Project Coordinator

St Paul, MN
Sep 18, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation’s largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for both women and men. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls nearly 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats. St. Catherine University is an Equal Employment Opportunity institution, committed to excellence through diversity in education and employment. St. Catherine University strongly encourages applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and/or religion.

Position TitleProject CoordinatorPrimary CampusSt. PaulPosting Number20190071-STAFF Position Summary Information

Position Summary

The Henrietta Schmoll School of Health at St. Catherine University invites applications for a 1.0 Full Time Project Coordinator. This position exists to manage and maintain externally funded projects on the Academic Excellence Grant and the Legacy Grant from the GHR Foundation. The project coordinator is responsible for supporting management of multi-year complex budgets; and implementing the scope of work and upcoming projects; achieving outcomes, milestones and deliverables as defined in the proposals and emerging partnership agreements. The project coordinator will support execution and management of projects and operations of GHR Foundation funded projects under the direction of the Principal Investigators.

•Support management of multiple, externally-funded projects.
•Support GHR Foundation PIs and Grant Administrator in scheduling meetings, Steering Committees, attendance at committee meetings.
•Assist in event coordination, planning, and communication with partners.
•Support management of GHR-funded projects including agreement oversight; change requests; budget reconciliation; and performance reporting.

Required Qualifications

Required qualifications:

•High school diploma, and two years college education
•3+ years of project coordination or administrative experience.
•Ability to fulfill multiple projects on time, within budget and with strong attention to detail
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
•Experience managing sponsored programs/projects.
•Social media content management (including website)
•Ability to work effectively with diverse audiences.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications:

•Baccalaureate Degree
•PMI certification, CPPM, or similar
•Health Care setting experience
•Experience in higher education/academic setting/health care setting
•Social media experience

St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable individuals who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply. Consistent with the university’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their work. Your position is funded in whole by grant funds and may terminate when those funds are no longer available. Although the grant is expected to end in 2028, sometimes additional funding can be obtained to extend a project beyond the end date, or additional University funding may be identified. If that would occur, your employment might also be extended. However, you should be aware that your employment at St. Catherine University is considered to be at will and may be terminated by you or the University at any time regardless of the end date of the grant.

To Apply and Special/Other Requirements Summary

To apply:
Please go to the St. Catherine University employment site to apply for this position.Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Three references and successful completion of a background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Jaci Kuta at 651-690-6813, [email protected]. Application deadline is 09/30/2019. Review of applications will begin 10/02/2019 and will continue until the position is filled; however, priority will be given to complete applications received by 09/30/2019.

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Posting Start Date09/16/2019Close DatePosting Specific Questions

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  1. * All applicants that are offered a position with St. Catherine University will be required to have a background check completed. Will you consent to a background check if offered this position with the University?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you presently legally authorized to work in the United States for any U.S. employer?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Will you now or in the future require an employer to sponsor you for an employment-based visa/status in the U.S. (e.g. H-1B status)?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Can you perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this opportunity?
    • St. Catherine University Website
    • St. Catherine University employee referral
    • Newspaper - Star Tribune paper
    • Newspaper - Star Tribune web
    • Community agency
    • Internet
    • Walk-in
    • Newspaper - Pioneer Press paper
    • Newspaper -Pioneer Press web
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Other
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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