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Professional Development Coordinator 

Category Business Support  


Works in partnership with the Program Director to successfully implement the Foundation's fellowship programs. He/she will provide day-to-day operation of education and professional development activities for fellows.

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Works closely with the Executive Director, the Program Director, and staff to develop, articulate, and implement training and professional development-related organizational strategy for fellowship recipients.
  2. Identifies best practices in developing and implementing improved and new programming and internal systems.
  3. Develops and manages the NBCC Foundation Webinar Series and serves as the moderator for each webinar.
  4. Works closely with the Volunteer Coordinator to assist in coordinating and monitoring mentor-mentee relationships for fellowship recipients.
  5. Works with fellowship awardees on their Individual Fellowship Plans.
  6. Works with the Communications Department on marketing content for webinars, other trainings, and professional development products.
  7. Assists with management of the NBCC Foundation's Continuing Education approvals for NBCC Foundation-hosted training, education, and events.
  8. Manages the development of educational and professional development materials and products with the Program Director staff, leadership, and other contracted persons.
  9. Maintains a working knowledge of the NBCC Foundation's training and professional development-related policies.
  10. Manages special projects as directed by the Executive Director or Program Director.
  11. Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements

What We Require

  • Master’s degree in counseling, mental health, or related field
  • 2–5 years’ program implementation experience, preferably in a nonprofit environment
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and be a strong contributor
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent assignments and meet deadlines
  • Board Certified Counselor credential in good standing; LPC required, NCC preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency in developing and coordinating professional development activities
  • Ability to conceptualize, develop, and execute learning opportunities for counselors-in-training
  • High level of proficiency with technology, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, and GoToWebinar
  • Highly motivated, hardworking, well organized, and able to handle a variety of different type tasks
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience


These are the competencies required to perform successfully in the position:

  • Initiative
  • Computer Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication Skills

Supervisory Responsibilities (if applicable)


Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, climb stairs, use keyboard, and talk on phone
  • Occasional travel required

Work Environment

  • Be able to thrive in a collaborative team environment
  • Professional dress and physical presentation required
  • Noise level usually low
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift First  
Position Professional Development Coordinator  
Close Date 2/28/2019  
Req Number BUS-18-00006  
Open Date 12/21/2018  
Location National Board for Certified Counselors  
About the Organization
EOE Statement NBCC and Affiliates is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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