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Program Coordinator (8015)

Date: May 15, 2019

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20016

Company: American University


Program Coordinator is responsible for providing general administrative and specific project development support to the Center for Latin American & Latino Studies. Tasks include maintaining the Center’s website, blog and social media accounts; planning and coordinating events; drafting and editing correspondence; grant proposals, and website text; managing grants, facilitating the work of research teams; conducting background research; and responding to inquiries and concerns from faculty, outside organizations, funders, and the broader campus community. The Program Coordinator must be able to function independently with minimal supervision, have sound judgment, a professional demeanor, and be project/task oriented. This is a one-year renewable temporary position.


The Program Coordinator reports directly to the Director for the Center for Latin American & Latino Studies. This position works closely with the Operations Administrator, existing Program Coordinator, and other staff associated with the projects housed at the Center for Latin American & Latino Studies. This position helps to supervise and coordinate the workload of student assistants.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • Coordinator/Analyst B
  • 35-Nonexempt

Salary Range

  • $21.00 - $25.00/hr

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken Spanish and English
  • Office management skills;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft Outlook; facility with technology and familiarity with email distribution lists; organizational skills;
  • Experience in project and event management;
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be dependable and exhibit sound judgment and professionalism
  • Must be able to function independently with attention to detail and minimal supervision

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Master's degree

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful completion of a background check


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