As the Program Coordinator for Excelencia in Education, you will be responsible for the overall execution of the administrative functions of the Institutional Capacity team. Reporting to the Vice President for Institutional Capacity, you will work closely with the team and play a vital role in program operations, keeping everyone informed, organized, and on track to deliver our goals. Acting as the essential connection point between institutional partners and the Institutional Capacity team, you will leverage your natural ability to be a concise and clear communicator who can see the whole project and keep all the smaller tasks organized.
How You’ll Make an Impact
At Excelencia you will be an integral member of the Institutional Capacity team, joining a movement to enable higher education institutions to accelerate Latino student success. Primarily, you will be responsible for the administrative duties needed for our Institutes and other key events (webinars, pláticas, onboarding sessions, follow-up sessions, cafecitos, etc.) to support institutional capacity of our partners as they move through the Ladder of Engagement (a community of support that builds the capacity of institutions to better serve Latino students). Institutes are either multi-day in-person events or online interactive modules, and each has a calendar of events, including scheduled follow-up meetings that must be closely monitored and updated throughout the project. As the Coordinator, you will own the organization of our offerings, ensuring timely, accurate communication for all partners and collaborating closely with the team to update timelines and keep on top of changes as they occur.
In addition to owning the administrative functions for the team, we will look for you to collect and organize the data from our events. Building on your comfort with different platforms and systems, you will lead our data collection efforts, ensuring information is indexed accurately and entered correctly into our databases. We believe in data-informed decision making, your role in safeguarding the integrity of our data is essential to our success.
Work Environment, Salary, and Benefits
Excelencia in Education. Launched in 2004 in the nation’s capital, Excelencia in Education accelerates Latino student success in higher education by promoting Latino student achievement, conducting analyses to inform educational policies, and advancing institutional practices while collaborating with those committed and ready to close the equity gap in Latino college completion. Excelencia is a growing, fast-paced nonprofit organization with a small and dynamic team deeply committed to its mission and community. We are building a powerful and wide-sweeping movement to accelerate Latino student success in higher education, which in turn addresses the U.S. economy’s need for a highly educated workforce and civic leadership.
We encourage you to apply even if your experience is not a 100% match with the position description; we will consider people from a variety of backgrounds and career experiences.
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Job responsibilities are similar to the following positions: Program Assistant, Project Coordinator, Operations Coordinator.
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Internally this position is titled: Technical Assistance Coordinator
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