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Requisition ID:  14753

Associate Instructional Support Coordinator

Job Summary

The Associate Instructional Support Coordinator will support the instructional team and course staff in managing courses for the First-Year Engineering (FYE) Program. These course are the first experience for new beginning Engineering students at Purdue. In these courses students are introduced to tools and concepts of engineering as well as provided with opportunities to explore the different engineering majors on campus. This is the kickoff to their Engineering career at Purdue.  


In collaboration with senior level staff and management, the Associate Instructional Support Coordinator will coordinate and plan First-Year Engineering (FYE) courses (ENGR 13100, 13200, 13300, 13000, and/or 19500), including both the in-class and out-of-class experiences.  Responsibilities include working with team members to accomplish centralized FYE course activities such as Disability Resource Center documentation and students’ accommodations; creating the FYE course and instructional team schedule; acting as backup schedule deputy and Oral English Proficiency Program (OEPP) Liaison; and assisting with the overall operation of the classroom/lab spaces.



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, engineering technology, educational design, business or related field
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work well with people of various cultural backgrounds and develop working relationships at all levels
  • Ability to effectively communicate with University faculty, staff, students and parents both verbally and through email
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 
  • Strong attention to details and high level of accuracy
  • Teachable attitude, willingness to learn new tools and methods, and ability to critique operations and provide useful feedback 
  • Ability to execute projects under pressure in a fast-paced and changing work environment 
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to handle frequent interruptions
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 10 pounds frequently and up to 20 pounds occasionally



  • Program management knowledge
  • Mentoring experience
  • Experience with PCs and programming languages (knowledge in MATLAB specifically preferred. Other programming languages [e.g. Python] are a plus)
  • Working knowledge of software used for course management (e.g., Brightspace) 
  • Knowledge of an engineering design cycle


Additional Information: 

  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position 
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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