Job Description - Coordinator, Bioscience Credentials Consortium
Description View created on 09/02/2014
Coordinator, Bioscience Credentials Consortium
Department Chair, Biotechnology
To coordinate the projects and events of the Consortium for Bioscience Credentials grant, funded through September 30, 2016.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Coordinates, researches, compiles data, and reports on student progress in developmental and accelerated bioscience bridge programs.
Coordinates and tracks student academic success, internships, as well as employment upon completion of bioscience certificate and/or degree programs.
Assists with planning and implementation, and tracks and coordinates grant related student activities.
Serves as communication liaison with grant partners, ACC departments, industry partners, and other Texas institutions.
Works with Capital Idea and Texas Workforce Commission to develop and implement recruiting strategies and programs for student in bioscience disciplines, including outreach for veterans, and underserved and/or undereducated workers.
Serves as industry liaison, coordinates student intern placement with bioscience industry partners, and tracks final employment for four years.
Maintains records and documentation for reporting to the Department of Labor and to the Consortium.
May assist with the development, coordination, and inclusion of biotechnology content and skills in program curriculum.
Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Biotechnology industry business practices, and related potential employment opportunities
Data tracking, organizing, and reporting
Office management processes and practices
Correct English usage, grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary
Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Maintaining an established work schedule, including occasional evenings and/or weekends
Effective interpersonal and communication skills, including use of tact, diplomacy, and confidentiality
Effective organizational and planning skills, including attention to detail and follow-through
Working with others in a collaborative manner
Understanding biotechnology industries
More than five years related work experience, including teaching biotechnology, or working in the biotechnology industry in protein purification, molecular biology, bioengineering, instrumentation, cell culturing, bio-manufacturing, product development, and/or industry regulation.
Bachelor's degree in Life Science, biotechnology, or related field.
Master's degree in Life Science, biotechnology, or related field.
Reliable transportation for local area travel.