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EDUCATION PROGRAM COORDINATOR

SUMMARY:

The Education Program Coordinator is responsible for managing, training, and coordinating the activities of volunteers for various educational programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:

Supervises a professional and administrative support staff by interviewing applicants, making hire or termination recommendations, training, assigning and reviewing work, and evaluation the performance of incumbents.

Develops, monitors, and conducts education and training programs designed to train volunteers for various educational programs and participates in the presentation of special interest seminars.

Writes and reviews information designed to communicate to the public through programs, media, and other communication outlets concerning educational programs and regulation requirements.

Provides technical assistance with the design and development of education training aids and materials.

Designs, develops, and maintains exhibits and information booths at special events and activities such as school career day activities and fairs.

Performs special research projects and provides technical information and assistance to various colleges, high schools, and the general public.

Visits community leaders and school administrators to evaluate the implementation and effectiveness of the various programs.

Develops and oversees annual budgets for programs within the assigned region.

Performs other duties as assigned.

SPECIAL JOB DIMENSIONS:

Frequent in-state travel is required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of training course development, needs assessment, and course planning. Knowledge of instructional techniques. Knowledge of the principles and practices of journalism. Knowledge of supervisory practices and techniques. Knowledge of educational principles and learning concepts. Ability to develop and present training programs. Ability to write educational articles for publication. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates. Ability to compile information and write reports.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor


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