There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this position.
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
Minimum 3-5 years of project management experience.
Requires strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact well with faculty, staff, and project partners in developing countries.
Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Excellent technical skills including high proficiency with MS Office suite.
Proven ability to proof effective proposals, reports, and papers.
Requires a flexible, adaptable team player with an eye for detail and skills to collaborate with multiple teams with shared accountability in fast-paced, high-energy, rapidly evolving relationships and often fluid and ambiguous circumstances.
Ability and willingness to travel internationally required.
Attention to detail essential.
Previous experience in an academic/research environment with a focus on design/architecture helpful.
Direct experience and familiarity with business environments and institutions a strong plus.
Ability to work independently without supervision and to develop the administrative framework for the initiatives.
Strong comfort level with social media/networking tools, internet use, and website editing and content management.
Ability to work effectively with a variety of constituents.
Excellent judgment in assessing and understanding cross-cultural cues, on a consistent basis.
Ability to solve problems on site abroad with tact and grace.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, intermediate Excel skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Excellent project management skills
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 51340BR
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