Program Coordinator

The Organization
Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We're proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.

The Team

Some of the brightest minds in academics and business are choosing HCC as their teaching home. When you join our talented faculty team, you'll play a special role as teacher, mentor and academic advisor. We'll support you in your professional development as you contribute your knowledge and expertise to HCC, our students and the community.

The Opportunity
You: Innovator. Pacesetter. Agent of change. If you're a tech savvy, process improvement-focused Student Champion with a talent for developing partnerships with communities and individuals, we're looking for you.
Highlights: We are currently seeking an exceptional individual who will advance the institution's proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.
Next steps: If you always have the student experience in the forefront of your planning and execution, if you're a collaborator, an innovator and a person who gets things done, apply today!

Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:

  • Third-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City's 55.
  • Approximately 145 languages are spoken here.
  • Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
  • Houston is a major-league sports town, and don't forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
  • The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
  • World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate healthcare system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation's top institutions.
  • With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston's cultural scene.
  • Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.

    If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.

    It is the policy of the Houston Community College System to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran's status. Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact the Employment Services Office at (713) 718-8565.
    HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.

    Plan and organize the activities of an assigned program area. Ensue that goals and objectives specified for the program are accomplished in accordance with established priorities, time ad fund limitations/specifications.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    Ensure participants meet program eligibility criteria.

    Develop and schedule program work plan.

    Work with marketing staff to design materials and literature for distribution to potential participants; make presentations as needed.

    Evaluate program effectiveness to develop improved methods, devise evaluation methodology, analyze results and make recommendations for improvement.

    Review need for equipment, supplies and recommend purchase

    Recruit, interview and recommend staff and provide orientation or assigned area.

    Monitor and assist in the evaluation of staff performance.

    Register participants to the program.

    Complete and submit participant reports as required.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.


    Associate's degree required. Four (4) years' experience may be substituted in lieu of the Associate's degree. Bachelor's degree preferred. Eight (8) years' experience may be substituted in lieu of the Bachelor's degree.


    Minimum of two (2) years' experience in office operations, including supervisory experience.


    Familiarity with and sensitivity to culturally diverse populations

    Knowledge or familiarity with the following computer applications:
    • Microsoft Office Suite (including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
    • Internet Explorer
    • Blackboard or another major online course management system (CMS)
    • PeopleSoft or another major enterprise resource planning (ERP) application
    • Email

    Excellent organization skills

    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

    Ability to form effective partnerships and alliances to achieve common goals

    Ability to work with a diverse student population, multiple communities and public agencies

    Ability to manage complex processes

    Familiarity with on-line technologies

    Demonstrated ability to be flexible and creative in managing projects and identifying solutions to complex problems

    This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

    This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.


    Associate's degree required. Four (4) years' experience may be substituted in lieu of the Associate's degree. Bachelor's degree preferred. Eight (8) years' experience may be substituted in lieu of the Bachelor's degree.


    Minimum of two (2) years' experience in office operations, including supervisory experience.

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