Program Coordinator for the TRIO/Academic Achievement Program and the Learning Commons

Coe College is seeking a highly organized, detailed-oriented Program Coordinator interested in helping college students succeed.

This position is in Coe’s federal grant-funded TRIO program which supports first-generation college students, low income students and those with disabilities. Responsibilities include maintaining databases, assisting the college’s Accessibility Coordinator, supervising work-study students, staffing the Testing Center, assisting with grant preparation and annual reports, and communicating with students, families and faculty. The work is varied and fast-paced, requiring multi-tasking and confidentiality.  This position is full-time August through May, with the possibility of part-time hours in the summer months.  This position is benefit-eligible and the salary is paid over the full year.


  • BA/BS degree preferred, AA degree required. 
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in an administrative or program coordination role. 
  • Experience in an educational setting or with academic support services preferred. 
  • Successful completion of a background check in accordance with Coe College policy.

To Apply:

To learn more and to apply, please visit Interested applicants will be asked to submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for 3 professional references.

More about TRIO/AAP and the Learning Commons:

TRIO/AAP   |   The Learning Commons

Coe is committed to fostering a multicultural environment and encourages applications from individuals who will help fulfill that goal. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and diverse perspectives and aim to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity. Coe College is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about Coe College, our commitment to a multicultural educational environment, and requirements for employment click here.

Coe College, a highly selective private liberal arts college, offers superior academics and exciting co-curricular activities in a thriving urban setting that promotes student growth and success. Established in 1851, Coe has a national reputation for academic excellence enhanced by a student-centered, highly supportive campus environment. With 1,400 students, Coe's attractive campus is located in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a vibrant metropolitan area of 267,000 residents in Iowa's Creative Corridor, providing a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities.