Program Coordinator, Job Code 743IHE

Wayne, New Jersey
Jul 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Program Coordinator works with the Department Chair to support faculty and student scholarly work and professional development, programmatic needs, and grant activity in collaboration with the department faculty. The selected candidate reports to the Chair of the Department of Special Education and Counseling.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: budget management; grant writing/reporting; organizing complex events and projects in support of advanced expertise for University faculty and students, as well as assisting in promoting and advertising through delivery of program-related events. S/he conducts and hires tutor candidates; matches tutors to students for the Reading Clinic based on needs assessment and prepares correspondence. Additionally, collects data as well as preparing state and federal mandated reports.

Master’s degree in Education or Education-related field from an accredited college or university and four (4) years’ experience working in the area of advanced teacher preparation or counseling. Experience with management of complex grants and budgets preferred. S/he must possess demonstrated knowledge of and experience working in P-12 or a higher education setting; excellent scholarly writing and oral communication skills are required. Experience working with literacy, or special education programs strongly preferred.

William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

Interested candidates must send a letter of application, accompanied by a current resume and the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references via email to Dr. Manina Urgolo Huckvale at, or mail to William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. Electronic submissions are preferred. Applicants must reference the Job Code in the letter of application. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For additional information about the University, please visit

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.