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Program Coordinator-FROST/FARL

Company:
Northern Michigan University
Job Location:
Marquette, Michigan
Category:
Business and Financial Services
Position Title: Program Coordinator-FROST/FARL
Department: Sociology/Anthropology
Term of Assignment: Continuing
Term End Date, If Applicable:
FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt = overtime eligible
Work Schedule: Traditionally Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm with occasional evening and weekend work required.
Salary: Targeted salary range: $39,600-$42,500
Travel: Less than 10%

Brief Statement of Duties
Responsible for coordinating workshops and other educational programs for professionals, students, and the community. Coordinate the day-to-day functions and serve as a point-of-contact for the NMU Donation Program. Assist the FROST/FARL Director with laboratory and office administration, possibly including grant management. Due to the nature of work at FROST and the Forensic Anthropology Research Laboratory (FARL), this position may involve exposure to human remains and/or other biohazardous material.

Minimum Qualifications

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Discipline / Degree Area:

Required Specialized Training/Certifications:

Required Minimum Work Experience:
  • One year of relevant professional experience.
  • One year of experience working with sensitive information and maintaining confidentiality.
  • Coordination or management experience.
  • Computer information systems experience.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and strong work ethic.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to use independent judgment.
  • Ability to maintain high ethical standards in decision making.
  • Demonstrated leadership and problem-solving abilities with team involvement.
  • Ability to interpret and maintain current knowledge of existing and emerging laws, statutes, policies, procedures and standards as they apply to body donation, human subjects research, animal subjects research, continuing education, and/or new and existing educational programs.
  • Ability to accurately and efficiently perform required computerized tasks to include word processing, database maintenance, spreadsheets, e-mail, internet or web-based applications.
  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects with or without reasonable accommodation.
Additional Desirable Qualifications
  • Skills in accounting, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.
  • Knowledge of willed body program and/or funeral director responsibilities.
  • Experience with database creation and management.
  • Ability to comfortably speak with people about end-of-life planning and/or health-related topics.
  • Comfortable interacting with members of the law enforcement community and other professionals working within investigative and/or forensic science fields.
  • Comfortable working near human remains.
Other

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit application, cover letter and resume

Contact Information:
Julane Cappo, Associate Director of Human Resources-Compensation and Staff

Equal Employment Opportunity: NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.
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