Program Coordinator

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Education Support Spec III

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Program Coordinator

Position Summary:

The Program Coordinator is one of three key roles that will advance the W&M Washington Center and will be responsible to support at least one of the D.C. educational opportunities: the D.C. Summer Institutes, D.C. Semester Program, the D.C. Winter Seminars and Hybrid D.C. Summer Session. These programs make up the foundation of our mission and engage the W&M student community through high-impact educational opportunities.

As the program coordinator for an assigned program(s), incumbents will have the following responsibilities: Administer all aspects of the program which includes student recruitment, student/parent communication, student/alumni networking events, develop the program website and coordinate with faculty on all student programming.

In addition to coordinating at least one of our capstone programs, each coordinator will have responsibility for additional areas of the W&M Washington Center which will include one or more of the following:
•In coordination with the Center for Student Diversity, manage the Washington D.C portion of Preparing for Life as a University Student (PLUS) which includes a summer visit to Washington, D.C. and a spring semester externship. Other diversity and inclusion events may be included.
•In coordination with University Creative Services, manage the W&M Washington Center marketing & communication platform, which includes all social media (creating content, developing a social media strategy), developing an advertising schedule, and may include supervising a social media intern.
•Coordinate and manage large scale events for the W&M Washington Center (includes events in Washington and on main campus)
•Serve as a liaison on the W&M Washington Center Advisory Board
•Serve as the W&M Washington Center career liaison
•Conduct grant research and writing
•Oversee logistics for the W&M Leadership Course series
•Manage the W&M Washington Center Peer Ambassador Initiative
•Manage the W&M Washington Center Volunteer Engagement

For 2021, the W&M Washington Center is proud to celebrate 20 years of opportunities for students, faculty, staff and alumni. For additional information on the Center and our amazing opportunities, please visit our website at

Required Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
•Experience managing and directing an academic program for undergraduate or graduate students, or comparable program or experience
•Excellent organizational skills
•Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
•Ability to travel to main campus for meetings, recruitment, and student information sessions, along with occasional multi-day trips
•Ability to work independently on professional projects without supervision
•Experience multitasking in a professional setting

Preferred Qualifications:

•Experience managing multiple projects with varying deadlines in a professional setting
•Experience working in a higher education setting, managing ongoing academic programs
•Experience working with alumni

Advertised Pay Range:

Salary range: 42,500-45,000


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Full Time Operational

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Conditions of Employment::

•Subject to late nights and early mornings
•Must be able to travel to main campus for long days and sometimes overnight

EEO Statement:

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Background Check Statement:

William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Benefits Summary Statement:

William & Mary offers our employees a full array of benefits including retirement, health insurance with options for expanded dental and vision along with group and optional life insurance with coverage for spouse and children, flexible spending accounts, and an EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

Our employees enjoy additional university benefits such as educational assistance, professional development, wellness benefits, and a robust holiday schedule. All employees have access to fitness facilities on campus. Staff members also have access to the university libraries, and much more. To learn more, go to:




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Posted: 2/21/2021
Application Due: 3/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time