Job was posted on:
May 29, 2024

Coordinator, Student Programs, GSBN, US/Remote

full-time | remote


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About the Organization:  

GBSN is a global network of universities that collaborate to strengthen the contributions of business education to sustainable development. GBSN does this by:   

  • Fostering deeper connections among faculty experts across world regions,  
  • Enhancing student access to international and experiential learning opportunities, and  
  • Connecting experts to co-develop resources that support context-rich and locally relevant business and entrepreneurship education. 

Position Summary: 

The Coordinator, Student Programs implements GBSN programs and initiatives that create knowledge, experiences, and relationships to address challenges aligned with the mission of GBSN. This role coordinates a portfolio of programs and initiatives tailored to current university students, while also enhancing opportunities to leverage other GBSN programs for added student value and engagement. The Coordinator ensures participants are appropriately supported, timelines are met and managed, project milestones and goals are achieved, and program operations are integrated into overall organizational operations and communications. This position also may be called on to support the execution of the organization's annual conference, GBSN Beyond, and other organizational initiatives in ways commensurate with the role. 

Position Responsibilities:  

  • Coordinate student challenges, including producing and organizing program materials, recruiting participants and volunteers, coordinating with teams, mentors, judges, sponsors and other volunteers, communicating with participants, and hosting/providing tech support for virtual meetings and presentations. 
  • Provide coordination and implementation support for other designated programs including student fellowship and faculty programs. 
  • Cultivate institutional and student engagement in programs/projects, including development of mechanisms to capture and maintain program and participant records in support of network-building goals and GBSN data management procedures and platforms. 
  • Support communications campaigns that build community, boost awareness/engagement, and ensure consistent and professional brand representation. 
  • Assist GBSN Beyond conference planning team with coordination, project/data management, & communication support, as required.

To be successful in this position you will thrive in an environment with:  

  • A small but flexible, hard-working, and proactive team. We operate with a small team of <10 individuals including full-time staff and contractors. You are flexible, adaptable, and comfortable with blurred boundaries for individual responsibility in pursuit of organizational goals. 
  • Global constituents and collaborators. We rely heavily on contributions and collaborations from a global network of partners and volunteers. You thrive on finding ways to work effectively across cultures, time zones, and organizational contexts.  
  • A culture that blends start-up with scale. We have celebrated our second decade with many sustained members and programs. At the same time, we have made substantive changes to our operating model in recent years and see tremendous potential for creating new programs that support our mission and extend our reach. You equally enjoy ideation as well as concept evaluation and execution.  

Ideal candidates for this position will also have: 

  • Minimum two years of work experience, preferably with responsibility for project management and volunteer/customer engagement in a portfolio of programs. 
  • Hands-on experience with social media management and familiarity with communication principles for brands. 
  • Ability to utilize and adapt to various software tools and platforms to improve efficiency. Experience with survey tools, project management tools, presentation/design applications (PowerPoint, Canva), and CRM software. 
  • Experience running programs on Zoom and/or MS Teams and using features for large groups/webinars. Comfort troubleshooting live tech issues. 
  • Excellent time management, project planning, and organizational skills. 
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and G Suite (Docs, Sheets, etc.) with proficiency creating and formatting complex documents and spreadsheets. 
  • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships. 
  • Ability to work independently and effectively manage multiple projects and priorities. 
  • Undergraduate degree in a business or other relevant field. 


We will review applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Please submit a resume and a cover letter explaining your interest in the position to [email protected] with “Program Coordinator Application – YOUR NAME” in the subject line. 


The salary range for the Program Coordinator is $50,000-$65,000, commensurate with experience. GBSN also offers a competitive benefits package. 

This is a full-time, fully remote position with benefits. Typical office hours are 9 am - 5 pm US Eastern time, with occasional programs and obligations taking place in the mornings, evenings or weekends to accommodate our global operations. We are open to some flexibility in scheduling that aligns with our program and operational needs. The position may require occasional domestic and/or international travel. 

Benefits package includes: 

  • Health benefits 
  • Life insurance and short/long-term disability 
  • Generous package of vacation and sick days, along with paid time off for holidays 
  • 401(k) plan with 5% employer contribution match 

At GBSN you can expect to work with colleagues who are invested in your growth and development, as well as a global network of passionate individuals who are motivated by our mission and the opportunity to impact higher education and our world. Join us to grow professionally, grow your global network, and grow your impact with GBSN.  


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. 

Equal Opportunity Employment Policy  

GBSN maintains a policy of equal opportunity employment and advancement without regard to actual or perceived race, color, sex (gender or sexual harassment), national origin, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability or otherwise as may be prohibited by applicable law. 

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