The Project Management Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of ongoing project work including preparation, tracking, and maintenance of project plans, schedules, and budgets, as well as providing office management. The position supports the offices of the Chief of Staff and the Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness, Planning and Accreditation and is organizationally placed in the Office of the President.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: • Work with project leads to develop/oversee project plans, schedules, and budgets, and track work and status related to projects related to planning, accreditation, institutional effectiveness, government relations, community relations, communications, and other areas of the college. • Support project leads in development of cost estimates, schedules, milestones, deliverables, and overall plan projects. Assist in maintaining project plans and adherence to schedules. • Assists in monitoring project progress, plan updates, and preparation/distribution of status reports accordingly. • Conduct basic research related to specific projects as necessary. • Coordinate communication and meetings with project participants, ensuring all documents and related material is current and available for distribution. Schedule and assist in preparation for meetings and related communications. • Coordinate and assist in event management as required. • Manage the operations of the Office of Chief of Staff and Office of Planning, Institutional Effectiveness and Accreditation, to include coordination and administration of purchases and expenses, travel, documentation and other tasks as needed. • Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Higher Education, Public Administration or related area OR the equivalent combination of work experience and education. • Equivalent of two (2) years of progressive office experience preferred. • Excellent computer skills. Fluent in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint). Knowledge of MS Project or other project management tools a plus. • Excellent oral and written communication skills. • Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment
For over 50 years, WCC's open-door admissions policy, affordable tuition rates, and high-quality classes have attracted students from local communities and around the world. More than 18,000 register for credit classes each year, and thousands more enroll in non-credit LifeLong Learning classes. WCC's diverse student body includes more than 1,000 students from over 100 foreign countries.WCC's smal...l classes allow for lots of individual attention. The average class size is 22 students. That's a fraction of the size of many basic classes at four-year colleges and universities.WCC also emphasizes convenience. It offers classes seven days a week, at night, and online. And transferring is easy because WCC has agreements with four-year schools throughout Michigan.