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HIGHER ED INSTITUTION PROG COORD

SUMMARY:

The Higher Education Institution Program Coordinator is responsible for one or more academic or social programs at an institution of higher education. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:

Gathers information on available campus and community services and resources, along with data on student and faculty needs.

  Formulates collected data into recommendations to develop new or revise existing    
  campus programs and presents to supervisor and/or various campus committees. 

  Interprets policies, procedures, rules, and regulations to students, faculty, and staff 
  concerning programs in such areas as: admissions, teacher certification, student  
  discipline, development, campus social organizations, and international and minority 
  students. 

  Offers technical assistance and suggestions in designing, planning, and implementing 
  various functions associated with programs. 

  Conducts workshops concerning area of responsibility covering topics such as leadership 
  development, program planning and responsibilities, human relations training, and 
  communication skills. 

  Attends campus and off-campus functions to observe activities and discuss possible
  changes with program participants. 

  Compiles information for various status and statistical reports concerning programs 
  required by federal and state agencies and institution administration. 

  Performs administrative duties such as developing program policies and procedures, 
  compiling information for budget preparation, and appointing, or recommending   
  appointment, of students and faculty to various campus boards and/or committees. 

Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

   Knowledge of the organization and administration of various higher education academic
   and social programs. 
   Knowledge of campus and community resources. 
   Knowledge of state, federal, and campus rules, regulations, and requirements related to
   campus academic and social programs. 
   Ability to coordinate the activities of campus academic and/or social programs. 
   Ability to evaluate collected information and formulate into recommendations. 
   Ability to compile information into report form. 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

   The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree with a major in sociology, public
   administration, management or a related field; plus two years of experience in program
   administration or a related area.

Additional requirements determined by the institution for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.

OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.


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