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Program Coordinator

University/Agency: Illinois State University
Civil Service Classification: Program Coordinator
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Posting Duration: 7/11/2018 - 7/23/2018
Probation Period: 6 months

Job Description

The Program Coordinator focuses on special initiatives, program development and maintenance, communications, and administrative projects that proactively support the staff in furthering the mission of the Office of International Studies and Programs.

The mission of the Office of International Studies and Programs is to lead the comprehensive internationalization of Illinois State University to be a globally connected university.


1. High school graduation or equivalent

2. Any one or any combination of the following, totaling three years (36 months), from the categories below:
A) College course work in any field.
- 60 semester hours equals 1 year (12 months)
- 90 semester hours equals 2 years (24 months)
- 120 semester hours or more equals 3 years (36 months)
B) Progressively more responsible work experience in supervising, organizing, coordinating or other significant work with specific educational or administrative program initiatives.

3. Two (2) years of responsible experience in supervising, organizing, coordinating or other significant work with specific educational or administrative program initiatives.

If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, then employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

1. Experience in a student or academic services environment

2. Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills

3. Demonstrated advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

4. Demonstrated ability to maintain professional and positive working relationships with various stakeholders, which include faculty, staff, and students

5. Experience working in a team-based environment

6. Demonstrated ability to work with faculty, students, and staff from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds

7. Valid U.S. driver's license

8. Van training or the ability to complete van training within 1 month of hire

9. Ability to become a Designated School Official (DSO) and Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO), as regulated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement


$18.12 - $23.55 per hour


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Contact Information

University/Agency: Illinois State University
   Department/College: Office of International Studies & Programs
Contact: Kira Shelton
Phone Number:
Comments: All application materials must be submitted online. College transcripts (may be unofficial) must be submitted prior to the deadline in order to receive full consideration. In order to be eligible for Veteran's Preference points on the exam, a copy of your DD-214 must be submitted prior to the deadline. Transcripts and/or DD-214 paperwork may be faxed, mailed, or delivered to Human Resources by the end of the day on the posting close date:

Fax: 309.438.7421, Attn: Kira Shelton
Address: Illinois State University
Human Resources
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300

Please fully complete the entire application including, but not limited to, the education and work experience portions. Please list all education and all jobs you have had. Do not leave gaps in employment. You must list all duties you performed in the job duties section (Phrases such as "See Resume" are not acceptable). Failure to follow any of these instructions may constitute an incomplete application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please prepare in advance a resume, cover letter, and at least 3 professional references with phone numbers to attach to this application.

The Civil Service examination for this classification is a credentials assessment. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.