Program Coordinator

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Baton Rouge, MD
United States
Job Description

All Job Postings will close at 12:01a.m. CST (1:01a.m. EST) on the specified Closing Date (if designated).

If you close the browser or exit your application prior to submitting, the application progress will be saved as a draft. You will be able to access and complete the application through “My Draft Applications” located on your Candidate Home page.

Job Posting Title:

Program Coordinator


Position Type:

Professional / Unclassified



LSUAM MC - Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs (Jenee Slocum (00045013))


Work Location:

LSU - Baton Rouge


Pay Grade:



Job Description:

The Program Coordinator supports the development and execution of a robust plan of programs relevant to Reilly Center research, civic engagement projects, and administration. This position reports to the Reilly Center director. This individual will also assist with special projects when assigned by the director. The Program Coordinator is an integral member of the Reilly Center team.

Schedule program work to meet deadlines and funding obligations; Oversee daily operations related to assigned programs; Coordinate the activities and set priorities for assigned programs; Manage student staff and volunteer assistance for assigned projects; Work with Manship School and other LSU faculty to enhance programming. 50%

Prepare professional contracts, university forms, and documentation; Arrange all travel and lodging for visitors associated with Reilly Center projects and the director; Manage donor, alumni and professional contact databases for the Reilly Center; Ensure program data is collected and stored in the appropriate database. 25%

Monitor and approve program expenditures; Prepare financial statements and maintain records pertaining to program activities; Research and manage purchasing for the Reilly Center and assigned programs. 10%

Assist with special projects aligned with the strategic direction of the Reilly Center and Manship School. 10%

Other duties as assigned. 5%

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's in political science, public policy, communications or a comparable/related field.

Years of experience: One year of experience.

Specific Experience: Experience with strategic communication practices.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's in political science, public policy, communications or a comparable/related field

Years of experience: Two years of full-time experience.

Specific Experience: Experience in event planning.


Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:

Please provide your cover letter, resume, and three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address. A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.

Please attach ALL required documents under the "Resume/CV" section of your application.

Questions may be directed to the Director to the Reilly Center, Dr. Jenee Slocum, at


Posting Date:

November 8, 2023


Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):


Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Remote Work - Positions approved to work remotely outside the State of Louisiana shall be employed through Louisiana State University’s partner, nextSource Workforce Solutions, for Employer of Record Services including but not limited to employment, benefits, payroll, and tax compliance. Positions employed through Employer of Record Services will be offered benefits and retirement as applicable through their provider and will not be eligible for State of Louisiana benefits and retirement.


Essential Position (Y/N):


LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (


HCM Contact Information:

For questions or concerns related to updating your application with attachments (e.g., resumes, RS:17 documents), date of birth, or reactivating applications, please contact the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or email  For questions or concerns regarding the status of your application or salary ranges, please contact the department using the information provided in the Special Instructions section of this job posting.