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Temporary Program Coordinator

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY   Miami, FL   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on May 28, 2024
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Temporary Program Coordinator

Job Opening # 532271

Job Summary

The Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in the College of Business is searching for a Temporary Program Coordinator.

The Temporary Program Coordinator will provide administrative support to Florida SBDC at College of Business under the Business Growth and Acceleration Program (BizGap) for Florida’s 27th Congressional District in Miami-Dade County. BizGap will provide business consulting and training in municipalities within District 27 in key areas such as government contracting, access to capital, financial literacy, and startup assistance. The Temporary Program Coordinator will serve as the project lead focusing on business client intake and community outreach, including organizing trainings and developing local partnerships to meet program deliverables.
This is a temporary assignment ending on April 30, 2025.

Duties include:

  • Develop and implement marketing and communication strategies including events, programs and outreach activities to promote program consulting services among Florida’s 27th Congressional District small businesses.
  • Assess the needs of potential business participants in relation to technical assistance, trainings, events, and external resources.
  • Coordinate with business consultants and training providers to monitor the center’s performance in relation to program deliverables and goals.
  • Develop and maintain a network of contacts and partnerships for the dissemination of information regarding program services and events
  • Compile data and research for statistical, financial and programmatic reports.
  • Network effectively with prospective clients, small businesses and economic-development partners and stakeholders.
  • Travel throughout Miami-Dade County as necessary.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or as directed.
  • The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; OR four (4) years of office or related experience; OR an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.

Positions under National Forensic Science Technology Center will require Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization in related field; OR an equivalent combination of relevant training and/or military experience.

Job Category Temporary 

Advertised Salary $18.00 to $20.00 per hour.

Work Schedule

  • 40 hours per week.
  • Monday to Friday.
  • From 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Occasionally night and weekends.
  • Travel throughout Miami-Dade County as necessary.
  • This is a temporary assignment ending on April 30, 2025.

Pre-Employment Requirements

Criminal Background Check.

How To Apply

Please apply directly to our website by going to https://hr.fiu.edu/careers/ , select "Prospective Employees" and reference job opening ID #532271 under "Search Jobs".

Prospective Employee

If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications". 

To be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position and be in good performance standing.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

*This posting will close at 12:00 am of the close date.


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To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).

Pay Transparency

Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access, Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

About FIU

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.