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Program Coordinator

Position Deleted on 4/24/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Durham, NC
Admin - Student Affairs and Services
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management


The Program Coordinator of the Centennial Scholars Program is a crucial resource for the development of African American Males and other male underrepresented populations on campus. The Program Coordinator shares the responsibilities for the daily operation of the Centennial Scholars Program/African American Male Initiative while providing leadership, mentoring, advising, and programming for students. This individual provides support and guidance to ensure academic and social success while promoting cultural pluralism and dialogue on matters related to African American Males' development for campus community. The Program Coordinator is supervised by the Director and will assist in the development of the long-term goals for the Centennial Scholars Program/African American Male Initiative.

  • Establish programs and services to promote the success of African American males on campus.
  • Serve as a resource for African American male students.
  • Serve as the primary advisor to Student African American Brotherhood (SAAB).
  • Supervise program Graduate Assistants and Interns
  • Respond to individual student and campus concerns.
  • Develop, administer, and manage Centennial Scholars Program/African American Male Initiative events and programs.
  • Facilitate activities, programs, and campus-wide dialogue to promote an appreciation of diversity.
  • Create, implement and evaluate cultural events for the campus community.
  • Maintain adequate and accurate assessments of programs and events.
  • Facilitate student leadership development which includes selecting, training, supervising, and evaluating student projects.
  • Collaborate with other campus offices including, but not limited to, Residence life, University College, Athletics, Student Activities, Orientation and First-Year Experience, Academic and Community Service Learning Program, and Civic Engagement Institute.
  • Collaborate in development of African American Male Initiatives and cross-cultural understanding through Academics.
  • Collaborate with faculty and administrators as a knowledgeable resource on African American Male Initiatives and program ideas.
  • Develop and promote co-curricular initiatives and programs to enhance racial/gender and cultural understanding that complements the course offerings of the faculty.
  • Maintain accurate records of students, staff, administrators, and faculty participating in Centennial Scholars Program.
  • Serve as contact for faculty.
  • Enhance educational initiatives and cross-cultural understanding during, Eagle Institute, Student Government Training, and Resident Assistant training.
  • Serve on various campus committees and councils to represent the interest of the Division of Student Affairs.
  • Build partnerships with the local community to enhance the appreciation of African American Males.
  • Assume responsibility for other special projects as assigned by the project Director.

Education: Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, Education, or related field

Experience: The successful candidate should have excellent counseling, communication, relationship and teamwork skills; the ability to work with diverse populations, and knowledge of first- and second-year students, transfer students, higher education philosophies and theories, and knowledge of various computer programs.
North Carolina Central University, an EEO/AA employer, complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. All new employees must provide original documents verifying identity and employability within the first three (3) days of employment with the University. Accommodations for applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, are available upon request.
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