Coordinator - Organizational Development and Outreach

Coordinator - Organizational Development and Outreach


Gaston College
201 Highway U.S. 321
Dallas, NC 28034
Phone: 704-922-6200

Job Location

201 Highway 321 South

Dallas, North Carolina, 28034


$47,320.00 Annually



Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Closes: Saturday, December 31, 2022

Target Start Date

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Full Time

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications



  • Bachelor’s degree from a nationally accredited institution required.




  • 3+ years proven instructional and/or training experience.
  • Shows initiative and maintains a proactive approach.
  • Communicates professionally, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and accommodate deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team-focused environment.


  • Generally, works in an office environment, but may sit, stand, or walk for extended periods of time.
  • Requires travel to the various campuses and throughout each campus, including stairways in buildings.
  • Requires being accessible during non-work hours and/or days to respond to emergency situations.
  • Evening and weekend hours and some overnight travel required.
  • Work environment can be stressful at times in dealing with a wide variety of challenges and deadlines. 

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description



OPEN UNTIL FILLED - Applications will be accepted until 10/05/22

Reporting to the Director – Organizational Development & Safety, responsible for partnering with faculty, staff, students, and external organizations to create, coordinate, and champion organizational development, learning, and outreach strategies, programs, and activities to optimize organizational capabilities for performance, engagement, and inclusion.




  1. Coordinate organizational strategies, programs, and activities to improve overall performance through the alignment of strategy, structure, people, and processes.
  2. Assist with developing, coordinating, and implementing a vision and strategy for organizational development, learning, and outreach.
  3. Collaborate with marketing and public relations on communications and collateral to reach diverse, underrepresented groups.
  4. Develop, implement, and evaluate organizational programs and initiatives with a focus on team building, coaching, cultural change, employee engagement, and organizational transformation.
  5. Assist with developing and coordinating organizational initiatives that strengthen cultural competency, and understanding of race, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and other aspects of individual identity.
  6. Develop, implement, coordinate, and evaluate programs and initiatives that support diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  7. Engage in various learning activities and provide guidance and assistance for student success and tutoring.
  8. Participate in professional development, training, and learning as an instructor, including participating in supervisory and leadership development.
  9. Assist with professional development events such as PD Day, including instructional room/meeting reservations, set-up, and other logistics.
  10. Collaborate with external stakeholders and community organizations to establish meaningful partnerships and relationships to specifically engage underrepresented groups, and host, facilitate, and attend events as an ambassador and assist Student Affairs with the application, enrollment, and advising process through personal engagement and interaction.
  11. Collaborate with the Human Resources department to develop and execute programs to optimize retention and talent acquisition.
  12. May conduct assessments, summarize key performance indicators (KPIs), and analyze data for continuous improvement.
  13. Accepts responsibility for managing situations and problems, as needed. Utilizes independent judgment in problem-solving complex issues. Works cooperatively with team members and colleagues, contributing positively and constructively to the achievement of team and College objectives. Adheres to the College’s policies, procedures, and other established guidelines.
  14. Performs other duties as assigned including special projects.

Job Post Contact

Maelle Keener