Program Coordinator I

Lexington, KY
Jun 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

This position supports the Markey Cancer Center and some of its most innovative funded research projects.

This Project Coordinator will serve as the day-to-day contact for the Markey developmental funds program and evaluation components of funding initiatives, enabling the cancer center to better track, evaluate, and report on its pilot awards and funded projects.

Responsibilities include extensive evaluation support and documentation, creation of data summaries and reports, and support for meetings and advisory boards.

Superior attention to detail and excellent Microsoft Office skills are required.

Job Title
Program Coordinator I

Requisition Number

Working Title
Program Coordinator

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time, typing (repetitive motion), handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds, some standing and walking


40 hours per week plus occasional overtime


Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Master's degree plus 5 or more years related experience.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in utilizing Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * Describe your experience preparing detailed summary reports that aggregate a variety of data sources.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Describe your experience managing processes and projects with a variety of steps from start to finish.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Describe a time you were involved in the fulfillment of a high-profile project involving multiple teams/people and what the outcome was.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Describe your experience working in an environment with a variety of priorities and competing deadlines.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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