Program Coordinator: Higher Education, Public Policy and Business-Government Relations

 is a non-profit, non-partisan higher education consortium that provides intensive, experiential residency courses for MBA, Executive MBA, and other graduate students and working professionals in Washington, DC. Through face-to-face discussions with policy makers and policy influencers, site visits to Capitol Hill and Federal agencies, and access to an extensive network of DC experts, The Washington Campus educates current and future executives on how to effectively and ethically manage the public policy process and business-government relations.

The Washington Campus is seeking full-time program coordinators to assist with the preparation and implementation of Campus programs. Program coordinators will be given a range of responsibilities, including (but not limited to):
• Planning, administrative, logistical, and client support for a variety of higher education seminars.
• Program and faculty scheduling, creating and printing program materials, booking vendors and venues, inviting and coordinating speakers, and tracking all program registrations, participant information, and invoices.
• Handling phone and e-mail contacts and assisting with marketing, media, and communications with Campus consortium and non-consortium clients and participants.
• Maintaining and updating relevant aspects of the website and other online and print media, as well as client and participant databases.
• Assisting with other special projects, events, and research.
• Tending to front office and administrative needs for general organizational operations.

The ideal candidate is organized, proactive, resourceful, detail-oriented, and has a positive and productive attitude. Experience with event planning and client services is helpful to be successful in this role. A strong interest in politics and public policy and/or non-profits and higher education likewise is very useful and desired. Facility with the use of technology, including especially but not limited to Microsoft Office, is required.

Compensation is commensurate with experience. In order to prepare and implement specific programs, occasional weekend and/or evening hours may be required; compensatory consideration is awarded for time outside normal office hours. The Campus is conveniently located near the Farragut West and North Metro stations. If interested, please send a resume and cover letter (with anticipated start date) to Mr. Matthew Marchetti The desired start date is no later than April 20, 2015.

The Washington Campus welcomes participants from diverse backgrounds and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, orientation, national or ethnic origin, or disability.

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