative work schedules can include four, 10-hour workdays in a workweek; a nine-day, 80-hour schedule over two workweeks for exempt employees only; and staggered start and stop times.
Hybrid work is an arrangement where employees spend a minimum of 60% of their regular workweek at their primary ASU work location. Dean or vice president-level approval is required.
Full remote work is spending every workday at a site other than assigned ASU work location. This arrangement granted when the criteria in the flexible work arrangement policy are met. Executive vice president-level approval is required.

Department Statement

For the seventh year in a row, ASU has been named the most innovative university in the nation, recognizing the university's culture of groundbreaking research and partnerships, as well as its commitment to helping students thrive in college and beyond. U.S. News and World Report has named ASU as the most innovative university all seven years the category has existed.

ASU Knowledge Enterprise advances research, innovation, strategic partnerships, entrepreneurship, and international development. Our success arises from solutions-focused, interdisciplinary research; an entrepreneurial approach that is embedded in every school and department; and a commitment to transform society in a positive way. http://research.asu.edu/

The J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute supports connections and collaborations across ASU and its partner communities to make entrepreneurship accessible to everyone by providing material support and resources for entrepreneurship while advancing ASU's national and international reputation as an entrepreneurial institution of higher education. Edson E+I is a dynamic and fast-paced working environment with a team of interdisciplinary colleagues supporting an extensive suite of programs that provide outreach, engagement, and training opportunities to promote an inclusive and diverse entrepreneurial ecosystem and economic growth.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of "equivalent combination" in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor's degree is equal to four years of experience.

To apply, please go to www.asu.edu/asujobs/ (See Req ID#78655BR), or go directly to: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25620&siteid=5494#jobDetails=4520781_5494

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