Program Assistant/Coordinator

Kansas State University
Division of Biology


The Division of Biology is seeking a half-time program assistant/coordinator to work with the co-directors of the KSU Ecological Genomics Insititute (KSU EGI) to carry out EGI activities. The successful candidate will coordinate and provide support for the activities of the EGI and associated KSU genomics-related programs. Job responsibilities include: helping to plan and staff events such as an annual international symposium, summer research forum, workshops and scheduling meetings; facilitating communication among members; maintaining and updating the website; developing electronic media including newsletters, and brochures; and working with the Directors to ensure that strategic plans are being executed. A bachelors degree in business or related field and administrative or project coordination experience is required. Skills required include: excellent communication and organizational skills, self-motivation and the ability to work independently, familiarity with email utilities, word processing and website maintenance. Experience in assisting with grant writing is a plus. Salary will be commensurate with experience and includes benefits. For more information about the EGI, see ecogen.ksu.edu. Applicants should send their resume, including the names of three references, and a cover letter describing their job skills electronically to biology@ksu.edu with Program Assistant in the subject line.  For questions about the position you may contact Dr. Michael Herman at mherman@ksu.edu. Screening of applications will begin on July 1, 2014 and continue until position is filled.

Kansas State University is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.  Background check required.


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