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Program Coordinator, Outdoor Industry MBA


Posted by Western Colorado University on 09/10/2020

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Outdoor

Job Categories: Admin/Clerical

Company Type: School/Military

State: CO

City: Gunnison

Country: United States

Required Experience: 0 - 1 year

Job Type: Part Time

Salary: $15-20/hour

Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel:

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within:

Job Description & Requirements

Western Colorado University invites applications for the part time position of Program Coordinator in the Outdoor Industry MBA (OI-MBA) program. This is a 32 hour/week position that reports to the OI-MBA Program Director.
The Outdoor Industry MBA (OI-MBA) Program Coordinator will provide comprehensive administrative support to the OI-MBA Program and will manage OI-MBA student enrollment throughout the student lifecycle from admission through graduation. This position will compile data on admissions and enrollment trends and assist in the implementation of marketing and recruiting strategies. This position will counsel prosopective students on admissions requirements, advise enrolled students on program requirements, and coordinate student registration.  This position will make all program purchases, track expenditures and report on balances.  Using the Banner student information system, this position will schedule MBA courses, input faculty assignments and draft contract recommendations. This position will implement all communication and logistics for the OI-MBA immersions and other official functions.  The position will handle all clerical responsibilities for the OI-MBA program, incluing filing, phone/email communications, mailings, posting syllabi, etc.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. Proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.  Ability to interact in an effective and appropriate manner with diverse populations, the University community, and the public.  Must be willing to work some weekends and evenings and travel as needed. 

Preferred Qualifications:  Exemplary oral and written communication skills. Working knowledge of Banner and Hobsons Radius, or similar platforms. Prior experience in higher education administration desirable.
 Additional Application Information:
Compensation:  $19.23/hour, FLSA non-exempt.  Position is eligible for an excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance plans with low co-pays and low out of pocket maximums, generous paid time off, a shared contribution retirement plan and tuition benefits.

Application Procedure:  Apply online at attachments for online application include letter of application addressed to Scott Borden, Director of the Outdoor Industry MBA, resume, transcripts and contact information for 3 references.

Contact the search committee chair with position specific questions: .

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a successful candidate is hired.

Western is a residential, public university with an enrollment of 3000 students who come from across Colorado and all fifty states. Faculty members share a strong commitment to personalized education with the liberal arts as its core. They are student-oriented, collegial, energetic, and engaged in the campus and community. The curriculum provides flexibility where experiential learning and interdisciplinary approaches are valued. Western supports diversity, equity, and inclusivity of all types including ability (physical, mental), social class, racial/ethnic, linguistic, religion, sexual orientation, age, experience, gender, and cultural. Please see our diversity statement, and our DEII Committee charge. The University is located in Gunnison, Colorado, a rural community 200 miles southwest of Denver. At an elevation of 7,700 feet in the southern Rocky Mountains, the Gunnison Valley provides exceptional year-round outdoor recreational opportunities. Professionals have chosen Western because of the quality of life combined with rewarding careers. Visit to learn more about the university.

Western Colorado University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusive campus.

About Western Colorado University

Western Colorado University promotes intellectual maturity and personal growth in its students and prepares them to assume constructive roles in local, national and global communities. Western's distinctive character emerges from its unity among academic and professional disciplines, high standards of scholarship, and a unique environment in the mountains of western Colorado.