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Program Coordinator

A tough but rewarding career.

What can I earn as a Program Coordinator?

The most common salary  for a Program Coordinator is between $85k and $95k
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Duration 6 mths - 12 mths
2 institutions offering this qualification
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Duration 14 wks - 1 yr
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Duration 18 wks - 2 yrs
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How do Program Coordinators rate their role?

Latest reviews from 27 Program Coordinators surveyed on SEEK

Latest reviews

4 out of 5Nov 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Master of Engineering
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Engineering
The good things
It is rewarding as you help people achieve their goal.
The challenges
After sometimes the work becomes routine and therefore sometimes can become boring.
3 out of 5Nov 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachel oir of Social Welfare
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Community Services
The good things
Working with women for multicultural backgrounds and diverse communities
The challenges
No clarity in role responsibilities. Lack of clear processes.
4 out of 5Nov 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Graduate Certificate of Postgraduate Studies
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Education programs
The good things
This is a good job for somebody who does not want to work excessive hours, nor is it highly stressed. As it involves varied tasks, from scheduling to marketing to reporting and including interaction ...
The challenges
The income is not high.
4 out of 5Nov 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Graduate Diploma of Advertising
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
IT Projects
The good things
As an IT Program Coordinator, there not a day that's the same. Depending on the project you're on and what's happening at the time, there is always something new to learn. I really enjoy coordinating ...
The challenges
The challenges encountered by a Program Coordinator are usually managing competing priorities. This can be tough during a project where everyone is running around like a headless chook because the pro...
5 out of 5Oct 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Information Technology
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Program Finances
The good things
Its exciting, challenging and new projects and programs keep me motivated. Something to learn everyday.
The challenges
It can be hectic at times like month ends and month starts when forecasting is due.
4 out of 5Oct 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Master of Social Work
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
The good things
Challenging Exciting Working with other people Innovative
The challenges
Research
5 out of 5Oct 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Diploma of Youth Justice
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
Specialisation
Youth work
The good things
If you're passionate about supporting young people who come from diverse backgrounds and are often deemed at risk, you will thrive working in the youth sector particularly as a program coordinator. Be...
The challenges
The non-for-profit sector/ youth sector and non-government sectors are notorious for struggling with on-going funding thus continuation of work so there is always a bit of uncertainty about the length...
2 out of 5Oct 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Recruiting
The good things
The role is quite autonomous and requires little managerial oversight.
The challenges
There are very little career opportunities from this role, the pay is below average, and the hours can be long depending on what is happening.
4 out of 5Oct 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Applied Science
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Fitness and recreation
The good things
Ability to build your own team a create your own program. Allows you to use your initiative and creativity each day
The challenges
High level of accountability leads to some high levels of pressure sometimes.
4 out of 5Oct 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Certificate IV in Project Management
Experience
Less than a year
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Teporting
The good things
You get to work closely with a program manager supporting them and a team of PMs. Can be a lot of variety in this role depending on the role and structure. A rewarding role enhances the skill set usin...
The challenges
Can be challenging learning new systems each time yet is rewarding. Settling in to new roles and moving around.
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Projected job growth

National increase over next 5 years
-5.4%
2018
2023
Source: LMIP. Office Managers and Program Administrators
Latest Program Coordinator jobs on SEEK
Paxus
Brisbane > CBD & Inner Suburbs
Strategic business transnational Program incorporating the improved of client facing services,process automation,information digitisation & analytics
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Davidson Technology
Brisbane > CBD & Inner Suburbs
6 mth ++ Contract available for an experienced Program Coordinator, Brisbane CBD, Digital Transformation Project, ASAP start
Aurec
Sydney > CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Wanted! Program Coordinator / Junior Project Manager for Business Transformation. Hands-on role, great opportunity to upskill & define processes!
Fujitsu Australia Limited
Sydney > Ryde & Macquarie Park
6 month contract to work on a large enterprise program of work. Attractive rates on Offer. Apply Now!
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