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Community Program Coordinator, Senior

Northern Arizona University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 29, 2022
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Community Program Coordinator, Senior

Location: Inst Tribal Environmental Prof
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job ID: 606824
Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Workplace Culture

NAU is a community devoted to student success and sustained by an unshakable commitment to our shared mission, vision, and values. We—faculty, staff, and administrators—thrive by combining our efforts and working side by side to further NAU's culture of excellence.

Special Information

This position is subject to the availability of funding. The incumbent is not eligible for Service Professional non-renewal notice, or Classified Staff layoff or recall status. Grants end date is 12/31/2025.

This position is works 32 hours a week.

Preferred the position will be located in Flagstaff, AZ, with a remote or hybrid work option available as needed. Please note that this position is grant funded and subject to the availability of funds. This position allows the incumbent to complete their work at a location other than an NAU site, campus, or facility with or without accommodation. The incumbent may occasionally work in a shared site, but primarily will work elsewhere.

Job Description

ITEP's Tribal Waste & Response team works with federally recognized Tribes throughout the US on Superfund, emergency response, Underground Storage Tanks, solid waste, and brownfields programs. The team's work includes designing and delivering in-person, live virtual, and self-paced online courses; creating and hosting the annual Tribal Lands and Environment Forum (TLEF); designing and conducting peer-to-peer mentor matches; and developing innovative virtual resources to assist Tribal professionals in their work.

The Community Program Coordinator, Senior will lead the work of developing self-paced online courses, as well as work on live virtual trainings. They will edit various video recordings for use by Tribal professionals, as well as be the primary team member working on the Tribal Lands Assistance Center (TLAC) website. They will also assist with in-person training course development and delivery, serve as the primary contact for course instructors and attendees, and assist the rest of the team on all aspects of the TLEF.

This position reports to the manager of ITEP's Tribal Waste & Response team.

Design and deliver online courses - 25%
  • Working with the team and Tribal colleagues, create multi-module online courses for Tribal professionals, within a Learning Management System (LMS).
  • Recruit presenters, assist them with designing and recording their presentations, and edit all recordings into easy to use modules.
  • Develop learning objectives.
  • Design projects, engagement, and quizzes to assist course participants in achieving course learning objectives.

Design and deliver live virtual, and in-person, trainings - 25%
  • Create and conduct live virtual trainings on all media covered by the Waste & Response team.
  • Edit presentations and resources from virtual trainings for use in other ways (e.g. short educational videos, online courses, etc.)
  • Work with the other Community Program Coordinator Senior in delivering in-person courses for Tribal solid waste professionals.
  • Work with presenters on course presentations, materials, and logistics.

Manage the TLAC website - 25%
  • Work with the manager on the development of plain language resources to assist Tribal professionals with Superfund and emergency response resources.
  • Research and post regular news items for the TLAC site.
  • Edit recorded presentations, interviews, and virtual presentations and post them on the TLAC site.
  • Design new webpages and educational resources for the TLAC site.

Conduct the annual TLEF - 20%
  • Coordinate planning of virtual components of the TLEF in order to ensure engagement by virtual attendees.
  • Work on-site with the rest of the team in conducting TLEF activities.
  • Edit recorded materials from the TLEF for publication on the ITEP website and for use in other educational formats.

Other - 5%
  • As appropriate, use technical experience to provide guidance and insights on video editing and online training issues to other ITEP program staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment
  • This position is expected to travel in-state and out-of-state for meetings, workshops, and conferences as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with Native American and Indigenous nations and communities.
  • Experience with creating and conducting virtual and online training courses.
  • Experience with website design and plain language communication.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of virtual and online training development.
  • Knowledge of video recording and editing.
  • Knowledge of organizational practices and principles.
  • Familiarity with environmental concerns of Native American nations and communities.

  • Communicating complex topics to a diverse audience.
  • Coordination of program activities in a respectful and inclusive manner.
  • Utilization of online and virtual training software.
  • Development of plain language website content.
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and virtual meeting platforms (Zoom, Teams, Go-to-Webinar, etc.).

  • Works independently and in team environment.
  • Exercises good judgement and professionalism.
  • Communicates effectively and respectfully.
  • Promotes a diverse, inclusive environment.

Background Information

Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States. Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report. The report is a result of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the Fire Safety Report is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.


Salary range begins at $38,107 to $47,634, based on the 32 hours per week vacancy. Annual salary commensurate with candidate's qualifications and related experience.

FLSA Status

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked.


This is a Classified Staff (CLS) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System; paid vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified dependents. More information on benefits at NAU is available on the Human Resources benefits website. Classified Staff employees are in a probationary status for their first six months at NAU. NAU is a tobacco and smoke-free campus. Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). New employees are eligible for benefits on the first day of the pay period following their enrollment, after their employment date. Employees will have 31 days from their start date to enroll in benefits. Additionally, new employees will begin participating in the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it, on the first of the pay period following 6 months after the new employee's start date.

Learning and Development

Your career at Northern Arizona University includes the opportunity for professional development. New employee on-boarding training includes courses to be completed within the first 30 days.

Immigration Suppt/Sponsorship

NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship for this position.

Application Deadline

December 12, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button by midnight of the application deadline. If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the Human Resources website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process, please contact the Disability Resources Office at 928-523-8773,, or PO Box 5633, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Know Your Rights Poster and Supplements

NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.

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