Program Coordinator

  • Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Iowa City, IA, USA
  • Mar 06, 2018
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Job Description


The University of Iowa


Program Coordinator

Position Available


The Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (HCCC), a NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa, is seeking a Program Coordinator to be responsible for recruiting healthy people into the Be the Match Registry through the Iowa Marrow Donor Program. This position will: manage new member recruitment process; manage the Be the Match student organization on college campuses, organize and coordinate recruitment and fund-raising events; develop relationships with new and existing colleges/universities/tech schools, corporations, services sectors; participate in public speaking events, and provide developmental and administrative assistance to the Iowa Marrow Donor Program.


This position requires travel; including evenings, weekends and overnight.


For more information, please see:


To apply: Please see requisition #72446 at


Applicable background checks will be conducted.


About the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center:

Holden Cancer Center is Iowa's only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center. The NCI designation recognizes our cancer center, and its research scientists, physicians and other health care professionals, for their roles in advancing cancer research that impacts on our ability to prevent, detect and treat our patients with cancer.  Not just a floor, or a building, or even confined to a single college, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center coordinates all cancer-related research, education, and patient care by faculty from 41 departments and six colleges, as well as UI Hospitals and Clinics and UI Children's Hospital.

About the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics:

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United State and is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and regional referral center.  University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics was recently name in Forbes magazine America’s Best Employers 2015. In it, UI Hospitals and Clinics was named the Number 12 employer overall and Number 1 employer in the health care industry category across the country.


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.




Program Management


$40805.00 to Commensurate


Education Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience Requirements


  • 1 – 3 years of client account management experience and program coordination experience including functions similar to planning and managing scope of work; ensuring program outcomes; and managing operations of the program.
  • Demonstrated experience in public speaking, networking and outreach
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to develop rapport with people through social media, telephone and personal contact.
  • Demonstrated experience working effectively with volunteers.
  • Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license and the ability to meet the University Driving Policy Standards
  • Proficiency in computer software applications

Highly Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of peripheral blood stem cell and marrow donation and transplantation.
  • Experience with fundraising and event planning.
  • Experience managing complex information requiring attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated excellent leadership skills and ability to influence others.