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Program Coordinator

CSULB Research Foundation
90815, Long Beach
$23.00-$30.00 per hour
Date posted
Apr 8, 2024

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The Program Coordinator performs a variety of administrative duties involved in the planning, implementation, and coordination of education and training programs, activities, and special events under the general direction of the Center for International Trade & Transportation (CITT) Executive Director. Those duties support CITT operations and the California Local technical Assistance Program (LTAP), which the Center administers.

The Program Coordinator interacts with students and personnel of all levels from public and private organizations, and thus must demonstrate excellent customer service and organizational skills and a high level of administrative and technical expertise to independently and efficiently coordinate day-to-day operations, projects, and priorities.

It is expected that support related to the California LTAP Centr will constitute 50% of the Program Coordinator’s time.

CITT, based at California State University, Long Beach, is home to four research centers and the California Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP), which collectively serve regional, national, and international industry and educational clients and partnerships.


Under the direction of the CITT Executive Director, the Program Coordinator is expected to perform a variety of duties that involve planning, implementing, and coordinating education and training programs, activities and special events that are in direct support of the CITT mission. Primary duties include, but are not limited to:

• Assisting the Executive Director in coordinating and tracking outreach and interactions with clients, customers, and partners of CITT’s Center activities (including local agencies served by LTAP);

• Supporting development, marketing, and activities/events for the CITT and LTAP programs;

• Supporting on-going program evaluation, continuous improvement and progress reporting of the programs utilizing various learning management, data collection and reporting systems;

• Providing logistical support for Center activities and education/training programs involving instructors and speakers at events, workshops and conferences held state-wide and nationally;

• Other duties as assigned. This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.


• Minimum Bachelor’s degree in business, management, communications, or related disciplines;

• Minimum five (5) years of experience in project coordination or management with an emphasis on database and customer relationship management. Experience in in contract and vendor management and program evaluation preferred;

• Prior experience working in an education and/or transportation-related field preferred;

• Must have experience in event coordination or support;

• Must be proficient in Microsoft applications including Excel. Prior experience with project and database management tools and communication platforms (e.g., Constant Contact) preferred;

• Must have demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with a diverse group of university staff and external partners;

• Must demonstrate ability to manage time and multiple projects/duties simultaneously, function well under pressure, work effectively under deadlines and assist in the development work plans;

• Must provide evidence of organizational skills, be able to accept constructive criticism, be professional and interact positively with a diverse group of individuals and work styles.

Must be able to accept constructive criticism, prioritize workload, be professional and dependable, interact positively with others and possess a friendly and outgoing personality. Regular, punctual attendance required. This position is employed through the CSULB Research Foundation. Employment is at-will.


A post offer background check (including a reference and criminal records check) must be completed, and the individual cleared, before they can start work with the CSULB Research Foundation. No information will be required prior to the offer of employment. Once an offer of employment is made, failure to complete the background check and receive clearance may affect the application status of a new hire individual and/or the continued employment of a current CSULB Research Foundation employee who has applied for/moved into a new position. Individuals working with minor children and/or the elderly will be required to renew their live scan fingerprinting and be cleared every twelve (12) months. Information obtained through the background check does not automatically disqualify an individual from employment.


This position is restricted to the conditions set forth in the grant. Ongoing employment is contingent upon satisfactory job performance and continual renewal of grant money/availability of funds.

FILING DEADLINE: Open Until Filled NOTE: In order to be considered for this position, please submit the required information as soon as possible. The hiring committee will review applications, interview qualified candidates, and close the position anytime on or after two (2) weeks from the posting date listed above. Removal of a position from our website is indication that the position has been filled.


Interested individuals should forward their cover letter, resume, and completed employment application referencing position number to the CSULB Research Foundation Human Resources Department in one of the following ways:

  •  By Mail/Delivery: 6300 State University Drive, Suite 332, Long Beach, CA 90815
  •  By Confidential HR Fax: 562.985.1726 
  •  By E-mail: FND-HRPAYROLL@CSULB.EDU (put Job# in the Subject line)



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