Oct 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Summary This position is a classified position funded by a grant from the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Family Assistance (OFA) through the University of Georgia (UGA), Owens Institute for Behavioral Research. The UGA Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education (HMRE) Project Coordinator works under the supervision of Dr. Ted Futris, Associate Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Science and Principle Investigator/Project Director for the HMRE project. The project will focus on creating positive and stable homes through the integration of research-based services designed to improve healthy marriage and relationship skills and promote economic stability. With numerous state and local partners, including the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services, Georgia Family Connection, Great Start Georgia, Strengthening Families Georgia, Project Safe, and UGA Extension, the five-year project will reach nearly 1,500 families in a 13-county region in northeast Georgia. The Project Coordinator demonstrates an advanced knowledge of the program and is responsible for managing multiple priorities in a team environment and developing and managing the program and its development. The Project Coordinator also directs outreach activities by facilitating campus- community partnership efforts and communications, coordinating trainings and technical assistance activities, and supervising program staff who regularly engage in outreach activities. The Project Coordinator serves as the direct supervisor to three (3) Program Coordinators, and provides supervision to student interns, master's students, and doctoral students. The Project Coordinator will also The Project Coordinator will also evaluate program performance by monitoring program services, facilitating the documentation and regular review of performance measurement data, and working with the project team to ensure program fidelity. The Project Coordinator will also make presentations about the program to stakeholders, community partners, and consultants and perform other duties deemed necessary by the Project Director. Minimum Qualifications Completion of a master's degree with 3 years of related experience; OR completion of a bachelor's degree and 5 years of related experience.