Center Coordinator

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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/31/2016

Temple University Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA
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The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center Coordinator assists the Center Director/Principal Investigator and grant administrators in the development and implementation of administrative systems, procedures and guidelines to ensure effective communication across the Center's programs, services and supplemental grants with a total budget of $1 million. The Coordinator is responsible for tracking, monitoring and reconciling expenditures, managing accounts payable/receivable, reconciling the department credit card, and submitting and managing department purchases. He/she directs ongoing and special projects and develops programs and systems to manage daily activities.

The Center Coordinator works with external agencies involved with the projects/grants such as the School District of Philadelphia, area Career and Technology Centers, high schools within the Temple Center service area, PA Department of Education, post-secondary institutions, and other local, state, and national agencies.

The Center Coordinator manages and schedules courses as well as maintains course inventory for field-based instruction programs to ensure that courses are offered according to program requirements and that instructional needs are met. He/she also coordinates special events like banquets, balls, auctions and conferences.

The Center Coordinator trains, develops, supervises and evaluates the Center's clerical staff and manages payroll and time collection for employees, consultants, and independent contractors. He/she implements personnel policy and procedures, and develops and updates office training materials and procedure manuals needed to ensure the efficient operation of the central office. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requires Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree and at least 3 years directly related experience including experience supervising staff and managing a grant. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills and Abilities:

* Strong mathematical aptitude, an understanding of fiscal cash flow management and ability to manage grant.


Ability to use automated financial, student, and employee systems.


Ability to train, develop, supervise and evaluate staff.


Demonstrated computer skills and proficiency with MS Office Suite, especially EXCEL and WORD.


Strong organizational and problem solving skills.


Strong verbal and written communication skills, including report writing skills for pr cis, evaluations, and memoranda.


Strong presentation, collaborative and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to deal with all levels of administration.


Demonstrated ability to work independently with limited supervision.


Knowledge of standard office equipment and procedures.

This is a grant funded position.

This position requires a background check.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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