University of Texas Rio Grande Valley PROGRAM COORDINATOR in Brownsville, Texas
Working TitlePROGRAM COORDINATOR
Number of Vacancies1
DepartmentCollege Access & K-12 Partners
Scope of Job
To assist in the operation of a program or multiple projects associated with the Dual Credit Program and Greater Texas Foundation (GTF) Scholars Program, exercising independent judgment and authority as required. Responsible for all phases of the program, including budget recommendations, program selection, staff supervision, recommendations for future planning, and innovation.
Description of Duties
• Assists in the coordination of the Dual Credit Program and related projects to ensure that implementation and prescribed activities are carried out in accordance with specified objectives.• Coordinates support services for assigned K-12 school districts and campuses including outreach to students, parents, and K-12 personnel.• Supervises and manages the day to day activities and personnel of the assigned program.• Coordinates the student recruitment process for the Dual Credit Program by working with K-12 personnel on the application and enrollment process and providing technical support to assigned campuses as needed.• Develops and supervises the implementation of multiple projects related to Dual Credit with assigned campuses.• Facilitates the enrollment process for students at UTRGV’s two early college high schools (ECHS) including but not limited to document review and processing, the development and processing of semester course rosters, and other items as assigned.• Participates in budget planning and is responsible for controlling expenditures in accordance with budget allocations for the program.• Assists the Director in writing and developing proposals for funding grants.• Coordinates the various activities of the Dual Credit Program andGTFScholars Program.• Coordinates long and short-term programs, including performing feasibility studies and estimating the cost of the program.• Represents department in university and K-12-specific official functions including meetings, outreach events, and informational sessions.• Reviews program records and reports of activities and recommends modifications to methods or procedures as required.• Drafts brochures, letters, agendas, and contracts.• May plan, develop, organize, and coordinate research and survey designs for continuous program improvement.• Attends meetings, conferences, and seminars related to the program’s mission and goals.• Supervises and organizes seminars, conferences, and presentations.• Provides appropriate reports as required for the project or program.• Provides ongoing staff development, on site demonstrations and field-based experiences related to project or program.• Conducts formal training or gives instruction regarding program policies and procedures.• Develops, cultivates, and maintains working relationships with internal/external departments/agencies and other organizations associated with and/or receiving benefit from the program.• May coordinate and oversee tutorial, counseling, teaching, and/or training activities of the program.• Responsible for screening, interviewing, hiring, training, and mentoring of student employees.• Performs other duties as assigned.
General direction from the assigned supervisor.
Supervises assigned staff.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited university
Education, Business, Social Sciences, or other related fields.
• Three (3) years of experience performing closely related duties, including program planning/coordination or related experience in the appropriate field of the program, or• Five (5) years of the required experience with an Associate Degree or 60 hours of College Credit, or• Seven (7) years of the required experience with a High School Diploma or equivalent.
Experience working with K-12 programming and partnership development.
As specified for the particular job.
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Normal office or classroom or outside environment. Some travel and weekend work may be required. Particular program may require ability to drive a car for local or distant travel for consultation, training, meetings, or on site demonstrations. Must be able to bend, stoop, reach and lift for retrieving/maintaining files and for setting up multimedia equipment. Must be able to move between buildings, offices and classrooms.
This position is specific to the Dual Credit Program and involves working with multiple K-12 partners throughout the Rio Grande Valley. As a member of the Dual Credit Program team, the Program Coordinator assists the Director in various aspects of the program’s management and organization including as a liaison for multiple assigned K-12 school campuses. Additionally, the Program Coordinator will also assist the Director with oversite of the Greater Texas Foundation Scholars Program.
Ability to interact in a professional manner with faculty, staff, students and the public. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated interpersonal skills. Independent decision making and problem solving ability. Must demonstrate effective project promotion skills, and, the ability to develop and maintain strong working relations with internal and external agencies and entities.
Minimum SalaryCommensurate with experience
Posted SalaryCommensurate with Experience
Position Available Date10/13/2020
Grant Funded PositionNo
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It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of TitleVIIof the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non discrimination in it’s education programs and activities, including employment.
Special Instructions to Applicants
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Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.
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UTRGVis a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.
AllUTRGVemployees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.
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*Are you a current UTRGV employee?
*Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
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Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
*Please select your highest level of completed education.
6th grade education
10th grade education
High School Diploma or GED
Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
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*Please indicate the number of years of full time work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
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*Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
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