Program Coordinator, Business and Entrepreneurship

Program Coordinator, Business and Entrepreneurship


Durham Technical Community College
1637 Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703
Phone: 919-536-7200

Job Location

Durham Technical Community College


1637 East Lawson Street

Durham, North Carolina, 27703


$18.30 Hourly



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, August 14, 2023
Closes: Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Target Start Date

Sunday, October 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours

Determined by department needs

Employment Type

Part-time Staff

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Paralegal/Legal studies, or equivalent, and experience in administrative services
  • Certification, if applicable, to the instructional position assigned

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description


The Program Coordinator will report directly to the Program Director. The ideal candidate must be reliable, punctual, organized, and have a demonstrated ability to juggle multiple priorities in a very busy college setting.

Examples of Duties



  1. Support program director with the preparations for classroom instruction by identifying potential instructors, developing course materials, reviewing library resources, as needed, ordering textbooks and preview copies, and assisting in the collection of such materials, if necessary, at the beginning or end of the semester
  2. Support program director and participate in semester registration and other departmental activities, program recruitment, routine and special, as directed or required by events
  3. Support the program director and program faculty in the development of course outlines and course syllabi that outline clear and appropriate student learning outcomes and expectations that reflect program competencies
  4. Provide leadership in the development of appropriate assessment and curriculum mapping of established program outcomes and learning outcomes for all courses 
  5. Reporting student progress, as necessary, in established learning outcomes, courses, and other data tracking methods, as it relates to course and program progression
  6. Research and report on all areas to program development, including relevant educational and community resources that enhance and support the program
  7. Maintain student files and correspondence within the program
  8. Update student handbooks, informational sessions, and orientation materials
  9. Support the program director by communicating and scheduling guest speakers, site visits, simulation activities, and mock interviews
  10. Support the program director by organizing recruitment, developing and monitoring internship experiences/ apprenticeships and job prospects for students
  11. Update internship/apprenticeship manuals, informational sessions and orientation materials, and related internship documentation 
  12. Support in the organization, development, and maintenance of the advisory committee
  13. Assist in preparation of program meetings, advisory committee meetings, as necessary
  14. Ability to work off campus--occasional travel, conferences and/or workshops, as needed
  15. Assist with telephone calls and inquiries pertaining to program inquiry, supplying general information about the program, routing calls, relaying messages and making appointments
  16. Organize and manage student usage of platforms, such as Westlaw, and other related support databases
  17. Complete professional development training as necessary


Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Paralegal/Legal studies, or equivalent, and experience in administrative services
  • Certification, if applicable, to the instructional position assigned


Supplemental Information


  • Exercise sound judgment and independence while assisting with related activities that support the Paralegal Technology program
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to quality customer service, applying excellent problem solving and communication skills
  • Strong work ethic; positive, student focused attitude, superior professionalism, dependability, and reliability
  • Ability to be self-motivated and self-directed
  • Excellent time management, organizational and self-planning skills displaying flexibility by adjusting work schedules according to changing priorities, meeting demanding deadlines and producing high quality work
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Superior written/oral communication and research skills
  • Proficient in typing and usage of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Demonstrate understanding and readiness in a learning management system (LMS)
  • Ability to travel to branch campus sites and throughout the college’s service area as needed for the program area

Job Post Contact

Durham Technical Community College