Clemson University Searching for a Full-Time Program Coordinator for the Call My Name Project

Job ID: 107118

Location: Clemson University
Job Code: AH4000
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary – Time Limited


Clemson University is looking for a Program Coordinator for Call My Name to fulfill the following duties:

  • The Call My Name Program Coordinator will help manage various initiatives associated with Call My Name, a multi-faceted public humanities project that shares stories about Black people in Clemson University history from freedom in Africa to activism in the 21st century.
  • The Program Coordinator will serve as an advocate and supporter of the project’s initiatives; supervise undergraduate and graduate research assistants; organize and manage projects and contracts, ensuring deadlines and objectives are met and policies and procedures are complied with; provide administrative and community support; and coordinate programs and events.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.


25% – Essential – Program and Staff Supervision:
Work collaboratively with the Call My Name faculty director and team to maximize productivity and contribute to the full project life-cycle of multiple Call My Name initiatives. Supervise undergraduate and graduate research assistants on the Call My Name Creative Inquiry team and student advisory board. Organize and monitor project schedules and ensure deadlines are met. Coordinate efforts within and outside the team efficiently. Provide updates in both verbal and written forms to the faculty director.

25% – Essential – Media and Event Coordination:
Monitor the Call My Name email, voice mail, and social media accounts. Provide administrative and calendar support to faculty director. Develop fliers, advertisements, updates for project websites, and other media for Call My Name programs and events. Develop content and post to social media. Coordinate small to medium size events, organize and host Zoom sessions, support podcast, exhibit, and video production, and coordinate booking tours and tour-guide training.

25% – Essential – Research and Grant Writing:
Conduct archival research in libraries, collections, museums, historical societies, and public offices, and coordinate oral history recordings. Write reports based on findings. Identify local, regional, and national funding opportunities.  Draft grant and fellowship proposals, including preparing budgets and project narratives. Monitor budgets, track spending, and ensure compliance for grants and fellowships received.

25% – Essential – Advocacy and Community Support:
Communicate with people and community groups who want to share stories – identify and document want to share. Engage the Clemson University community, descendant community, local residents, and other constituents in discussions about enslavement, its legacies, and related topics. Create new means of telling stories and sharing facts. Coordinate and advocate for the Call My Name Coalition of local community organizations that document and share Black history in the Upstate.


Education –  Bachelor’s Degree

Work Experience  – Relevant program experience.


Education –  Master’s Degree in Communication, History, English, or Business

Work Experience – 1+ years relevant work experience in event planning, experience with Microsoft Office Suite. Working with African American communities and researching African American history.


Fundamental Job Knowledge – Fundamental working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to apply in varied situations

No Supervisory Duties – Not responsible for supervising employees.

No Budget Responsibilities – No fiscal responsibility for the department’s budget.


60% – Sit (stationary position) for prolonged period
40% – Walk or move about
80% – Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself


5% – Exposure to heat or cold
5% – Wet or humid


Standard Hrs: 37.5; Expected Salary Range ( $52,357.00 – $60,000.00 )


Normal Operations

Required to follow emergency facility closure directives, and not normally expected work on-site during emergency situations.


Clemson, SC


October 17, 2022


Clemson University is proud to allow educational equivalency for military technical certifications and trainings that directly relate to the job duties.

South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.

State policy for veteran preference states that for qualifying, full-time permanent positions, a veteran applicant may receive preference if they meet the job’s minimum qualifications, were discharged under honorable conditions from the military, and submit their DD-214 for confidential review by the Office of Human Resources.

To claim Veteran Preference for qualifying positions, email upon submission of your application.


Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

Leave a Reply

HTML Snippets Powered By :