IGERT Program Coordinator
Position: We are searching for a program coordinator for our interdisciplinary graduate program in “Genetic Engineering and Society: The case of transgenic pests”. The program is funded by the National Science Foundation through its Integrative Graduate Education Research Traineeships program (IGERT). The program coordinator is responsible for the day to day administration under the supervision of the program director.
Recruitment of students:
*Advertise our program through email/phone contacts with faculty and administrators at other colleges/universities.
*Maintain and enhance Website.
*Communicate with potential applicants and connect these applicants with appropriate IGERT faculty.
*Coordinate application process with PhD graduate programs in four NCSU colleges.
*Maintain communication with applicants throughout the recruiting period.
*Develop and maintain filing system for applications.
*Arrange student visits in coordination with Co-PIs.
*Work with course instructors to make arrangements for July-August course in Latin America.
* Provide logistic course support from the US during the course.
*Assist in developing materials for the Latin America course as well as courses taught on campus.
*Assist with logistics of campus courses
Student and program coordination:
*Assist students with applying for NC residency, fellowship payments, and coordinating IGERT and departmental responsibilities.
*Track appointments of graduate students to the program.
*Maintain files and progress reports for all students
*Coordinate logistics of student group projects
*Coordinate logistics for outside seminar speakers
* Make arrangements for IGERT symposia, meetings, and social events
*Develop materials for annual NSF assessment and external evaluation of program
*Assist executive committee members with tasks.
*Assist subcommittees with tasks.
*Set up fellowship payments through the graduate school
*Track program finances through graduate school and by use of online tracking system
*Keep the IGERT director updated on finances
Background in biological and social sciences
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Computer technology skills
Experience in coordinating similar programs
with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call
(919) 515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some
vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution
outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org.
Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
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