Program Coordinator

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Vacancy TypeEHRA Non-FacultyIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoWorking TitleProgram CoordinatorSalary RangeAnticipated Hiring RangeSalary will be commensurate with FTE, education and experiencePosition Number00107730Work ScheduleMonday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pmFull Time Equivalent (FTE).75 - 1.0Department166101 - Ctr Fam & Community EngagementDepartmentCtr Fam & Community EngagementJob City & StateRaleigh, NCPrimary Function of Organizational Unit

The Center for Family and Community Engagement is a public service and research center at North Carolina State University. The center fosters family-community-academic partnerships that are relevant and responsive to families and communities. The center builds these partnerships by supporting community engagement, offering training and technical assistance, and providing evaluation and research services. The center works with interdisciplinary partners on the local, national, and global levels to improve family and community health and well-being. The website for the center is

The Center has 26 employees and a total annual operating budget of approximately $1.8 million. The revenue is currently from multiple contracts with government agencies. The Center registers more than 2,000 training participants each year for approximately 150 events in the year that take place online and across the 100 counties of the state.

Essential Job Duties

The Program Coordinator will act as a liaison between the Center for Family and Community Engagement and state and community agencies in the implementation of select funded programs. This will include resource development and communications that facilitate connections between center grants, programs, funding agencies, and state and federal policy and program protocol. The Program Coordinator will support content development for program training materials, evaluation and strategic planning for scale up of grant program priorities.

General scope of duties:

  • Facilitate and develop communications between university grant programs and state and federal agencies that align grant work with specific agency policy and protocol.
  • Participate in and contribute to content for meetings, training, presentations, technical assistance and other events relevant to the development of grant program priorities.
  • Lead work groups and meetings, as appropriate, for liaison role.
  • Use data and applicable resources to develop reports, high level communications, curriculum and program resources.
  • Provide and collect evaluative data and assist in its interpretation and dissemination.
  • Maintain content expertise by following research, current practice, state and federal policy guidance and public agency program priorities.
  • Deliver presentations and training as outlined by grant program priorities.
  • Report on project activities and outcomes.
Other Work/Responsibilities
  • Develop, contribute to and maintain collegial working relationships with relevant state and federal partners, grant agency staff, and Center and NC State University staff.
  • Provide timely submission of professional quality reports, documents and products related to training, program, policy and evaluation requirements.
  • Participate in meetings, trainings and events in person when requested to ensure development of collaborative relationships.
  • Communicate resource and professional development needs and access University, community and open source resources to complete grant expectations.
  • Participate in training and professional development, as requested, to support job duties
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Education/Experience

Bachelor’s degree and five or more years of direct experience with state level program implementation and collaboration.

Departmental Required Skills

Experience writing or contributing to reports and/or program plans for state and/or federal agencies.

Working knowledge of federal and state priorities for children and families in at least one publicly funded system.

Access to technology to support internet based communications and training

Proficient in Microsoft Word Suite of Applications or Google Suite of Applications

Excellent time management skills, including the ability to multitask and prioritize work.

Strong written and oral communication skills, with the ability to communicate in a way that enhances professional relationships and partnerships, builds consensus, and supports teamwork.

Ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team and diverse stakeholders.

Demonstrated ability to:

  • Work independently, seeking help from others as needed
  • Attention to detail
  • Contribute to the development of new programming
  • Complete tasks as assigned
  • Take the lead on sub tasks
  • Coordinate work on subtasks with other team members
  • Problem solve and think creatively about how to achieve program goals
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Bachelors degree in human services related field

Experience with Qualtrics or other data collection software

Experience with state and federal child welfare programs

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

In the required documents section of this application, you will be required to provide a short writing sample. Please be sure to include a data or graphics display within your sample.

Job Open Date08/15/2019Anticipated Closing Date08/29/2019Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire Date09/01/2019AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you selected "Other" for the previous question, please provide the source you learned about this opportunity from.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your experience with writing or providing reports and documentation for state and/or federal grant funded work.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
  4. Short Writing Sample
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 8/16/2019
    Application Due: 9/11/2019
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