Program Coordinator (Center for Prostate Disease Research)

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Updated: February 15, 2020
Job ID: 215616
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Bethesda, MD, United States

Join the HJF Team!

HJF is seeking a Program Coordinator to support the Center for Prostate Disease Research (CPDR), located in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CPDR. 

The incumbent provides administrative project oversight of a narrower scope under the direction of a supervisor; coordinates budget and accounting, space management, personnel management, overall management, contracts, and purchasing; completes additional routine tasks independently and relies on guidance from higher Program Manager (PM) levels for more complex tasks. 


  1. Facilitates information flow between program members, scientific directors, outside collaborators, and the Foundation.
  2. Assists with the development, formulation, and implementation of Fiscal Year budget requirements with the Senior Program Manager and Leadership.
  3. Provides administrative support under the direction of the Director and Senior Program Manager.
  4. Coordinates and approves the initiation and processing of purchase orders, supply sources, work orders and maintenance and renovation requests.
  5. Overseas travel preparation and re-imbursements for CPDR employees.
  6. Assists in managing grant submissions, IRB Protocols, presentations, publications, and other requirements.
  7. May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of organizational objectives, the federal budget process, office automation; ability to work completely independently, use sound judgement in solving problems, and coordinate many complex systems and programs simultaneously. Knowledge of project management principles, and good communications skills.

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree required. 

Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: 0-2 years of relevant work- related experience. 

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.  

HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.