Department: Alumni Relations & Development Salary/Grade: EXS/6
The Senior Program Coordinator manages and ensures stellar learning experience in professional development programming and projects offered through talent development for staff in Alumni Relations and Development. This position oversees delivery of courses and sessions; assists with development, planning, facilitation, and evaluation; and manages accounts payable. As part of the talent development team, the Senior Program Coordinator will serve as program lead for our annual summer internship program exposing undergraduate Northwestern students to the field of Alumni Relations and Development during the campaign at Northwestern.
Oversees & ensures that day-to-day operations are appropriately managed, efficient, and effective.
Develops, maintains & reports on quantitative and qualitative performance measures.
Acts as liaison to IT to ensure technology systems are properly installed & maintained & meet the informational, analytical & computing needs of users.
Communication, Outreach & Recruitment
Ensures program/project success in regard to revenue & expense goals including recruitment, participation, etc.
Oversees marketing of new and current programs, working with partner institutions & media to ensure marketing plan effectively targets applicants, sponsors, etc.
Reviews & analyzes outcome measurements and recommends changes & enhancements to improve program/project.
Collaborates with internal/external partners to implement changes designed to improve/increase program/project goals/objectives.
Manages programming, educational, student, alumni, workshops, meetings, etc. including speakers, agendas, etc.
Manages planning and arrangement of meetings, workshops, events, etc. designed to exchange information, promote research objectives, and to build internal and external relationships within NU.
Manages event details including communication, venues, presenters, travel arrangements, materials, refreshments, and technology are arranged and completed in an appropriate and timely manner.
Coordinates with program/project sponsors on the delivery of all onsite instruction and provision of logistical support.
Oversee development and implementation of new program/project initiatives.
Manages relationships with partners, foundations, etc. and coordinates logistical support
Continually assesses and innovates program/project to achieve educational goals.
Manages recruitment, application evaluation, interview, selection and notification of students or participants.
Implements a department strategy for structure, process, & staff support of students.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s in business, accounting or a related field + 2 years program administration or similar experience; or 4 years program administration or similar experience.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 40744
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.