Vanderbilt University Program Coordinator in Nashville, Tennessee

Program Coordinator (Job Number: 1802067)


Position Summary

The Office of Immersion Resources seeks energetic, creative, and team-oriented candidates to advise students and provide programmatic support for Immersion Vanderbilt. Characteristic duties include, but are not limited to, providing guidance to students and serving as a point of contact for campus partners; hosting workshops, advising sessions, and other events about Immersion experiences; meeting with campus constituents to build interdisciplinary partnerships; provide support for students, faculty, and staff on administrative functions of Immersion Vanderbilt. The position will collaborate with faculty, colleges/schools, staff, campus partner offices, and programs across the University and beyond in support of the mission of Immersion Vanderbilt.

About the Work Unit

Immersion Vanderbilt calls for each undergraduate student to participate in an intensive learning experience that takes place in and beyond the classroom and culminates in the creation of a final project. Immersion Vanderbilt requires campus wide involvement from all schools and colleges. The Office of Immersion Resources (OIR) synchronizes efforts across campus, functioning to provide central support and communication so that students and faculty have the resources they need.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advise undergraduate students drafting Immersion Vanderbiltplans

  • Develop expertise in one of four Immersion Pathways: Civicand Professional, Creative Expression, International, or Research

  • Conduct office hours and workshops across campus

  • Guide students through the Immersion process

  • Track students’ progress to ensure advancement by keybenchmarking dates

  • Help develop and manage the Immersion Vanderbiltopportunity database

  • Assist with coordinating, creating and implementingImmersion Project showcases and events

  • Track and record completion of Immersion experiences

  • Plan and develop programs and related events to communicateestablished goals, objectives and timelines

  • Gather student success stories and assist with craftingcommunications

  • Collate data to produce reports and regular updates insupport of the program

  • Participate in website and social media communications

  • Other duties as assigned

Profile of an Ideal Candidate

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of highereducation and a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience is necessary

  • Strong organizational and planning skills, ability tomulti-task and meet deadlines is necessary

  • Ability to work occasional nights and weekends isnecessary

  • Self-motivation with a positive and professional approachis necessary

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability tointeract with students is necessary

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution of highereducation is strongly preferred

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team isnecessary

  • Proficient in MS Office software tools (e.g., MicrosoftExcel, Word, PowerPoint), and other software tools for communication, analysisand office operations is strongly preferred

  • Demonstrated interest in STEM research, internationalstudy, creative expression, or community and civic engagement is preferred

About Vanderbilt Benefits

In addition to offering a lively community that encourages learning and celebrates diversity, Vanderbilt University offers a competitive, flexible benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, accidental death & dismemberment, disability insurance, paid time off, and a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match. Vanderbilt offers tuition assistance to employees, spouses and dependent children. Also, after five years of service, Vanderbilt will pay up to 55% of the tuition for up to three dependent children to earn a bachelor's degree. Learn more about Vanderbilt's benefits at VUBenefits Overview at .

About Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt is a renowned private institution founded in 1873 and located in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee. The university’s students and faculty frequently cite Nashville and the surrounding area as one of the many perks of being a part of the Vanderbilt community. Vanderbilt University is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt was recently ranked #2 for “best quality of life” and “great financial aid,” #5 for “best run colleges” and “beautiful campus,” and #6 for both being in a “college city that students love” and having “great campus/city relations.”

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Nashville

Organization: 25500 - Immersion

Job: Institutional Affairs Professionals

Vanderbilt University is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action