Program Coordinator Sr. - Cronkite Global
Arizona State University
Journalism & Mass Communication
Campus: Downtown Phoenix
Requisition Id# 36369BR
Depends on experience
The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University seeks a Program Coordinator Sr. to work with international journalists and scholars in Cronkite Global Initiatives’ programs. The Program Coordinator Sr. will be responsible for leading and managing the daily operations of the prestigious Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, which brings mid-career journalists and communications specialists from around the world to the Downtown Phoenix campus for a year of academic studies and leadership training. The Cronkite School is the only journalism school in the country to host the U.S. State Department Fulbright-affiliated program.
The successful applicant will be highly organized, flexible, able to thrive in a fast-paced and fluid environment, have an interest in and knowledge of international affairs and be sensitive to, and tolerant of, cultural differences.
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 9am-6pm to include occasional evenings weekends and overnight trips.
•The Program Coordinator Sr. guides individual fellows as they adapt to the U.S. educational and professional environment, builds an atmosphere of collaboration and learning within the team and fosters a lasting leadership network among fellows. The Program Coordinator Sr. manages operations, from securing housing and health services and arranging travel to planning an orientation week, leading community meetings, activities and retreats, and producing written reports on program activities. The Program Coordinator Sr. also manages relationships with external grant partners and government officials.
•The Program Coordinator Sr. occasionally assists with other Cronkite Global Initiatives’ programs, such as the Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists, coordinates visits of other international guests, and assists with other global partnerships and exchanges.
•The position reports to the Curator of the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship, who serves as the Cronkite School’s Assistant Dean for Research and International Programs.
•Driving fellows to and from events and activities required.
•Occasional evenings, weekends and overnight trips are required.
Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND four years administrative/coordinate program experience; OR, Master's degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years administrative/coordinate program experience; OR, Eight years of progressively responsible administrative/coordinate program experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
•Experience in successfully managing projects
•Experience managing people in a multicultural environment
•Experience with international educational programs or government grant-funded programs
•Experience and/or familiarity in the fields of journalism or communications
•Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills
•Experience with, and full command of, Microsoft Office applications including, Word, Excel and Outlook, and other programs such as Google Docs and Drop box
Activities are usually performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse. Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. Communicate to perform essential functions. Lift and carry up to 25 pounds. Drive fellows to and from activities and events.
The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University is widely recognized as one of the nation’s premier professional journalism programs. The school, which was named in Cronkite’s honor in 1984, prepares the next generation of journalists in both the time-honored fundamentals embraced by Cronkite and the multimedia skills necessary to thrive as journalists in the digital age. Housed in a $71 million state-of-the-art media complex in downtown Phoenix, the school has been featured in The New York Times and The Times of London as a leader in 21st century journalism education. It is the home of Arizona PBS, the Carnegie-Knight News 21 initiative and the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. The Cronkite School offers 10 professional programs, including a nightly television news broadcast, digital news bureaus in Washington and Phoenix, sports bureaus in Los Angeles and Phoenix, a strategic public relations agency, an entrepreneurial digital innovation lab, a digital production bureau, a business bureau and a newsgathering and civic journalism bureau.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree
AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
Employment Verification Statement:
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Background Check Statement:
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.
Fingerprint Check Statement:
This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.
Instructions to Apply:
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
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