Coordinator, Community Outreach and Programs #128010

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business
College Park, Maryland
Dec 21, 2022
Jan 25, 2023
Full Time

Coordinator, Community Outreach and Programs #128010

Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship

Full-Time, Regular Exempt  

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is seeking a Coordinator for Community Outreach and Programs for the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship. One of 13 schools and colleges located on the University of Maryland, College Park campus, the Smith School is a recognized leader in management research and education for the global economy. The school is consistently ranked among the world’s top business schools by leading business publications such as Business Week, Financial Times, Economist and the Wall Street Journal.   The Dingman Center is an internationally recognized Center for teaching and inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs. For the eighth straight year, the University of Maryland has ranked in the Top 10 of The Princeton Review’s annual survey of the Top Schools for Entrepreneurship.

The Dingman Center is an inclusive environment where we educate, empower and equip students with the business skills needed to be an entrepreneur and the resources necessary to make their business ideas a reality. We proactively seek to work with both traditional and social entrepreneurs, as well as female founders and under-represented minorities.

We are looking for a hardworking, solutions-oriented professional to join our team as the Coordinator for Community Outreach and Programs. This person will support the Dingman Center team in delivering on its mission and its strategic pillars 1) inclusive entrepreneurship 2) knowledge hub 3) growth school through a sustainable portfolio of high-quality programming that educates, equips and inspires the University of Maryland student body and expanding its impact to the Prince George’s County community.

The Community Outreach and Program Coordinator will support the team to expand its impact to Prince George’s County community and schools. This person will report to the Assistant Director of Community Programs and work closely with all members of the Dingman Center staff, faculty partners and other collaborators.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s Degree with 2-4 years of relevant professional experience.

- High energy, efficient worker who excels in a dynamic working environment.

- Strong personal communication skills; ability to build relationships with people at varying levels particularly UMD students, bootcamp trainers and high school students

- Mission-driven and excercises  empathy to understand the needs stakeholders, and to foster community, and effectively conduct outreach
- Enjoys operations and administrative tasks – prides themself in making things more efficient and helping others create successful programs and events

- Experience and skills focused on marketing (including social media, website), communications and community engagement
- Inclusive – knows and values diversity of all kinds
- Collaborative – enjoys being part of a team and helping other team members succeed
- Communicates proactively and in a professional manner, prioritizes customer service
- Interest in innovation and entrepreneurship, knowledge of the entrepreneurial process a plus
- Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
- Ability to work under time constraints and adapt quickly to a changing environment
- Proficient in Google Suite and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
- Tech savvy: experience or interest working with digital platforms such as, Coda, Airtable, Google Suite.
- Willingness to work some early mornings and evenings

Salary: Low $60’s to Mid $70’s based on qualifications and experience.  When applying, please upload a PDF version of your cover letter, resume and list of references. For best consideration, please submit applications no later than November 8, 2022 at; however, the position will remain open until filled. 

 Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the USA. No H1-B Visa sponsorship offered for this position.

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 The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin,  physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. 

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