JOB 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.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 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.
The Program Coordinator will join the Laney Graduate School to provide programmatic support for Professional Development and Career Planning initiatives for graduate students in a range of areas including, but not limited to, teaching, writing, grant writing and communications, ethics, and career planning for academic opportunities and those beyond the academy.
Works with the staff and with the leadership team at the Laney Graduate School to ensure the alignment and quality of the offerings to the “One Emory” vision and to advance the new strategic framework.
Supports the Assistant Dean for Professional Development and Career Planning in implementation of new programs, delivery of existing programs overall operations for the office.
Organizes, coordinates and manages projects and responsibilities related to the program.
Ensures that all logistical arrangements for meetings, conferences and travel are managed. Specifically, manages all logistics for room reservations, catering, communications, and acting as event host.
Supports research to identify factors that may impact the success of the program.
Serves as a liaison to and interacts with other administrators, groups and organizations across various programs at Emory University.
Works in collaboration with other LGS units (eg. Student Affairs, Advancement and Alumni Engagement and Diversity, Recruitment and Community Engagement).
May represent the office at various conferences, meetings, or seminars, internal and external to Emory.
Prepares and distributes operational, statistical, and financial reports, as requested. Ensures preparations are accurate and factual, and compliance with federal and state regulations and/or institutional policies.
Monitors expenditures and ensures accurate and timely processing of expense reports, reimbursements and all related expenses.
May serve on various University committees representing the office.
May supervise program staff, interns, and/or volunteers.
Performs related responsibilities, as required.