Defines project milestones, establishes timelines, monitors and tracks project progress, and escalates risks and issues to management as needed.
Creates and maintains comprehensive project documentation including detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports.
Supports development of policies, procedures, and workflows.
Ensures that the project progresses in accordance with its contractual obligations and complies with donor regulations and internal organizational policies.
Plans, manages, and reports on tasks and deliverables.
Serves as primary administrative contact for vendors, contractors, and program participants.
Collaborates academic and administrative divisions across campus to support procurement, contracting, and payments.
Drafts and publishes communications content through authorized channels, such as website and email, to ensure content is up-to-date and accessible to key stakeholders.
Gathers and analyzes data from multiple sources across campus to inform decision-making.
Plans, coordinates, and manages events, and meetings; researches logistics, assists with planning and preparing presentations, event outreach, and post-event write ups.
Develops and communicates program priorities and performance standards and assesses operations using these criteria. Plans and conducts quality assurance reviews and recommends changes as appropriate.
Uses in-depth knowledge and experience to administer the delivery ofservices to program participants and/or beneficiaries such as communicating with programs sponsors and academic advising for undergraduate students.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelorâ™s degree in economics, public policy, sociology, or a closely related field.
Advanced degree strongly preferred.
Possess knowledge in the field(s) of higher education, and/or criminal justice, reentry, or violence fields, including knowledge of capacity building, technical assistance, training, or related work.
Passionate about social justice, ending poverty, and advancing racial and gender equity.
Experience working with multiple stakeholder groups in communities, strong group facilitation skills verbal and written communication skills, strong project management skills and an ability to work collaboratively and shepherd projects.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Computer Skills: Proficiency Microsoft Access, Excel, and Word preferred. Proficiency in Internet Explorer, Outlook/Exchange; Windows operating systems; and other software routinely used by the University.
Language Skills:Ability to analyze, summarize, and interpret research from a variety of disciplines. Ability to utilize research.
Ability to work independently and in a group setting.
Experience managing a team and providing direct supervision.
Ability to train others and provide professional development.
Strong time management and project management skills with a success in roles requiring execution of multiple tasks while responding to multiple priorities with little supervision.
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships, and work effectively in a collaborative research environment.
Proven ability to work with efficiency, flexibility, and good humor.
Track record delivering superior results and assuming leadership roles.
Strong problem-solving skills and ability to proactively manage risks.
Demonstrated judgment and discretion in the handling of sensitive information.
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