Requisition no: 527453
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Campus|Medical Center
Categories: Administrative Support
Reporting to the Vice Dean for Education and the Chief of Staff, the Project Coordinator will support the School’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) work by providing administrative and project management support through the Office of Diversity, Culture and Inclusion. This one-year position will be an integral part of enabling and elevating schoolwide DEI programming, community engagement and educational activities.
Provide project management support for the Face Forward speakers series, working with Vice Dean Joseph and members of the Office of Education team including participating in series planning meetings and track next steps, conducting outreach to potential speaker invitees, leading on event logistics for these meetings ad working with communications in preparing event materials.
Provide project management support for Self, Social and Global Awareness (SSGA), including distributing information and materials to moderators and participants, tracking training usage and SSGA completion and supporting an SSGA CourseWorks page.
Support the work of RISE student mentoring program, including reviewing applications for mentors and mentee selection, managing matching mentors/mentees, strengthening connections between mentors and OSA/ODCI and stablishing channels for outreach, communicating responsibilities to mentees and mentors and leading on event coordination.
Organize logistics and support programming of special DEI student events, including Multicultural Student/Student of Color Ceremony, small events for BIPOC students (eg brown bag lunches with faculty and leaders, small speakers panels) and collaborate with the Office of Student Affairs and Dean of Students on programming to establish frequent touch points with students leaders of affinity orgs.
Support Dean’s office-led DEI programming, including but not limited to overseeing scheduling use of proposed affinity space and serving as a FORWARD action corp project manager.
Assist with DEI communications by maintaining the ODCI website, responding and directing inquiries for ODCI and assising in drafting DEI updates to the community.
Other duties as assigned, including the special research needs of the Dean and Dean’s office.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in education, training, and experience plus two years of related experience including knowledge of academic environments.
Interest in supporting DEI work required.
Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
Must be highly organized and able to juggle multiple projects.
Administrative and tech skills strongly preferred
Knowledge of or experience in a graduate academic environment a plus
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Subject to business needs, we may support flexible and hybrid work arrangements. Options will be discussed during the interview process.