Extension Program Coordinator     
Center for College Access and Success (CCAS)


  • High school graduation or GED
  • Four years/48 months of responsible volunteer or professional work experience in coordinating educational and/or community programs or activities, or
  • 120 semester hours or more, or
  • Any combination of experience and semester hours that equals four years

(Each position requires a background check.)

Departmental Screening:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree
  2. Bilingual and Bi-literate in English and Spanish
  3. Minimum of two years in education, social work, or related field providing academic support and culturally relevant programming
  4. Familiarity with the community as defined by the funded program
  5. Knowledge of, sensitivity, and commitment to the needs of parents, students, teachers and staff in schools serving low income and English Learner families in the Southwest side of Chicago, with preference given to those with experience at Mariano Azuela Elementary and Back of the Yards College Prep High School
  6. Demonstrated communication and coordination skills


$18.00 - $20.00 per hour


To Be Determined
(Hours may vary depending on departmental needs)




The Extension Program Coordinator, under supervision of the Senior Program Manager, provides leadership for parent and student programming for partnership projects in schools, including: Coordination of the work of contracted teachers and facilitators, parent mentors, tutors and volunteers; collaboration with staff  and cooperating teachers and administrators in schools; facilitation of bilingual arts and culture curriculum development, including integrating these with content area learning and biliteracy development; planning and coordination of parent and community involvement and events; preparation and maintenance of participant data information; and development of outreach and public relations materials.

To apply:

In order to be considered for employment by Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU), you must submit the following:

  • Employment Application (Original initials and original signatures are required for each position applied.  Electronic initials and electronic signatures are not acceptable.)
  • Statement of Annuitant Status (Original signatures are required for each position applied.  Electronic signatures are not acceptable.)
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Official transcript(s)

You can obtain an Employment Application and Statement of Annuitant Status form in the Office of Human Resources, Bernard Office Building (BOB), 5555 N. Bernard, Chicago, IL 60625, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You may also download and print a copy of the Employment Application and Statement of Annuitant Form. You must complete, sign and date the application and annuitant form and submit them along with official transcripts, resume and cover letter to the Office of Human Resources by the application deadline. A new application and annuitant form are required for each position applied.

If you have any questions, please call the Office of Human Resources at (773) 442-5200, or email us at Please visit the State of Illinois University Civil Service website at for general information.  NEIU Employment Services reserves the right not to consider any application on the basis of incomplete information/documents, delay in submission, and disqualifications under the rules of State Universities Civil Service System. Employment Services, however, assures that your application will be duly reviewed on the basis of the classification(s) in which you qualify and, accordingly, will inform you of their decision.

Application Deadline:

A current employment application, statement of annuitant status form, cover letter, resume, and official transcript(s) must be submitted by the close of business 04/10/20.

Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as well as Other Qualified Individuals. Northeastern Illinois University positions are contingent upon the University's receipt of its State of Illinois appropriation.