Employment Opportunities

POSITION TITLE: Coordinator, Programs Administration

The Coordinator, Programs Administration, is a full-time early-career professional position supporting the Programs Division team and working across the diverse mission-driven programs and projects in research, education and community outreach. Core responsibilities include serving as project lead for the traveling colon exhibit, performing diverse administrative duties (communications, including blogs and eblasts, generation of documents, reports and presentations, record-keeping, maintenance of electronic and paper files, meeting logistics), conducting Internet research and literature reviews, providing logistical support for a national conference, with special projects and other duties as assigned. Serves as website point-of-contact for division.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two years’ experience in administrative support of a small group of professionals

Strong verbal and written communication; familiarity with use of data; good initiative and follow-through; and good organizational, problem-solving and interpersonal skills. Good grasp of Microsoft Office and WordPress, familiarity with social media. Knowledge of social science or public health or Spanish-language skills a plus.

No Phone Calls.

Email cover letter with salary history and attached resume to Karen.Peterson@preventcancer.org with Subject: Coordinator, Programs Administration, or fax to Attention: K. Peterson at 703.836.4413. Deadline to apply is 5 pm ET on Tuesday July 22, 2014.

The Prevent Cancer Foundation is located near the King Street Metro stop in Old Town Alexandria, VA; no moving allowance available.

For further information about the Foundation, go to www.preventcancer.org.