ARC offers a collaborative work environment and a competitive benefits package which includes health insurance, 401(k), paid time off, commuting subsidy, professional development, etc. This is not a federal position; however, if a federal employee is selected for this position and transfers without a break in service of more than three calendar days, he or she may be able to continue his or her retirement and life/health insurance benefits. ARC generally follows the General Schedule Salary Table of the Federal government. ARC’s grades denoted by “NF” are equivalent to the federal grade(s) on the GS chart. This position is an NF-9 (DC locality).
Internal Number: 2021-18
ARC seeks a highly organized and collaborative team player to join our Research and Evaluation Division as a Program Coordinator to provide overall project support of ARC’s Academies and Institutes initiatives, such as the Appalachian Leadership Institute, the ARC Oak Ridge Summer STEM Program, the Appalachian Entrepreneurship Academy and the Appalachian Teaching Project. These enhance ARC’s mission by providing experiential learning opportunities, network and skills building, and leadership development for students and individuals in the Appalachian Region. This position works closely with the Program Manager to implement impactful experiential learning and leadership development models impacting next generation leaders, particularly those in distressed or rural communities in the Appalachian Region. This position reports to the Program Manager, Academies & Institutes.
Strong ability to effectively coordinate and complete multiple tasks, responsibilities, and assignments while accommodating shifts in timelines and priorities.
Solid demonstrated project management experience including the ability to develop and follow project timelines and deliverables.
Advanced experience using databases and Excel to enter, track and report data.
Adept knowledge of relevant leadership programs and/or event management, including travel coordination and policy.
The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) is an economic development agency of the federal government and 13 state governments focusing on 420 counties across the Appalachian Region. ARC’s mission is to innovate, partner, and invest to build community capacity and strengthen economic growth in Appalachia to help the Region achieve socioeconomic parity with the nation.