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Project Director

Employer
Murray State University
Location
Paducah, KY

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Posting Number:

20240041EX

Job Title:

Project Director

About Murray State:

Located in the West Kentucky region, Murray State University is a public, comprehensive University which offers a low cost of living, low property taxes, and a four-season climate. Murray has a friendly, small-town atmosphere with locally-owned specialty shops and restaurants, an acclaimed community theater, art guild and award-winning public schools. The area is home to Kentucky Lake and Land Between the Lakes, a 170,000-acre National Recreation Area, which offers a wide-range of activities and amenities for residents and visitors alike. Located in close proximity to major cities and nearby access to Interstate 24, Murray is just a few hours from Nashville, St. Louis, Louisville and Memphis. Learn more about Careers at Murray State University.

About Murray State Benefits:

Faculty and staff of Murray State University have access to a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement, tuition waivers, generous paid holidays, vacation, sick, and paid parental leave, as well as many other benefit offerings. Please refer to the Murray State Benefits page for more information.

Equal Opportunity Employment/Diversity Information:

Murray State embraces diversity in the workplace and values attracting, developing and maintaining a diverse, high-quality faculty, staff, and student body. The University endeavors to create and promote a culturally diverse community to be accepting of and sensitive to diversity in its many varied forms. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.

Type of Employment:

Regular Full-Time

Work Location:

Paducah, KY

Employment Term:

12 Months

Position Type:

Staff - Exempt (Monthly)

Department:

VP for Academic Affairs

Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:

This is a full-time, twelve month position with initial grant through September 2028 with potential for grant continuation.

The Project Director coordinates activities for the Department of Energy grant regarding Site Repurposing, Annual Site Environmental Report (ASER) Summary, Public Outreach on the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Site and Public Outreach for Education and Training Opportunities.

  • Initiate work with high schools.
  • Manage and administer each of the funded discrete activities.
  • Prepare quarterly progress and budget reports and monthly invoices.
  • Prepare Annual Status Reports.
  • Prepare proposals for Budget Periods 2, 3, 4, and 5.
  • Sponsor quarterly project progress meetings.
  • Incorporate funded discrete activities into a Scientific and Technical Symposium, which includes presentations summarizing project results. This symposium can be held virtually or in person.
  • Support the development and maintenance of a MSU website, including a MSU library of reports completed under this financial assistance award.
  • Ensure reports developed under this project are delivered and submitted with the appropriate DOE F231 (available at www.osti.gove/elink) to DOE’s OSTI.
  • Provide, on an as needed basis, short-term technical and subject matter expert (SME) support.
  • Prepare presentations for regulatory and public meetings and attend and/or present at these meetings as requested by Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office.
  • Serve as a liaison for the four project activities to ensure completion of the work and the reports within the deadlines mandated.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • Two years of experience with working with community groups/legislative units.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and reporting writing skills requiring data analysis.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with faculty, administrators, staff, community leaders, legislative leaders, granting agencies and economic development entities.
  • Demonstrated outstanding organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Experience with website for reporting and marketing.
  • Demonstrated experience for multi-faceted repots requiring particular attention to strict deadlines.

Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree preferred.

Maximum Salary:

$66,000

Posting Date:

04/29/2024

Closing Date:

05/20/2024

Open Until Filled:

No

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Along with the application, the following items must be included:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume

Organization

For 100 years Murray State University has served students from the region, the nation and the world. Founded in 1922, the University has grown from an enrollment of 202 students to 9,500 today. Murray State blends educational opportunities found at research institutions with collaborative interactions among students, faculty and staff found at smaller universities.  Students receive personalized attention from supportive faculty and staff as the University offers a 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio.

 

Murray State University places our highest priority on student learning and excellent teaching, blending the range of educational opportunities often experienced at research institutions with the nurturing student-teacher interactions usually found at smaller universities.  Murray State embraces diversity in the workplace and values attracting, developing and maintaining a diverse, high-quality faculty, staff, and student body. The University endeavors to create and promote a culturally diverse community to be accepting of and sensitive to diversity in its many varied forms. Murray State has been continuously accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) since 1928. 

Recent Accolades: 

  • U.S. News & World Report (32 consecutive years as a top-tier university) and top 10 in south region for Top Public Schools, Best Value and Best College for Veterans 
  • Washington Monthly Best Bang for the Buck
  • G.I. Jobs Military Friendly School 
  • Forbes Best Employers List

 

 

Located in the west Kentucky region, Murray State is a public, comprehensive University with four colleges (business; science, engineering and technology; humanities and fine arts; education and human services)– and two schools (agriculture; nursing and health professions).  The University's 236-acre main campus is located in Murray, Kentucky and offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs, professional instruction, as well as continuing education programs. Faculty and staff of Murray State University have access to a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement, tuition waivers, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, as well as many other benefit offerings.

 

The city of Murray, located in Calloway County, offers a low cost of living, low property taxes, and a four-season climate. Murray has a friendly, small-town atmosphere with locally-owned specialty shops and restaurants, an acclaimed community theater, art guild and award-winning public schools. The area is home to Kentucky Lake and Land Between the Lakes, a 170,000-acre National Recreation Area, which offers a wide-range of activities and amenities for residents and visitors alike. Located in close proximity to major cities and nearby access to Interstate 24, Murray is just a few hours from Nashville, St. Louis, Louisville and Memphis. 

Company info
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Telephone
(270) 809-2146
Location
412 Sparks Hall
Murray
KY
42071
US

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