CE Program Coordinator

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Savannah, GA, USA
  • Jun 06, 2021
Full time Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education)

Job Description


CE Program Coordinator

Job ID: 228389
Location: Georgia Southern - Savannah
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelors, masters and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Department Information
0240201 Continuing Ed-Programs

Job Summary
Coordinate in-person and online professional development and personal enrichment programs for adults and military personnel, as well as youth programs and camps. Assist with the coordination of events on the Armstrong and Liberty Campuses.


  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Assist with events on the Armstrong and Liberty Campuses and conferences in the Savannah area
  • Evaluate programs to ensure quality and client satisfaction
  • Assist in the development of CE reports for Board of Regents (BOR) and other stakeholders
  • Assess community needs and plan educational opportunities to meet those needs
  • Plan, develop, and coordinate the delivery of professional development, personal enrichment, youth, and summer programs, as well as programs for seniors over 50
  • Work with 3rd party educational providers to plan and coordinate course offerings
  • Submit and update course and student information in all applicable web-portals, including, but not limited to, those of 3rd party educational provider partners, MyCAA, and the Department of Defense
  • Recruit, interview, and hire faculty, staff, and subject matter experts to teach Continuing Education courses and youth camps
  • Work with CE Marketing to design and implement marketing plans for each program
  • Work with business services to purchase required materials
  • Develop a budget for each program to ensure ROI and sustainability

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements

  • Bachelors degree

Required Experience

  • One (1) year of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Educational Qualifications

  • Masters degree

Preferred Experience

  • Three (3) years of experience working in Continuing Education at a community college or university

Proposed Salary
$17.55 per hour

Required Documents to Attach

  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section of your application.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Navigate web access and email with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to plan, develop, and implement continuing education programs
  • Ability to navigate the web to find online resources and accurately submit information via online portals
  • Ability to create and maintain budgets
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a diverse environment
  • Ability to work effectively with organizations, program participants, faculty, staff, and subject matter experts
  • Ability to learn and effectively use new software programs


  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
  • Knowledge of assessment methods to ensure program quality and client satisfaction
  • Knowledge of adult learning theories


  • Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
  • Use effective communication and human relations skills
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Demonstrate appropriate organizational skills as required for specific position
  • Excellent time-management and problem-solving skills
  • Presentation and public speaking skills

Apply Before Date
June 18, 2021

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at hrservice@georgiasouthern.edu.

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or oneusgsupport@usg.edu.

Conditions of Employment

  • Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
  • Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information

  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Work in professional office environment
  • Workweek occasionally extends to evenings and weekends
  • Work is fast-paced, ever-changing, and results-oriented
  • Travel is required

Background Check
Standard and Education

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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