Program Coordinator (Public Works Program Coordinator)-1845

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Pima County Grants Managment & Innovaion

Published 7 days ago

March 5, 2021
At least $48,464

1845 - Program Coordinator (Public Works Program Coordinator)

OPENING DATE: 02/19/21

CLOSING DATE: 03/05/21 11:59 PM (Arizona Time)


This position is in the Grants Management & Innovation Department.

Plans, coordinates, monitors and participates in administrative and operational activities associated with a specialized program within Pima County. Supervises staff and performs program-related community relations activities. A "Program" is a single, specific purpose/activity and is ancillary to the main function of the organization. Typically the longevity and funding of a "program" are subject to internal and external factors.


(Work assignments may vary depending on the department's needs and will be communicated to the applicant or incumbent by the supervisor.)

Plans, organizes, coordinates and administers the activities of a specialized program within Pima County;

Assists the Program Manager or department director in developing and establishing program goals and objectives;

Evaluates program effectiveness and measures/reports on program success;

Supervises, trains and evaluates staff, determines work assignments and priorities and participates in personnel selection;

Monitors program-specific legislation and ensures program compliance with applicable regulations;

Performs public relations activities as a program representative, makes program-related presentations to the general public, prepares and presents news releases and other media materials and participates in the development of community awareness programs;

Coordinates the development of training and informational materials to promote public understanding of program activities, services and requirements;

Establishes and maintains liaison relationships and coordinates program activities with other departments, public and private agencies, organizations and groups;

Conducts meetings to resolve problems, address issues, discuss program goals and objectives and disseminate information;

Monitors grants, program contracts and/or contractor performance;

Participates in the development of the program budget and supervises the monitoring and administration of program funds;

Conducts program-related studies and prepares written reports and recommendations;

Prepares routine and special program status reports for federal, state and county agencies

Analyzes data and prepares program activity reports and statistical materials for management review;

May access or maintain specialized databases containing program-specific information to record activity or generate reports;

May write and submit grant applications and prepare/review proposals.


Knowledge of: Principles and techniques of public relations and media resources; Community agencies, organizations and resources; Principles and practices of effective supervision and program administration; Federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations; Principles and practices of grant administration; Budgeting and fiscal accountability; Data and statistical analysis techniques and application to planning studies and projects; Principles and techniques of effective communication to include written composition and public speaking; Applications of automated information systems.

Some positions within this classification require knowledge of program-specific terminology, principles, practices and procedures.

Skill in: Planning, organizing and coordinating program activities; Communicating effectively; Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with governmental agencies, community and special interest groups; Supervising, training and evaluating personnel; Identifying needs and developing and implementing programs to meet those needs; Preparing budgets and monitoring funds; Data analysis and report preparation; Use of automated information systems to maintain or produce data.


(1) A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in grants administration or closely related field and three years of experience coordinating, monitoring, and/or administering program activities or providing professional level administrative support for a program or specialized work unit (See Special Notice section for additional requirements). (Relevant professional level experience and/or education from an accredited college or university may be substituted.)


(2) Four years of experience with Pima County in a professional administrative classification.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see resume" on your application.

Preferred Qualifications

: (Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.):

  1. Knowledge/experience in public works related fields.
  2. Grant development experience.
  3. Grant management experience.

Please note: Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include education, work history and criminal conviction record. Pima County’s use of background information complies with all federal laws to protect candidates from discrimination. Pima County follows the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) guidance when reviewing criminal records; therefore, prior convictions will not automatically disqualify a candidate from employment.

1845 - Program Coordinator (Public Works Program Coordinator)

OPENING DATE: 02/19/21

CLOSING DATE: 03/05/21 11:59 PM (Arizona Time)


This position is in the Grants Management & Innovation Department.

Plans, coordinates…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional


Pima County offers a wide variety of employee benefits programs. Please visit:

Pima County offers a wide variety of employee benefits programs. Please visit:

Level of Language Proficiency

Proficient in English language and writing

Proficient in English language and writing


130 West Congress Street, Tucson, AZ 85701

How to Apply

Do not submit resumes

Do not submit resumes

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