This role works under the Student Leadership and Engagement Office and with the broader PGCC community to provide a robust campus life experience for all students. The Program Coordinator is responsible for planning and implementing retention-centered activities, executing programs and events pertaining to Student Engagement and Leadership at the Largo Campus and extension centers. The incumbent will interact responsibly with the general public by providing information and assistance to advance departmental activities and student services.
One to two years of college credit or equivalent formal training in student personnel, education, counseling, the behavioral sciences, or business management from an accredited institution, a related field.
Combination of education and related experience for a total of four to five years.
Some experience in working with a diverse population, disable students, program development and academic advising.
Two years of experience advising students with educational choices such as course selection, financial aid, and admissions requirements, organizing and presenting small group presentation to students, staff, faculty and the community.
Bachelors degree preferred.
Ability to provide excellent and friendly customer service to students, staff, faculty and the community
Able to speak fluently in Spanish and/or French to help with translations for students, parents, and the community as needed; flexibility, multi‑tasking, strong communication skills and excellent customer services ability
Ability to deal with coordinating various tasks for students, staff, faculty, and community
Strong and valuable advising disposition
Ability to be proficient in the use of computer technology to support departmental activity, e.g., PGMN, Colleague, Microsoft Office products, and GroupWise
Ability to demonstrate strong customer service skills including those delineated in the Student Services Customer Service Skills standards.
Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle or feel objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to a, personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. No significant climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions.
Must be able to work Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
A background investigation will be conducted prior to the offer of employment. A signed authorization for the release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Prince George's Community College values the safety of its students, faculty, and staff. As part of that commitment, the College has announced effective October 21, 2021, all students, faculty, and staff must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or tested for the virus weekly. As a prospective or new employee, you will be required to comply with this mandate and all the necessary safety protocols, including wearing a mask. Please direct your questions related to the vaccination, testing, mask mandates, and requirements for exemptions to VMPO@pgcc.edu.
Application Status; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Prince George's Community College transforms students' lives. The college exists to educate, train, and serve our diverse populations through accessible, affordable, and rigorous learning experiences.We are proud to boast of a multi-talented and diverse workforce as well as offering a competitive benefits package and services that will add to your potential and work/life balance. We are looking to attract and retain individuals who are committed to helping our students succeed. In return, you will find PGCC an exciting place to work and grow.Prince George’s Community College supports and embraces cultural diversity, understood as the creation and promotion of an inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for everyone. We accept and value differences, including differences in age, race, national origin, ethnicity, religious affiliation, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic background, and ability/disability. We strive for growth and success for all of our students, employees, business partners, and the community.Prince George's Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action/Title IX/Section 504/ADA Institution. The Chief of ...Staff, Room 130, Kent Hall coordinates the college’s program of nondiscrimination.Prince George’s Community College is a smoke and tobacco-free college.