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Program Coordinator

East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

Job Details

Job Title:

Program Coordinator

Position Number:


Vacancy Open to:

All Candidates



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Academic Affairs

Classification Title:

10300 University Program Assoc

Competency Level:

1 - Contributing

Working Title:

Program Coordinator

Number of Vacancies:


Full Time Equivalent (FTE):


Full Time or Part Time:

Part Time

Recruitment Range:

$15,600 - $20,648

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$16,000 - $18,000

Salary Grade Equivalency:


Work Schedule:


Work Hours:


Position Location (City):


Job Category:

Staff - Professional

Organizational Unit Overview:

The College of Health and Human Performance provides instruction, conducts research, and performs service in health education and promotion, kinesiology, human development and family science, social work, interior design and merchandising, and recreation and leisure. The mission of the College of Health and Human Performance is to improve health, well-being, and quality of life. The primary focus of the college is to advance and disseminate knowledge concerning maintenance and enhancement of health and quality of life.
Drop Off Child Care (DOCC) at Darden is drop off childcare for ECU students, staff, and faculty and is located on East Carolina University Main Campus of Greenville, NC. This facility supports the Department of Human Development and Family Science under the College of Health and Human Performance.

Job Duties :

Drop Off Child Care (DOCC) Program Coordinator will supervise undergraduate and graduate students that are employed. The DOCC will serve a maximum of 20 children ranging in ages 1-8 Monday through Thursday from 6-9. The program Coordinator is a 20 hour position and will have planning time before and after operating hours.
The DOCC’s Mission is to provide high quality drop off childcare for children 1-8 years old. The DOCC aims to support ECU student success and support faculty and staff employed at ECU.

Operations:Manage bookings and schedule drop offs.
Establish enrollment processes and procedures.
Train graduate students, student employees, and Federal Work Study Students.
Maintain sanitation and state regulations for drop in childcare.
Ensure compliance with all state agencies.

Curriculum:To demonstrate a sound knowledge of child growth and development and good practices for ages 1-8.
Serve as a model for students, volunteers, and practicing professionals who may visit Darden DOCC.
Collaborate and provide feedback to grant faculty and administration.
Support faculty participation in and utilization of the Darden DOCC.
The ability to apply knowledge of developmental levels to children’s activities and differentiate among those levels to meet individual child’s needs.
Other duties as assigned.
Leadership and Administration:Supervise graduate student, student employees, and interns.
Monitor payment system.
Order meals and snacks.
Monitor and order materials as needed.
Maintain positive relations with HDFS, ECU, and community partners.
Model highest quality care in Drop Off Child Care.
Provide information for internal and external communication

Minimum Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

License or Certification required by statute or regulation:


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or a related field with a minimum of 3 years’ full-time verifiable work experience in childcare facilities and early childhood education is preferred.The ability to work with a range of individuals with diverse abilities, be able to problem solve, have experience with developmentally appropriate interactions and instruction with young children is preferred. Familiarity with curriculum, state and national laws and standards of accreditation and licensure in the childcare field is preferred.
NC BK Licensure is preferred

License or Certification required by the Department:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

  • Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
  • If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
  • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Job Open Date:


Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date; If no closing date is indicated, the position will be posted until filled and may close at any time after the recruitment has been completed. :


Open Until Filled:


Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting:

Alternate option:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.


East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment:

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information:

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

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