10,000 Small Businesses - Project Coordinator

Harold Washington College
Jun 20, 2019
Institution Type
Community College
Duties and ResponsibilitiesPRIMARY OBJECTIVE: This position coordinates, implements, and administers a specific project and/or program for a department within the District. Plans and analyzes assigned projects, establishes schedules and project parameters and sets procedures to accomplish system objectives involving complex academic, finance, administrative, sales and/or marketing applications.


  1. Serves the administrative liaison between the College/Office and project participants.

  2. Establishes schedules and priorities for project activities.

  3. Plans, assigns, supervises and reviews activities of subordinate staff.

  4. Monitors the programs’ operating budget and assists in the annual budget preparation for the fiscal year.

  5. Designs, implements, and monitors procedures utilized in program evaluation.

  6. Develops and secures commitment from other departments within the District and external agencies to provide services to program participants.

  7. Gathers information for grant proposals and prepares grant applications.

  8. Oversees the preparation of project status reports; prepares financial and narrative reports and program applications; details the progress, status and effectiveness of the program.

  9. Manages and administers special projects to ensure that participating agencies or college departments comply with terms and conditions of program activities.

  10. Provides technical assistance or support for activities not covered by specific procedures.

  11. Serves as a liaison to outside agencies to ensure compliance with programs, policies and guidelines.

  12. Adheres to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.

  13. Performs other duties as assigned.



  1. Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration, Social Science, or Planning supplemented by five years of administrative experience with two years in a supervisory capacity, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Completion of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred.

  2. Must have thorough knowledge of public service programs, grant management, program planning, monitoring theories and methodologies.

  3. Must have the ability to develop grant applications and program budgets; coordinate and implement programs and policies; and prepare status reports effectively for the District.

  4. Must have the ability to supervise and evaluate the work of subordinate staff.

  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  6. Must be computer literate and familiar with a variety of software programs.

  7. Must be self-directed and innovative, able to assess current operations in an effort to improve the future goals of the District and must be able to meet deadlines in a timely manner.

Job: Office/Administrative Support
Primary Location: Harold Washington College
Job Posting: Jun 19, 2019, 2:07:49 PM

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