Job ID: 49070
Location: Evanston, Illinois
Department: WCAS Molecular Biosciences
The Program Coordinator for the Department of Molecular Biosciences is a key member of the department’s administrative team and contributes to the success of the department’s academic and research mission. Reporting to the Director of Academic and Research Operations, the position provides high-level support to the faculty, graduate students, and the Master’s program. The ideal candidate will be a team player and critical thinker with adaptive decision-making skills.
Flexible remote work: This position is eligible for remote work and more information will be discussed during the interview.
a. Manage all logistics including travel for prospective faculty visits
b. Ensure all search participants receive timely, accurate information about responsibilities and timelines
c. Assist in onboarding new faculty and staff
a. Represent needs of faculty to prevent disruptions to research activities
b. Coordinates equipment tagging, inventory, and large equipment disposals
c. Works closely with Facilities Management to ensure projects are completed accurately and on time
d. Alerts Director of critical issues, upcoming events and obstacles and/or changes to plans
e. Communicates with faculty and staff regarding status of projects and any impact on labs and offices
Communication, Outreach & Recruitment
Budgets & Financial
including speakers, agendas, etc.
designed to exchange information, promote research objectives, and to build internal
and external relationships within NU.
arrangements, materials, refreshments and technology are arranged and
completed in an appropriate and timely manner.
renovations and moves.
of-the art developments to enhance, improve, and innovate program curricula
and delivery to better meet goals & objectives.
surveys, review documents, public information documents, etc.
unit development and updates.
REU; and organization of seminars and workshops. Responsible for advertising
all events, monitoring event budgets, and developing programs.
Master’s students with class registration, coordinates a few student events each
year and provides other assistance with Master’s program as needed
Other Duties assigned
The target hiring range for this position is $49,850 – $70,419 per year. Offered salary will be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.
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