PROGRAM COORDINATOR, SR-NSF CENTER-CHEMISTRY DEPT.
Duke University

Durham, North Carolina

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Duke University:

Duke University was created in 1924 through an indenture of trust by James Buchanan Duke. Today, Duke is regarded as one of America's leading research universities. Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke is positioned in the heart of the Research Triangle, which is ranked annually as one of the best places in the country to work and live. Duke has more than 15,000 students who study and conduct research in its 10 undergraduate, graduate and professional schools. With about 40,000 employees, Duke is the third largest private employer in North Carolina, and it now has international programs in more than 150 countries.

Occupational Summary

The NSF Center for the Chemistry of Molecularly Optimized Networks (MONET) Team is seeking applications for a Director of Innovation, Outreach, Diversity, and Education (DIODE). The DIODE will coordinate and administer all outreach activities within the assigned program.

Work Performed

Program Management (30%)

  • Plan, coordinate, and administer activities of assigned programs for the MONET Center.
  • Advise students on related Signature Professional Development Experiences (SPDEs)
  • Communicate outreach opportunities for students to the Managing Director for inclusion in the newsletter; coordinate industry outreach; arrange industry site visits and coordinate potential research internships for MONET trainees.
  • Maintain and update training materials for educational use.
  • Monitor and evaluate program effectiveness using qualitative and quantitative research techniques; investigate trends and recommend and implement modifications to improve program effectiveness to MONET Managing Director.

Communication & Outreach (40%)

  • Collect and disseminate information on outreach opportunities for associated students.
  • Provide regular content to Managing Director for inclusion in the MONET newsletter.
  • Maintain shared resources related to outreach
  • Coordinate industry outreach: arrange industry site visits and coordinate potential research internships for MONET trainees.
  • Serve as point-of-contact for external translational partners and stakeholders in MONET's data efforts, including corporations, other academic research centers, and government research organizations. Connect internal/external challenges and opportunities to promote the adoption and impact of tools.
  • Serve as point-of-contact for external educational partners and stakeholders in MONET's data efforts, such as undergraduate research teams and citizen scientists.
  • Communicate key accomplishments of MONET's data efforts to partners and stakeholders.

Event Management (15%)

  • Schedule, coordinate, and successfully execute all MONET-related outreach events (including space reservations, speaker/guest arrangement, and all logistical arrangements).
  • Collect and outcome data to submit to the Managing Director
  • Assist MONET Managing Director with tracking activities, event participation, and outcome data for grant review and reporting.

Other duties as assigned. (5%)

The Duke Chemistry Department aspires to create a community built on excellence, collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. As scientists, educators, collaborators, and co-workers, we are committed to promoting a culture of mutual respect that inspires creativity, relishes scientific inquiry, fosters intellectual curiosity, and rewards collaborative engagement. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas - an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes.

Desired Skills:

General knowledge and interest in educational, innovation, and public outreach activities. * Degree in Chemistry is preferred. * Excellent organizational, communication, and program management skills preferred.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Minimum Qualifications

Education

Work requires analytical, communications and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.

Experience

Work requires three years of experience in program administration or involving academic, instructional or counseling activities to acquire skills necessary to plan, coordinate and implement a variety of program activities and events. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


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