BLUEprint Program Coordinator
Penn State University
The Paul Robeson Cultural Center (PRCC) at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park campus, seeks a Program Coordinator to assist with the development and oversight of the BLUEprint Peer Mentoring Program. The BLUEprint Peer Mentoring Program, which is sponsored by the PRCC and is certified by the College Reading and Learning Association, focuses on offering academic, cultural and social support to first-year and change-of-campus students, particularly those who identify as students of color, through peer mentoring. Serving an average of 100-125 undergraduate students per academic year, BLUEprint is a structured student support program that operates under a significant amount of administrative and logistical coordination, some of which takes place on evenings, weekends and overnights. The Program Coordinator will have major responsibilities that fall under the following categories: Programming and outreach; Co-curricular program and curriculum development; Student advising and advocacy; Research and assessment; Marketing and promotion; PRCC programs and initiatives. This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 2. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. A successful candidate should be knowledgeable of the first-year and student of color college experience, student advocacy, educational and co-curricular programming, and student support programs, as well as demonstrate a strong commitment to supporting students of color and other minoritized student populations. This is a fixed-term position funded for one year from date of hire, with excellent possibility of re-funding.
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