Program Coordinator
Alachua County, FL - Gainesville, FL

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Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, communications, public relations or related field and one year of experience with responsibilities for a specific program or program area; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. Successful completion of a criminal history background investigation is required prior to employment. Applicants within six months of meeting the education/ experience requirement may be considered for trainee status. Experience working with government officials, meeting preparation, preparing agendas & minutes,working with legislation, resolutions and ordinances desirable.

Position Summary:
This is responsible administrative work coordinating a program to ensure that implementation and prescribed activities are carried out in accordance with specified departmental objectives.

An employee assigned to this classification coordinates program activities to ensure administrative efficiency and compliance with departmental standards.

Work is performed under the direction of a higher level supervisor or manager and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of results obtained.

Examples of Duties:
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Selects employees and/or volunteers according to knowledge and experience in area with which program is concerned.

Confers with staff to explain program and individual responsibilities for functions and phases of program.

Reviews reports and records of program activity to ensure progress is being accomplished toward specified program objective.

Modifies and/or changes program methodology as required to redirect activities and to attain program objectives.

Prepares program reports for higher level supervisors.

Controls expenditures in accordance with program budget allocations.

Develops policies and procedures for the program's operation in conjunction with department director or immediate supervisor.

Develops and/or assists in the development, implementation and maintenance of related computer programs.

Responds to inquiries and/or complaints regarding the operation of the program.

Assists in monitoring contracts related to the operation of the program.

Coordinates all activities dealing with federal, state and local agencies.

Ensures efficient and effective daily operations of the program.

Performs related work as required.

NOTE: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various kinds of work performed in positions allocated to this class. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Thorough knowledge of current practices and principles of the program or program area.

Knowledge of federal, state and local regulations related to the program or program area.

Ability to develop and implement operating policies and procedures.

Ability to establish and maintain a good working relationship with the public, contractors local business owners and Constitutional Officers.

Ability to attain proficiency in the operation of computer hardware, software and related programs.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and to prepare and organize written reports.

Ability to generate necessary paperwork in accordance with state and local ordinances.

Ability to plan and organize work and manage time.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach and to be mobile.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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