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Program Coordinator, Senior (Santa Cruz County)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Program Coordinator, Senior (Santa Cruz County)
Department Santa Cruz County Office (1542)
Location Outside of Tucson
Position Summary

Coordinates activities and functions of the Compost Cats Program independently to ensure that goals and objectives specified for the program are accomplished in accordance with priorities, time limitations, funding limitations or other specifications. Controls budget and subordinate staff and student staff. This classification is for positions with incumbents that have responsibility for the Compost Cats Program. This program works with community partners to provide a specific services and carries out specific activities as a separate entity or as a component program within Cooperative Extension.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

• Monitors, supervises and evaluates the activities of Compost Cats staff and students.
• Develops and independently implements new or revised program goals and objectives.
• Performs needs assessment, analyzes and studies participant, member and community needs for basis of Compost Cats program development.
• Develops and schedules a program work plan in accordance with Compost Cats specifications, objectives and funding limitations; oversees daily operations and coordinates program activities through assigned staff; prioritizes and delegates work activities.
• Interacts and maintains liaison with students, faculty, staff and outside/community agencies in facilitating Compost Cats Program objectives.
• Prepares budget proposals and recommendations and establishes budget control system for controlling expenditures; controls expenditures in accordance with budget allocations; recommends equipment and resources for the Compost Cats program.
• Prepares proposals for funding and/or funding continuation from outside sponsors.
• Prepares periodic reports, financial statements and records on program activities, progress, status or other special reports for management or outside agencies.
• Confers with and advises staff, students and others to provide technical advice, problem solving assistance, answers to questions and program goals and policy interpretations; refers to appropriate department or person when unable to respond.
• Evaluates the effectiveness of the Compost Cats Program to develop and implement improved methods; devises evaluation methodology and implements; analyzes results and takes proper action based on outcome.
• Reviews applications and/or other program documents to determine acceptance or make decisions pertaining to program.
• Recruits program participants, members and volunteers utilizing the most appropriate promotional or marketing methods such as individual letters, brochures or presentations at meetings.
• Develops, compiles and writes communications and promotional literature for distribution such as newsletters, brochures or flyers; coordinates process from development through printing and distribution.
• Develops and facilitates workshops, meetings or conferences with high impact on program and/or participants; coordinates logistics, scheduling and participant communications.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

• Knowledge of issues pertaining to the Compost Cats Program.
• Knowledge of budgeting and accounting principles.
• Knowledge of organizational practices.
• Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles.
• Skill in budget preparation and forecasting.
• Ability to communicate effectively.

Minimum Qualifications

Please see Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications below.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND four years of administrative/coordinative program experience; OR, Master’s degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND three years of administrative/ coordinative program experience; OR, eight years of progressively responsible administrative/ coordinative program experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40+
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
FLSA Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S23403
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date 06/12/2017
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Darcy Dixon
ddixon@ag.arizona.edu

Open Date 06/01/2017
Review Start Date 06/07/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://uacareers.com/postings/19228
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND four years administrative/coordinative program experience; OR,a Master's degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND three years administrative/coordinative program experience; OR, Eight years of progressively responsible administrative/ coordinative program experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference/Referee Contact Information
Optional Documents