Graduate Program Coordinator, Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship
POM Pomona College
Location: Claremont, California,
Internal Number: REQ-5935
ABOUT POMONA COLLEGE: Located near Los Angeles, California, Pomona College is widely regarded as one of the nation's premier liberal arts colleges. Established in 1887, Pomona College is known for small classes, a challenging curriculum, close relationships between students and faculty, and a range of student research and leadership opportunities. Pomona is a member of The Claremont Colleges.
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POSITION SUMMARY: The MMUF Graduate Assistant will have program coordinating responsibilities and serve as a key member of the MMUF program at the Claremont Colleges.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reporting directly to the Vice President/Dean of the College, the Mellow Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program (MMUF) Graduate Program Coordinator independently and collaboratively to perform the following essential duties and responsibilities:
Determine seminar day and time based on all student availabilities; make room/catering reservations for all seminar dates.
Support with developing syllabus for course.
Update and maintain Sakai program sites.
Student activities and travel coordination
Coordinate all student travel arrangements (including registrations and travel); as well as events such as the annual research presentations.
Support grant management
Maintain all Fellow, and faculty mentor information current; maintain all documentation of student activities for annual reports.
Support to prepare and submit annual MMUF Program report.
Support with coordinating and executing summer orientation for new cohort including making room/catering reservations, developing program agenda, and coordinating all speakers for orientation.
Support with developing recruitment schedule and information sessions at all the 5Cs as well process new Program applications
Update and maintain program website as well as work with other 5C fellowship offices to maintain all MMUF information current.
Education: Bachelor's degree; candidate should currently be in an advanced degree program in higher education, or student affairs, or a specific academic discipline, or related field. Experience with equity/pipeline programs, liberal arts residential colleges, and/or Claremont Colleges are preferred.
Experience: The candidate must possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the essential functions of the job or must be able to demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed (with or without reasonable accommodation) using other knowledge, skills and abilities not listed below.
Demonstrate effective, accurate and clear communication with excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, reading, and analytical skills
Operate computers with basic Microsoft Office software (such as Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, and PowerPoint), and experience with Tableau or other analytical/assessment software preferred.
Handle all activities and highly confidential information with professionalism, patience, discretion, good judgment, courtesy, and tact while working with people from a wide variety of backgrounds.
Prioritize and perform multiple projects/tasks, meet deadlines/timelines, respond to others in a timely manner, and work both independently and as a collaborative member of the College with a high standard of integrity and ethics, in support of the College's strategic vision and the division's/department's annual goals.
ADDITIONAL POSITION DETAILS: Temporary 10 hours per week, Part-time, non-exempt position. The hourly rate for this role is $30.00 per hour. The specific factors that the College will consider when offering a salary to an individual will include, but not be limited to education, training, relevant prior experience, and performance in prior role. All staff positions are ineligible for visa or permanent resident card sponsorship. As a California employer, Pomona College requires all employees to be residents of California.
REQUIRED HOURS: To be determined with the candidate. Weekend and evening work hours may be required. Travel to regional meetings may be required.
TO APPLY: Please submit your resume and cover letter. You may submit both resume and cover letter as one attachment in the My Experience section of the application under the "resume/CV" upload section. Once you submit your application, you will not be able to attach additional documents.
POMONA COLLEGE REWARDS: Pomona College offers a wide variety of benefits and perks including health, dental, and vision plan options; paid time off; flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits; tuition assistance; fitness and wellness programs; rideshare incentives; and so much more!
ADA/OSHA: This job description defines the essential job duties of this position. The College expects that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others. It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
Pomona College prides itself in being an open, competitive, and equal opportunity employer.
The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and Claremont University Consortium, which provides shared institutional support services, is reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model. The undergraduate colleges include Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer College. The two graduate institutions include Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute.