Program Coordinator, Women's Resource Center

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Program Coordinator, Women's Resource Center

Job ID: 226681
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary
Plans and implements program initiatives for the assigned college, department, and/or unit. Participates in the generation of program resources, communication, design and development of operating goals, objectives, and protocols. Serves as primary point for program implementation and operational matters. Provides technical, professional and programmatic guidance, consultation, and support.

1. Develops, plans and coordinates the implementation and execution of programs, special projects, events and other initiatives designed to achieve the overall mission, goals, and objectives of the assigned program(s) and/or area(s)

2. Oversees and administers all facets and activities related to day-to-day operations of the assigned program(s)

3. Serves as liaison with internal and external clients on all matters relating to program activities

4. Provides and/or coordinates the provision of technical guidance, consultation, related support to clientele within area of program focus

5. Assists with forecast projections and budget for each fiscal year and evaluates progress towards financial goals

6. Prepares and delivers program presentations and collateral for program and events

7. Coordinates the collection, compilation, and analysis of program activity data, prepares comprehensive program reports and evaluation summaries

8. Coordinates and monitors social media presence and program outreach

9. May supervise and/or lead staff and/or students assistants, as assigned


1. Coordinates campus-wide outreach activities and awareness campaigns, including campus speakers, workshops, and trainings (e.g., Women's History, Domestic Violence Awareness, Sexual Assault Awareness, etc.) with emphasis on women and gender

2. Coordinates the development of programs and services supporting KSU women students in STEM fields and their professional development

3. Engages with the campus community on women and gender issues, maintaining high visibility and availability to students, staff, and faculty

4. Serves as an advocate to survivors of interpersonal violence, including providing support, information, and referrals as needed

5. Assists in the assessment and evaluation of WRC programs and services including

6. collecting and analyzing data based on established KPIs

7. Advises, supports, and/or advocates for student organizations that align with the mission and work of the WRC

8. Coordinates use of the Owl Life student engagement software to create and publicize student programs and events, track student participation, and ensure compliance with divisional and university guidelines

9. Provides support for other divisional priorities and initiatives beyond scope of department, as requested

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related field

Required Experience
One (1) years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree in Student Affairs Administration, Student Personnel, Counseling, Higher Education, or related field
Experience with student activities, event coordination/planning, and student advising
A demonstrated passion for and/or experience supporting student success in a diverse and complex environment

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Master's degree in Higher Ed Administration, Student Personnel, Counseling, or related field

Preferred Experience
Previous experience with program development and coordination
Previous experience in higher education

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Able to devise, develop, collect and analyze statistical information and reports
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines
Ability to make administrative and/or procedural decisions and judgments

Demonstrated professional knowledge and operational expertise within designated area of program focus

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette


  • Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of student development and frameworks

  • Knowledge of social and political gender issues and the intersection of other identities, including racial, ethnic, religious, sexual, nationality, etc.

  • Ability to successfully interact with a multicultural community comprised of individuals/groups from an array of backgrounds, identities, experiences and communication styles

  • Demonstrated knowledge of policies, program development, and evaluation related to diversity and inclusion on college campuses

  • Ability to recognize and protect confidential information and exercise judgment, tact, and diplomacy in handling sensitive information and situations

  • Ability to work as a contributing member in a team-oriented environment, successfully interacting with internal and external colleagues and partners

  • Available to work evenings and weekends for programming with students

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

    Other Information
    This is a supervisory position.
    This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
    This position may be required to drive.
    This role is considered a position of trust.
    This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
    This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
    This position does not require security clearance.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/30/2021
    Application Due: 4/30/2033
    Work Type: Full Time