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Program Coordinator I

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Recruitment/Posting Title Program Coordinator I
Job Category Staff & Executive - Administrative & Support
Department Cornwall Ctr Metro Studies
The Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC) was launched in January 2015 to ensure that all Newark residents have the opportunity, information, and access to go to college, afford college, complete college, and ultimately obtain good jobs. The Collaborative has a goal of increasing the proportion of Newark residents with a degree or credential beyond high school to 25% by the year 2025 and ultimately sustaining Newark’s college going culture well beyond 2025. Our innovative approach uses a combination of data, research, partnerships, and the sharing of helpful information to provide equitable opportunity and access to postsecondary options. We support students in finding a path to take, and complete, after high school.
Posting Summary
Rutgers University-Newark, an urban public research university and anchor institution, located in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise, is seeking a Program Coordinator I. Reports to the Executive Director of the Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC) of the Joseph C. Cornwall Center.
The Program Coordinator is instrumental in expanding Newark’s college-going culture and helping the city of Newark achieve its goal of 25% of residents attaining a post-secondary degree or credential by the year 2025.
This position is responsible for and not limited to the following:
  • Coordinates and manages special college readiness and other NCLC
  • projects, which includes the development and maintenance of strategic partnerships that support the network.
  • Provides support to unit management by assisting with the coordination and administration of programs, projects, and/or processes and with the planning, preparation, and control of communications, events, records, statistics, reports, and documents.
  • Arranges and coordinates logistics and assists with the content of events and meetings.
  • Assists with the development of processes, evaluates program effectiveness, and may manage program supplies.
  • Assists with the analysis of various administrative documents and program data, creates routine informational materials, and aids in promotional areas of marketing support.
  • Work is consistent with a basic understanding of the mission, vision, role, and goals of NCLC.

Please visit our website: cornwall.rutgers.edu
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
Work Arrangement
Consistent with the current application of Rutgers Policy 60.3.22, this position may be eligible for a hybrid work arrangement.
The flexible work arrangements outlined in Rutgers Policy 60.3.22 are part of a pilot program that is effective September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2023. Therefore, there is no guarantee that this flexible work arrangement will continue beyond that date. Flexible work arrangements are not permanent, are subject to change or cancellation and contingent on the employee receiving approval in the FlexWork@RU Application System. Additional information may be found at https://futureofwork.rutgers.edu .
FLSA Nonexempt
Grade 04
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 51359.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 63909.500
Annual Maximum Salary 76460.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description URA-AFT Administrative
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.
COVID-19 Immunization Requirement
Under Policy 60.1.35 , Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility . Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at https://coronavirus.rutgers.edu/covid-19-vaccine . Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee’s offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience
Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience that demonstrates knowledge and understanding of coordination, organization, facilitation, report analysis, writing, and promotion/outreach. Also requires a minimum of two (2) years relevant experience in program coordination or administrative function, good communication skills, and computer literacy.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in related field.
  • Experience in the corporate social responsibility, nonprofit, and/or media sectors.
  • External Vendor Management (Designers & Writers)
  • Traditional & Print Media
  • Writing Press Releases & News Articles
  • Analysis of Key Performance Indicators to inform communications strategy
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Ability to lift 10 lbs.
Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 22ST3569
Posting Open Date 11/03/2022
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-Newark
Home Location Campus Rutgers University-Newark
City Newark
State NJ
Location Details

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Infection Control and Safety

This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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