Program Coordinator - School of Medicine Psychiatry/Autism

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: Psych: Autism Center
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Position involves clinical patient contact.
Job Category
Business Operations
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Clinic Autism Center

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The Emory Autism Center (EAC) invites applications for a full-time staff position (Program Coordinator) in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the Emory University School of Medicine.


The candidate hired for this position, in collaboration with the Program Directors, will be responsible for providing educational consultation, technical assistance and training to school system personnel and families supporting the educational and life skills of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The Educational Consultant will focus on school-age (K-12) students with ASD. Additional roles may include providing social-emotional vocational and transition assessments for adolescents with ASD; providing training for community professionals, stakeholders and families; and making referrals to community providers.


This position also requires significant auto travel within the state of Georgia.



  • Primary duties are organizing, coordinating, and planning operational facets of a program and its related activities which include, but are not limited to the following: establishing long-term operational objectives, researching factors that may impact the success of the program, and working with individuals or groups to research and document program requirements in order to provide appropriate input into the development of strategic plans.
  • Develops work plans to accomplish program goals and objectives and monitors progress toward their achievement.
  • Conducts research and gathers information to develop various publications.
  • Develops promotional materials which may include content for reports, briefings, newsletters, grants or other written information related to the program.
  • Assists in developing and coordinating program-related conferences, conventions, or meetings.
  • Monitors expenditures and may participate in the budget planning process and prepare financial reports.
  • May assist in identifying funding resources and developing fund-raising strategies and initiatives.
  • Prepares operational and statistical reports.
  • Conducts training, represents the program at meetings and conferences, and networks with affiliated groups.
  • May supervise assigned project staff, interns and/or volunteers.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required. 


  • Bachelor's degree in a field related to the program.
  • Two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


  • A master’s degree in psychology, education/special education, counseling, behavior analysis, or other related applied fields. Special education backgrounds and teaching experience (K-12) preferred.
  • Strong experience in intervention with individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is required.
  • Excellent writing ability, outstanding oral communication and relationship building skills, impeccable organizational skills.
  • Strong interdisciplinary teamwork skills.

A cover letter is required for this postion, please upload at time of application.


NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs.  Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department. This role requires residency in the state of GA. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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