Advertised Summary Job Description: The Project Coordinator reports directly to the Associate Vice President for Planning & Community Affairs and, as assigned, to other senior managers in support of the strategic goals of the Office of the Executive Vice President for Government and Community Affairs. The Project Coordinator will manage assigned tasks related to Planning and Community Affairs projects and programs and provide project tracking, constituency outreach, development of briefing and research documents, and oversight of special projects as they arise. The Project Coordinator may coordinate or supervise project/program assignments of Project Assistants, Project Associates, student interns/work-study and consultants. Other responsibilities are outreach to student organizations and other campus based organizations, writing and editing, attendance at Community Board meetings, public meetings and forums, some of which may take place outside of normal business hours (including evenings and weekends), and ensuring the currency of the Office website and other outreach instruments. The incumbent will be required to have an understanding of governmental, community or academic structure, as well as political processes. The incumbent will have a working knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint and will be responsible for preparing presentations and assisting with facilitation. The incumbent will be required to have project management skills and have good written and oral communication skills.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Minimum of 3-5 years related experience required in urban affairs, academic administration, business management or related field.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual; fluent in Spanish and English
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.