Program Coordinator

Cleveland, OH

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The Program Coordinator aids in executing programs that include, but are not limited to; KEEP Healthy, Your Kidneys and You program/ Kidney Community Educators, Patient Symposium, professional education programs, patient and public education and other projects as assigned.
  • Assist with all aspects of planning, implementing, budgeting and staffing of signature program, Patient Symposium.
  • Research, solicit, and secure donations and grants from funders for KEEP Healthy screenings, Your Kidneys & You, Patient Symposium and other local programs.
  • Maintain and cultivate new partnerships with community, minority, healthcare, and legislative entities to ensure the growth of programmatic efforts.
  • Assist with the Medical Advisory Board in coordinating minutes, regular communication, logistics, and annual program reports.
  • Cultivate relationships with medical professionals, universities, and dialysis unit staff, with a focus on generating volunteers to support our programmatic initiatives.
  • Facilitate education inquiries from patients, caregivers, and the general public.
  • Manage all relevant internal and external program communications including, but not limited to printed and electronic marketing materials.
  • Coordinate and monitor the supply of educational materials for the Northern Ohio territory.
  • Assist in other local fundraising events in coordination with the development team such as NKF Golf Classic, Dining with the Stars and the Kidney Walk.
  • Recruit, manage and train volunteers for all programs and development needs.
  • Performs additional duties as required.
  • May liaise with the Finance Department regarding all account payables, receivables and coding and on a regular basis.
  • Assists with acknowledgment letters, as assigned.   
  • Tracks revenue and expenses for programs (i.e. Budget Trackers). 
  • Maintains offices supplies, office equipment and inventory of brochures and event supplies.
  • Provides administrative support for Medical Advisory Board meetings including packet production, logistics, AV and minutes.    
  • Assists with administrative support for all local activities.
  • Answers phones and directs calls accordingly.  Provides information to patients, donors, and the general public. 
  • Flexible to work evenings and weekends. Flexible for overnight business travel.
  • Perform additional duties, as required.                     
  • College degree from an accredited college or university.
  • New grads welcome, 1-2 years administrative experience desirable.
  • Grant funding experience desirable.
  • Excellent word processing skills, computer literate on Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Excellent telephone etiquette and professional manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal, time-management, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to set priorities, multi-task and work independently, without close supervision.
  • Ability to deal effectively with deadlines and time pressure.
  • Professional demeanor, adherence to the rules of confidentiality and an ethic of respect for patients and volunteers.
  • Bi-lingual Spanish/English strong plus.
Please apply via email with your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations:


Perks of Working at the NKF

  • Generous Time off Policies
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 403(b) plan with matching company contributions
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Commuter benefits program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Corporate discounts
  • Referral bonus