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Program Coordinator, UC Corrections Institute, Hybrid

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


About the Department

The University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute (UCCI) is housed in the School of Criminal Justice in the College of Education, Criminal Justice, Human Services, and Information Technology (CECH) at the University of Cincinnati (UC).  


At its core, UCCI uniquely combines theory and practice through two avenues of innovation. The research pathway serves to study and support data-driven strategies that advance evidence-based approaches in corrections. The implementation pathway serves to apply correctional research in ways that strengthen program effectiveness, encouraging professionals to become “agents of change.” This partnership helps to substantially narrow the gap between academic research and correctional practice in ways that positively impact lives and shape safer communities. 

Job Overview

You are invited to apply to be considered for a Program Coordinator position. This position is a hybrid position based in Cincinnati, Ohio. 


Primary responsibilities for the position are to coordinate the activities and functions for the University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute (UCCI). Specifically, the position entails assisting the Program Director with development projects, the Business Manager with Concur support and p-card reconciliation and Interim Director with a full array of administrative coordination functions associated with the UCCI. This includes coordination of Research Associates, Graduate Assistants and external Consultants scheduling to provide training and technical assistance services to community partners at criminal justice agencies, as well as billing of expenditures as they relate to provision of services. Primarily, this position will be responsible for planning and scheduling staff/contractors for UCCI training activities. Additionally, this position will coordinate marketing efforts, creating content to be used showcasing UCCI products and services via UCCI conference, website, social media, and customer listserv communication/presence through regular newsletter creating and distribution. This position will also assist in the marketing, promotion, coordination and management of UCCI’s Annual Training Institutes offered twice a year on campus as well as UCCI’s ongoing Virtual Training Institute series offered online monthly. Furthermore, the position will be expected to represent UCCI at meetings, when necessary, communicate with community partners at criminal justice agencies, and represent UCCI at university specific events. As appropriate, the position will also supervise student workers. 

Essential Functions

  • Coordinate seminars, classes, workshops or programs.
  • Develop program objectives and monitor quantitative and qualitative data on progress toward objectives. 
  • Review objectives to identify problems and solutions, prioritize solutions and develop action steps for program improvement.
  • Provide financial administrative support for program initiatives.
  • Develop, administer and analyze assessment/evaluation questionnaires. Compile statistics and prepare reports.
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies to recruit program participants.
  • Interact with staff, faculty, external agencies, and other university departments.
  • May conduct research and analyze relevant literature, other benchmark information to develop grant proposals, new program ideas and propose program changes.
  • Provide direct or indirect supervision to student workers. 
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

One (1) year of program coordination experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Four (4) years of experience in each of the following:

  • Scheduling personnel and external consultants.
  • Monitoring deliverables.
  • Collecting/analyzing correlating data. 
  • Coordinating large scale events.
  • Tracking and applying for licensure.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

Application Process

  • Please apply online.
  • Applicants must be able to pass a background check. 


The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range up to $47,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 92805 


Program Coordinator, UC Corrections Institute, Hybrid

Date:  May 25, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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