Senior Program Coordinator, K-12 Outreach and Support Graduation Generation

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

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


Emory University, a leader in innovation, academic excellence, and community engagement, is committed to developing a community that is intellectually, culturally, and socially engaged.  Emory University, Campus Life, and the Center for Civic and Community Engagement (CCE) are driven by an enduring commitment to building community by providing and facilitating meaningful engagement opportunities to the students, faculty, staff, alumni and community partners we work with and serve.


We seek a dedicated, passionate, and motivational leader, who inspires and works well with students, colleagues, alumni and community partners to embrace the mission of Emory University and the CCE by collaborating to better the world through our community engagement programs focused on K-12 success and support. The Sr. Program Coordinator, K-12 Outreach and Support Graduation Generation plays an instrumental role in the daily management and execution of programs and services, including, but not limited to strategic planning, risk management, curriculum development, volunteer and database management, special programming, student, and community partner communication. Works full-time in a hybrid manner (currently virtually and in-person when permitted back) in the CCE office, but will also spend significant time, as needed and cleared, in the community at schools and program sites. 




  • Serve as a member of the CCE professional staff asked to assist in developing strategies and initiatives to accomplish identified outcomes with colleagues, senior leadership, and community partners.
  • Serve to inform Graduation Generation’s strategic visioning and programing which supports the achievement of the CCE’s mission. Works with the team to develop measurable objectives to achieve goals.
  • Develop and maintain systems to effectively deliver programs and services, while considering and leading innovations and improvements in programming.
  • Maintain and develop strong relationships and open communications with all stakeholders;
  • Supporting stakeholders through site visits, email, phone and other communications;
  • Assist with developing and circulating programming and instructional resources.
  • Keeping apprised of best practices in the field (e.g. urban education, student affairs, student-development, after-school programming, assessment, online teaching platforms, and tutoring/mentoring) and technological innovations as related to the position, and makes recommendations on process improvements;
  • Assist in setting annual program benchmarks and establishing an annual program plan;
  • Assist with program budget management;
  • Attend 1:1, staff, Emory Campus Life (ECL), and other University related meetings and events related to the position and approved by the Sr. Director.
  • Collecting, organizing, managing and maintaining program-related information and data; and
  • Maintaining assessment and risk management/mitigation systems to measure and maintain program work and safety in all areas.
  • Assist with developing systems to maintain the program’s online and social media presence.
  • Assist with creating promotional materials and impact/program reports, as needed.
  • Assist in identifying, training, and supervising instructional staff, students, and community partners as necessary.
  • Assist with grant, development, and alumni outreach opportunities, as needed.
  • Represents Emory, Campus Life, CCE, and Graduation Generation in various campus, community, state, and national settings, when needed and approved by supervisor.
  • Performs related responsibilities required.




  • A bachelor's degree in a field related to specified program areas and five years related program management experience, or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.



  • Excellent Communicator – oral and written
  • Strong interpersonal, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills with the ability to work both collaboratively and independently in a diverse and fluid work environment.
  • Meaningful experience working with under-resourced communities.
  • Demonstrates professional and appropriate relationships with students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni, and community partners.
  • Experience as a teacher or direct experience working with teachers, students, curriculum, school districts, and community organizations.
  • Experience in effectively managing and prioritizing multiple assignments and tasks.
  • Exceptional organizational and managerial skills; must be detail-oriented.
  • Self-motivated and ability to create internal work plans and timelines.
  • Advanced computer skills, including Word, Excel, Microsoft Office, and other internet-based programs.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future.  Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.


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