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Academic Department Coordinator - Anthropology and Digital and Computational Studies

Bowdoin College
Brunswick, Maine
Closing date
Feb 8, 2023

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Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academic Department Coordinator - Anthropology and Digital and Computational Studies
Posting Number S01076JP
Department Anthropology
Job Summary
Under the supervision of the Associate Dean for Academic Administration and working closely with the department and Program Chairs, the Academic Department Coordinator will plan and coordinate all administrative functions for the department of Anthropology and the Digital and Computational Studies program.
- The Academic Department Coordinator will serve as a point of contact representing the department or program to internal and external constituencies
- Serve as a source of information on department/program procedures and College policies and guidelines
- The Coordinator acts as liaison between department/program and College offices (e.g., Student Records, Events office, Facilities, Deans' offices)
- Ensure that deadlines are met and all necessary paperwork completed appropriately
- The Coordinator participates in the development of annual budgets, administer approved budgets ,and other department/program-controlled funds, including monitoring and approving expenditures as well as other processes to support the department and program.
Hourly range for this position is expected to be: Minimum $20.00 - Maximum $25.00/ per hour
Education/Skills Requirements
- A high school diploma or GED equivalent
- Applicants must possess a solid understanding and strong working knowledge of word processing (Microsoft Word, Excel) and e-mail (Outlook), Google products (Drive, Docs, Sheets, Sites), or willingness and initiative to learn new computer applications,
- Ability to organize and prioritize work tasks and accomplish them efficiently and accurately
- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
- Strong customer service skills (visitor and telephone reception)
- The ability to work independently
- Some college course work completed
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
- At least 2 years' office experience
- Subject to a criminal history background check.
- Experience in a higher education/academic setting
Standard Work Days and Hours
- This position is a full-time, year round position working 37.5 hours/week (0.94 FTE ), Monday through Friday from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.
About Bowdoin
Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff-with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.
We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College's multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.
Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin's reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.
Bowdoin's campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.
Shift First Shift
Employment Category Full Time Year Round
FTE 0.94
Benefits Eligible Yes
Pay Type Hourly
Background Check Package Requirements Support Staff
Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No
Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? No
Posting Date 01/31/2023
Applications Accepted Until
Open Until Filled Yes
Type of Posting Internal/External
Special Instructions to Applicants
EEO Information
Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.
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