Duties and Responsibilities
CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO - DISTRICT OFFICE
City Colleges of Chicago is seeking a Project Coordinator to work on our Community Outreach and Engagement team, specifically managing ongoing projects with the Chicago Housing Authority. The Project Coordinator plans and analyzes assigned projects, establishes schedules and project parameters and sets procedures to accomplish system objectives involving complex academic, finance, administrative, sales and/or marketing applications. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, self-motivated, and resourceful, and have excellent time and project management skills.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Serves as the administrative supervisor on projects and/or programs aimed at improving academic, educational, administrative or financial conditions of the District.
- Establishes schedules and priorities for project activities.
- Plans, assigns, supervises and reviews activities of subordinate staff.
- Monitors the programs operating budget and assists in the annual preparation of the budget for the fiscal year.
- Designs, implements, and monitors procedures utilized in program evaluation.
- Develops and secures commitment from other departments within the District and agencies to provide services to program participants.
- Gathers information for grant proposals and prepares grant applications.
- Manages and administers special projects to ensure that participating agencies or college departments comply with terms and conditions of program activities.
- Provides technical assistance or support for activities not covered by specific procedures.
- Serves as a liaison to outside agencies to ensure compliance with programs, policies and guidelines.
- Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration, Social Science, or Planning supplemented by five years of administrative experience with two years in a supervisory capacity, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
- Completion of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
- Must have thorough knowledge of public service programs, grant management, program planning, monitoring theories and methodologies.
- Must have the ability to develop grant applications and program budgets; coordinate and implement programs and policies; and prepare status reports effectively for the District.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Must be self-directed and innovative, able to assess current operations in an effort to improve the future goals of the District.
- Must be able to meet deadlines in a timely manner.
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.