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Student Training Summit Project Coordinator - PT

Reports to:                  Implementation Manager of Purple Star Readiness; Director of Implementation

FLSA Status:                Part-time, non- exempt

Location:                      Antelope Valley, CA



I. Position Overview


The Project Coordinator is skilled in establishing relationships and connecting people to MCEC tools, resources and networks of support. The Coordinator is responsible for building connections between MCEC, local education agencies, area military installations, and other area individuals and organizations within the public and private sector with an interest in serving the unique needs of military-connected children. The Coordinator will be responsible for the identification and cultivation of community-level relationships, as well as the coordination and delivery of MCEC services and resources.


This is a grant-funded position and may cease upon grant completion.


II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Primary Objectives include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Plan, coordinate, and implement a Student 2 Student® (S2S™) Summit in the Antelope Valley, CA region for 10 middle and high schools.
  • Works with trained S2S teams to support and sustain programs after training.
  • Represent MCEC with related coalitions, working groups, and appropriate MSO/VSOs, school districts, and education associations.
  • Recruit volunteers to implement the Student Training Summit in the Antelope Valley, CA region.
  • Coordinate with MCEC Educational Services leadership and local POCs to secure logistical and administrative support for the execution of program delivery when required.
  • Give public presentations on MCEC’s activities and initiatives.
  • Assist with the design and execution of the MCEC Global Summit. Attendance Required.
  • Network with local school districts, agencies, and organizations to inform and provide education on the needs of military families and local resources available to them.
  • Completes required reports in a timely manner.
  • Assumes other duties as assigned by the Director of Implementation or Vice President of Educational Services.
III. Reporting Responsibilities

This position reports to an Implementation Manager and the Director of Implementation. Work and volunteer supervision responsibilities align with MCEC’s Strategic and Operational Plans, goals, and annual performance targets. 

IV. Position Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Organized, self-directed, and detail-oriented.
  • Able to implement projects independently while working as a key member of a diverse team.
  • Able to work effectively with partners, donors, staff, volunteers, and stakeholders.
  • Able to discern and make recommendations to MCEC leaders.
  • Experienced with media, marketing and/r public relations.
  • Equipped with interpersonal skills needed to create and nurture productive relationships across internal departments.
  • Fluent in written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Able and willing t be cross-trained to implement all MCEC content.


V. Educational Requirements

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's Degree; successful related MCEC or similar experience can substitute for degree.


VI. Additional Requirements
  • Must be able to travel, as needed (predominantly local travel, but some non-local travel expected).
  • Must maintain full compliance with MCEC quality assurance, ethics and other legal requirements.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.



Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common educational articles and technical journals, financial reports, and diverse documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from staff and trainers.



Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.



Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.



Must maintain reliable phone and high-speed internet connectivity for remote/virtual work, and must be able to travel frequently locally, and occasionally non-locally (likely no more than 20 percent of time non-locally).


VII. Conclusion

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.