The Project Coordinator in the Chief Operating Office (COO) serves as the project management professional for the Florida Virtual Campus. This full-time role involves assuring successful execution and completion of large-scale projects using project management standards, processes, and tools. The Project Coordinator assists project leads and project teams in clearly defining project goals, deliverables, risks, and critical success factors; understanding and using project portfolio management and project management tools and systems; executing project coordination processes in the context of those systems; and tracking work breakdown structures, team member assignments, and the status of individual tasks. The Project Coordinator conducts outreach and training as needed to improve project management practices throughout the organization.
Researches and stays informed of current state-of-the-art project management theories, principles, and practices.
Assists project leads and project teams in managing projects using appropriate systems and tools.
Conducts training activities and information sessions regarding project management methods and tools.
Guides overall project team.
Leads, manages, and coordinates all aspects of project requirements
Works collaboratively with other staff to develop planning tools and standards.
Responsible for communicating project key objectives, critical path milestones, and overall project status
Initiates action to identify and resolve project problems/issues.
Assigns tasks to team members and mentors team members in planning and executing the work.
Creates and maintains comprehensive project documentation
Ensure all projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget.
Demonstrated ability to design and manage multiple projects to meet defined scope, resource allocation, schedule and budgetary objectives.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills.
Ability to track, document and report project status in meaningful management terms.
Ability to maintain long-term strategic focus while engaged in day-to-day tasks
Ability to re-conceptualize current practices in light of new/emerging technologies and methods; frame issues and formulate plans.
Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization, or a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization with two (2) years of experience.
Physical Job Location: Pensacola
Salary: $55,000 - $65,000
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Preferred Response Date: January 5, 2017
Apply online at https://jobs.uwf.edu. Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and names and contact information of three professional references to the online application. For the complete announcement and position description, including qualifications and experience, please see our website: https://jobs.uwf.edu.
The Florida Virtual Campus is located in historical downtown Pensacola. From the white sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, we enjoy a temperate climate, low cost of living, and a relaxed pace of life. The area is considered a vacation destination and offers a vibrant cultural life.
The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action employer. Any individual requiring special accommodations to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting ADA Compliance at 1-850-474-2059 (voice) or 1 850 857 6114 (TTY). A criminal background check is required for successful candidates. E-Verify requirements may apply for employment in certain positions. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.