Program Coordinator, Graduate Program for Computer Science - Emory College

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

The Program Coordinator duties are organizing, coordinating, and planning operational facets of a program and its related activities which include, but are not limited to the following: establishing long-term operational objectives, researching factors that may impact the success of the program, and working with individuals or groups to research and document program requirements in order to provide appropriate input into the development of strategic plans.



  • Develops work plans to accomplish program goals and objectives and monitors progress toward their achievement.
  • Conducts research and gathers information to develop various publications.
  • Develops promotional materials which may include content for reports, briefings, newsletters, grants or other written information related to the program.
  • Assists in developing and coordinating program-related conferences, conventions, or meetings.
  • Monitors expenditures and may participate in the budget planning process and prepare financial reports.
  • May assist in identifying funding resources and developing fund-raising strategies and initiatives.
  • Prepares operational and statistical reports.
  • Conducts training, represents the program at meetings and conferences, and networks with affiliated groups. May supervise assigned project staff, interns and/or volunteers.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • Bachelor's degree in a field related to the program.
  • Two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


  • Oversees graduate degree programs. Oversees student recruitment, admissions, and orientation.
  • Advises students on degree requirements; administers student registration; tracks student progress.
  • Interprets policies and procedures; serves as point of contact for faculty and students concerning practical implementation of educational policy and procedures.
  • Investigates student concerns and recommends appropriate course of action. May manage one or more academic programs, evaluate program data, and prepare publications.
  • Maintains expert level knowledge of policies and procedures regarding graduate program, communicates news and deadlines, and maintains graduate website and event calendar.
  • Processes student reimbursements and assists students with travel arrangements. Research, compiles data, and writes reports for accreditation purposes.
  • Monitors and reconciles program budget and approves expenditures. Oversees student stipends and grant awards, work authorization, and visa management.
  • May hire, train, and supervise student assistants, and monitor time and attendance. Manages events and builds student engagement.
  • Assists in course schedules and enrollment, manages course evaluations, and archives classes. Performs related responsibilities as required.
  • Creates routine and ad hoc reports regarding graduate metrics, program finances, student progress, and stipend funding sources.
  • The ideal candidate should demonstrate a high level of organization, exceptional interpersonal skills and problem-solving skills, and an ability to focus, prioritize, and work independently.

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location.  Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

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