• Program Coordinator

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    School Of Medicine
    SOM: SOM Admin/Faculty Aff
    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


    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong event planning, coordination and organizational skills
    • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and exceptional attention to detail
    • Ability to work well independently and collaborate effectively as part of a team
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Ability to thrive in very fast-paced environment
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite – Prefer Intermediate to Advanced skills with Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
    • Experience w/Publisher a plus
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with staff and faculty at all levels
    • Web content management experience helpful
    • Sensitive to confidential information


    ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS: The Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development is seeking a Program Coordinator to join the team to support the many professional development initiatives within the Emory School of Medicine. This position will also support professional development initiatives of the Emory at Grady program and will report to Grady two days a week.  Due to the nature of programs, occasional early mornings and late evenings will be required. 


    Under direction of the Associate Program Director for Professional Development, the Program Coordinator’s efforts will include full-cycle planning and implementation of professional development workshops and events of all scales for the School (including but not limited to, New Faculty Orientation, Lunch with the Dean, professional development lecture series, course support, bootcamps, social events, etc.) as well as liaison, calendaring, and minute-taking responsibilities for internal faculty development committees, survey creation and analysis, program reporting and support of other activities as requested.


    This position will interact with a wide range of both internal and external stakeholders, including the Dean and Associate Deans. It is expected that the Program Coordinator will demonstrate a genuine appreciation for and understanding of the complexities of the professional development program.



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