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Jake Gedrimas

Mar 21, 2022, 10:48:04 AMMar 21
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So to be clear ESC stands for Ethics Society and Computing not electronic stability control or anything like that?

On Fri, Mar 18, 2022 at 3:08 AM <> wrote:
Jeff Sturges <>: Mar 17 10:48PM -0400

FYI pls share
Jeff Sturges
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From: Sophia Brueckner <>
Date: Thu, Mar 10, 2022 at 9:09 AM
Subject: Fwd: Please share: Now hiring an ESC Project Coordinator ($52-62k)
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From: Christian Sandvig <>
Date: Tue, Feb 22, 2022 at 8:07 PM
Subject: Please share: Now hiring an ESC Project Coordinator ($52-62k)
To: ESC Center <>
Dear friends of ESC,
I'm delighted to announce that we are hiring a project coordinator. We
would appreciate your help circulating this position announcement. If you
know anyone who would be interested, please forward! A direct link that can
be shared is here:
Christian Sandvig
Founder and Co-Director, Center for Ethics, Society, and Computing (ESC)
H. Marshall McLuhan Collegiate Professor
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
*PROJECT COORDINATOR, Center for Ethics, Society, and Computing
($52-62K)How to Apply*
Apply Now online:
A cover letter of one page or less is required for consideration for this
position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. Note:
This is a three year end dated position with potential to extend, depending
on continued funding, performance, and availability of work.
The Center for Ethics, Society, and Computing (ESC) is seeking a project
coordinator to administer Center activities. The successful candidate will
ensure that Center efforts related to researcher support,
community-building, and other Center projects are all organized and
conducted according to plan, in a timely manner, and within budget. The
project coordinator will report to the Center co-directors. For more
information about ESC, please visit our website:
- Proactively develop a vibrant community of affiliated faculty, staff,
advisors, visitors, and student researchers with diverse intellectual
- Assist in public outreach efforts including communicating Center
activities via press releases, social media, email campaigns, website
content, brochures, and attending community events.
- Assist in managing project budgets to ensure that Center activities
are performed in accordance with standard practices, grant requirements,
subcontracts and/or service agreements. Coordinate with staff in
finance/grants offices.
- Organize and schedule people or tasks, including developing realistic
action plans that are sensitive to the availability of resources and time
- Collaborate with other university staff on Center programming,
including event planning and logistics.
- Create comprehensive project plans, timelines, and progress reports.
Track project performance related to short and long term goals.
- May supervise student temporary employees.
- Other related duties as assigned.
*Behavioral Competencies*
- Advancing the Mission - Demonstrates ability to operate effectively in
a manner consistent with the University of Michigan mission and culture;
demonstrates understanding of the unique issues related to higher education.
- Building Relationships/ Interpersonal Skills - Values organizational
diversity; treats others with respect; promotes cooperation; effectively
manages relationships
- Creative Problem Solving/Strategic Thinking - Develops and creates
ideas, processes and approaches that shape the future; takes risks and
makes decisions based on facts; uses analysis and critical thinking skills
to solve problems; ensures that decisions are aligned with articulated
strategic directions of management.
- Communication - Demonstrates effective verbal, written, listening, and
presentation communication skills.
- Flexibility/Adaptability to Change - Responds positively to and
champions change to others; demonstrates an ability to incorporate
innovative practices into the workplace to enhance effectiveness and
- Quality Service - Strives to meet the expectations of internal and
external customers; demonstrates skill and knowledge specific to serving
*Required Qualifications*
- A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education,
certification, and experience.
- Experience working with academic faculty or within an academic setting
or similar setting.
- Strong computer skills (including Microsoft Excel and Word) and
experience using Google apps and Zoom.
- Ability to work both collaboratively as part of a team, and
independently in a dynamic environment with multiple and sometimes
conflicting priorities.
- Proven ability to coordinate and communicate effectively; excellent
interpersonal and organizational skills.
*Desired Qualifications*
- 2-4 years experience in project coordination.
- An interest in ethics, society, and computing.
*Work Schedule*
Punctual, regular, and consistent attendance is required. May occasionally
require working during special events that occur after business hours and
on weekends.
*Work Locations*
Requires travel to multiple on campus locations. May occasionally require
travel to a special event location that occurs off campus. This position
will have space at North Quad, 105 S. State Street. Some hybrid/remote
work is available, at the discretion of the position’s supervisor and in
accordance with UMSI’s remote work guidelines.
*Additional Information*
This position may work with and/or support systems that maintain or process
sensitive institutional data as defined by university policy. Successful
candidates must comply with federal, state, and local law, and/or
university policies or agreements that require the university to implement
specific privacy and security safeguards, including but not limited to
ITAR, EAR, HIPAA, FERPA, and FISMA. This position is responsible for
protecting data and information from unauthorized release or from loss,
alteration, or unauthorized deletion; and following applicable regulations
and instructions regarding access to computerized files and release of data
internally or externally to the University of Michigan.
*Background Screening*
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates
upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party
administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are
performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
*U-M EEO/AA Statement*
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
*U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy*
COVID-19 vaccinations, including boosters when eligible, are required for
all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses,
including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working remotely. More
information on this new policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website
or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.
*Sophia Brueckner*
Associate Professor - Stamps School of Art & Design, School of Information,
Digital Studies Institute
Co-Director - Center for Ethics, Society, and Computing (ESC)
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
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