Job: Technology Project Coordinator - College of Science, Engineering, and Technology

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Grand Canyon University’s College of Science, Engineering, and Technology is currently seeking a Technology Project Coordinator.  The Project Coordinator reports directly to the Associate/Assistant Dean of the college who oversees the technology programs.  The coordinator administers and coordinates tasks associated with the program including planning and organizing activities.  The Project Coordinator also assists the dean in activities related to, but not limited to, the operations of the programs.

Responsibilities:

Preparation for the Workplace

  • Establish a career development process for CSET students (interviewing, job shadowing, resume writing, job search, etc.) in conjunction with Career Services.
  • Develop relationships with companies after first contact to promote internships and hiring opportunities for students.
  • Provide opportunities to prepare students for industry and professional certification exams.
  • Monitor performance of students during internships and first year work experiences.
  • Track all students engaged in internships and first year work experiences for assessment.

Capstone Support

  • Develop industry partnerships and church relationships for project management and capstone courses.
  • Screen, coordinate and manage volunteers for project management and capstone courses.
  • Develop industry fair for capstone project presentations.
  • Develop relationships with angel investors and venture capitalist to fund promising capstone projects.

Marketing & Communication

  • Create newsletter to highlight student accomplishments.
  • Schedule, advertise, and conduct events including conferences, award ceremonies, advisory board meetings, etc.
  • Interface with public relations and communications to create publications.
  • Create technical content for marketing pieces and review resulting products.
  • Maintain web presence by coordinating blogs and updating events.
  • Create a strong national social media presence for students.
  • Ensure that enrollment team has all necessary information and documentation necessary to perform their role.
  • Work with marketing to build brand recognition for CSET programs.

Additional responsibilities

  • Coordinate acquisition of hardware and software for students and staff.
  • Assist faculty advisors of societies and clubs to increase student participation.
  • Develop ministry opportunities for students by developing relationships with organizations and institutions embracing a Christian worldview.
  • Develop and implement retention programs.
  • Support Program Manager in curriculum development projects.
  • Develop documentation for accreditation and industry/professional certifications.
  • Schedule and conduct professional development workshops and seminars for faculty.
  • Maintain relations with off-site administrators, faculty and students.
  • Work with colleagues at the department, college, and university levels.
  • Participate and/or support the university program in all areas.
  • Serve in the community.

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is required.  Technical (technology or engineering) background is preferred.
  • 0-3 years’ industry experience in post-secondary instruction.  0-3 years’ industry experience preferred.
  • Computer proficient with MS Office, internet, email and database software including ability to operate a keyboard and manipulate data; and a familiarity with office machines.
  • Prior administrative/office work experience.
  • Ability to establish and maintain recordkeeping/databases systems, retrieve information and prepare reports, graphs, charts and metrics.
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

       


GCU’s Christian worldview has shaped the university’s mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.

Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.

For more information on Grand Canyon University please visit us at www.gcu.edu.



Posted 30+ Days Ago

Full time

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