Program Coordinator I

This position involves assisting the Executive Director with all aspects of managing the on-going development and expansion of Confucius Institute's UK campus initiatives programming, to include all phases of program development, implementation, evaluation and assessment, and long-term planning. The position involves working with faculty members and UK students on China related programs on UK campus and in China.

Job Title
Program Coordinator I

Requisition Number

Working Title
Confucius Institute Program Coordinator

Department Name
8Z300:UK International Center

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

lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects up to 50 lbs., sitting for long periods of time


Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm (40 hours/week


Successful candidates should have strong communication skills (both written and speaking), creativity and good organizational skill. Familiarity with campus organizational structure, attention to detail and good customer service experience will be desirable. Successful candidates should also demonstrate experience in international education or a higher education setting.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Deadline to Apply

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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. * Please describe your experience working with the Confucius Institute or any international program.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • 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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