Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA)
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The Governors Highway Association (GHSA) is seeking a full-time Programs Coordinator. The Programs Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day administrative tasks of GHSA’s federal and private sector grant programs and handling logistics for program-related webinars. Duties include:

  • Coordinating the day-to-day administrative tasks and record-keeping of GHSA’s federal and private-sector grant programs. This includes, but is not limited to:
    • Promoting, helping to select, and administering GHSA-supported grant opportunities to State Highway Safety Offices (SHSOs) in collaboration with funders, GHSA staff and/or contractors.
    • Monitoring grant performance through GHSA’s reporting portal and via regular, consistent outreach to the SHSOs and their partners.
    • Monitoring Federal grant deliverables and assuring all deadlines are met.
    • Compiling and disseminating strategic status reports for Senior GHSA staff and funders.
    • Working with the Director of Programs and Member Services to monitor grant budgets, track expenditures and identify and mitigate risk.
    • Working with the Communications staff to announce grant recipients and develop website content that showcases grant impact.
  • Handling logistics and registration for program-related webinars and events.
  • Providing back-up to the Member Services Coordinator, as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned aligned with the objectives of GHSA.

Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree and 1 – 2 years of applicable professional experience. Experience working in a non-profit or an association is desirable.

GHSA represents the State and Territorial Highway Safety Offices that implement programs to address behavioral and highway safety issues, including occupant protection, impaired driving and speeding. GHSA provides leadership and advocacy for the states and territories to improve traffic safety, influence national policy, enhance program management and promote best practices. GHSA is located on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. For more information about the Governors Highway Safety Association, see GHSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Interested candidates should send their resume and salary expectations to Elizabeth Richards at