Has 50+ Program/Project Coordinator jobs to fill before April 1, 2008. All are full-time positions that will begin in April and conclude in August. This is a perfect opportunity for someone who generally is on break/holiday during the summer. These are entry-level event planning / management opportunities for energetic and passionate college grads. If you or someone you know, mentor, teach, or endorse, please submit a cover letter and updated resume to:
The Program/Project Coordinator is responsible for planning and implementing assigned portions related to the designated program on the Scholar Experience Team. Program/Project Coordinators may be responsible for supervising the Faculty Advisors and/or Operations Team Members and monitoring the participants’ experiences during the programs.
– Supervise assigned team of Faculty Advisors/Operations Team members.
– Implement programs handling all on-site issues (staffing, scholar issues, and vendor issues).
– Plan and produce Faculty Advisor/ Operations Team training sessions and relevant training materials.
– Evaluate the quality of performance of the Faculty Advisors/ Operations Team.
– Monitor students’ experiences including assisting students with questions, concerns, and handling special arrangements during the program.
– Coordinate residential and meeting facility services.
– Serve as liaison for vendors.
– Participate in curriculum brainstorming sessions and produce written student materials.
– Conduct Faculty Advisor/ Operations Team interviews.
– Conduct staff meetings for the Faculty Advisors/ Operations Team during the program.
– Handle routine student discipline and emergency/crisis situations.
– Implement medical policy.
– Coordinate arrival and departure of participants.
– Represent the organization in a professional manner to various audiences (participants’ parents, vendors, speakers, supporting organizations, etc.).
– Coordinate and communicate program or team schedule of activities via use of calendar and other tools as may be appropriate.
– Demonstrate sound decision-making and problem solving skills for field-based situations (staff management, student issues, weather/event alterations etc.) These decisions will often be done with the supervision of the immediate supervisor or in close consultation with him/her.
– Provide recommendations for hiring temporary staff.
Employment locations: CA, TX, IL, NY, NC, FL, DC, VA, & MA
– At least 1 year of managerial, event planning and experiential education preferred.
– Bachelor of Arts or Science degree required.
– Strong communications skills.
– Strong supervisory and managerial skills.
– Detail oriented with ability to prioritize and work on various projects simultaneously.
– Able to work extended days and hours as dictated by program needs.
– Must be able to reside at the program site during program implementation.
– Knowledge of child/adult developmental and learning theory.
– Must have professional experience facilitating educational leadership programs.
– Prior experience working with specific age group of program participants preferred.