Program Coordinator (Aviation Maintenance Workforce Development Grant)


Part-Time: Review of applications begins August 22, 2022 and continues until the position is filled.


Southern University at Shreveport, Louisiana (SUSLA) is accepting applications for the Program Coordinator position. SUSLA is a comprehensive community college serving Shreveport, Bossier City, and surrounding areas in Northwest Louisiana.  It is one of five campuses constituting the Historically Black Southern University System.  The University serves approximately 3,000 undergraduate students and offers 32 undergraduate degrees and certificate programs in a variety of fields including Allied Health, Nursing, Aerospace Technology, Business Studies, Behavioral Science/Education and Science & Technology.



Under the general direction of the Principal Investigator/PI, the Program Coordinator will manage recruitment and outreach strategies such as career days/fairs, open house, assist with dual credit recruitment and enrollment, transitioning military, and respond to inquiries about the Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program and the Aviation Maintenance Workforce Development Grant. This person will also be responsible for the planning and facilitation of summer programs, graduate follow-up, and assisting with administrative tasks. The Program Coordinator is expected to assist the University in achieving its vision and mission; focus on customer service, accountability, integrity, and have a willingness to assist as needed. This is a grant-funded position that requires up to 135 working hours per month.



  • Recruit – outreach and recruit students into the AMT academic program as well as participants for program-related non-credit activities. Recruit by social media, news articles, success stories and announcements, and other multimedia efforts.
  • Recruit – Represents the university to targeted constituencies; maintains partnerships between the university, local school systems, alumni networks, faculty, community partners, and other identified groups. Attend/coordinate community events, information sessions, forums, and other events that relate to the goals and objectives of the program.
  • Support program participants and prospective students and parents with post-secondary education options (campus tours, orientations, academic counseling appointments, financial aid, scholarships, and campus resources including Student Support Services, TRIO, etc.) and follow-up services as appropriate.
  • May serve as consultant and resource to internal departments with recruitment training and new student enrollment process.
  • Works professionally with AMT program participants and observes the confidentiality and privacy of student records, as well as sensitive information in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and University policies and procedures.
  • Handles routine administrative tasks pertaining to the successful execution of the program, including submitting work orders, processing vendor invoices, coordinating participant activities such as summer/boot camps, and requisitioning services and supplies.
  • Assist with the preparation and submission of all quarterly, and annual reports required by the FAA on or before deadlines.
  • Evening, weekend, and overnight work hours may be required.
  • Other responsibilities as required to meet grant outcomes.



  • Associate degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Prior experience recruiting, mentoring or teaching youth.
  • Candidate must have very strong writing, analytical, organizational, and research skills. Experience editing and proofreading with the ability to produce high-quality materials while adhering to multiple deadlines.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Knowledge of marketing and sales techniques
  • Ability to work well with individuals with diverse backgrounds
  • Detailed-oriented, results-driven, and professional.


$25,000 - $30,000




APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Review of applications begins August 22, 2022 and continues until the position is filled.

The application can be filled out online at the

Please attach cover letter, resume, transcript(s), and three references to application.

Southern University at Shreveport does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability or any other protected class. Title IX Coordinator: Dr. Johnetta Banks, Johnny L. Vance Student Activity Center, 2nd Floor/V-210, (318) 670-9201. Section 504 Coordinator: Dr. Anjelica Hart, NCR Building, Room 125, (318) 670-9367.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform duties.

Criminal background check and reference verification is required.

Southern University at Shreveport, an institution within the Southern University and A & M System, seeks to provide quality education for its students, while being committed to the total community. This institution prepares students for careers in technical and occupational fields; awards certificates, diplomas and associate degrees; and offers courses and programs that are transferable to other colleges and universities. Dedicated to excellence in instruction and community service, this open enrollment institution promotes cultural diversity, provides developmental and continuing education, and seeks partnerships with business and industry.


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