The Innovation Project Coordinator provides specialized support of a highly responsible and confidential nature to the CIO. This person works under limited supervision and must exercise initiative and independent judgment in setting priorities and carrying out all assignments. This individual must be able to work effectively with individuals at all levels within the college and serves as a liaison with a wide variety of groups outside the college: students, parents, business and community leaders, board members, elected officials, college presidents and system leadership. These contacts require tact, discretion, diplomacy, and good judgement. Excellent public relations skills are necessary and projection of a positive image for GTCC is required at all times. A sense of cooperation, cohesiveness, and teamwork is needed to allow the office of the CIO to run effectively on a day-to-day basis.
The role aim is to help focus IT leadership efforts and provide/escalate data around the organizational aim of achieving an optimized mix among the IT project investments, making the best possible use of all resources and delivering the maximum value and benefits from projects and programs within the portfolio. The position includes some aspects and ownership for identifying, prioritizing, and coordinating project and program resources engaged with all or many of the initiatives within the IT or IT-related project portfolio. The Project Coordinator is a primary source and resource to the IT governance steering committee and senior executive engagement for communications and reporting the state and performance to expectations for the initiatives within the IT or IT-related project portfolio.
Associates Degree in Business Administration, Project Management or related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Project Management or related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.
Five years of recent progressively responsible experience providing specialized support to a manager or executive, including evidence of experience in the following areas: oThorough knowledge of project management, procedures and practices to include, accounting practices to track budget and expenditures, resource management and business analyst expertise oProficiency in Microsoft Office products and have experience using word processing, developing spreadsheets, developing presentations, and using database software applications oProficiency in Microsoft Project, Project Server or other comparable project management software
More than 5 years of recent progressively responsible experience providing project management support to a manager or executive
Experience in an academic setting
Recent experience with an enterprise student information system (e.g., Colleague)
Possess an intermediate knowledge of database programs (e.g., Access)
Guilford Technical Community College offers more than 80 programs of study and continues to support success through innovative education, training and partnerships. The college offers associate degrees, diplomas and certificates as well as noncredit courses in professional development, personal enrichment, job training, career development and basic education. As the third largest of 58 community colleges in the North Carolina Community College System, GTCC serves more than 40,000 students annually from its Jamestown, Greensboro, High Point, Aviation and Donald W. Cameron campuses as well as its Small Business Center in Greensboro and High Point.