The Outreach Coordinator position supports the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) which is a federally designated National Resource Center supported by university and federal funds to foster knowledge and engagement in Latin American studies.
Under the guidance of the Assistant Director, the outreach coordinator position contributes to the international dimension of The Ohio State University by assisting in the designing of activities that increase knowledge and understanding of Latin America on campus and in the community. Activities include but are not limited to conferences, workshops, cultural events and lectures; the primary responsibility is to provide assistance with planning and implementation of such activities.
The outreach coordinator serves as a liaison, and facilitates linkages with community colleges, local K-12 educators and institutions, and other communities and groups in Central Ohio; advertises, coordinates and facilitates K-12 teacher training workshops organized by CLAS in partnership with the Area Studies Centers and other departments at Ohio State. The outreach coordinator works closely with the fiscal and program associate to provide timely information to ensure all payments related to these activities are processed as necessary.
The position collaborates with the Department of Spanish and Portuguese to assist in promoting available course offerings and recruiting students in the Less Commonly Taught Language studies. Other duties of the position include advertising the Center's grant and scholarship competition; regularly updating the CLAS website and maintaining social media presence and email list-serve, and sending out email communications.
Additional Information for Applicants::
In order to be considered for this position, all applicants must attach a resume and cover letter to their submitted application.
Bachelor's degree in related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; excellent interpersonal, communication, and organization skills necessary. Ability to work independently as well as in collaboration with others, ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously. Ability to effectively communicate and present to diverse populations. Familiarity with Latin American studies and professional or working knowledge of Spanish and/or other Latin American languages; ability to work in the evenings or on weekends.
Experience in higher education and working with federal funds; experience with event planning.
Target Salary: $16.00 - $17.00 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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