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And… We’re Back

Hi Folks. In short, it’s time to reinvigorate this program. I now have the funds to hire a Project Coordinator, which is what we’ve needed all during the past 7 years, so I posted the following on Craigslist. If you know of anyone suitable here in the Asheville, NC area please let them know about this. Thanks!

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Project Coordinator for the Sphere College Project

The Sphere College Project is a non-traditional educational environment
for adults that began in 2009 in Phoenixville, PA. We are expanding
into Asheville, NC and surrounding areas, and seek a part-time Project
Coordinator to support our expansion and activities. Our goal is to
establish a self-sustaining, growing program of part-time instructors
and students within 6 months.

The position will require up to 20 hours/week, $15/hour to start,
with evaluation after 60 days and increasing to $16/hour for
excellent performance; evaluation and increasing to $17/hour after
another 60 days for continued excellence.

Responsibilities include:
* Working closely with the founder to locate and secure a
suitable space for our office, classes and meetings
* Managing the space, equipment and supplies
* Paying bills and writing checks as directed
* Producing financial reports
* Updating and maintaining files and data related to SCP
* Scheduling meetings, classes and events, and coordinating
details
* Coordinating activities of the SCP community
* Maintaining the SCP community calendar
* Organizing and disseminating information via email, phone
and social networks
* Attending steering committee meetings and recording minutes
* Providing support to instructor/mentors and students
* Tracking student progress through the program
* Assisting with hiring and training others to handle duties
as we expand

Desirable qualities/abilities:
* Detail-oriented
* Comfortable handling various tasks
* Clarity in written and verbal communication
* Comfortable working with computers and technology in general
* Comfortable working in an environment with diverse populations
* Knowledge of Asheville and surrounding areas
* On-going commitment to improving skills and knowledge related
to the position

Please send cover letter and resume to: hiring(at)spherecollege(dot)org.