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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Program Coordinator in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future.We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


This position supports the Robert T. Jones Program, a University program celebrating the legacy of world-renowned golfer Robert “Bobby” T. Jones, Jr. (29L). Mr. Jones was an extraordinary man of compassion and integrity who valued education as much as he loved golf. An alumnus of Emory University School of Law, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Harvard University, he created a legacy of academic excellence and leadership. The Emory Libraries house Jones’ papers—making Emory the center of Jones scholarship and research—and Emory is home to three signature initiatives honoring his legacy: The Jones Program in Ethics, the Jones Biomedical Engineering Fellows, and the Bobby Jones Scholars and Fellows.

The Program Coordinator will report to the Associate Director of the Emory College Scholars and work with staff in the Laney Graduate School to support the Bobby Jones Scholars and Fellows.


  • Works with Scholars and Fellows and 300+ alumni and donors in the scholarship program

  • Organizes all aspects of the Scholars and Fellow Program: travel (including visa applications), housing, course registration at Emory, tax filing, car rental, and assistance for the students when emergencies occur

  • Plans and execute the selection process for the Scholars and Fellows

  • Develops communications to alumni and donors about all aspects of the Bobby Jones Program

  • Develops And maintains the website, social media posts, newsletters and listservs related to the program.

  • Meets regularly to oversee the program and select the Scholars and Fellow going to St Andrews University

  • Hosts social events for the Scholars and Fellows

  • Helps organize the twice-yearly Advisory Committee meetings, works with the Chair of the Advisory Committee, and supports the work of committee members and subcommittees.

  • Assists in planning and executing public events for the Bobby Jones program as well as the Emory College Woodruff Scholars Program: include the yearly golf tournament, the annual Woodruff Scholars retreat, Woodruff Scholar Finalists’ Week, and various receptions and dinners for alumni and donors for both programs

  • Serves as a liaison with various community partners to the Bobby Jones Scholars and Fellows program


  • Primary duties are organizing, coordinating, and planning operational facets of a program and its related activities which include, but are not limited to the following: establishing long-term operational objectives, researching factors that may impact the success of the program, and working with individuals or groups to research and document program requirements in order to provide appropriate input into the development of strategic plans

  • Develops work plans to accomplish program goals and objectives and monitors progress toward their achievement

  • Conducts research and gathers information to develop various publications

  • Develops promotional materials which may include content for reports, briefings, newsletters, grants or other written information related to the program

  • Assists in developing and coordinating program-related conferences, conventions, or meetings

  • Monitors expenditures and may participate in the budget planning process and prepare financial reports

  • May assist in identifying funding resources and developing fund-raising strategies and initiatives

  • Prepares operational and statistical reports

  • Conducts training, represents the program at meetings and conferences, and networks with affiliated groups

  • May supervise assigned project staff, interns and/or volunteers

  • Performs related responsibilities as required


  • Bachelor's degree in a field related to the program and two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience


  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and attention to detail.

  • Creative brainstorming and strong problem-solving abilities.

  • Basic knowledge of Slate and OPUS (Peoplesoft) SIS.

  • Experience with Canva, Adobe design software, or other graphics programs.

  • Experience with professional social media content creation and website content management.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

  • Strong organizational and project management skills.

  • Excellent computer skills, specifically Microsoft Office suite.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University location as needed. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employees

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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Job Number 71148

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Emory College

Department ECAS: Ofc Undergrad Education

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta