Program Coordinator

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Dallas, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: ;

Position Details
Position Information

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Posting Title Program Coordinator
Department DAL-Pre-Collegiate Programs-500300
Job Location Dallas
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time
Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible
Additional Retirement Information
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Salary Information Commensurate with experience
Department Summary
The TRIO Programs at the University of North Texas at Dallas were designed to support the academic development of students within our partner schools of Dallas ISD and surrounding school districts. The programs which will be provided include but will not be limited to:
  • Upward Bound – Targeted Academic and Social/ Emotional support for High School Students currently residing in Low Social Economic areas with low Post-baccalaureate Completion Rates. Additionally, the student attend schools with High Drop Out and Low College Going
Position Overview
The Upward Bound Program Coordinator (UB) is responsible for supporting the UB program requiring a general working knowledge of TRIO programs specifically Upward Bound. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for a variety of tasks which may include assisting with data collection, data input, program monitoring, program assessment, student support, community outreach, assisting in developing and conducting programs, reporting, and program marketing.

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree and two (2) year of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse environment.
  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to use a variety of complex computer applications.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing. 
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to work independently and lead project teams effectively. Considerable knowledge of University policies and procedures related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate).
Preferred Qualifications
Required License / Registration / Certification
Work Schedule
Some Saturdays (will be notified ahead of time)
Summer program (June & July)
Driving University Vehicle No
Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.
EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title Program Coordinator
Physical Requirements Sitting, Standing, Walking, Ability to communicate

Job Duties

Responsible for the identification, recruitment, selection, and delivery of services to participants each year. Responsible for collecting appropriate demographics, income verification, and academic documentation (report cards, transcripts, standardized test scores, IEP/ITP, 504, or medical documentation) to complete the application process prior to acceptance.
Conduct effective and grade-appropriate workshops/activities via group and/or individual meetings, that include sessions regarding college selection, career awareness, financial aid, scholarship information, standardized test preparation, tutoring, academic advising, technical assistance with college admissions and financial aid applications, campus enrichment activities, educational field trips, and career and college day programs, annually.
Responsible for postsecondary placement and the tracking of all assigned “college-ready” participants by providing individualized technical assistance with the college and financial procedures to monitor and ensure that the program meets its goal of postsecondary enrollment and completion, annually.
Responsible for the timely and accurate preparation and submission of weekly and monthly reports regarding all major areas of responsibility including the progress of assigned participants, verification of high school graduating seniors, and postsecondary enrollment.
Use of personal transportation for travel to and from target schools and community activities. Required participation in some weekend meetings, parents’ nights, target school open houses, overnight field trips, and summer residential program.
Responsible for reviewing participants’ needs assessments and developing an Individualized Action Plan (IAP) for all assigned participants to ensure that students receive the appropriate support services that would address their identified needs, annually.
Responsible for accurate, written documentation of all services and activities provided to participants via daily contact logs and information entered in database.
Adhere to the established Plan of Operation, Curriculum, Program Policies and Procedures, and all other related federal TRIO rules and regulations.
Abide by administrative policies/procedures, Standards of Professional Conduct, and the UNT Dallas rules, regulations, and policies.
Responsible for administrative support, including budget preparation.
Perform other job-related tasks as assigned.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S7430P
Position End Date (if temporary)
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