Program Coordinator, 1915 Scholars Program - Campus Life

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Emory Campus Life
1915 Scholars
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Admissions & Student Life
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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  • The Program Coordinator reports to the Director of the 1915 Scholars Program.
  • The 1915 Scholars Program supports Emory student scholars of the cohort-based mentoring program that provides information, academic resources, social support, and community building opportunities while celebrating the heritage, accomplishments, and ongoing journey of first-generation, low-income (FGLI) students.
  • The 1915 Scholars program reports to the AVP/Dean of Students and collaborates with all campus Life and members of the university community to provide diversity, equity, and inclusion programs and education to the student body.
  • Supports the maintenance and enhancement of educational, social, support, referral, and resource programs and services for first-generation and/or low-income students in partnership with many Campus Life and academic partners.
  • Responsibilities include the following:
    • Provides support for 1915 Scholars programs and events.
    • Coordinates activities and assists with administrative and group advising of FGLI students. - Plans, coordinates, and supervises events.
    • Assists in assessing students' needs and evaluating programs.
    • Supports and organizes programs that provide training and education on how to support FGLI students in coordination with other departments and student organizations. Supports student program planning and development.
    • Supports alumni and donor engagement.
    • Provides input into departmental and program goals and objectives.
    • Compiles, edits, and produces publications, brochures, and newsletters.
    • Identifies and maintains support networks between program participants and campus resources (Office of Financial Aid, Case Management, etc.).
    • Maintains confidentiality of sensitive student information.
    • Facilitates referrals for students as necessary.
    • Maintains required records and documentation.


  • A bachelor's degree and two years of experience developing intentional and engaging programs for students, experience working with first-generation/limited, low-income students, commitment to support evening/weekend hours, confidentiality, or other related experience, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel.

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location.  Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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