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Sharmila Rudrappa, Director BUR 480, Mailcode A2200, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-6427

Half-time Program Coordinator for the Center for Asian American Studies at UT Austin

Posted: April 28, 2011

Half-time Program Coordinator for the Center for Asian American Studies at UT Austin

Purpose of position: Provide support for the Center for Asian American Studies in the areas of development, programmatic outreach, administration and publicity to promote awareness and integration of Asian Americans within UT and among local communities.

Essential functions: Work with the Director, Center staff, UT administrators, faculty and students to develop, plan, implement and evaluate a wide range of programs promoting better understanding of Asian American issues and increasing participation and support for these programs. Develop and implement fund raising programs and activities and provide assistance in grant writing for Center. Advise students about the Asian American studies major and career options. Administer course scheduling and registration for the Center. Participate in campus and community outreach programs by representing the Center at meetings with students, faculty, community members, and administrators. Coordinate associated programming with community groups and manage co-sponsorship activities. Develop, design, and disseminate outreach and publicity materials to students, campus communities, and local and national APA organizations. Update the Center Facebook page and website. Possible supervision of student interns and management of work assignments. Attend appropriate professional workshops and development programs as needed to acquire skills for program coordinator position.

Required qualifications: BA degree and two-years experience staffing a program or project: developing and running community outreach programs; grantwriting and other forms of development work; teaching, advising or counseling students in an academic program setting or in a student personnel program. Ability to take initiative and work independently. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a diplomatic and sustained manner. Experience producing promotional materials. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Date available 05/01/2011

Position duration Funding expected to continue

Position open to all applicants

Monthly salary $1875 negotiable depending on qualifications.

Hours per week 20.00 Variable

Location Austin (main campus)

Hiring department Ctr Asian American Std http://http://www.utexas.edu/cola/centers/aas/

Number of vacancies: 1

General notes Hours to be arranged with director.

Required Application Materials

A Resume is required in order to apply.

A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.

A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Note: The following additional materials are also required for consideration: Supplemental matls. which demonstrate qualifications for position. Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.

Additional Information

To apply, please visit

http://utdirect.utexas.edu/pnjobs/pnjobsvw.WBX?job_nbr=11-04-28-01-8105

For more information, please contact Barbara Jann

Barbara Jann

Center for Asian American Studies

University of Texas at Austin

1 University Station A2200

Austin, TX 78712

e-mail: barbaraj@austin.utexas.edu;

t: (512) 232-6427; f: (512) 232-7136

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