Career Opportunities: Outreach Coordinator

Position Title: Outreach Coordinator (id:84013)

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 the Canadian-American Center, 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, business contacts, 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.

To apply, please visit the complete job description link below.

Complete Job Description

About the University:

The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,900 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus, the regional campus in Machias, and throughout the state. UMaine is a land, sea and space grant university, and maintains a leadership role as the University of Maine System’s flagship institution. UMaine is the state’s public research university and a Carnegie R1 top-tier research institution, dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research and service for Maine, the nation and the world. More information about UMaine is at umaine.edu

The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.

UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live. Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here.

Qualifications:Required:

  • Graduate Degree  
  • Knowledge of Canada
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated creativity and initiative
  • Experience in scholarly activities and 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

Preferred: 

  • Graduate Degree in Anthropology, Education, French, History, International Affairs, Political Science, or a related field 
  • 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: April 22, 2024
Screening interviews to begin no earlier than: April 29, 2024
On-site interviews to begin no earlier than: May 6, 2024
Tentative start date: September 3, 2024 

For questions about the search, please contact search committee chair Frédéric Rondeau at frederic.rondeau@maine.edu.

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 non-discrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 5713 Chadbourne Hall, Room 412, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5713, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

Length:Academic Year (Sept-May)

Required Documents: Cover Letter, References, Resume/CV