Special Projects Coordinator - Bates College in Lewiston Maine

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Bates College

Lewiston, Maine 04240

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Summary and Scope of Position:

The Special Projects Coordinator serves as a core member of the President’s Office and contributes to a variety of institutional projects and administrative tasks. This position helps advance the priorities of the president and the mission of the college, and will have opportunities to interact with faculty, staff, students, trustees, alumni and donors in a fast-paced, service-oriented office environment.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Manage the correspondence for the President’s Office, including researching and drafting correspondence and ensuring that constituencies receive timely and helpful responses

  • Execute a variety of ad hoc projects (e.g., research for speeches, task force support, meeting minutes)

  • Assist with various areas of office operations

  • Work with president on a range of interactions with students

  • Assist the Secretary to the Board of Trustees and Executive Assistant with planning and execution of all Board of Trustees meetings

  • Assist with other projects as assigned by the President, Chief of Staff, or Executive Assistant

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Demonstrated excellence in writing and strong verbal communication skills

  • Experience in a professional work setting

  • Organizational skills, attention to detail, and proactive problem-solving attitude

  • Commitment to providing high-level, responsive service to both internal and external constituencies

  • Impeccable discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Ability to thrive in both team-oriented and autonomous work environments

  • Flexibility and a sense of humor

Additional Requirements:

  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment that, on occasion, requires after-hours or weekend work, including participation in trustee or special events sponsored by the Office of the President

  • Candidates should include a writing sample that they believe best reflects their writing skills

Please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.  

This position requires successful completion of a pre-employment background screening.

Keyword Phrases

  • Projects
  • Coordinator
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Writing Samples