FY15 2014-120 R I S E PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Job # FY15 2014-120 (083495)
Job Type Administrative - Grant Funded
Department Biology
Class Code 9003
Bargaining Unit No
Job Status Full-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Posting Date July 15, 2014
Closing Date Open Until Filled

 

Department:    Biology

 

Duties:   Manages the daily operations of the MBRS RISE Program and supervises the student participants in their compliance with program guidelines;  serves as the first point of contact; prepares undergraduate science students for successful graduate school careers leading to the Ph.D.; trains undergraduates for research in life, physical, and social behavioral sciences; equips students for supplementary academic and professional training; plans and implements all RISE events;  manages the annual RISE on campus events, including all faculty and student travel; monitors and maintains the budget on Excel spreadsheets; oversees program record maintenance activity; prepares student and faculty contracts; represents the program on and off campus; manages  the budgets, contracts, records and procurement connected with the RISE grant; works with internal evaluators, the P.I., and the Assistant Program Director on data collection for evaluation purposes; manages recruitment, application, and selection processes; schedules and coordinates all aspects of the Annual Summer Workshops for RISE participants,  students in SCMNS, and the Survival Skills and Responsible Conduct in Research workshops; resolves student issues; makes recommendations to the Program Director  on how to handle student disciplinary and performance issues; and  performs other duties, as required.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in the life sciences, physical sciences or related field.  Experience involving research.

Preferred:   Skill in technical science writing.

Requirements:  Knowledge of  program management and implementation; knowledge of office practices, procedures, and equipment; skill in using Microsoft Office Suite; ability to interact with students, faculty and the public; ability to communicate effectively; ability to function independently; ability to supervise; ability to  manage a budget; ability to organize and prioritize work.

To Apply: Send letter of interest indicating Job# FY15-2014-120 and your salary requirement, along with the MSU Employment Application to: Morgan State University, Office of Human Resources, 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore MD 21251 or e-mail your information to jobs@morgan.edu.  EEO/AA

NOTE: THE HIRING DEPARTMENT WILL CONTACT ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR INTERVIEW.