University of Vermont

Human Resource Services and Operations

Program Specialist

Program Specialist—Job Standard

Job Family: Specialized
Job Code: 4081
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Union Status:

This job standard may be part of one or more career progressions.

Job Overview

Coordinate administrative activities and promote programs and events in support of designated University areas.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary

Coordinate administrative activities and promote programs and events in support of designated University areas within departmental guidelines; assist in or develop, implement and evaluate operational or administrative procedures and program practices to ensure adherence to University policies and procedures.

Monitor multiple activities, events and programs; serve as liaison, respond to inquiries and provide information to program participants, University students, faculty, staff and community groups.

Oversee administrative or program processes; develop procedures, and prepare documentation and statistics; oversee or maintain related databases, records, documents and resources; may assist in developing and administering program budgets.

Assist to implement public relations, marketing or promotional strategies; may compile, edit, design and coordinate production of brochures, newsletters, reports and other print materials; may create multimedia promotional and educational materials; may coordinate and deliver outreach and/or educational programs.

May provide administrative and/or functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.


Minimum Qualifications

Education and experience equivalent to: 

Bachelor's degree* in a specific or related field and one to three years' related experience required. *Level of degree may vary based on specific job functions.

Last modified September 21 2011 03:49 PM