Program Coordinator

Employer
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Location
Greensboro, NC
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

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Job Details

Position Number:

999191

Functional Title:

Program Coordinator

Position Type:

Research

Position Eclass:

EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earning

University Information:

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

CNNC advances the capacity of immigrants and refugees by building bridges between immigrant populations and existing communities throughout NC via community-based outreach and advocacy, educational programming, research and evaluation, immigrant and refugee leadership development, cultural brokering, and educational opportunities for faculty and students.

Position Summary:

This position will be instrumental in the oversight and supervision of students and interns in the Thriving At Three program to insure Latino immigrant children in Greensboro have a positive and strong foundation from birth to three. It requires the coordination of volunteers to deliver at-home services to at-risk families as well as educational group sessions. This position will manage grants and provide research and input to meet the goals of assisting immigrants and refugee populations through community-based outreach, advocacy, and programming.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Master’s in a Human Services discipline with coursework related to the area for assignment or a Bachelor’s with 3 years of experience is required.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Spanish is required.
  • Professional experience in working with immigrant populations and demonstrated experience of leadership skills to help manage and supervise AmeriCorps members, program staff, interns, and volunteers is required.
  • Experience working within a culturally diverse environment is essential.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A degree in Social Work is preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact professionally and pleasantly with individuals from a wide range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds and education levels.
  • Ability to work independently, solve problems creatively and seek resources to solve problems as needed.
  • Ability to organize tasks and manage time as well as assist others in organizing their tasks and time.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and lead a team.
  • Computer skills such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Publisher.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
  • Name
  • Company Name
  • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
  • Email Address
  • Contact Phone Number

Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.

Recruitment Range:

$38,585-$43,000

Org #-Department:

Ctr for New North Carolinians - 12409

Job Open Date:

07/12/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

FTE:

1.000

Type of Appointment:

Permanent

Number of Months per Year:

12

FLSA:

Exempt

Percentage Of Time:

50%

Key Responsibility:

Grant coordination and execution

Essential Tasks:

This position will coordinate and execute grants that provide program activities in the areas of parenting, child, and educational development support to Hispanic parents with children under the age of 5.

Percentage Of Time:

25%

Key Responsibility:

Implementation and home visitation oversight

Essential Tasks:

Implement and oversee home visitations and administration of the Ages & Stages questionnaire, Nurturing Parenting Curriculum, and Raising a Reader program as outlined in grant.

Percentage Of Time:

15%

Key Responsibility:

Relationship building

Essential Tasks:

Help build relationships with stakeholders; and coordinate with faculty, community partners, and related CNNC projects to ensure grant guidelines are met and that research is developed to ensure meeting the needs of the immigrant population and grant guidelines.

Percentage Of Time:

10%

Key Responsibility:

Supervision and other duties

Essential Tasks:

Supervision of staff and volunteers.
Other duties as assigned.

Physical Effort:

Reading, Writing, Hearing, Talking, Standing, Sitting

Work Environment:

Inside

Organization

UNCG at a Glance

Founded in 1891, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is the largest and most diverse state university in the Piedmont Triad. Standing apart from other universities, the UNCG community is joined together by a shared value: We define excellence not only by the people we attract, but by the meaningful contributions they make. 

With more than 19,400 students and 2,500 faculty and staff, UNCG is the largest state university in the Piedmont Triad and has an annual economic impact of more than $1 billion. The campus has grown to include 30 residence halls and 30 academic buildings on 210 acres.

UNCG takes pride in being a learner-centered public research university. The College of Arts & Sciences and seven professional schools offer 79 undergraduate majors, 65 master's programs and 30 doctoral programs.

The university holds two classifications from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, as a “research university with high research activity” and for “community engagement” in curriculum, outreach and partnerships. More than $35 million in grants and contracts for research and creative activity are awarded to faculty members annually. Among the most prominent of UNCG's research initiatives are the Gateway University Research Park and the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. Both are partnerships with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

Globalization of the curriculum has expanded opportunities for international education, through new programs such as the UNC Exchange Program and the Lloyd International Honors College. In addition, innovative signature programs such as Building Entrepreneurial Learning for Life (BELL), Communication Across the Curriculum, Undergraduate Research and Freshman Seminars enhance the student experience.

As a cultural leader, UNCG offers concerts, lectures, dance and theater performances, exhibitions at the internationally known Weatherspoon Art Museum and readings by nationally known authors. In athletics, Spartan teams compete in nine women's and nine men's sports in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. With ethnic minority students making up 26 percent of the student body, UNCG is the most diverse of the UNC system's historically white campuses.

Although much has changed, some things remain the same. The university motto — “Service” — continues to be a guiding principle put into practice through all aspects of university life.

UNCG Schools and College of Arts & Sciences

The University's Academic Affairs Division consists of seven academic schools, the College of Arts & Sciences, the Graduate School and the Lloyd International Honors College. The names below are the ones currently in use. In some cases, the names have changed since the academic units were founded. The schools and their dates of establishment are: Graduate School 1921-22;College of Arts & Sciences 1969, Lloyd International Honors College 2005, Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering 2007, Joseph M. Bryan School of Business & Economics 1969, School of Education 1921, School of Health and Human Sciences 2011, School of Music, Theatre and Dance 2010, and School of Nursing 1966.

Achievements & Accolades

UNCG is garnering national attention and awards for its challenging academic programs, supportive environment and engaged community. Take a look at some of our latest accomplishments and meaningful contributions on campus, in the community and around the globe. Curious about more accolades, achievements, our student body, faculty and staff excellence and other signs of our success? Find out more at UNCG Now: http://newsandfeatures.uncg.edu/

Challenging Academic Programs

U.S. News & World Report ranked three UNCG online programs among the best in the nation in the 2015 list of Best Online Programs.

UNCG’s slate of online programs has earned a top 10 ranking for affordability from BestColleges.com.

The graduate program in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies has earned a Top 10 ranking by the The HDFS Report.

Supportive Environment

UNCG is a Military Friendly School for the fourth straight year, putting it in the top 15 percent of colleges and universities nationwide that are doing the most to support veterans and ensure their success.

UNCG is ranked among the best colleges for your money nationwide by College Factual, a new site that guides students through the college selection process.

The Education Trust singles out UNCG among the nation’s universities for its success at closing the gap in graduation rates between black and white students.

Engaged Community

For the fifth year in a row, UNCG has earned the “Tree Campus USA” designation for promoting healthy trees and encouraging the spirit of conservation. 

UNCG’s innovative dynamic mailbox system has been honored as one of University Business Magazine’s Models of Efficiency.

For the eighth consecutive year, UNCG is highlighted on Washington Monthly’s list of American universities that contribute most to the public good.

Careers at UNCG

UNCG is committed to the creation of an inclusive, collaborative and responsive university by attracting, retaining and developing a diverse community of talented individuals in support of the university's mission.

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