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Youth Program Coordinator

Franklin College of Indiana
Franklin, Indiana
Date posted
Oct 11, 2023

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Jobs Outside Academe, Educational Service Providers
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Employment Type
Full Time

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Youth Program Coordinator

Franklin College seeks to fill a Youth Program Coordinator. The Youth Program Coordinator will oversee all facets of Camp Griz, a 5-day academic summer camp program set to launch in Summer 2024. Key among those responsibilities are: camp logistics and scheduling; partnership development; coordination with faculty and other support staff; and year-round communication with families and campers. The Youth Program Coordinator will facilitate—primarily for Central Indiana Middle Schoolers—an understanding of college-going behaviors and will coordinate programming that allows Camp and program participants to see themselves attending an institution of higher education. Though initially grant-funded, Franklin College is committed to the sustainability of this position and this program.


  • Provide leadership, supervision, budget resource allocation, and strategic vision for Camp Griz;
  • Supervise student support staff/counselors, and coordinate with Camp Griz faculty;
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with Boys and Girls Club of Johnson County, Girls Inc. of Johnson County, Center for Leadership Development, KIPP, Indianapolis Public Schools, Indiana Latino Institute, and other similar organizations;
  • Partner with Institutional Advancement to identify potential partners and sponsors for Camp Griz and other youth outreach;
  • Develop and maintain print and online communication sequences and programming for students and their families;
  • Recruit students to participate in Camp Griz, meeting specific enrollment goals and focusing on students from historically under-served populations;
  • In conjunction with Academic Affairs and Institutional Research, assess youth outreach programming and initiatives;
  • Assist in the preparation of reports to funding agencies or other sponsors;
  • Attend trainings and remain engaged in ongoing professional development with the American Camp Association;
  • Support other youth outreach and campus initiatives including, but not limited to, other youth programming, admission fairs, recruitment programs, other summer camps, and campus programs and events;
  • Other duties as assigned.


This position will be expected to supervise student staff and counselors.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work, Higher Education, or related area preferred;
  • Strong aptitude for strategic thinking and planning;
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to adapt to quickly changing environments;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds;
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills.

Physical Demands

This job functions in a professional office environment.  Job tasks do not involve occupational exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissue. This position does require the ability to lift up to 35lbs. with or without reasonable accommodations. 

Qualified candidates should submit electronically (MS Word or PDF) a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references via the application link –

Contact Human Resources with additional questions.

Franklin College

101 Branigin Boulevard

Franklin, IN  46131

Franklin College is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on individuals’ abilities and qualifications.  Consistent with these principles and applicable laws, it is, therefore, the College’s policy not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status as consistent with the Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment, and Related Misconduct.  No person, on the basis of protected status, shall be excluded from participating in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to unlawful discrimination, harassment, or retaliation under any College program or activity, including with respect to employment terms and conditions.  Such a policy ensures that only relevant factors are considered and that equitable and consistent standards of conduct and performance are applied.



Franklin College of Indiana

Founded in 1834, Franklin College is a residential liberal arts and sciences institution located 20 minutes south of Indianapolis. Franklin offers a wide array of undergraduate majors as well as master’s degree programs in Physician Assistant Studies and Athletic Training. The unique curriculum merges classroom instruction with immersive experiences, research opportunities, and study-away programs. Our goal is to prepare career-ready graduates for today’s global professions and those of the future. Small classes enable students to thrive through personal peer interaction and mentorship from professors who challenge and inspire them to think critically and perform confidently. Students participate in a vibrant co-curriculum that includes 21 NCAA Division III sports, Greek Life, musical and theatre productions, and more than 40 student organizations. As the first college in Indiana to become coeducational with the admission of women, Franklin welcomes diversity of thought, belief, and person into a community that values equity and inclusion. Franklin College maintains a voluntary association with the American Baptist Churches USA. For more information, visit

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