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Program Coordinator

New Hampshire Humanities

Founded in 1977, New Hampshire Humanities is the National Endowment for the Humanities’ state affiliate and operates as independent nonprofit with a remit to support the public humanities at a local level. It has a 10-person staff and is governed by a nineteen-member volunteer board comprised business, civic, academic, and philanthropic leaders. It has an annual operating budget of $1.4million and is funded through federal awards (50%), foundations, and individual donors.

In accordance with its mission, NHH provides public humanities programming and disseminates federal grant funds to eligible non-profits and tax-exempt organizations to advance public humanities programs across New Hampshire.  We believe that education is a lifelong process and is vital to each individual and to the strength of our communities, our state and our nation.  More specifically, we believe that engagement with the humanities and their power to explore stories within the American experience is critical to understand the democratic process and serves to enrich the lives of all people in New Hampshire. 

To learn more about the organization and programs, please visit

We are seeking an energetic, organized individual to support our program and grant managers.  This position offers diverse responsibilities and the ability to grow within the organization. 


 The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks, solve problems, and think critically
  • 2-3 years’ experience in project management
  • Bachelor’s degree in a humanities field or 3 years’ experience with literacy programs in humanities-related organization
  • Strong computer skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office including database experience and comfort with learning new technology, Raiser’s Edge experience a plus
  • Working knowledge of various social media platforms, and ability to learn other programs and platforms
  • Willingness and ability to travel statewide and attend off-hours events as required 
  • Provide administrative support to program and grant managers
  • Assist with planning and coordination of programs and their activities
  • Coordinate communications between staff, program speakers and facilitators, host sites and other program stakeholders
  • Coordinate program communications with marketing staff
  • Coordinate the use of materials and technology for program operations, such as books, video conferencing technology, presentation software and other communications technologies
  • Create and maintain program records and reports
  • Team with program managers to keep programs on schedule, within stated budgets and functioning smoothly
How to Apply:

Apply by submitting your resume and cover letter to  No phone calls, please

Salary Range:

$16-20/hour commensurate w/experience

Job Location:


Date Added: October 12, 2021

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