Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator oversees the successful planning and completion of educational, professional or charitable programs. His/Her duties include leading program staff and delegating tasks among them, monitoring program budgets and determining how to prioritize funds and performing outreach duties to engage with the local community.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists with planning and coordination of programs and their activities
  • Supports planning and coordination of a program and its activities
  • Monitors implementation of program policies and practices
  • Monitors and approves program expenditures
  • Works to keep programs on schedule, within stated budgets and functioning smoothly
  • Provides specialized administrative support in the development, implementation, and marketing of program/project function
  • Keeps a record of the budget and expenses
  • Supervises the program’s staff
  • Supports program growth and development as necessary
  • Schedules the details of the program and events based on an agenda
  • Coordinates program communications
  • Communicates with team members to ensure maximum efficiency

Job Requirements/Qualifications

  • Associate degree in Office Management and other related fields
  • Proven work experience as an Program Coordinator
  • In-depth knowledge of program management and development procedures
  • Intermediate level of experience with productivity tools, such as Microsoft Office Suite
  • knowledge of management principles and practices including planning, budgeting and evaluation

Skills needed for this role

The Program Coordinator must have strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. He/She must have the ability to lead and train assigned staff and must have excellent time management, organisational and multitasking ability.

Career Level

1-4 Years Experienced Employee

Job Specializations

Administrative