Open Positions

EPL Program Coordinator-Philosophy, Program on Ethics and Public Life

The Opportunity
We are seeking a motivated and organized individual to join our team as the Philosophy Department EPL Program Coordinator. This position plays a pivotal role in supporting our department, the Program on Ethics and Public Life (EPL), and the Law and Society minor.

Key Responsibilities:

Both Departmental and Ethics and Public Life Program (EPL) Support:

  • Coordinate events, including budget management, logistics, and communication.

  • Troubleshoot travel-related issues and process travel and financial transactions.

  • Maintain department website and social media profiles, develop promotional materials, and handle news media activities.

Departmental Support:

  • Philosophy Department front office coverage.

  • Manage key control and room scheduling.

  • Develop databases, track statistics, and maintain department signage and directories.

  • Track and support students enrolled in the Philosophy Minor.

  • Provide backup support for undergraduate and graduate programs as needed.

Ethics and Public Life Program (EPL):

  • Coordinate annual spring conference and public debate series in collaboration with the Law School.

  • Manage the Scholars at Risk visiting fellowship program, including advertising, applicant coordination, and financial matters.

  • Work closely with the Director to facilitate event arrangements and logistics.

  • Track and support students enrolled in the Ethics and Public Life Program.

Law and Society Minor:

  • Collaborate with faculty co-directors to track student registration and progress toward graduation.

  • Ensure compliance with minor requirements and provide support to students through graduation.


This is a full-time (39 hours/week for 9 months/year AND 20 hours/week for the remaining 3 months/year)
Endowed position that is based in Ithaca, NY and fully on-site.
Typical work hours are 8:00am-4:30pm Monday through Friday.

Internal Applicants: Apply Here
External Applicants: Apply Here