Job no: 502287 Position type: Full-Time 12-Month Department: 053700 - NRTC-Nat'l Research Ctr Blindness Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS Categories: Professional Position Open Date: Apr 13 2021
The Program Coordinator supports the implementation and tracking of specific project activities and specified deliverables for a large 5-year project. Primary responsibilities include (a) editing and formatting written products, (b) managing logistics, (c) maintaining a schedule for all project deadlines, (d) assisting with the implementation of an existing project work plan, and (e) collecting and compiling program evaluation and other relevant data. The major objective of the position is to ensure that all planned grant activities occur seamlessly and within the specified timelines.
1. Edit, format, and prepare a wide variety of documents for dissemination 2. Maintain a calendar, action plans, and workflows for the OIB-TAC project to help ensure the completion of the objectives, activities, and measurable outcomes required of the project 3. Develop a system of notifications for OIB-TAC staff, subcontractors, and consultants to coordinate project activities and ensure timely completion of project tasks 4. Develop relationships with and maintain communication with external constituents, including program managers from each state, sub awardees, and consultants 5. Compile and organize information for quarterly and annual reports to the funding agency and stakeholders 6. Manage logistics for project events, including an annual conference, meetings, and training activities 7. Coordinate travel arrangements and manage travel receipts and reimbursement for project-related travel 8. Coordinate program evaluation activities, including assisting with data collection and data management, under the supervision of the project director 9. Occasional travel to help implement conferences and meetings 10. Perform related duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree with two years of experience related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
* Master's degree * Experience with online survey development software such as Qualtrics * Experience with managing social media for an organization * Experience with project management systems and statistical packages * Ability to conduct and interpret basic statistical analyses
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders in a diverse community * Expertise in evaluating and editing the content, structure, and format of a range of written material * Expertise in the use of Microsoft Office products and Zoom (or similar video conferencing software) * Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with the entire OIB-TAC team * Logistical skills, including the ability to plan and coordinate multiple projects and events * Advanced time management skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail * Ability and interest in establishing rapport with external project constituents * Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities * Ability to use independent judgment to prioritize work tasks in order to meet project objectives
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
No unusual physical requirements. Requires no heavy lifting, and nearly all work is performed in a comfortable indoor facility.
Routine deadlines; usually sufficient lead time; variance in work volume seasonal and predictable; priorities can be anticipated; some interruptions are present; involves occasional exposure to demands and pressures from persons other than immediate supervisor.
Job frequently requires sitting, talking, hearing, handling objects with hands.
If you are interested in helping the NRTC accomplish its mission, please apply for the position at Mississippi State University's website: https://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu, PARF Number 502287 (job title - Program Coordinator), and attach a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for at least three references. Additionally, submit the materials to [email protected] at the time of applying. View the NRTC website at http://blind.msstate.edu/
Position is contingent upon funding availability.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: 502287
About Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University represents the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting institutions and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as an R1-Very High Research Activity University. Also, a National Science Foundation “Top 100” research University, MSU shelters a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society, and values the talents of our distinguished faculty, staff, and student scholars. Here, a culture of inclusion is fostered and we’re driven each day to make a difference at the local, state, regional, national and global levels. At Mississippi State University we invite you to join us as we continue our momentum in research, teaching, and service.
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