Project Coordinator - Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship

Washington D.C.
Jul 21, 2017
Oct 25, 2017
Full Time
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Project Coordinator - Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship

The Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS) seeks to fill a full-time Project Coordinator position to support faculty programs and technology-enhanced learning (TEL) initiatives in the center.

The Project Coordinator, under the direction of senior project personnel, is responsible for organizing and facilitating project teams, coordinating team priorities and resources, project planning, implementation, budget tracking, project communications and documentation.  S/he also helps to organize and facilitate major CNDLS events on teaching and learning such as the Teaching, Learning, and Innovation Summer Institute, and academic conferences.  In addition, the Project Coordinator participates in the collection and organization of data to be used in CNDLS assessment and research projects. The Project Coordinator participates in the academic activities of CNDLS and the university - for example, by sitting on a CNDLS or university committee, writing about and presenting on the work of CNDLS programs, and/or contributing to grant writing and reporting activities associated with projects.  The Project Coordinator has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinates, manages and tracks the different elements of multiple faculty programs at CNDLS - to include program administration, research and planning support, scheduling and coordination of internal and external teams, organizing project workflows, cycles and processes, and program assessment.   
  • Performs daily email correspondence with faculty to schedule meetings, answer program-related questions, and coordinate paperwork.
  • Works with project teams, business managers, and graduate students to develop and ensure workflows for smooth operation of multiple ongoing projects.
  • Performs conscientious record keeping, tracking, and reporting on budgets, data management, stipends, and payments made as part of faculty programs.
  • Supports communications and web presence for faculty programs (e.g., drafting, circulating and finalizing language for website, email communications) in close cooperation with CNDLS Communications team.
  • Supports student focus groups, interviews, online surveys, and data analysis.
  • Performs responsibilities with a high degree of professionalism and navigates between team-oriented collaboration and independent work.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience teaching and/or working in an educational setting
  • Highly organized and proven time-management skills
  • Ability to prioritize and work across multiple projects with possible competing deadlines
  • Outstanding interpersonal and verbal communication skills for working with students, faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups of constituents
  • Possess strong writing and communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Excel
  • Conscientious and positive approach in dynamic and busy work environment

Preferred qualifications

  • Master's degree or equivalent experience
  • Work experience in higher education environment
  • Event planning experience
  • Awareness of current issues and debates in higher education, knowledge of literature on college teaching and learning
  • Experience with quantitative and/or qualitative methodologies
  • Google Apps, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop

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