Program Coordinator


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Outreach & Continuing Education (10000815)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Note for Current UM Employees

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Definition of Class

The University of Mississippi, Division of Outreach and Continuing Education is seeking a Program Coordinator. This is a professional non-exempt position that will report to the Director of the Office of Professional Development and Lifelong Learning. This position supports the mission of the Division of Outreach and Continuing Education, Office of Professional Development, Events and Service programs by coordinating special and recurring projects and programs. The Coordinator will provide administrative, financial, and logistical support. 

Examples of Work Performed

  • Coordinates and participates in assigned special and recurring projects and programs to include planning, development, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Develops, with minimal guidance, new projects and programs from oral instructions or brief descriptions.
  • Coordinates the implementation and operation of assigned projects and programs and provides guidance and instruction to staff members and students assisting with project or program.
  • Confers with University and external personnel in regard to material to be prepared.
  • Gathers data from records, reports and/or interviews and adapts to proper styles of presentation.
  • Prepares reports, news stories, bulletins, newsletters, brochures, videos, presentations and/or other informational material for internal and external distribution; including social media online marketing efforts.
  • Conducts internal needs assessment related to counselor training.
  • Assists in research and developing programs related to training and increased effectiveness.
  • Serves as a liaison to internal and external constituents.
  • Ensures all assigned tasks are in compliance with department, University, Southeastern Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

Essential Functions

The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Coordinates and participates in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of programs and projects.
  2. Gathers and organizes data to prepare reports and/or communication tools.

Minimum Education/Experience

Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year accredited college or university.


Substitution Statement:
Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.

Salary/Wage Information

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EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.


Interview Requirements: Any candidate who is called for an interview must notify the Department of Equal Opportunity/Regulatory Compliance in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi