The Social Impact Program Coordinator coordinates Kellogg’s Board Fellows Program as well as select KPPI Social Impact programs, including Beacon Capital Partners Executive in Residence, Project Impact year-round funding, Project Impact summer internship stipends, Social Impact Days for prospective students, Social Impact alumni events, and Social Impact awards
Kellogg Board Fellows Program:
Manage day-to-day operations of the Kellogg Board Fellows Program, a 17-month experiential learning program that connects 100 top Kellogg students to Chicago-area nonprofits for a distinct opportunity in board service each year. Provide calendar coordination and budget tracking.
Manage every aspect of several large events for the program, including: information sessions for students leading up to recruitment, kick-off/matching panel for selected students, orientation session for nonprofit partners, and year-end breakfast.
Provide technical and administrative support as needed to speakers, students, and student leadership team.
Ensure that the program mission, values, guidelines, policies and procedures are implemented and maintained throughout all programming; responsible for improvement and standardization of program operations.
Social Impact Programming:
Student Funding and Finances: Administer all financial applications, disbursements and reimbursements for funding and awards including: Project Impact, Youn, Kellogg Social Entrepreneurship Award, and loan assistance awards.
Events: Provide operations and logistics support for the Impact & Sustainable Finance Faculty Consortium, Social Impact Days, Reunion events, and more.
Other: Oversee and maintain Social Impact event calendar, websites, email addresses, and correspondence.
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Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities):
High attention to detail while managing multiple tasks
Excellent computer skills, specifically with Microsoft Office, Google Docs, and ability to master Qualtrics, Salesforce, and other systems
Exceptional communication skills with attention to detail and flexibility
Ability to work with multiple stakeholders, including faculty, students, and executive leadership
Ability to professionally interact with faculty, organizations, and executives internally + externally
Strong initiative, ability to work with minimal supervision, strong cross-functional team player
Preferred Qualifications (Skills, knowledge, and abilities):
Bachelor’s or higher degree in a related discipline (education, public policy for example)
Experience working in an academic environment
Experience in event/conference management
Knowledge of or experience in the social impact sector
Strong problem-solving ability
Ability to take ownership of a process and develop new initiatives and processes.
Occasional evening/weekend hours will be required. Per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check prior to employment. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Additional Salary Information: This is an hourly position and is subject to a compensation range set by the University.
Internal Number: 35705
About Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
About Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University develops brave leaders who inspire growth in people, organizations and markets. Based just outside of Chicago, the school is a global leader in management education, renowned for its distinctive thought leadership and pioneering approach to learning. Kellogg offers an innovative portfolio of programs: four Full-Time MBA programs including the accelerated One-Year MBA and Two-Year MBA options, and joint degree programs with the engineering and law schools; a Part-Time MBA Program; the premier Executive MBA global network; and extensive non-degree Executive Education programs.
About Social Impact at Kellogg:
At Kellogg, Social Impact sits at the core of what our faculty, students and alumni value and practice. Kellogg has been at the forefront of social impact instruction and leadership since the 1970s and today we lead in teaching in the areas of impact investing, social entrepreneurship, nonprofit leadership, social enterprise, impact innovation, public-private interface and more. Today at Kellogg, over 75% of students are members of one or more of our over... 12 impact-related student clubs and activities. Clearly, Kellogg attracts those top students and future leaders who hold human and sustainability impact dear.
Kellogg students engage in experiential courses and projects internationally and domestically from consulting to product development, market analysis, piloting, strategic design, and more. Over 30 Kellogg courses are specifically tailored to allow students to learn and experience impact topics and competencies from governance to innovation, investment, health & human rights and more. The impact of Kellogg alumni is felt worldwide and we continue to lead in the area of preparing tomorrow’s business leaders to bring their values and talents to bear on our world’s greatest challenges. Learn more at: https://www.kellogg.northwestern.edu/social-impact