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Program Coordinator

The University of Georgia
Athens Area

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Program Coordinator


Grady-New Media Institute

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

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Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time:

Full Time

Additional Schedule Information:

Typical 8 am – 5 pm schedule.

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

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Open until filled:


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Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Policy Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification Title:

Administrative Specialist / Coordinator



Minimum Qualifications:

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Position Summary:

This position provides support to the New Media Institute and Carmical Sports Media Institute. The position will report to the directors of both institutes and operate as an integral member of the staff support team.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, fellow employees, alumni, donors, and industry contacts.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple on-going tasks and projects.
  • Work effectively as a member of a team, both independently and in groups.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Software: Word, Excel, Outlook, OneDrive, and Teams.
  • Experience with Google Workspace: Google Calendar, Google Sheets, and Google Docs.

Physical Demands:

Lifting up to 20 pounds; some bending and stooping. Working at a computer for extended periods.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?:


Is this a Position of Trust?:


Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:


Does this position require a P-Card? :


Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :


Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):


Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


Provide event-planning support for Carmical Sports Media Institute programming, including lectures, symposia, professionals in residence, the Paralympic Games student bureau, and the sports media-specific study abroad program.
Create and update web site content and maintain the two sites under the Carmical Sports Media Institute’s purview: and
Create and post content to @SportsMediaUGA accounts on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Aggregate and distribute sports media-specific internship and job opportunities for Sports Media Certificate students.
Track and communicate with Sports Media Certificate alumni, including via periodic digital newsletters.
Market the Sports Media Certificate program and the UGA-Grady High School Sports Broadcast Program to high schools across Georgia, especially in underserved communities.
Other duties as assigned by the director of the Sports Media Institute.

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Manage state and foundation financial accounts for the New Media Institute and TEDxUGA. Assist with monthly purchasing and reporting.
Prepare monthly donor reports. Support donor recognition and appreciation efforts. Coordinate NMI Future Fund and Advisory Council Donor campaigns.

Manage visitor schedules and related travel arrangements.

Support annual New Media Institute and TEDxUGA events. Assist with logistics before, during, and after events.

Interface with internal audiences such as students, faculty, and staff, as well as external audiences including donors, alumni, and industry allies. Aid with Professional Friday programming and ongoing industry collaboration efforts.

Facilitate student outreach and recruitment efforts for both the New Media Certificate and Emerging Media Masters. Assist with course scheduling, student advising, and student enrollment.

Organize and execute planning and logistics for New Media Institute domestic field studies.

Other duties as assigned by the director of the New Media Institute.

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The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education. It is the birthplace of the American system of public higher education.

university_of_georgia2.jpgToday, UGA enrolls more than 36,000 students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 765 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 17 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work and Veterinary Medicine. It offers 25 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 34 master’s degrees in 130 fields; 18 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 98 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the top third of the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 4.7 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 21 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. In 2008, UGA was the only public university in America to have two recipients of the Rhodes Scholarship. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service by television and radio stations, networks, producing organizations, individuals and the World Wide Web. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.


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