Program Coordinator, Applied Skills Program


Lake Erie College, a small, co-educational, four-year, independent liberal arts college located in Painesville, OH, 30 miles east of Cleveland, invites applications for the part-time position of program coordinator, applied skills program.


  • Provides specialized administrative support in the development, implementation and marketing of the Applied Skills Program.

  • Serves as a central point of contact between students, faculty, staff, other departments and/or external constituencies on day-to-day programmatic, operational and administrative matters.

  • Assists with seminars, meetings, special projects and/or general problem resolution. Coordinates activities of support staff, consultants, faculty and/or volunteers engaged in implementation and administration of program objectives.

  • Assists with planning, preparation, and management of program budgets and expenditures; monitors and administers program/project revenues and expenses.

  • Writes, edits and coordinates development of course catalogs, promotional materials, educational materials, training manuals, newsletters and/or brochures, in conjunction with Public Relations and as appropriate to the program.

  • Maintains program/project records and research information and gathers and computes various data.

  • Prepares special and/or one-time reports, summaries or replies to inquiries, selecting relevant data from a variety of sources.

  • Travels to help recruit students and sponsors for the program.

  • Performs or delegates clerical and administrative support tasks, including creation and editing of program correspondence, purchasing documents, reports, program handbooks and other publications.

  • May assist with grant and/or proposal writing as appropriate to the objectives and funding nature of the program; may participate in other fundraising activities. [

  • May perform specialized activities of a programmatic nature in direct support of the accomplishment of program objectives and protocol.

  • May supervise student employees, volunteers and/or interns; may manage other staff. Other duties as assigned by the executive director and/or director of the HVACR program.


  • High school diploma or GED

  • Five years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.

  • Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events.

  • Office skills and knowledge of Microsoft Suite software.

  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

  • Ability to lead and train assigned staff.

  • Records maintenance skills.

  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures.

  • Knowledge of communication principles, media, and marketing techniques.

  • Ability to gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports.

  • Advanced writing and editorial skills.