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Vanderbilt University Program Coordinator in Nashville, Tennessee

Program Coordinator (Job Number: 1901236)


The Office of Immersion Resources seeks energetic, creative, and team-oriented candidates to advise students and provide programmatic support for Immersion Vanderbilt. 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 completion 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.

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.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advise undergraduatestudents drafting Immersion Vanderbilt plans

  • Develop expertise inone of four Immersion Pathways: Civic and Professional, Creative Expression,International, or Research

  • Conduct office hoursand workshops across campus

  • Guide students throughthe Immersion process

  • Track students’progress to ensure advancement by key benchmarking dates

  • Help manage the ImmersionVanderbilt opportunity database

  • Assist withcoordinating, creating and implementing Immersion Project showcases and events

  • Track and recordcompletion of Immersion experiences

  • Plan and developprograms and related events to communicate established goals, objectives andtimelines

  • Gather student successstories and assist with crafting communications

  • Collate data to producereports and regular updates in support of the program

  • Participate in websiteand social media communications

  • Other duties asassigned

Profile of an Ideal Candidate

  • Bachelor’s degree froman accredited institution of higher education and a minimum of 2 years ofrelevant experience is necessary.

  • Strong organizationaland planning skills, ability to multi-task and meet deadlines is necessary.

  • Ability to workoccasional nights and weekends is necessary.

  • Self-motivation with apositive and professional approach is necessary.

  • Exceptionalinterpersonal skills with the ability to interact with students is necessary.

  • Master’s degree from anaccredited institution of higher education is strongly preferred.

  • Ability to workindependently and as part of a team is necessary.

  • Proficient in MS Officesoftware tools (e.g., Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint), and other softwaretools for communication, analysis and office operations is strongly preferred.

  • Demonstrated interestin STEM research, international study, creative expression, or community andcivic 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 VU Benefits Overview at .

About Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is a top-15 private research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. Vanderbilt is situated on a 330-acre campus near the thriving city center, serving more than 12,000 students and employing almost 7,000 faculty and staff. The university’s students, staff, 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. Vanderbilt was recently named as one of “America’s Best Large Employers” and the top employer in Tennessee and the Nashville metropolitan area in 2019 (Forbes).

Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Vanderbilt University is committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff, and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our campus values.

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