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Program Coordinator, ACIC 80583BR

Company: Arizona State University
Location: Tempe
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Program Coordinator, ACIC


Campus: Tempe

Job Description

The J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute (Edson E+I) Place-based Innovation Spaces (PBIS) are sites throughout the community providing additional support, accessibility, and connectivity among entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs. Each space has unique users providing a collaborative workspace, event space, and, in some cases, a specialized space such as a makerspace to support ideation, creation, and various programming.

Located in Chandler, AZ, ASU Chandler Innovation Center (ACIC) is an innovative partnership between the City of Chandler and Arizona State University. ACIC is a 33,297 square foot building housing event, co-working, exhibitions, and a makerspace supporting ASU-affiliate entrepreneurial programming.

Under the leadership of the Senior Program Manager, the Program Coordinator will support the day-to-day operations of the ASU Chandler Innovations Center (ACIC). The Program Coordinator will support the development of entrepreneurial program planning and implementation across the space for the benefit of ASU students, faculty, local creatives, artisans, the community, including youth.

The Program Coordinator will ensure that the goals and objectives of the projects are accomplished in accordance with priorities, time limitations, funding limitations, or other specifications.

This position may be supported in whole or in part by grants or philanthropic funding and may be contingent on availability of funding.

Job Family

Business Operations

Department Name

Entrepreneurship + Innovation



VP Code


Scope of Search


Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

$35,568 - $42,000 per year; DOE

Close Date




Essential Duties

Programming (60%)

Collaborates with the Edson E+I ACIC Senior Program Manager, Program Manager, and other team members to support the development and implementation of effective entrepreneurial programming across ACIC.
Provides consistent daily, onsite customer service for ACIC.
Coordinates efforts to develop relationships with members, community, sponsors, and stakeholders.
Coordinates efforts to outreach into the community including youth activities, programming, and events.
Assists in the development and facilitation of workshops, meetings, or conferences; coordinates logistics, scheduling, and participant communications.
Coordinates recruitment and retention of program participants, members, and volunteers utilizing the most appropriate promotional or marketing methods.
Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with the city of Chandler partners, community-based organizations, E+I team members as well as those across the ASU community and University.

Operations (35%)

Supports collaborative workspace use and room reservation requests including regular use of reservation software system.
Support program and event logistics from conception to completion including scheduling, vendor contracts, materials, marketing, and technical support.
Support inventory management and procurement requests.
Help maintain and communicate procedures and updates, as required.

Other (5%)

Supports other ASU or community initiatives that align with the goals and mission of Edson E+I.
Represents Edson E+I by presenting to or serving on various unit, university, or partner committees as requested.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years administrative/coordinator program experience; OR, Six years of progressively responsible administrative/coordinator program experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in customer service/customer-facing role.
Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills.
Experience planning, managing, and organizing events.
Ability to analyze issues, make sound decisions, and practice resourcefulness in solving problems.
Experience in work that requires attention to detail.
Experience organizing projects and establishing priorities.
Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

Working Environment

Work duties are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting.
Onsite work is required daily at ASU Chandler Innovation Center.
Activities include use of office equipment including a laptop computer; subject to extended periods of sitting, standing, walking, and lifting up to 30 pounds.
Some domestic travel to various program locations may be required.
May require a flexible working schedule in order to accommodate projects and initiatives.
Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.
Regular communication to perform essential duties.
Receive regular review of completed tasks.

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.

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.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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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.

Keywords: Arizona State University, Tempe , Program Coordinator, ACIC 80583BR, Other , Tempe, Arizona

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