Program Coordinator – Military Science

Vacancy Number:  992

Job Summary:  The Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day fiscal, administrative, and operational activities of the Military Science Department and Army ROTC Program. The Coordinator reports to the Military Science Department Chair.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a Military Science Department principal liaison between students, faculty, staff, other departments, and/or external constituencies on day-to-day programmatic, operational, and administrative issues; facilitates meetings and special projects
  • Coordinates departmental events, such as, Homecoming Parade, Alumni Visits, Military Ball, Awards Ceremonies, Contracting Ceremonies, and Commissioning Ceremonies
  • Performs clerical and administrative support tasks, including creation, typing, and editing of department correspondence, course catalog submission, quarterly newsletter, reports, and other publications
  • Collects and analyzes data; prepares scheduled and special reports; maintains program records and statistical information
  • Provides administrative support in the marketing of the Army ROTC Program
  • May supervise and train student employees, volunteers, and/or interns, as appropriate
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Five years’ experience directly related to the duties/responsibilities of the job
  • Experience interacting with executives and senior management
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to complete multiple tasks with competing priorities
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Must display tact and good judgment in confidential situations


  • Experience working with high visibility university and/or military events
  • Automation Skills such as BANNER, and Blackboard proficiency
  • United States Army Cadet Command experience
  • Executive level office support experience

Working Conditions:

  • Day travel to partner program, Albany State University, as required
  • Evening/night/weekend work is required for special events
  • Climate controlled environment

Physical Requirements: 

Position may require standing or sitting for extended periods of time, lifting objects up to 20 lbs., performing repetitive tasks, and so forth.


 Interested persons MUST submit a complete application packet which includes:

  • FVSU Application (include Job Title and Job Number)
  • Cover Letter (include Job Title and Job Number)
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript(s) – Diploma copies are not accepted in lieu of transcripts
  • List of three (3) Professional References including their contact information

Complete application packets should be emailed to, with the Job Title and Job Number in the subject line. Application packets that do not contain ALL required information will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.

 Application packets will be accepted through August 24, 2016; review and interviewing of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.