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University of Missouri-Columbia
Extension and Engagement
Posted: 02/03/2023
Instructional Media Coordinator

Hiring Department

University of Missouri (MU) Office of Extension and Engagement

Fire & Rescuse Training Institute (FRTI)

Job Description

MU TITLE:  Educational Program Coordinator III

LOCATION: 1110 S. College Ave, Columbia MO

The University of Missouri (MU) Office of Extension and Engagement’s distinct land-grant mission is to improve lives, communities, and economies by producing relevant, reliable, and responsive educational strategies throughout Missouri. Our dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and staff collaborate with researchers and community leaders to develop and deliver programs that address the needs of Missourians including: educational attainment; environmental concerns; community, economic, business and workforce development; global food systems; and health systems. For more information about MU Extension and Engagement, please visit https://extension.missouri.edu.

The University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI) provides training throughout Missouri and nationally, to volunteer and career firefighters, fire specialists, fire officers, members of industrial and institutional fire brigades, and members of allied emergency services organizations.


  • Develop, design, and publish brochures and publications for promoting events and distributing organizational information. The Winter Fire School, Summer Fire School, Missouri Emergency Services, Fire Service Leadership Enhancement Program, and the Annual Report brochures occur annually. Most publications are made available in both printed and digital formats.
  • Design, publish, and upload for printing the bimonthly magazine for the Fire Fighters Association of Missouri. The magazine is available in both printed and digital formats.
  • Enter and edit classes, conferences, and event details in the MyExtension, Cvent, and Magento platforms for publishing on the website.
  • Collaborate with MU Extension web services to maintain accurate information on the website. Includes creating graphics, images, and copywriting.
  • Administer, organize, and schedule online and blended classes using the Cherwell Portal, Canvas, and Catalog platforms. Act as technical support for instructors and students within the Canvas platform.
  • Create, schedule, and manage promotional and informational emails for FRTI, LETI, and NACIS in the Dot Digital platform. Includes creating graphics, images, and copywriting.
  • Create, schedule, and manage the MU FRTI social media accounts. Includes creating graphics, images, copywriting, engaging, and responding to comments and questions.
  • Update, edit, and organize the archive of the MU FRTI curriculum. Includes creating new versions, providing downloadable digital versions for instructors, and ordering printed materials shipped to scheduled classes.
  • Shoot, edit, organize, and archive photos and videos of classes and events for use in all promotional materials.
  • Create and distribute Qualtrics surveys to collect data.


Administrative supervision is received from the Assistant Director of First Responder Education, Coordinator of the Fire and Rescue Training Institute. Functional supervision may be exercised over a small to medium sized office support staff and student assistants.


Exhibit a high personal standard of excellence, be an effective team player, and demonstrate inclusivity, civility and respect for all.

Engage stakeholders and learners; maintain positive interpersonal relationships; and exhibit effective written and oral communication skills.

Operate with minimal guidance and be a self-directed learner who is flexible and adaptable to changing environments.


The University of Missouri, also known as Mizzou and MU, is the Flagship University of the four-campus University of Missouri system. It is the state’s land-grant university and one of the most comprehensive universities in the United States. MU’s broad undergraduate programs and its’ graduate, professional and research programs attract annual enrollment of more than 30,000 students. MU is centrally located in Columbia, MO, which is consistently ranked as one of America’s most livable cities. MU Extension and Engagement programs are located on all four campuses and in 114 counties and St. Louis city.


Salary Range: $48,900 – $62,971

Grade: GGS-009E

University Title: Educational Program Coordinator III

Internal applicants can determine their university title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.


Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe Premiere


  • DotDigital
  • MyExtension
  • Cvent
  • Magento
  • Cherwell Portal
  • Canvas
  • Catalog
  • Mimeo
  • Qualtrics


  • Graphic Design
  • Marketing
  • Copywriting/Editing
  • Social Media
  • Customer Service

Columbia Missouri Information

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources.  Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits.  The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts.  For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving  the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-884-2577.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.


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