• Program Coordinator, Tam Institue for Jewish Studies

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Emory College
    ECAS: Inst Jewish Studies
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
    Job Category
    Business Operations
  • Description


    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.

    This is not an administrative support position.



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

    Additional Details


    • High level oral and written communication skills appropriate for managing the communications activities of the Tam Institute for Jewish Studies (TIJS), an interdisciplinary academic and programing unit of the Emory College of Arts and Sciences
    • Experience with planning, publicity, and execution of public programming, especially in an academic setting, a plus
    • Skills in graphic design, website maintenance and social media, a plus
    • Experience with development/community relations work



    • Acts as key staff member responsible for TIJS’s publicity and public events planning;
    • Coordinates logistics for public programs, travel arrangements for visiting scholars and speakers;
    • May compose, edit, and send correspondence with minimal guidance;
    • May compose and edit articles or press releases for the website and/or media with minimal guidance
    • Maintain accuracy of TIJS mailing lists, website, social media and print materials.


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