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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!


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
* 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.