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5G/Broadband Program Coordinator

Posted: 10/15/2023

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Job No: 502452
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Other
Status: Full Time
Temporary: Yes


Job Summary:
Electrical & Computer Engineering: Program Coordinator to manage Ohio’s Southwest (SW) 5G/wireless regional hub for workforce development. The purpose of the SW regional hub is to help expand the efforts of Ohio’s Broadband and 5G Sector partnerships locally in Southwest Ohio. More information about this program can be found The appointment will start Fall of 2023. The salary will be competitive and the position is renewable, contingent on performance and funding.

Duties/Physical Demands:

  • The duties of the program coordinator include: developing outreach modules specifically focused on 5G and Broadband, attend 5G and Broadband outreach and recruiting events in Southwest Ohio to encourage students and adults to pursue a career in 5G and Broadband, represent Miami University and the SW Ohio Node at career fairs, community events, etc., and manage the lab associated with the 5G and Broadband project. The program coordinator will also have responsibility for the administration for the grant, such as: draft update reports to the State of Ohio, partner organizations, the University, and as requested; attend all SW Ohio Node meetings with project stakeholders; record minutes and action items for all meetings; follow-up on action items with stakeholders to ensure the project timelines are met; compile updates from all project stakeholders; develop, update, maintain, and report out the project updates/reports and the project timeline (Gantt chart); interface with all project partners via phone calls, emails, virtual meetings, and in-person meeting; and develop websites to recruit students and promote the program.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Required: Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field by date of appointment.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Consideration may be given to candidates with teaching, research, or industry experience related to telecommunications. People with a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field are also encouraged to apply.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit cover letter and resume. Inquiries may be directed to Chi-Hao Cheng at 

Diversity Statement:
Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

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Labor Law Posters for Applicants:
Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

Date to Begin Screening Applicants:
Screening of applications begins November 6, 2023 and continues until the position is filled.

Benefits Eligible:


A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 19 Oct 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

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