County Administrator HR Civil Service Board Clerk of the Circuit Court

Program Coordinator (Media)

Recruitment #1806-PROGCCPR2-008

Introduction

WHY JOIN US

Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.

WHY WE EXIST

Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.

IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • Knowledge of relevant software computer applications, equipment and current & emerging trends and technologies.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods.             
  • Experience with web content management systems.             
  • Experience using Photoshop and other graphic editing programs.            
  • Experience providing technical support for hardware and software programs.            
  • Experience with analytic tools that measure online client engagement.            
  • Experience with video editing programs.            
  • Knowledge and proficiency with HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and Adobe Creative Suite.             
  • Understanding of the social media universe.             
  • Familiarity with cross-browser/cross-platform issues and 508 Standards.             
  • Ability to prioritize work.

JOB OVERVIEW

The Media Program Coordinator will be responsible for the design, development, operation, and day-to-day maintenance of the Hillsborough County Extension Service websites, Social media strategies, digital initiatives, instructional technology, and hardware and software infrastructure.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a major in Computer Science, Instructional Technology, or related field; and
One year of web development/management and tech support experience.

OR

An equivalent combination of education (not less than possession of a high school diploma/GED), training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted above.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Performs professional work planning, organizing, developing and coordinating administrative aspects of assigned programs. Develops and administers program policies and procedures, and monitors work processes to achieve program objectives.

WORK CATEGORY

Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  If the use of arm and/or leg control requires exertion of forces greater than that of sedentary work and if the worker sits most of the time, the job is considered light work.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • The employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • This position is primarily sedentary.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Plans, develops, organizes and evaluates work processes to ensure the efficient delivery of program services and fulfill program objectives.
  • Participates in needs assessment data analysis to assist in developing grant applications to obtain funding for assigned projects.
  • Reviews existing policies, procedures, and directives and recommends changes where necessary.
  • Interprets/explains policies, processes, applicable laws, rules, regulations, and guidelines specific to an assigned program to resolve problems, answers program questions, and provides information to current and potential program participants.
  • Coordinates action where several organizational entities are involved and follows up to ensure that all details and program requirements are met.
  • Reviews program operations for compliance, identifies program strengths and weaknesses and areas of non-compliance, and recommends corrective action.
  • Instructs individuals and groups on proper methods and procedures for compliance with program regulations.
  • Writes or revises procedural and training manuals and summary reports.
  • Conducts orientation, training and presentations for individuals, groups, and organizations.
  • Recruits and trains volunteers and program staff, and develops work schedules to provide appropriate staff coverage.
  • Conducts customer/participant surveys to gather information on program services and customer satisfaction, and identify gaps in services.
  • Assists in the development of the program budget, monitors expenditures.
  • Processes pre-approved expenditures, and assists with preparing grant applications.
  • Resolves problems encountered during daily operations and determines appropriate solutions. 
  • Performs other related duties as required.

    JOB SPECIFICATIONS

    • Knowledge of the specific functions, activities, and services provided by the assigned programs and projects.
    • Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations governing assigned programs and projects.
    • Knowledge of organizational and methods and procedures relating to the effective coordination and administration of assigned programs.
    • Ability to plan, organize, coordinate and supervise the work of assigned staff.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to prioritize work.
    • Ability to work effectively with others.
    • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and established procedures.
    • Ability to organize programs, projects and special events.
    • Ability to monitor, oversee and provide guidance to volunteers, assigned staff, clients and customers.
    • Ability to maintain files and records and prepare reports and correspondence.
    • Ability to use a computer and related software.
    • Ability to organize and to multi-task.

    Conclusion

    WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

    We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.

    • Health Plan: The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from three health care plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 60 days of employment.
    • Dental Insurance: Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
    • Vision Care: Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
    • Employee Assistance Program: This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.
    • Tuition Reimbursement: Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.
    • Holidays: Employees receive up to 12 paid holidays per year.

    Visit our Employee Benefits page for more exciting details.

    Veteran’s Preference:

    Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.

    Equal Opportunity Employer:

    Hillsborough County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

    Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.

    Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge

    Hillsborough County is a drug free workplace.

    Response/Recovery Activities:

    Employees are required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to an emergency or natural disaster affecting County operations and/or its citizens. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees will be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. *MON*