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Program Coordinator

Provide administrative support to help manage, coordinate, plan, implement, and evaluate different programs

What's it like to be a Program Coordinator?

As a Program Coordinator you will help staff members with budgets, policies and procedures to ensure the successful implementation of programs. You'll also monitor staff members' workloads, coordinate their schedules, and manage program plans and budgets, to ensure programs are delivered on time and on budget.

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Formal qualifications are not essential to become a Program Coordinator, although they may be viewed favourably by employers.

  1. Consider completing a vocational qualification in project management, or a bachelor degree in business or economics.
  2. Continue to gain in-depth knowledge of project management through study or work experience.
  3. Gain hands-on experience in budgeting, bookkeeping and reporting.

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Latest Program Coordinator reviews

Latest reviews from 32 Program Coordinators surveyed on SEEK
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Oct 2018
Your passion for helping people far outwaeighs the challenges faced in Human Service roles.
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Social Welfare
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Community Services
The good things
Job satisfaction always depends on the organisation then your role. The Program Coordinator role is a great way ti utilise staff development and organisational skills while allowing you to still work ...
The challenges
Challenges of Coordinating Programs are more likely to do with your organisation and upline Management. Their understanding of your role (or a Coordinators role in general). Managers who do not fully ...
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Oct 2018
Program Coordinator can grow a grey hair, but the rewards and professional growth is fantastic
Reviewer's Qualification
Graduate Diploma of Psychology
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Department of communities
The good things
- Diversity and Dynamic roles, Team management and leadership - Organizational skills development and application - problem solving, decisions making, time management, goals setting and outcomes drive...
The challenges
- Right team and for the right job; wrong team for the right job is problematic - Be a leader rather than a manager, i.e look at the positive, successes, what is working well rather negatives and d...
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