1. Manages special projects ranging from academic to financial from inception to completion, which requires quantitative analysis, independent research, and the proposal of resolutions or conclusions. Creates and envisions programmatic initiatives and communication strategies. 2. Designs and develops communications strategies for special projects. Develops and exercises a keen understanding of the multiple audiences and contributing University offices involved in a given project to ensure that individual communications are rolled out within a structure planned in advance and with appropriate communication among key stakeholders. 3. Envisions, creates and authors a wide variety of sensitive and high-level written materials. Serves as coordinator and executor for a range of internal and external committees. May participate in decisions regarding committee work. Advises panelists on precedents and prior actions. 4. Serves as Secretary for committee(s), manages informal and formal resolution processes and voluminous correspondence. 5. May supervise the work of project coordinator and administrative staff. 6. Serves as liaison to other departments on all communications. 7. Contributes to design, organization, and maintenance of department website. 8. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Experience with conference and/or event management preferred, specifically with complex academic events. Experience with database management preferred.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience with conference and/or event management preferred, specifically with complex academic events. Experience with database management preferred.
Required Skill/ability 5: Well-developed decision-making, planning, organizational, problem-resolution, research and leadership skills with the ability to work independently.
Posting Position Title: Project Specialist
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated skills in project management with the ability to manage time and resources effectively, measure and monitor progress and redirect efforts as needed.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Project Manager - REACH
Required Skill/ability 1: Well-developed written and oral communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact well with faculty, staff, students, and research partners.
Required Skill/ability 4: Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Required Skill/ability 2: Well organized, ability to prioritize, strong attention to detail and demonstrated ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and four years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 55653BR
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