Program Coordinator , Center for Agriculture and Food Systems
Company: Vermont Law School
Location: South Royalton
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Program CoordinatorCenter for Agriculture and Food Systems
Position Summary: The Program Coordinator supports and contributes
to the mission of the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems
(CAFS) through administrative and technical assistance, faculty
support, and general program support. This is a residential
position, requiring a regular presence on campus.
Please submit a cover letter and resume with your online
application to be considered for this position.
Essential Functions and Principal Accountabilities:
- Serve as the first point of contact for CAFS including
welcoming visitors, new students, faculty, and staff, replying to
general department inquiries via email or phone, and distributing
messages as needed.
- Provide general office support.
- Order and maintain supplies for the department, including
maintaining an inventory of publications; coordinate with faculty
and staff to ship materials to conferences when needed.
- Process outgoing mail and pick up mail in mailroom; distribute
to third floor staff and faculty.
- Assist with processing reimbursements, credit card
reconciliations, and payment vouchers; assist with compensation
- Request support for faculty and staff from other departments as
needed, such as IT for technology assistance and Buildings and
Grounds for maintenance needs.
- Coordinate daily activities and calendars for the CAFS team and
provide individual scheduling assistance as needed; assist with
calendar management for the director.
- Arrange travel plans for staff, faculty, and students as
- Maintain office files, both electronic and paper.
- Support CAFS faculty members, including assistance with exam
proctoring, setting up classes on Canvas/TWEN/Teams, and scheduling
office hours, among others.
- Provide administrative support including printing,
photocopying, and scanning, and others as needed.
- Obtain class lists for master's and LLM students, residential
- In collaboration with administrative team, assist in
maintaining a reporting database; assist with data compilation for
monthly grantor meetings and quarterly and annual reports.
- Assist Communications Manager with document and resource
finalization by coordinating schedules and tasks, uploading drafts
to Adobe Cloud, circulating to reviewers, and filing the final
versions and assets; assist with targeted outreach for new
- Plan, coordinate, and promote events; work with Events
Coordinator and other departments, using 25Live, to reserve rooms
and plan events for CAFS.
- Work with Assistant Director and Communications Manager to
facilitate master's alumni group and manage the online Food and Ag
student group via Microsoft Teams.
- Conduct program outreach including tabling at events across the
- Other duties as assigned.
Required Education, Skills, and Experience:
- Bachelor's degree plus two or more years of relevant
- Understanding of and appreciation for inclusion, including the
ability to work with students, faculty, and staff from diverse
backgrounds, identities, and viewpoints; demonstrated experience
working with diverse groups of people.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Outstanding interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to
work effectively in collaborative relationships.
- Ability to gather data, compile information, and maintain
- Ability to organize, prioritize, and schedule work
- Basic knowledge of budgets and cost estimating and
- Ability and willingness to learn new technologies and adapt to
changing technological work environment.
- Solid computer skills, preferably in a PC, Windows-based
operating environment; experience with Microsoft Office (365)
applications, and virtual work environments.
- Demonstrated familiarity and interest in food systems law and
- 85% computer-related work.
- Primary work is done sitting and/or standing at a desk.
- Repetitive motion (keyboard, mouse, etc.).
- Work at events may require the ability to traverse uneven
- Attendance at events and meetings after traditional business
hours may be required.
- Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines and
reorganize under pressure.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a
- Willingness to travel to conferences and events.
- Must be able to work legally within the United States without
- Physical ability to perform all essential functions of the job
with or without basic accommodations.
- Willingness and ability to follow any current or future health
and safety policies or protocols laid out by the school.Note: All
job requirements are subject to possible revision to reflect
changes in the position requirements or to reasonably accommodate
individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude
individuals who pose a threat or risk to the health and safety of
themselves or other employees. This job description in no way
states or implies that these are the only duties to which will be
required in this position. Employees will be required to follow
other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor/manager
(within guidelines and compliance with Federal and State Laws).
Continued employment remains on an at-will basis.
Keywords: Vermont Law School, New England , Program Coordinator , Center for Agriculture and Food Systems, Other , South Royalton, Northeast
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