Administrative Project Coordinator I #S051119P – University of Texas at Dallas

  • Recruit high school students to join the Jindal Young Scholars Program
  • Plan, organize, and coordinate events (i.e. “Guest Speaker Series” and college nights) at JYSP partner high school campuses
  • Plan, organize, and coordinate JYSP junior campus visits to UTD in the spring and senior campus visits to UTD in the fall
  • Coordinate the JYSP mentor program
  • Coordinate with DISD JYSP liaison regarding SAT/ACT/TSIA2 Preparation courses for high school students
  • Plan, organize, and coordinate JYSP events on the UTD campus (i.e. “Signing Day,” “Friends and Family Welcome Event,” and “Scholarship Breakfast”)
  • Maintain consistent communication with JYSP Scholarship Recipients (individual and group meetings) to provide support and address needs
  • Coordinate with the Office of External Affairs regarding the marketing of the Jindal Young Scholars Program including maintaining a social media presence
  • Coordinate with the Office of Development regarding fundraising opportunities for the Jindal Young Scholars Program
  • Stay connected to other university departments such as Undergraduate Success Scholars Program, Financial Aid, Housing, Living Learning Communities, Underrepresented Minority Recruitment, and Program Directors
  • Creation and production of helpful resources for JYSP high school students and their parents (i.e. newsletters, videos, deadlines, scholarship opportunities)
  • Selection of JYSP Scholarship Recipients
  • Maintain and update JYSP’s website
  • Maintain and update JYSP’s budget


Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and three years of administrative experience, experience related to the project area or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

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