Program Coordinator, IDEA

Haverford College   Haverford, PA   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 5, 2024
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Haverford College invites applications for our part-time (30 hours per week), non-exempt, benefits-eligible Program Coordinator opportunity. This is a renewable one-year, fixed-term position.

Haverford Offers Great Benefits: The College offers a comprehensive benefits program that includes possible work-from-home opportunities, automatic 10% retirement contribution to your retirement account upon eligibility (no match required), a 50% tuition benefit for dependent children upon eligibility, 14 paid holidays (including the week before New Year's Day off), Health Savings Account contribution of $650 for individuals and$1300 for families (no match required), affordable medical plans, and a beautiful arboretum campus with walking trail and easy public transportation access. Please visit the Benefits page ( for more information.

Work Location: This position will be eligible for a hybrid work schedule, pursuant to the College's Work Location Policy.

About Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA)

The IDEA Division facilitates co-cultivation of a campus community(ies) where everyone is affirmed, uplifted, and are able to bring their whole selves in living, learning, teaching, and working together as a fundamental vision towards justice and liberation. The Program Coordinator is a position within the IDEA Division.

About the Position
The Program Coordinator of the Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Access Division (IDEA) provides programmatic and administrative support in advancing the strategic priorities and goals of the division and the College. The Program Coordinator will work collaboratively with the Assistant Vice President for Institutional Equity and Access and the divisional team to implement activities and opportunities to cultivate an inclusive, equitable, ethically responsive, and accessible environment for all constituencies.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Lead project planning and implementation of divisional programs, including but not limited to Civil Rights Trip, Journeys of Reconciliation, and THRIVE programs and conferences, and regular programs
  • Collaborate with IDEA team and campus partners as a thought leader and contributor of divisional engagement efforts
  • Coordinate the planning and logistics of convening affinity groups, councils, and meetings facilitated by the IDEA Division
  • Provide operational and logistics support for campus-wide IDEA trainings, workshops, and events
  • Design content material, including email newsletters, event promotional materials, social media posts, and resource tools
  • Serve as a resource, collaborator, and bridge builder to campus constituencies in the areas of diversity, equity, inclusion, and access
  • Provide support and guidance to IDEA Student Advisory Council, IDEA Student Associates, and DEIA councils
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
Line of Report: The Program Coordinator reports to the Assistant Vice President for Institutional Equity and Access.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Two years of experience implementing programs and events
Professional Competencies
  • Experience with and demonstrated knowledge of working with diverse populations
  • Experience with managing multiple projects and timely delivery
  • Exceptional communication skill, including ability to create written and electronic content, and the ability to communicate with people at all levels of the institution
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to problem-solve with sound judgment and self-motivation
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Technologically adept and comfortable with a variety of electronic platforms and apps
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with project and event management
  • Experience with working in higher education
  • Familiarity with programmatic and business processes in an academic setting
We are aware that some people are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every qualification in the job description including the preferred qualifications. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and recognize that a successful candidate may come from a less traditional career trajectory, such as having skills and abilities gained outside a classroom context, or an equivalent skill set. We encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our preferred qualifications.

To Apply: Interested applicants are invited to submit an application, to include a cover letter and resume by visiting The application deadline is June 9, 2024. Application review will begin after the deadline has passed. Please email recruiting [at] with questions about submitting your materials. Should the search committee be interested in pursuing your candidacy, you will hear from them directly. Finalists will be asked to provide three professional references.

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status. Women, non-binary and transgender individuals, people of color, Indigenous people, and those with other or multiple historically marginalized and/or underrepresented identities are especially encouraged to apply. Haverford College and our consortial partners are located on Lenape lands.

Haverford College

Haverford , PA