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Project Coordinator

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Position Information

Working Title Project Coordinator
Department Office of University Communication-0852
Requisition Number S_211038
Posting Open Date 11/09/2021
Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date) 11/17/2021
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

The project coordinator role is a strategic support to campus partners (academic colleges, university units, and key auxiliary units) in coordinating project deliverables (print and digital) including the coordination of timelines, content organization, and meeting scheduling.

This role is instrumental in coordinating the day-to-day projects that University Communication supports and ensuring that all projects are delivered on time and on budget. The project coordinator works daily with the UComm creative team and outside vendors to accomplish the responsibilities of various projects, often juggling multiple deadlines at once. This role manages the billing process for paid projects. The project coordinator reports to the associate director of strategic communication to ensure that projects maintain brand consistency and are integrated accordingly, especially in a decentralized landscape.

The project coordinator provides administrative support to the Office of University Communication and its senior leaders. They coordinate on-going tasks (scheduling, meeting organization, events facilitation, etc.) for the office of University Communication ensuring that its leaders are supported and that administrative tasks are completed on schedule.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

Minimum Required Qualifications
Associate’s degree plus one year of administrative and/or program/project coordination experience; equivalent education/experience considered. Demonstrated accuracy in handling detailed work, organizing projects, and completing project tasks as assigned. Ability to work under pressure on concurrent projects with minimal supervision. Ability to work collaboratively and problem-solve. Ability to easily learn and adapt to new project management systems/tools/databases. Proficient in Microsoft Office tools (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies, Journalism & Mass Communications, Business, Advertising, Marketing, or a related discipline. Two or more years of administrative and/or program/project coordination experience involving marketing and communications. Experience working in a marketing/advertising agency. Experience working with clients via in-person/Zoom meetings, email correspondence, and phone calls. Experience with billing, fiscal management, and office resources and processes. Experience using project management online systems, processes, tools, and databases. Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud. Experience with Google Suite and Microsoft SharePoint.
Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required No
Physical Required No
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment & random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
Posted Salary $16.827/hr minimum
How to Apply

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Job Category (old) Office/Service
Job Type Full-Time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5)
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
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