Program Coordinator I

Job Title
Program Coordinator I
West Texas A&M University
College Access For High Plains
Proposed Minimum Salary
$2,333.34 monthly
Job Location
Canyon, Texas
Job Type
Job Description
This position will be responsible for the coordination of the Peer 2 Peer Mentoring/Advising/Tuturing Program and THECB Work-Study Mentoring Programs at West Texas A&M University. The Program Coordinator will assist with the day to day activities of the program and in the training and supervision of student mentors/advisors/tutors. This position will also provide support to the Program Director and help develop student support, professional development, and training materials/activities.
Work Performed:
+ Responsible for coordinating the full range of activities required to run the Peer 2 Peer Mentoring/Tutoring Program.
+ Assist the Director, including: program expansion, identifying partners, securing agreements and resources, and working with internal WT departments, school districts, regional community colleges, organizations, and individuals.
+ Assist in mentoring, training, supervision, and other support for student mentor/tutor-employees, volunteers, student mentees/tutees, and others (including maintaining schedules and organizing events/scheduling).
+ Develop, schedule, and/or participate in seminars, classes, training, publications and other events/outlets to assist the program and support students, parents, personnel, and other groups.
+ Records management, including: compile and synthesize data for reporting, tracking progress, and making adjustments to the program.
+ Participate in training, conferences, and other activities to improve and maintain knowledge of position and field program.
+ Other duties as assigned.
Necessary Qualifications:
+ Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and experience.
+ Two years of experience in program development, coordination, or similar area.
+ At least one year of experience in mentoring, tutoring, or advising services.
+ Superior organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
+ Ability to work with diverse groups in a fast-paced environment.
+ Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
+ Disciplined self-starter who is goal-oriented with an eye for detail.
+ Ability to work well in a team environment, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines.
+ Ability to work both collaboratively and independently.
+ Ability to organize information for effective presentation.
Preferred Qualifications:
+ Experience working in higher education advising or similar field.
+ Bookkeeping and/or budgeting experience.
+ Some supervisory experience.
+ Knowledge of Salesforce, Datatel, and/or AdvisorTrac.
+ Significant knowledge of post-secondary options and processes.
+ Ability to synthesize data and compile reports.
+ Familiar with FERPA laws.
+ Knowledge of grant reporting requirements.
Applicant Instructions:
Please include the following with your application:
+ Cover Letter
+ Resume
+ Three references
Please attach all documents in the attachment box at the bottom of the "My Experience" page before continuing through the application. Although the attachment box is labeled "CV/Resume," more than one attachment may be uploaded. Once you have submitted your application, you may no longer add documents. If you need assistance with downloading documents, please contact WTAMU Human Resources at HR@wtamu.edu.
Texas law requires that males age 18 through 25 be properly registered with the Selective Service System.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution?s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution?s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
West Texas A&M University is a four-year public university that serves a diverse population of more than 9,900 students representing 48 states, 55 countries and four U.S. territories. In 2016, The Chronicle of Education recognized WTAMU as a ?Great College to Work For? in its annual survey on the academic workplace. WTAMU?s more than 800 employees enjoy a growing, dynamic university built on a foundation of respect, support, camaraderie, engagement and dedication, while students thrive in an atmosphere committed to personal attention and teaching excellence.
West Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to
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