Company Name:

Arizona State University


Tempe, Arizona

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Administrative Support

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree


November 8, 2018


Coordinator Senior

Arizona State University

Herberger Inst Design & Arts

Campus: Tempe



Job Description:

Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Office of the Dean is seeking a Coordinator Senior to support the coordination and management of a variety of academic, public and community programs that advance the field of creative placemaking.  This project is a partnership with the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions and the Coordinator Sr. will coordinate the partnership and work across both colleges. This includes the working with National Policy Fellows, special events and field convening’s, coordination of digital learning content including design/development of degree concentrations and certificates relevant to creative placemaking, development of faculty peer learning community, support of residencies and other special projects that advance equitable community development and creative placemaking in the Arizona community and at a larger regional level in the southwest. The Coordinator Senior reports to the Executive Director of the National Accelerator and Chief of Staff, and serves in an advisory and support role with Institute Professor. This position is based at the Tempe campus will require some regional and national travel and may occasionally work at the Phoenix campus.


This position is contingent on the continuation of funding. It is anticipated this position will end on March 31, 2020.


Salary Range:

Depends on experience


Close Date:



Essential Duties:

Coordinate and support the work of National Creative Placemaking Fellows

Work with faculty lead and research assistant to support the design/development of online courses relevant to creative placemaking including (CP 101 and others)

Support the daily management of the Creative Measurement Lab, including the coordination of community partners, documentation, case studies and other financial and logistical coordination

Led support of the Faculty Academy for Creativity Place and Equitable Communities, a peer learning community of faculty leading and integrating creative placemaking practices across the campus

Co-Create, the communications team, an annual communications framework for creative placemaking including the production of written/recorded/ filmed products, blogs and podcasts for public distribution on ASU platforms and the platforms of national partners,

Support production of the APEX Journal on Creativity Place and Equitable Communities,

Coordinate the design and execution of national and local convening’s, conferences and gatherings on topics to advance the field.

Cultivate and maintain partnerships across the university within schools and centers that support new ways of centering artist-led equitable community development practices

With Development Team, assists with identification and cultivation of donor prospects including individuals, foundations and federal support.

Draft proposals for partnerships and grants.

Manage grant and research compliance as necessary with Research staff from the Dean’s office.

May supervise graduate assistants or student workers.

Tracks public impact and program progress; provides reports as necessary to Supervisor, Dean’s Office and President’s Office.


Schedule: Monday- Friday, hours will vary based on the needs of the department.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND five (5) years of related experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.


Desired Qualifications:

Evidence of having a clear track record in program management with artists/designers in public/social/civic practice.

Experience in a start-up or new program development helpful.

Demonstrated knowledge of equitable engagement, community organizing, and community asset theory.

Demonstrated knowledge of relevant national networks, partners and key investors a plus

Demonstrated knowledge of project management principles, change management practices, and techniques needed for large, complex projects.

Experience in program development, grants management, community engaged-practice and work with artists/designers in community/social/civic practice.

Experience in communicating across numerous sectors including—artistic/cultural, nonprofit, education and government.

Evidence of having a commitment to equity and community-centered practice.


Working Environment:

Activities are primarily performed in a regular, climate controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, standing, walking. Visual acuity and manual dexterity associated with daily use of desktop computer; bending, stooping, reaching and lifting up to 20 pounds. Ability to clearly communicate verbally in English, read, write, see and hear to perform essential duties. Review of completed tasks; provides and reviews assigned work activities to team members for quality and achievement of set goals.


Department Statement:

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is the fourth largest academic entity at Arizona State University. The institute encompasses dynamic, knowledgeable individuals who work together to make it a comfortable and exciting environment for thriving students. We welcome newcomers and invite you to explore the employment opportunities within our institute.


With 5,000+ students, nearly 400 faculty members, 130 program options and a tradition of top-ranked programs, we are committed to redefining the 21st-century design and arts school. Our college is built on a combination of disciplines unlike any other program in the nation, comprising schools of art; arts, media and engineering; design; film, dance and theatre; and music; and the ASU Art Museum.


Arizona State University offers a comprehensive benefits package at very competitive rates to enhance the total compensation of its faculty and staff. This package includes low-cost health and life benefits to insure you and your family, a wellness program for preventative health education and screenings, a disability and leaves program for income protection, employee assistance for free and confidential behavioral health services, reduced tuition for you and your dependents, disability resources for Americans with Disabilities (ADA), a retirement program with a variety of retiree benefits to ensure your financial security at the end of your career—and more.


ASU’s comprehensive benefits package is a significant part of your overall total compensation—and ASU pays for most of it when you are a benefits-eligible employee.


ASU Statement:

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.


ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit


AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.


Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.


Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

Arizona State University is committed to providing safety and security resources and information for our students, faculty, staff, and visitors. In accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), ASU publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which includes safety and security policies and procedures, crime and fire prevention information, crime and fire statistics, and numerous resources for current and prospective students and employees. To access the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report online, visit A hard copy of this report may be obtained, free of charge, by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456 or by visiting the ASU Police Department at 325 E. Apache Blvd., Tempe, Arizona, during business hours (M-F, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.).


ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.


Background Check Statement:

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.


Instructions to Apply:

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.


Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.


Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.


ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.


Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.


To apply please go to click "External Applicant" under Jobs at ASU, enter Req Id# 47008BR or go directly to: 

Company Name:

Arizona State University


Tempe, Arizona

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Administrative Support

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree


November 8, 2018

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