Job Opening: Program Coordinator, East Asian Studies Center, The Ohio State University

Program Coordinator, East Asian Studies Center

The Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

The program coordinator supports the East Asian Studies Center (EASC), Institute for Chinese Studies (ICS), Institute for Japanese Studies (IJS), and Institute for Korean Studies (IKS) by assisting in the development, management, and evaluation of academic enrichment programs (such as lecture series, conferences, workshops, etc.) for faculty and students at OSU; developing publicity materials and updating electronic sites; assisting in academic enrichment grant and report preparation, evaluation, and compliance; and acting as Center liaison with faculty, staff, students, relevant constituencies at OSU, with colleagues and scholars in higher education in the US, and with grant funding agencies. Administrative duties include assisting with the development of budgets, monitoring of expenses, initiating payments, reimbursements, purchases, and travel requests.

Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field or equivalent combination of education and experience; experience in program planning and administration; knowledge of or interest in East Asia; excellent English writing skills essential; ability to work independently as well as in cooperation with others; position requires ability to work a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours; requires ability to transport self and materials to and from events.

Applications are currently being accepted. Apply online at

Application deadline: July 29, 2018.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

About Paula

Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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