Haury Program Coordinator, University of Arizona

Tuscon, AZ

Position Title: Haury Program Coordinator

Organization: University of Arizona

Location: Tuscon, AZ

Organization Overview: This position is within the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice. The work of the Haury Program is to connect, convene, and bring resources to support others. Funded by an endowment in 2014, the program supports the UArizona and its mission as a land grant institution. It has a unique leadership model as it resides with the UArizona Arizona Institutes for Resilient Environments and Societies and reports regularly to the Haury Program Donor Advised Fund Board who also provides input into its work mission and fund expenditures. Over its history since 2014, the program’s direction has changed and may continue to evolve to meet the biggest needs of the University and society. Its current mission, the Haury Program’s Tribal Resilience Initiative, begun in 2020 responds to water sustainability challenges faced by Indian Country. The Initiative has two components: support water sustainability for Native and Indigenous communities, and strengthen the Native and Indigenous scholar, student, and staff pathways at UArizona.

Position Overview: The Haury Program in Arizona Institute for Resilient Environments and Societies (AIRES) at the University of Arizona is in search of a Program Coordinator (Research Program Admin Officer II).  This position supports the Haury Program Executive Director and Assistant Director and makes up the third position to the team. The position is responsible for Haury Program outreach via social media and website updates, creating brochures and posters, compiling awardee program reports and performing evaluation, development of Haury Program impact stories through Tuesday’s with Haury and preparing the annual report to donors. With the creation of Indigenous Resilience Center, this position includes finding grant opportunities and grant writing. The position is responsible for maintaining Haury Program electronic records such as database files, calendars, photographs, reports, etc.  The ideal candidate will be both detail driven and see the big picture of how to make the greatest possible impact through the Haury Program.


  • Program Reporting, Evaluation, and Record Keeping- responsible for contacting awardees for their annual reports, preparing fillable forms for evaluation, compiling results, preparing an annual report from results. Also includes maintaining awardee and partner databases, tracking progress and impact on overall work conducted. Meetings with awardees as needed.
  • General Administrative tasks- maintaining Haury Program records such as awardee and partner databases, and the Haury listserv, responding to program inquires, attending Haury and AIRES staff meetings, attending training sessions/webinars, setting up in person or zoom meetings/webinars, supporting Haury Program events.
  • Finding Grant Opportunities and Grant Writing – supporting the goals of the Haury Program and the Indigenous Resilience Center by seeking additional funding for programs, people, and activities through grants. Seeking grant opportunities- identifying possible grants and tracking dates for submission, collaborating on grant submittal by writing the grant or sections of the grant, coordinating all grant requirements, compiling grant package and submitting. Assisting on reporting for any obtained grants.
  • Representing the Haury Program in meetings and at events – attending with others or by themselves meetings and events. Tabling at events. Accurately representing the Haury Program to the UArizona and external community.
  • Haury Program Outreach- responsible to develop content and structure, implement and coordinate all outreach for the program- website, social media (facebook, twitter), e-newletter (Tuesdays with Haury), press releases to UA news, and webinar style campus wide conversations, updating website, adding new website features -developing a network and amplifying the program work. This includes preparing graphics, brochures, posters for events, and tabling at events to represent the Haury Program and UArizona.
  • Additional duties may be assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience is required.
  • Experience updating and producing content for social media accounts, websites, electronic newsletter, list servs.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently with limited supervision.
  • Experience coordinating and writing final reports, capturing and evaluating program data, communicating results through chart and narrative.
  • Experience developing and implementing a comprehensive communication and outreach strategy, including metrics to evaluate for program modifications.
  • Experience with identifying grant opportunities that may provide additional funding for the program and writing and coordinating grant submission.
  • Cultural competency skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to develop compelling stories about people and program activities, through multiple media including storytelling, interviews, video, and written content connecting with audience and increasing engagement metrics.
  • Competency with multiple software products: database development and maintenance, ArcGIS StoryMaps, Excel, Powerpoint, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite- including Premiere Pro, Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop.
  • The ideal candidate will have knowledge and expertise in Indigenous and Native American cultures and social and environmental justice.
  • Flexible in approach to work and work duties as priorities may shift over time based on Donor guidance.

How to Apply: Please use the online application to view the full job description as well as how to apply.