Job opening - Program Coordinator for Student Training Program

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Program Coordinator postition available for new Graduate Student Training Program Date needed August 1, 2008 Job summary Will facilitate all aspects of the day to day functioning of the new Ponce School of Medicine RISE Training Program. The Coordinator will serve as a central point for the PSM-RISE Team and will be the main contact of nearly all Program business for faculty and students alike. The coordinator will have a predominant role in all major aims of the Program. Specifically the coordinator will be responsible for all correspondence with the collaboration network among local universities of all activities related to advertising/recruiting and increasing awareness of our RISE Training Program within our PhD in Biomedical Sciences program, such as updating of the RISE program web page as well as organization and distribution of the monthly/quarterly newsletter; they will facilitate national meeting attendance of the students and arrange the visits of external scientists, including both invited seminar speakers and the members of the External Advisory Committee. They will help facilitate the student activities and be responsible for collection, organization, summary, and storage of all surveys, student records, and evaluations. They will summarize the data in tabular format to prepare for EAC meeting reports and the annual progress report. Qualifications Masters Degree in Education or curriculum, or extensive prior experience with administration of a student training program (a science background would be an advantage). Should be completely bilingual in both spoken and written English/Spanish. Should have working knowledge of computers, windows programs eg word, excel, and data entry. Must be highly organized, with good communication skills, and ability to interact well with both students and faculty. Starting salary $26,000 – negotiable depending on experience Submit cover letter with resume by June 30th, 2008 to