Teaching with Primary Sources Program Coordinator - Part Time

JOB TITLE: Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) – University of the Arts Program Coordinator

DEPARTMENT:  Graduate & Professional Studies

REPORTS TO:  Dean, Graduate and Professional Studies


The Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) – University of the Arts Program Coordinator position is funded by a grant from the Library of Congress. This position is the primary administrator for the TPS-UArts program and oversees the coordination and implementation of summer coursework which includes faculty, staff and student support.  The TPS-UArts Program Coordinator is the project manager for an annual Teachers Resource Guide as well as maintains the schedule for the Arts & Primary Sources Group on the TPS Teachers Network.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supports TPS-UArts to develop content for two graduate courses per year and plans, schedules and coordinates all aspects of those courses related to faculty and students.
  • Project Manager for annual Teacher Resource Guide
  • Completes annual TPS-UArts program report
  • Responds to program inquiries or concerns in-person, by phone, or email; forwarding on to appropriate staff as needed.
  • Maintains the schedule for the Arts & Primary Sources Group on the TPS Teachers Network


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent; they do not purport to describe all functions.  Incumbent may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may change from time to time as necessary.


  • Bachelor’s degree required


  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in an office environment
  • Experience working in higher education preferred


Competencies, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required
  • Attention to detail and minimal errors related to data processing tasks required
  • Knowledge working with Colleague or similar database is preferred


About The University:

University of the Arts’ mission is simple: to advance human creativity. Established in 1876, UArts believes creativity is the most essential skill for success in today’s society and has educated generations of groundbreaking artists, performers, designers and creative leaders for more than 141 years.  After being granted university status in 1987, University of the Arts became the largest institution of its kind in the nation, offering programs in design, fine arts, media arts, crafts, music, dance, theater and writing. It now features 30 undergraduate arts majors, 15 graduate programs and the nation’s first PhD program in Creativity. UArts is also home to innovative centers across disciplines, including the Center for Immersive Media, Lightbox Film Center, Philadelphia Art Alliance and Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery. Learn more about UArts.


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