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C4W staff Sept. 2015

The Center for Writing is currently hiring an Administrative Coordinator for the Writing Across the Curriculum Program. For information on becoming a writing consultant for the 2018–2019 academic year, please check back here in January, 2018.

Administrative Coordinator, Writing Across the Curriculum Program
Priority Deadline: August 9, 2017
Job Code 8208A1

The Administrative Coordinator, a critical member of a dynamic and highly collaborative team, leads programmatic systems and operations for the University of Minnesota’s dynamic and expanding Writing Across the Curriculum programs. Systems and operations led by this position include data collection, management, analysis, and reporting (systematizing, tracking, translating, and reporting on multiple forms of primary data collected from undergraduate departments and programs); communications with internal and external stakeholders; program administration (daily programmatic operations including human resources administration for full-time, part-time, and contractual staff); fiscal oversight (including planning, preparing, and reconciling budgets); and event design, management, and assessment (for events that include conferences and symposia, and approximately 20 annual campus-wide workshops and seminars). This position requires a seasoned professional who is fluent with both independent and collaborative problem solving, who is able to generate sophisticated data analysis and translation, and who has outstanding communication abilities. The position also requires expert knowledge of administrative functions and University policies, procedures, and systems, and a high level of professional poise.