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Department Coordinator, Political Science

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Macalester College
Saint Paul, MN
Publicado hace 21 días

Macalester College’s Department of Political Science seeks a full-time (.80 FTE) Department Coordinator to serve as a co-leader in creating a vibrant and welcoming learning environment and fill a vital and valued role at the heart of one of the college’s largest academic departments. The work of Department Coordinator includes many roles and tasks over the course of the academic year; flexibility, reliability, good humor, and the ability to multitask are essential, as is the ability to work with a wide range of people and personalities. It is vital that this individual fosters and promotes Macalester's culture of diversity and inclusion, encompassing individuals of any heritage, identity, status or orientation.


  • Builds community among students and faculty; thinks creatively to encourage social participation by the department’s students and foster a warm atmosphere.
  • Provides administrative support to faculty in the department; assists the chair of the department with administrative tasks, procedures, and reporting. 
  • Organizes and coordinates logistics for department events and meetings.
  • Acts as an administrative liaison and first point of contact for the department; provides information about the department and course offerings, and welcomes students and others on and off campus.
  • Manages the department budget, restricted funds, physical office and operations; exercises discretion and good judgment, and works transparently within the department’s collaborative culture.
  • Maintains the department’s website and social media presence.
  • Hires, trains, schedules, and supervises student employees; understands how to mentor, motivate, and marshal their work for the benefit of the whole office.
  • Works collaboratively with other units on campus such as ITS, Facilities, etc. to best meet the needs of faculty and students.


  • High School Diploma Required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 1-3 years minimum of professional experience in an administrative role
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with individuals of color, first-generation college students and/or individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and accuracy in financial and data management
  • Excellent communication skills (i.e. writing, social media, digital design)
  • Commitment to the public good and student development
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask
  • Proficient in MS Office and Google Suite

 Compensation & Benefits: 

This is a 0.80 full time role offering Macalester's Benefits Package and an hourly wage of $21.00-$24.00. 

Application Guidelines

For best consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume as one PDF through the Macalester Employment Opportunities webpage by August 5th 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will be posted until filled. All inquiries about this position should be directed to:

 Jaclyn Howard 


 Macalester College - Institutional Overview

Since its founding in 1874, Macalester College has provided students with the inspiration, insight, and experience to become successful and ethical leaders. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, Macalester enrolls nearly 2,100 students who come from virtually every state and 91 countries. Macalester is committed to being a preeminent liberal arts college known for its high standards of scholarship and its special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society.

Macalester is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from everyone who would add richness to our community, including people of color, individuals with disabilities, women and LGBTQIA+ individuals.


Macalester employees enjoy a fantastic benefits package and working environment that is second to none. Please visit Macalester Benefits for more information about what Macalester has to offer its employees. 

Macalester College’s Department of Political Science seeks a full-time (.80 FTE) Department Coordinator to serve as a co-leader in creating a vibrant and welcoming learning environment and fill a vital and valued role at the heart of one of…

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  • Flexibilidad
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    A Tiempo Completo
  • Fecha de inicio
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    24 de agosto de 2022
  • Fecha límite de postulación
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    5 de agosto de 2022
  • Educación
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  • Nivel de Experiencia
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USD $20 - USD $24
/ hora


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DeWitt Wallace Library, 1600 Grand Ave, St Paul, MN 55105, USA

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