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Administrative & Staff Job Classifications

Class Specification Title: Assistant Program Coordinator

Series: Program Coordination - Program Coordinator

Levels in series: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7










The Assistant Program Coordinator is the first level of a seven level program coordinator series. Incumbents are responsible for performing various program coordination duties in support of staff responsible for providing a variety of programs in an assigned area. The Assistant Program Coordinator is distinguished from the Program Assistant, which is responsible for performing paraprofessional level duties.


These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.

  1. Assists in planning, organizing, and coordinating program activities.  Daily 50%
  2. Serves as a liaison among students, staff, businesses and industry and the community, and the College; prepares and disseminates information related to programmatic area.  Daily 25%
  3. Prepares various reports and correspondence.  Weekly 15%
  4. Processes, evaluates, and interprets a variety of information in an assigned functional area; verifies completeness and accuracy of submitted information; maintains and updates related records.  Monthly 10%
  5. Performs other duties as assigned.

Training and Experience (positions in this class typically require):

Associate's Degree in a related field and two years of program support experience related to the area of assignment; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Licensing Requirements (positions in this class typically require):

  • None required.

Knowledge of (position requirements at entry):

  • Applicable computer programs and equipment
  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations
  • Record keeping principles
  • Instructional principles and techniques
  • Customer service and public relations principles

Skills in (position requirements at entry):

  • Using computers and software application programs
  • Preparing a variety of reports
  • Prioritizing work and performing multiple tasks
  • Providing service excellence
  • Working with various types of individuals depending on area of assignment
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public

Physical Requirements: 

Positions in this class typically require: talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions and fine finger movements – using the fingers to manipulate/handle objects such as typing, sorting papers, activating buttons, sorting/separating small parts.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects

NOTE: The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

Classification History: 
Draft prepared by Fox Lawson & Associates LLC (DJG/LM) Date: 03/01 
Revised by Human Resources: 03/06, 11/16