Project Support Specialist Senior

Job description

Job Title: Project Support Specialist Senior
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 221337
Job Summary

Provide professional level support and project management services for divisional initiatives and projects. Lead the development, implementation, and execution of moderately difficult initiatives usually with a completion timeline of a year or less. Acts as an advisor to program teams regarding projects, plans, and operations. Perform specialized administrative support for projects and for the unit. This position will interact on a regular basis with: unit management and staff, department staff. This position typically will advise and counsel: unit and department staff. This position will supervise: N/A.


Job Duty 1 -
Lead and support a broad range of moderately difficult multi-functional projects and programs, including developing tools, resources, timelines, and other requirements, to ensure successful completion; conduct assessments, gather and interpret data, produce reports and provide solutions to successfully manage projects

Job Duty 10 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Job Duty 2 -
Initiate and conduct assessments, collect data and benchmark studies to identify needs, gaps, improvements, and provide recommendations to management on issues and matters of significance related to projects, programs and future initiatives

Job Duty 3 -
Establish schedules, oversee arrangements and provide logistics support for projects

Job Duty 4 -
Participate in the development and execution of program events; Coordinate and arrange meeting and project materials for distribution

Job Duty 5 -
Prepare correspondence and reports which may include origination of first drafts and conducting related analyses and research on behalf of the unit executive or other unit staff; design, develop and edit project presentations, agendas, and other documentation

Job Duty 6 -
Track and present progress reports, proposals and related project related communications

Job Duty 7 -
Provide specialized administrative support for assigned projects and unit, including coordinating the executive's calendar, meetings and event arrangements

Job Duty 8 -
Initiate and/or process HR related documentation including hiring packages, posting requests, schedules and reports, as required

Job Duty 9 -
Gather and coordinate dissemination of information regarding new or revised policies and procedures within unit, respond to inquiries regarding Institute and departmental policies and procedures; make referrals as appropriate

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in related field

Required Experience
Four to five years of job related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Project Management Professional (PMP) Experience in a higher education environment

Preferred Qualifacations

  • Experience using SABA/Halogen Software
  • Experience working in a Human Resources environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skillls
  • Experience managing multiple projects
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Requires strong organizational skills, attention to detail, excellent interpersonal, ability to learn quickly, and communication skills (oral and written). Strong project management and process improvement skills.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Other Information

This is a not supervisory position.
This position does have financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position does not require security clearance.




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Job No:
Posted: 10/17/2020
Application Due: 12/21/2020
Work Type: Full Time