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(Hybrid) Program Coordinator - Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Design

West Virginia University Research Corporation
paid holidays, 403(b)
United States, West Virginia, Morgantown
886 Chestnut Ridge Road (Show on map)
October 14, 2023

West Virginia University's Davis College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DCANRD) within the WVU Research Corporation is currently accepting applications for a (hybrid) Program Coordinator.

About the Opportunity

The incumbent will provide logistical support for all activities of a multi-university mentoring network. Assist with mentee recruitment, hiring, and onboarding phases, help to organize training activities, monthly and annual meetings, budgets and funding, and assist in fulfilling grant reporting requirements.

At WVU Research Corporation, we strongly believe in work-life balance and keeping time for things we love outside our work. WVU Research Corporation offers a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to suit your needs including:

  • 13 paid holidays ()
  • PTO
  • 403(b) retirement savings with a fully vested 3% employee contribution match, (Employees have the option of contributing an additional 1-3% of their earnings to the plan, which is also matched by the WVURC)
  • A range of
  • Dependent Education Scholarship
  • WVU Perks
  • And More!!

What You'll Do:

  • Facilitate operations of the mentoring network including recruitment, hiring, and onboarding of mentees, coordinate training activities and monthly and annual meetings, assist with establishing budgets and funding allotment, and assist with grant reporting and fulfillment requirements.
  • Facilitate creation and maintenance of a network website and other social media outlets.
  • Assist in communications and respond to routine inquiries from mentees and mentors.
  • Assist in preparation of publications and presentations.


  • Bachelor's degree in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or related STEM field. Master's is preferred.
  • A minimum of 1-2 years of experience that includes project management, accounting/budgeting, public outreach, and coordination of group activities.
  • Project Management Training or certification is a plus.
  • Ability to coordinate logistics of a dynamic and diverse research team.
  • Experience using software applications of a university, funding agencies, and offices of sponsored programs.
  • Experience with budgeting and accounting of sponsored projects.
  • Experience with report writing.
  • Ability to work across offices to complete tasks such as coordination of training opportunities, website design, and university communications.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to a wide range of audiences.
  • Ability to make decisions and work independently.
  • Ability to plan for and meet deadlines and project goals.
  • Demonstrated experience working with students or youth.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a leadership role within a group.


Valid US Driver's License

About Research Corporation

The WVURC was created as a not-for-profit corporation in 1985 to support research (R1) at West Virginia University. We provide evaluation, development, patenting, management, and marketing services for inventions of the faculty, staff and students of the University.

The WVURC receives and administers funds awarded by external agencies for research and other activities and is responsible for helping protect intellectual property through patents, copyrights and licensing agreements for start-up companies based on University research.

Creating an inclusive, engaged, and dynamic environment is core to WVURC's mission. We welcome candidates who can contribute a range of ideas, approaches and experiences.

West Virginia University Research Corporation is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We value diversity among its employees and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.

Job Posting : Oct 13, 2023
Posting Classification : Research Corporation
Exemption Status : Exempt
Benefits Eligible : Yes
Schedule : Full-time