October 21, 2008

Position Announcement: Coordinator, McCarthy Center

Saint John's University invites applications for the full time (75%) position of Coordinator for the Eugene J. McCarthy Center for Public Policy and Civic Engagement. The successful candidate will take the lead in planning and organizing all logistical aspects of events and programs to ensure it meets the expectations of sponsors, presenters and those attending. The Coordinator will provide general support to the Director of the Center as well as Center sponsored scholars, students, and guests, review and monitor the Center budget, including preparation of all reimbursements and expenses, and develop a budget tracking mechanism. This position will welcome CSB/SJU students, faculty, alums and interested visitors to the Center and ensure incoming requests are organized, processed, and responded to in an efficient manner. In addition, the Coordinator will provide supervision of the Center student assistants and volunteers.

Post-secondary education with two to three years of related office experience desired. High School Diploma required.
Good organizational and time management skills, good sense of “detailed” work, excellent initiative and follow-through ability necessary.
In addition, the successful candidate will have strong office management skills and interpersonal communication skills.
Computer knowledge and ability with the willingness to remain current with web-design, word processing, and database software.
Some knowledge or interest in public policy and civic engagement is preferred.

Qualified individuals should submit a letter of interest, resume, and a list of three professional references to:

Saint John’s University
Human Resources - Position # HRW200897
P.O. Box 7188
Collegeville, MN 56321

Women and people of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Saint John's University is an EEO/AA employer.