Program Coordinator II
Posting DetailsPosting Details Job TitleProgram Coordinator IIRequisition NumberRE20238Working TitleDepartment Name81090:Forestry and Natural ResourcesWork LocationTP Cooper BuildingGrade Level44Salary Range$41,475-66,373/yearType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education
MAClick here for more information about equivalencies:http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalenciesRequired Related Experience
3 yrsRequired License/Registration/Certification
Some lifting (up to 25 lbs.); some standing and/or walking; sitting for extended periods of time.Shift
Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm. Some weekends when needed.Job Summary
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following areas:
1) Program Development and Implementation – Establishing and overseeing reforestation projects with the Green Forests Work (“GFW”) program; ensuring an availability of planting sites for GFW operations; developing and maintaining relationships with contractors to perform key GFW services; and matching funding opportunities, planting sites, and contractors to ensure that GFW efforts are effectively implemented across the eight states of Appalachia.
2) Fundraising – Creating and implementing a comprehensive development plan; creating and ensuring maintenance of the necessary infrastructure to track, solicit and acknowledge contributors; and utilizing board members and other volunteers to actively assist in all fund development activities and cultivate positive relationships with key stakeholders and funders.
3) Business Administration – Assisting Director of Operations in business activities and recordkeeping; ensuring that reporting and fundraising initiatives are consistent with board policy and comply with Federal and state laws, and policies of the University of Kentucky; overseeing and assuring contracts, service agreements and major purchases are procured and monitored in accordance with Internal Controls and Board policy; and developing an open bidding system.
4) Community Relations – Serving as chief public affairs officer for GFW; creating and implementing an organizational public relations and marketing plan; managing all technical and informational outreach efforts such as media contracts/releases and social networking outlets; producing (or overseeing the production of) reports, documents and publications ranging from quarterly/annual reports to brochures and other written materials; representing GFW as an “official spokesperson” in public appearances, professional meetings, speeches and presentations; and working with existing partners and establishing new partnerships with corporations, philanthropic organizations, energy companies, state forestry and wildlife agencies, federal partners, local government officials and watershed/community groups, landowners, etc.Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Computer proficiency including word processing, spreadsheet, and database software. MS Windows, Excel, and grant writing.
Driver’s license preferred.Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? YesPreferred Education/Experience
A Master’s degree is preferred. Experience with a conservation or wildlife related nonprofit is preferred, but not required. Fundraising, including grant proposal writing experience, is desired.Deadline to Apply10/03/2019University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
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 (*).
- * Have you worked with conservation or stewardship projects in Appalachia? If so, please explain.
(Open Ended Question)
- * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
- The Chronicle of Higher Education
- Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
- HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
- Academic Keys
- A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
- None of the above
- Cover Letter