Program Coordinator, Continuing Education

Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 26, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Vacancy Announcement

Position Title

Program Coordinator, Continuing Education

Position Type



Public Safety and Law



Union/Non Union

Non Union

Full Time or Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

$61,113 - $67,224 Annually

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Regular or Temporary


Job Description Summary

Responsible for conception, needs assessment, development, delivery, management and evaluation of continuing education programs, which may include courses, programs, contracts, conferences or grants. Also responsible for cultivating mutually beneficial relationships with businesses, government agencies, and professional associations.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Associate degree or equivalent formal training in related field. Combination of education and related experience for a total of six years. Bachelor degree preferred.


CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.

  1. Manage all aspects of the delivery of a program or grant, whether open to the general public or offered by contract to a business, government agency or professional association. This includes all delivery methods (classroom, online, etc.) and on- and off-campus locations.
  2. Design, pilot and implement needs assessments using the appropriate methodology to develop programs to meet the needs of county residents, government agencies and private industry.
  3. Develop programs in compliance with national, state and local laws as well as licensing and certification requirements.
  4. Recruit, interview, recommend for hire, orient, train, and evaluate adjunct faculty, consultants and support staff.
  5. Develop and implement multi-media marketing strategies and manage all promotional activities.
  6. Develop course schedules to be included in the college’s primary publications, which are distributed countywide. Proof and edit copy. Design and supervise production of marketing materials for programs.
  7. Monitor and evaluate program effectiveness, implementing modifications or eliminating as decided.
  8. Investigate trends and new technologies; use the information to create new programs.
  9. Cultivate and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with businesses, professional associations, community groups, legislators, and licensing and certification agencies to assess needs and maintain compliance.
  10. Promote the college’s capabilities and services to business, government and professional communities for the purpose of soliciting contracts, engagement, and good will and to increase their overall knowledge of Prince George’s Community College.
  11. Recruit and advise students on career choices and appropriate course selection.
  12. Write policies and procedures to ensure student compliance with program requirements. This must be done with good judgment, a clear understanding of the guidelines and the experience to know when a departure from the guidelines is warranted.
  13. Supervise, delegate tasks, coach, counsel and evaluate the administrative support staff.
  14. Network with other campus offices, other community colleges and the general community to accomplish work objectives.
  15. Work to achieve the college’s strategic goals and contribute to internal and external reports.
  16. Due to the broad nature of this function, coordinators work in a fast-paced, stressful environment filled with unexpected interruptions and challenges. Flexibility and the ability to think independently are essential as is the willingness to perform physical work such as carrying and delivering books to off campus classes.
  17. As a team player, assist in other division and area efforts when needed.
  18. Undertake and complete special projects and other assignments at the request of the chair, associate dean or dean.
  19. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  1. Applicant must be available to work Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    The work schedule is subject to change based on the needs of the department.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  3. 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.

Is Background Check Required?


Posting Number


Open Date


Close Date


Open Until Filled


Background Check Statement

A limited background investigation will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. A signed authorization for release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.

Special Instructions to Applicants

  1. The college is currently in a Modified Academic and Business Operation ( MABO ) model, which means some of the work is being performed from remote locations. When the conditions permit, based on CDC and College Administrator’s guidelines, employees will be required to resume their work on campus as directed by management. This position is located in the state of Maryland.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have a combination of education and related experience for a total of at least six years? See minimum qualifications for this position.
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Briefly describe your experience referenced in the previous questions. Enter N/A if you do not have experience. Do not enter 'See Resume'

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1

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