The Program Development Coordinator is responsible for elevating the image of the department in the external community as well as on the campus, and will lead and manage a comprehensive array of program services, academic programs, and staff/student development activities.
Establish, elevate and/or maintain the image of the department in the community. Provide, professional development, training and instruction for program staff, students, parents, and other constituents. Coordinate within the department the program activities, events and facilities for each program and event. Develop the departments public relations publications, brochures, and newsletters for distribution to the programs' constituents and community. Assist with the development of the programs, the program services and staff, including professional development training for staff and training and development for participants as needed. Assist with the implementation of program goals and objectives Conduct program evaluations (internal and external) to assess the effectiveness of the programs and department. Assist with research and documentation for the purpose of funding to governmental agencies as well as grant proposals. Keep current with trends in educational services needed for the participant population and services provided by the department.
Other functions as assigned.
Master's degree in public relations, counseling, administration or a related field. Three years of related experience. Five years in a related environment with at least one year in a supervisory capacity. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: college or college degree, list school name, degree type, major, graduated or not, and hours completed if not graduated. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Five years experience in the field of program development, training, classroom instruction and administration is preferred. Prior experience working in a TRIO (UB, UBMS, ETS, or VUB) program is strongly recommended. Knowledge of facilitating workshops/seminars, classroom instruction, testing/assessments, research, evaluation of college preparatory programs, and experience with submission of research and documentation for the purpose of funding to governmental agencies as well as grant proposals is also preferred. Must be able to relate to persons from diverse backgrounds and have excellent oral/written communication skills. Personal experience in overcoming academic and economic obstacles to college graduation preferred.
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Criminal background check conducted.