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Program Coordinator – True Blue Neighbors


Program Coordinator

Office or College

True Blue Neighbors



Position Summary

The Program Coordinator reports directly to the Director of True Blue Neighbors and is responsible for coordinating and supervising various True Blue Neighbors initiatives which serve to foster university and community relationships and drive the design, implementation and evaluation of creative solutions to broad community challenges. The Program Coordinator assists with the recruitment, training and supervision of volunteers, public service interns, graduate assistants, work study students, and others engaged in True Blue Neighbors initiatives. The Program Coordinator is responsible for developing and executing programming efforts related to K-12 partnerships, health and wellness partnerships and neighborhood revitalization partnerships.

Characteristic Duties

Specific responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Community Engagement

  • Assists in planning, executing and evaluating all TBN programs, initiatives and engagement activities
  • Assists in the oversight and service delivery of TBN K-12 outreach programs
  • Travels to TBN related meetings and community events, and serves as a liaison to key partners, including some weekend and evening events
  • Assists in identifying strategic connections between the broader community to University resources and works with the Director and other University representatives to explore, design, implement and evaluate those connections
  • Serves as a public representative of The University of Tulsa-True Blue Neighbors to the community, through which knowledge and valuable insights can be gained and shared
  • Assists in maintaining and executing existing community events supported by True Blue Neighbors, and develops partnerships to create new engagement opportunities

University Engagement

  • Assists in offering guidance, facilitation and support to the University community with logistics, scheduling, training and evaluations of volunteerism, work-study, public service internships and service learning opportunities; Assists stakeholders and potential partners in aligning interests with TBN
  • Assists in making public presentations about TBN in community and University settings
  • Assists in development, execution and evaluation of community service events, sponsored community partner events held on campus, and volunteer recruitment events


  • Assists in research and preparation for grant proposals and reports
  • Assists community service work-study students, and tracks and submits payroll hours
  • Assists in monitoring TBN departmental budgets, including the preparation of payments and purchase orders
  • Assists in maintaining up-to-date content for the TBN website and social media accounts
  • Appropriately routes calls and email inquiries from partner agencies, potential volunteers, and TU students, staff and faculty
  • Assists in creating and editing internal and external publications and correspondence
  • Maintains volunteer and community partner databases and generates reports
  • Schedules on-site and community-based meetings and makes room reservations and catering requests for True Blue Neighbors activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned/needed

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Non-Profit Management, Education or related field with 3-4 years of related work experience; must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills including demonstrated experience with public speaking; knowledge of local, regional and national philanthropic and government grant-awarding entities; demonstrated experience in grant writing and grant reporting; must possess basic bookkeeping skills and experience with budget maintenance; must possess excellent attention to details, be exceptionally well-organized and able to multitask efficiently; must be self-motivated and a team player; must be a creative problem solver; must possess proficient technical skills in Microsoft Office and Google platforms; must possess a respect for and understanding of community and university relationships; must possess a deep knowledge of current community challenges in the Greater Tulsa area as well as an understanding of existing gaps in strategies and resources. An equivalent combination of education and work experience may substituted for the education requirement.

Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual language skills (oral/written) in Spanish and English; prior work experience or ties to the Kendall-Whittier neighborhood; familiarity with K-12 academic scores reporting and terminology; familiarity with WordPress, email and social media marketing

Application Information

Please submit a cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three references to: The University of Tulsa, Office of Human Resources, 800 S. Tucker Drive, Tulsa, OK 74104 or email to or fax to (918) 631-3543. The review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.