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Enterprise Program Coordinator

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Position Information

Position Title Enterprise Program Coordinator
Department Pavlis Honors College
Location Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Position Type Staff
Full-time/ Part-time Full-time
Full-Time Equivalent (1.0=100%) 1.0
Appointment Term 12 Month
Pay Type Hourly Rate
Salary or Hourly Rate Negotiable Based on Experience (No Less Than $19.25/hour)
Position Duration Dependent on External Funding? Yes
Title of Position Supervisor Director of Industry Engagement and Educational Partnerships

Position Summary Information

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Description Summary

The Enterprise Program Coordinator provides day-to-day program coordination and support for Michigan Tech’s Enterprise Program in three main areas: program sponsorship and fundraising, industry/alumni engagement, and program/curriculum. Essential duties and responsibilities are outlined below.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):
1. Sponsorship coordination and support:
● Manage gift-in-kind (GIK) donations to Enterprise teams: identify possible donors, coordinate team solicitations, obtain agreed upon fair market values, and process donation paperwork.
● Support the Sponsored Projects Manager in expanding external program sponsorship: identify, qualify, and prioritize prospective/new program sponsors in strategic areas (e.g. by region, sector, etc.).
● Assist with creation/updating/organization of Enterprise marketing and promotional materials such as brochures and flyers, targeted presentations, sponsor information packets, etc.
● Assist the Sponsored Projects Manager in compiling project portfolios/engagement histories for past/current project sponsors.

2. Industry and alumni engagement coordination:
● Create promotional materials and coordinate logistics for Enterprise industry speaker events.
● Assist in scheduling meetings and coordinating logistics for industry and alumni campus visits.
● Support new initiatives to engage with the Enterprise program’s ~3000+ alumni.

3. Curriculum and program coordination:
● Support ABET/program assessment processes (data collection, analysis, and reporting).
● Enterprise data/dashboard support and analytics; help collect Enterprise enrollment data, sponsorship metrics, etc. and summarize into meaningful program information.
● Help compile an annual report for the Enterprise Program.
● Help update and maintain the Enterprise Operations Manual.
● Assist with planning and coordination for on campus events including: annual kickoff meetings with advisors and teams, enterprise recruiting fair(s), and Design Expo.

Required Education (minimum requirements)

• Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, engineering, marketing, or technology discipline.

Required Experience (minimum requirements)

• Minimum two years of experience working in an academic or business/corporate setting.
• Experience using personal computers and basic software knowledge such as Microsoft Office suite.

Desirable Education and/or Experience

• Experience interacting with external audiences/clients.
• Experience working with individuals at multiple levels within an organization.
• Program/project management experience.
• Desire to work in a dynamic, results-oriented, and collaborative environment.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)

● Effective oral communication; ability to communicate program benefits and value to external stakeholders via phone/teleconference, presentations.
● Excellent written communication; ability to generate high quality presentations suitable for external audiences; ability to help write funding proposals.
● Demonstrated project management, time management, and organizational skills.
● Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of stakeholders in support of program objectives.
● Displays a positive attitude and is able to motivate others to work toward specific goals.
● Ability to work independently and take initiative to solve problems
● Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
● Ability to work with accuracy and attention to detail.
● Displays a genuine interest in the success of all students.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities

• Experience with a CRM software such as SalesForce
• Experience applying continuous improvement tools and methods.

Language, Mathematical, and/or Reasoning Skills
Work Environment and/or Physical Demands

The primary work environment is an office environment. Occasionally the Enterprise Program Coordinator may need to meet with students, advisors, and/or industry sponsors in campus lab/shop environments. The physical demands are representative of an office environment.

Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment

Every employee at Michigan Technological University will receive the required training below; additional training may be required by the department.

Required University Training:
• Employee Safety Overview
• Anti-Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation Training
• Annual Data Security Training

Background Check:
Offers of employment are contingent upon and not considered finalized until the required background check has been performed and the results received and assessed.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 16309
Posting Type Internal & External Posting
Internal Posting Date
External Posting Date 11/28/2016
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants (if applicable)
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Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor’s degree in business, communications, engineering, marketing, or technology discipline?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum two years of experience working in an academic or business/corporate setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have demonstrated project management, time management, and organizational skills?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents