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Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator

Requisition ID 
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time
Sub Category 
COM DFPM Community Research Group A2
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Post End Date 

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Responsible for coordination/logistic/outreach/support of various Community Research Group projects. Participates in team meetings, oversight of purchasing, print projects, and arranging vendors for events/trainings throughout the state. Work closely with project manager and other team members to accomplish project goals. Responsible for oversight of project travel. Provide back up for department purchasing when the main staff person is out to ensure project needs are met.

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Leave Time:
    • 11 Paid holidays annually
    • Vacation leave varies by position and status
    • 12 days of sick leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary: Neg. 


  • Program Coordination: Provides coordination/logistic/outreach/support for various aspects of Community Research Group projects. Sets up and participants in team planning meetings and supports project from preliminary planning to implementation. Systematize communication with and tracking of participant data including contact information, participant status, time line, and evaluation data. Maintains data base and hard copies according to protocol. Provide oversight of large-scale marketing efforts (i.e. email, mailings). Provide logistical support for events and trainings around the state including identifying and arranging training/event locations and vendors. Oversees print, production, collating, and packaging of project materials.   Monitor multiple participant sites and timelines to ensure fulfillment of all required deliverables. Work closely with project manager and other team members to accomplish all project goals.
  • Financial: Monitors purchasing and print jobs to ensure team is on track with budget projections.
  • Other duties as assigned


Bachelor's degree in Business or related field plus 3 years of administrative and program coordination experience OR High School diploma/GED plus 7 years of administrative and program coordination experience required. 


Some in state travel may be required


UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

Physical Requirements

Stand: Occasionally
Sit: Frequently
Walk: Occasionally
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Occasionally
Talk: Frequently
Hear: Frequently
Taste or smell: Occasionally
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently
Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
Noise Level: Moderate
Visual Requirements: Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
Hazards: None