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Meharry Medical College


Program Coordinator

Clerical and Administrative

Nashville, TN
ID: 999815

The Sr. Program Coordinator plans and coordinates the day-to-day fiscal, administrative, and operational activities of a narrowly defined funded program or set of funded activities. The program is usually focused to a single purpose, may be scientific, research, educational, or service oriented, and may exist as a discreetly funded subset of an integrated, grant-funded program activity. Duties typically include grant planning and administration, budget management and control, program implementation and administration, internal and external operational/administrative liaison, program marketing and reporting.

• Manage the day-to-day detailed aspects of MVTCP {10 Projects)
• Prepare, administrator and Monitor the Budgets (Personnel/Non-Personnel) of MVTCP
• Write correspondence to NCI and Program Director about Budgets/Pilot Projects/PSC Members/PSC Annual Symposium/Retreat Meeting
• Organize programs and activities in accordance with the specific aims and goals of the grant(s)
• Assist in producing accurate and timely progress and budget reports to program director,
executives and program sponsors (NCI and NIMHD).
• Develop, implement and monitor multiple budgets for grant(s)
• Develop course catalogs, promotional and educational materials; training manuals, newsletters, and/or brochures as appropriate to the MVTCP program.
• Manage and Mentor Staff as Need with the Diverse of Array of responsibilities
• Serve as a Back-up Administrator for the Three Basic Sciences Departments

  • Serves as a liaison between Meharry, Vanderbilt and Tennessee State Cancer Partnership grant

• Coordinate and manage program activities including external and internal advisory committee meetings, annual retreats and regional health disparities conferences.
• Assist SOM, SOD, and SOGRS departments with budget development in relation to MVTCP
• Assist team members and program director when needed to accomplish grant objectives and goals
• Implement and manage changes to ensure project goals are achieved
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Ability to utilize keen judgement in evaluating information to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgements
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control procedures
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to gather and gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports
  • Advanced writing and editorial skills
  • Clerical, word processing, and/or office skills
  • Tech savvy, proficiency in personal computers and related software application, audio/video conferencing, presentations
  • Ability to interact with students, faculty and/or staff in a team environment
  • Records maintenance skills
  • Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events
  • Ability to lead and train staff and/or students
  • Knowledge of communication principles, media, and marketing techniques
  • Must be team oriented. 

Required Experience

• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of two (2) years directly related experience is required.