Project Coordinator

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Nov 03, 2021
Closes
Dec 10, 2021
Ref
STF10412
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Project Coordinator, Office of the Provost

The George Mason University, Office of the Provost invites candidates to apply for our part-time Project Coordinator position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

About the Position:

This position serves as the Project Coordinator for the Office of the Provost, supporting key university initiatives involving technology, business, and operations management effectiveness to build large scale education innovations for Mason students. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for assisting multiple projects involving student services, technology integration and partnerships.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate meetings and activities for projects that involve stakeholders in multiple departments;
  • Action item tracking and ensuring due dates are met with action owners;
  • Monitor, track and follow up on project tasks and deadlines among task owners;
  • Assist with creating project documentation, status reports, meeting presentations and executive briefings;
  • Execute logistics for project events such as town halls and summits;
  • Ensure all documentation is maintained for each project (e.g. maintaining online project calendar, document sharing, maintaining repository for actions, risks/issues);
  • Assist with creating project roadmaps and schedule visualizations.


Required Qualifications:


  • Demonstrate knowledge of and experience with project management;
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail;
  • Strong administrative skills;
  • Demonstrated time-management skills and ability to multi-task;
  • Highly proficient in MS Powerpoint, Excel and Word;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting;
  • Experience using online collaboration tools such as MS Teams, SharePoint, Google Drive, etc.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience in providing administrative support to complex projects with several contributing factors/influences;
  • Experience using project management tools such as MS Project, Project Online, Smartsheet, etc.;
  • Experience in a higher education setting.


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For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WG468z at https://jobs.gmu.edu/ ; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
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Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.

New hires starting after August 15, 2021, must have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by their start date, be fully vaccinated within 45 days of their start date, and submit documentary proof unless they have an approved medical or religious exemption by their start date. For updated George Mason University COVID-19 vaccination requirements, please visit George Mason University Vaccination Requirements .
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George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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