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Program Coordinator

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Northwestern University
Physical Address
720 University Pl
Evanston, IL 60208
Job Description

Job Opening Id: 42828

Department: WCAS Chemistry
Salary/Grade: EXS/5

Job Summary:

Providing executive level management of administrative  operations for a world-renowned professor and his large research group including assessing feasibility and ongoing performance and providing day-to-day administrative & operational functions.


Specific Responsibilities:


  • Manages day to day operations.
  • Ensures that the university mission, values, guidelines, policies & procedures are implemented & maintained. 
  • Reviews processes and recommends changes to increase efficiency and/or incorporate state-of-the-art technology as appropriate into administrative, recruitment, marketing, and educational components.
  • Identifies service improvement opportunities that will better enable the achievement of  goals and objectives. 
  • Acts as liaison to IT to ensure technology systems are properly installed & maintained.  

Communication, Outreach & Recruitment

  • Develops coordinated, consistent communications.
  • Creates and maintains state-of-the-art website.
  • Maintains social media presence.
  • Creates, and nurtures professional relationships with sponsors, collaborators, colleagues, and students  to support a network of active participation in the success of program.


  • Develops, plans, and arranges meetings, workshops, site visits, events, etc. designed to exchange information, promote research objectives, and to build internal and external relationships within NU. 

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