Program Coordinator-FROST/FARL

Northern Michigan University is seeking applications for a Program Coordinator-FROST/FARL. The position is responsible for coordinating workshops and educational programs for law enforcement and other professionals, students, and the community. Coordinate the day-to-day Forensic Research Outdoor Station (FROST) Body Donation Program. Assist the FROST director with laboratory and office administration. Due to the nature of work at FROST and the Forensic Anthropology Research Laboratory (FARL), this position involves direct contact with human remains and/or other biohazardous material.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree. One year of relevant professional experience. One year of experience working with sensitive information and maintaining confidentiality. Coordination or management experience. Computer information systems experience.

Knowledge/skills/abilities required: Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated attention to detail and strong work ethic. Excellent time management and organization skills. Ability to use independent judgment. Ability to maintain high ethical standards in decision making. Demonstrated leadership and problem-solving abilities with team involvement. Ability to interpret and maintain current knowledge of existing and emerging laws, statutes, policies, procedures and standards as they apply to body donation, human subjects research, animal subjects research, continuing education, and/or new and existing educational programs.

Ability to accurately and efficiently perform required computerized tasks to include any combination of word processing, database maintenance, spreadsheets, e-mail, internet or web based applications. Ability to lift and move heavy objects with or without reasonable accommodation.

The position is traditionally Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm with possible evening and weekend work required. The targeted salary range is $37,280-$40,000.

Northern Michigan University, with 7,900 students and 177 degree programs, is located along the shore of Lake Superior in the vibrant, historic city of Marquette, consistently named a top spot in the nation to raise a family, vacation, and enjoy an excellent quality of life. See more at For a summary of the benefits offered by Northern Michigan University, visit and select administrative professional.

Submit NMU staff application, cover letter, resume and portfolio utilizing the on-line application process by accessing All required application materials must be submitted electronically by May 14, 2019.

NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.