[Humanist] 23.70 job as program coordinator for HASTAC

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        Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2009 17:25:14 -0400
        From: jonathan.tarr at duke.edu
        Subject: HASTAC is seeking a program coordinator; apply by June 10th

An announcement from HASTAC.org
HASTAC is looking for a Program Coordinator. Please forward to anyone who might
be interested or apply yourself via the Requisition Number below.

Position Title: Program Coordinator
Requisition Number: 400303348 (to apply, visit hr.duke.edu, click "Jobs," and
search by Requisition #400303348)
Location: Duke University, Durham, NC
Closing date: Please submit all resumes by June 10, 2009.

This position is 40 hours a week (including full benefits) and is fully funded
until June 30, 2011 and may be extended beyond that time contingent on grant
funding opportunities and/or partnership opportunities with other units within
Duke University.

    * Manage and maintain all budgets, files, correspondence, grants, calendar,
      appointments, travel arrangements, agendas, meetings, weekly conference
      calls, compliance rules, and special requests for Franklin Humanities
      Institute (FHI) Professor and HASTAC co-founder
    * Answer promptly and professionally all inquiries about organization and
      the Digital Media and Learning Competition (http://
      www.dmlcompetition.net); make referrals, answer calls and e-mails for FHI
      Professor, HASTAC, and the Digital Media and Learning Competition
    * Master all university financial and grant reporting systems; maintain
      budgets for FHI Professor, HASTAC, Digital Media and Learning
      Competition, and any additional grants in compliance with sponsors'
    * Plan events, coordinate activities, and maintain budgets for major
      public, university, and HASTAC events, both at Duke and off-site with
      partnering institutions and sponsors
    * Act as team communicator and networker for 11 member Digital Media and
      Learning Competition grant team, providing organizational,
      communications, and administrative support to Digital Media and Learning
      Competition Senior Program Coordinator and team; co-author periodic
      financial and narrative reports to sponsoring institutions
    * Author and edit correspondence for FHI Professor, proofread and correct
      articles, blog entries, book chapters; follow up on correspondence as
    * Consult with grant applicants and all others in person, by phone and e-
      mail; establish and implement communication system for project
    * Initiate plans for both live and online (webcast, podcast, and other
      forms of new media broadcasts) events, add and moderate information to
      website and online newsletter
    * Consult with HASTAC and Digital Media and Learning Competition grant
      team, including national and international competition winners, to
      develop and implement projects, secure travel, and resolve
      infrastructure, communication, and grant management issues
    * Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein

    * Work requires analytical, communications and organizational skills
      generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.
    * At least 1 year experience in administrative support, with significant
      budget oversight/accounting responsibilities is required; 3 years or more
      strongly preferred.

Job Skills Required:
    * Strong writing and communication skills
    * Excellent organizational and time management skills
    * Experience managing multiple budgets, account reconciliation, and
    * High computer literacy (including mastery of MS Office suite

Job Skills Preferred:
    * Mastery of Duke accounting systems and procedures, including SAP R/3,
      Works, BPS
    * Interest and experience in web 2.0 technologies and trends, specifically
      with regard to social networking, blogging, etc.
    * Postiion will include some travel (2-3 trips per year).

To apply, visit hr.duke.edu, click "Jobs," and search by Requisition

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