The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Integration and Application Network (IAN) located in Cambridge, Maryland, seeks a Program Coordinator to be part of the Business Office with additional responsibilities serving as the Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Science Applications. The Integration and Application Network is a global leader in scientific synthesis, science communication, and ecosystem health report cards, with ongoing projects in the US, Australia, Asia, Africa, and Europe. Our projects seek to engage stakeholders and scientists to create solutions to difficult environmental problems. We are seeking a detail oriented individual to help us achieve our mission. Applicants should have strong organizational skills, as well as Microsoft Office skills. The position requires excellent communication within the IAN team and external communication to project partners and other units within UMCES.
Duties include: Coordinate with IAN Business Manager on day to day business operations. Provide administrative assistant support to the UMCES Vice President for Science Applications. Coordinate the travel program and the expense reimbursement process for the IAN group, in accordance with the USM expense reimbursement policies. Collect, submit and process all Purchase Card Information into ARES Purchasing Card System. Closely monitor appointments/terminations. Process accounts payable and purchasing transactions in KFS Reporting System. Report on Grant information utilizing both KFS Reporting System and Excel. Manage conference and meeting arrangements including catering, reserving meeting rooms, etc. Manage communications among the IAN group including newsletters and email announcements. Other duties and projects as assigned.
Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree in a Business related field with at least four years of experience. Experience may be substituted for education on a year for year basis.
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science is an equal opportunity employer. The Center’s policies, programs, and activities are in conformance with pertinent Federal and State laws and regulations on nondiscrimination regarding race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, and disability. Inquiries regarding compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Educational Amendments; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; or related legal requirements should be directed to the Director of Human Relations, Center Administration, P.O. Box 775, Cambridge, MD 21613.
Location/Region: Cambridge, MD