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Program Coordinator for St. Louis Initiatives - Chancellor's Office

Program Coordinator for St. Louis Initiatives - Chancellor's Office

location6475 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63105, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/13/2024
Project Management / Professional Services
Full Time

Scheduled Hours


Position Summary

The Program Coordinator for St. Louis Initiatives plays an important role in building and maintaining strong relationships with community members, stakeholders, partner organizations, and local leaders to carry out the vision of the university’s “In St. Louis, For St. Louis” commitment. The Program Coordinator will be instrumental in facilitating community events, workshops, and programs that promote collaboration, education, and dialogue across key community organizations.

Job Description

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

Building Community Relationships

  • Initiates and maintains relationships with community members, stakeholders, and partner organizations. Networks, attends community events, and reaches out to key individuals.
  • Acts as a liaison between St. Louis Initiatives Team and the community, gathering feedback, suggestions, and concerns from community members and conveying them to relevant departments or decision-makers within the organization.
  • Represents WashU at community meetings, forums, and events, articulating our mission and fostering positive relationships.

Organizing Events and Program

  • Organizes and facilitates community forums, events, workshops, and programs that promote collaboration, education, and dialogue across the St. Louis Initiatives key audiences.
  • Plans and executes events, workshops, and programs that bring the community together and address their needs and interests
  • Recruits volunteers for various projects and initiatives.

Evaluation and Reporting

  • Assesses the effectiveness of community engagement initiatives through data collection, surveys, and feedback mechanisms.
  • Reports on outcomes and making recommendations for improvements.

Performs other duties as assigned by the Sr. Advisor and Program Manager, St. Louis Initiatives.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a higher education environment.
  • Professional training in technology, productivity tools, and/or project management.
  • Experience with managing data and running reports out of Salesforce.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills as well as superior interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated track record in working with diverse partners and visitors in a culturally competent manner.
  • Excellent organizational skills and rigorous attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated track record of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Box, Qualtrics, and project management software.
  • Demonstrated track record in ability to exercise discretion and to maintain absolute confidentiality.
  • Strong project management and time management skills, including the ability to handle multiple concurrent responsibilities in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
  • Passion for social impact and a commitment to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships and effectively engage diverse stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Passion for social impact and a commitment to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Excellent organizational and project management abilities, with the capacity to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed for community events.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree with three years of related experience or equivalent education and experience.



Salary Range

$48,700.00 - $80,500.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.


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Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.

Benefits Statement


  • Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
  • Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
  • Want to Live Near Your Work and/or improve your commute? Take advantage of our free Metro transit U-Pass for eligible employees. We also offer a forgivable home loan of up to $12,500 for closing costs and a down payment for homes in eligible neighborhoods.
  • WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.


  • Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!


  • We offer 4 weeks of caregiver leave to bond with your new child. Family care resources are also available for your continued childcare needs. Need adult care? We’ve got you covered.
  • WashU covers the cost of tuition for you and your family, including dependent undergraduate-level college tuition up to 100% at WashU and 40% elsewhere after seven years with us.

For policies, detailed benefits, and eligibility, please visit: https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/

EEO/AA Statement

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the University’s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

Diversity Statement

Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.