• Program Coordinator

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Emory College
    ECAS: Political Science
    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

    Preferred Qualifications:


    Staff member primarily responsible for coordinating the Undergraduate Program in the Department of Political Science.  Must be able to initiate and oversee projects pertaining to the program, deal effectively with faculty and undergraduate students, and communicate program information verbally and in written format via department website, online conferences, and listservs.  Responsible for researching and compiling data for academic reports. 


    Candidate must have excellent communication and outreach skills, and be able to manage multiple tasks independently with accuracy and attention to detail.  Must have technical/computer skills in Microsoft Office suite; experience with OPUS, Cascade, Canvas, and web design/management also desired.  Experience working in a college/university setting strongly preferred; candidates with political science academic experience and/or quantitative training an added plus. 



    Additional Job Details: 


    In addition to a resume, applicants must submit a cover letter summarizing past work experience as it pertains to this position.  Applications from Emory College employees are strongly encouraged.  NOTE: This position is slated to be reclassified as Academic Degree Program Coordinator to include academic advising responsibilities after successfully completing one year in the department.     




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