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Project Coordinator - Grant

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University of West Georgia
Location
UWG Recruiting Location

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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Job Title: Project Coordinator - Grant
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 234929
About Us

Welcome to one of the most dynamic universities in the nation.

Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to take their own path, learn, and grow. With more than 13,400 students and 85+ programs, we've come a long way since then. Today, we're a regional powerhouse with locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan, Georgia, making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors, and the world. The one thing that's never changed: Amazing things happen when you Go West.

Becoming UWG
Becoming is about what we grow to be. UWG is positioning for Success in the 21st Century, introducing Strategic Priorities to help shape a comprehensive blueprint for our university. Relevance, Competitiveness and Placemaking serve as the pillars for the future of the institution. Learn more at https://www.westga.edu/becominguwg/index.php.

UWG Commitment Statement
Dedicating ourselves to the curation of a first-choice university.

Job Summary

This is a grant awarded part-time position that will implement an early childhood community-based project that disseminates resources to support young children and their families. The position's purpose is to ensure all grant components are completed including required reports, communication with grant partners, and delivery of resources as well as participating in required conference calls and training, obtaining quotes for books and related materials, and supporting faculty and students assigned to project work. This position is contingent upon grant funding, which ends June 2022 (position expires at grant end).

Responsibilities

Clerical support - 40

Providing support to faculty and students assigned to this grant in an effort to coordinate materials for community partners, obtain quotes for purchases, taking notes at meetings, drafting reports and partner correspondence, completing grant forms, maintaining databases and budget documents, providing information to interested partners.

Material Coordination - 30
Create or review all grant materials for community dissemination including books, videos, trainings, and printed information.

Event Planning - 20
Providing support and planning for grant related trainings including creation of agendas, curation of needed supplies, and preparation of paperwork/presentation materials.

Team Coordination - 10
Communication of grant activities with project team including taking questions, providing training information and log in, providing reporting updates

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
High school diploma

Required Experience
Two years of professional administrative experience and demonstrated quality communication and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Bachelor's degree

Preferred Experience
Experience working with young children in education or clinical settings.

Proposed Salary

$17.85/hour; 20 - 25 hours/ week

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

ABILITIES
Ability to deliver boxes of materials to community partners.

SKILLS
Must demonstrate competence of using MS Word, Excel, and presentation software. Must have good verbal and written communication skills. Excellent typing skills.

Conditions of Employment

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, codified at 20 USC 1092 (f) as a part of the Higher Education Act of 1965, is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose certain timely and annual information about campus crime and security policies.

It is always the policy of the University of West Georgia Police Department to provide to the public an annual campus security report and comply with the federal law known as the Clery Act.

Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia's affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.

Organization

The University of West Georgia is a leading residential, doctoral comprehensive university that offers a broad undergraduate and graduate curriculum based on a liberal arts foundation. UWG enrolls more than 10,600 students, including an active international student population from more than 80 countries.university_of_west_georgia1.jpg

The university takes its mission of "Educational Excellence in a Personal Environment" seriously and is nationally recognized for the access to research opportunities and technology it provides to undergraduates. It has been named a Best Southeastern College by the Princeton Review for five years in a row and one of America's Best Value Colleges for 2007 and 2008.

university_of_west_georgia2.jpgUWG currently offers 109 programs of study, including 56 bachelor's and 40 master's and specialist degrees, two doctorates and 11 certificates, as well as Georgia's only Honors College. A third doctoral degree and a new master's degree have been approved by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents. The Ed.D. in Professional Counseling and Supervision will begin in the summer of 2009, and a Masters in Arts in Criminology will begin in Fall 2008. Gifted high-school-age students can earn high school and college credit through the Advanced Academy of Georgia, one of only 15 U.S. residential college-early-entrance programs.university_of_west_georgia3.jpg

The Graduate School has one of the highest percentages of students enrolled in graduate classes in the University System. Undergraduates have nationally acclaimed access to research opportunities, and instruction is enhanced by faculty member research that is supported by more than $2.2 million in grants.

Only 50 miles west of Atlanta, Georgia, UWG offers a complete college experience featuring residence hall living, intercollegiate athletics and more than 100 student organizations on a beautiful, wooded 375-acre campus.

 

 

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