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 preferred
  2. Minimum of two years working with federal grants on matching dollar/cost share reporting and understanding of federal regulations related to cost share requirements required
  3. Minimum two years working on program data entry systems required
  4. Sensitivity and commitment to the needs of families in schools serving low income or limited English proficiency communities
  5. Experience in working with teams and strong communication and interpersonal skills
  6. Proficiency in using MS Excel and developing detailed spreadsheets
  7. Experience conducting workshops on data entry systems and match reporting systems
  8. Strong analytical and organizational skills and commitment to excellence and accuracy required
  9. Familiarity with various communities served by GEAR UP and other CCAS programs as it pertains to data collection including: Chicago Public Schools Areas-Brighton Park; Midway/Little Village; Austin; Roseland/Washington Heights; Marquette Park; Humboldt Park; Northwest Side/Albany Park; Southwest Side; Northwest Side; and South Side. Also including the Cicero and Berwyn Public Schools.

$18.00 - $25.00 per hour

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


The Extension Program Coordinator, under general supervision of the Budget and Contract Manager and the Director of Research and Evaluation, coordinates organizes, monitors and tracks matching dollar/cost share resources for grants received at the Center. This position specializes in reviewing and approving school based partnership.

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

You can obtain an Employment Application, Affirmative Action Form 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, Affirmative Action Form and Statement of Annuitant Form. You must complete, sign and date the application, affirmative action form 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, affirmative action form 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 CS-Employment@neiu.edu. Please visit the State of Illinois University Civil Service website at http://www.sucss.illinois.gov/updates.aspx 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, affirmative action form, statement of annuitant status form, cover letter, resume, and official transcript(s) must be submitted by the close of business 10/25/16.

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.