Career Opportunities: Outreach Coordinator

Career Opportunities: Outreach Coordinator

July 21, 2023

To apply for this position, please visit the UMaine Jobs Portal.

Title: Outreach Coordinator (id:81987)

Campus: Orono

Department: Canadian-American Center – OCAAM

Bargaining Unit: UMPSA

Salary Band/Wage Band: 03

Location: Orono ME


Statement of the Job:

This position performs outreach and administrative duties within a small, close-working team in support of a complex academic unit in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. This position involves daily contact with a wide variety of constituents both external and internal to the University campus, including students, faculty, university administrators, teachers, businesses, alumni, and the general public. Typical hiring range for this 9 month work year (September 1 – May 31) position is $38,070 to $42,030 commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Complete Job Description




  • Typically has the education associated with a Master’s Degree.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Canada.
  • Demonstrated creativity and initiative.
  • Experience in scholarly activities related to Canadian Studies (such as thesis, dissertation, publications and/or conference presentations)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace, and video-conferencing software such as Zoom, and willingness to learn new software programs.
  • Ability to work efficiently in self-directed and team environments.
  • Ability to travel, normally requiring a valid driver’s license and passport.
  • Experience/ability to organize events and programs.
  • Experience/ability to produce newsletters, social media content, print and web content.


  • Master’s Degree in Anthropology, Education, French, History, International Affairs, or Political Science.
  • Bilingual (French and English).
  • Previous experience with K-12 curriculum/education.
  • Experience in teaching Canadian Studies or French.
  • Demonstrated research capabilities.

Other Information:

Materials must be submitted via “Apply For Position” below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload:


1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
3.) contact information for three professional references


You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.


Search Timeline is as follows:
Review of applications to begin: August 24, 2023
Screening interviews to begin no earlier than: August 30, 2023
On-site interviews to begin no earlier than: September 6, 2023
Tentative start date: September 18, 2023


For questions about the search, please contact search committee chair Frédéric Rondeau at


The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening.


In complying with the letter and spirit of applicable laws and pursuing its own goals of diversity, the University of Maine System does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, familial status, ancestry, age, disability physical or mental, genetic information, or veterans or military status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 5748 Boudreau Hall, Room 101, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207-581-1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).



Fiscal Year (Less than 12 months)


Required Documents:

Cover Letter, References, Resume/CV