Outreach and Program Coordinator

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Public Service Professional AD  

Job Title:

Outreach and Program Coordinator (RE-POSTED)  

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Accounting, Business Information Systems, and Marketing  

Nature of Work:

The Outreach and Program Coordinator will serve as an assistant to the Director of the Center for Educational Opportunity (CEO) -- a university research center organized to promote research, innovation, and inquiry into issues relevant to K-12 education in order to improve products and services within the educational marketplace, especially for those living in fragile communities).  

Training and Experience:

Bachelor's degree required (Master's degree preferred; industry experience will be considered) and a minimum of five years administrative experience; or a combination of training and experience. Considerable knowledge of university and office/departmental/divisional functions and operations. Knowledge of budget, Microsoft office, organizational skills, management policies and practices, work with social media. Excellent organizational skills. Widely varied background in program management and community outreach. Critical thinking, problem solving, organization, attention to detail, leadership, clear spoken and written communication, active listening, social grace.  

Testing Requirements:


Illustrative Examples of Work:

*Establishes strong relationships with educational and research partners, including students, teachers, superintendents, school boards, research foundation, research organizations and other entities; 
*Provides support in identifying organizations that align with core values of the Center; 
*Communicates with students, former participants, and professionals to keep them abreast of Center outcomes; 
*Collaborates with other departments across the university, within the university system, and across the academy of higher education; 
*Assists in coordinating meetings with Advisory Board Members, local stakeholders and other groups as required under the various research/outreach projects conducted by the Center. 
*Represents the University and Center in activities involving business, educational and private institutions, and government agencies including communications with local, state, and national representatives, as directed. 
*Assists in the preparation of reports to external funding entities as well as peer-reviewed publications, working papers, presentations, or other products that may stem from Center projects. 
*Maintains the Center's library and archives. 
*Partners with for-profit and not-for-profit stakeholders and communicate Center findings, strategies, programs and projects are shared by the Center Director; 
*Attends school board or other educational monthly meetings to engage in discussions about educational opportunities, educational access, educational models and educational innovations; 
*Compiles and organizes educational trend data, educational journals, articles, etc. for inclusion in the Center's library; 
*Manages the organization of events and programs for the Center (both internal and external); 
*Works to help manage research projects that are underway by providing support to researchers via forms, documentation, policies, and procedures; Utilize project management tools to track Center engagement; 
*Works to recruit student and faculty researchers; 
*Assists with managing undergraduate researchers. 
*Performs other job-related duties as required.  

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(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.)

Open Until Filled



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If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant:

Center for Educational Opportunity  

Fringe Benefits:



Up to $50,000 annually  

Physical Demands

Travel is required within the university's service area, and throughout.  

Facts About the Institution:

Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment. EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement: Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education. The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 504 College Drive, Billy C. Black Building, Room 382, Albany, Georgia 31705 Director of Human Resources at 229-430-4623. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-903-3610.  

Disability Statement:

Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229-430-4623. EEO/AA employer.  

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Required Applicant Documents:

Cover Letter
Unofficial Transcript 1  

Application Types Accepted:

Staff Employment Application  




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Job No: 0600877
Posted: 10/31/2018
Application Due: 12/3/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Up to $50,000 annually