HBCU Program Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time




1640 Rhode Island Ave NW
United States


We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team.

Position Summary:


The HBCU Program Coordinator reports to the Associate Director of the HBCU Program and provides programmatic and technical support to the HBCU Program, a project of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, as well as supports several key programmatic initiatives. The HBCU Program Coordinator will also support the work of the HBCU program in addressing the unique challenges and inequities facing queer youth of color.


Position Responsibilities:


  • Support the administrative and logistical elements of HRC’s HBCU programs, Assist in creating monthly HBCU Program newsletter
  • Assist with monthly expense reports, reimbursements, check requests, and the annual budgeting process
  • Schedule meetings with internal and external stakeholders
  • including the convening of HBCU Presidents, HBCU Student Leadership Summit, and HBCU Seal of Excellence
  • Administer all vendor & consultant administrative processes
  • Maintain the HBCU Program events and training calendar
  • Respond to external emails and calls related to the HBCU Program and HRC resources in a timely manner
  • Develop and regularly refresh the HBCU Program web and social media content
  • Assist with creating reports and program updates for members, staff, directors and board members on significant achievements or events
  • Coordinate and provide administrative support for the HBCU Program’s advisory council
  • Conduct initial research and make recommendations on youth-serving organizations that serve youth of color
  • Review data from HRC’s Youth Survey and assist in providing recommendations for its uses and dissemination
  • Assist in developing webinars, online, and print resources for child welfare professionals who work with youth of color
  • Other duties as assigned


Position Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience) with at least one to three years of relevant work experience required
  • strong attention to detail required
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in writing and interpersonally within organization and a wide variety of LGBTQ advocates and allies 
  • Strong skills with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint), online social networking tools, online research tools and MailChimp
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Commitment to LGBTQ issues preferred


*Please include a cover letter in your application.*


All positions at the Human Rights Campaign may require travel on a regular basis or periodically. Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply