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Project Coordinator

Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Project Coordinator

Provost & VP Academic Affairs

The Office of Faculty Affairs supports the university’s infrastructure and programming to recruit, appoint, retain, and support GSU faculty members, helping them achieve their full potential.

These are exciting times at The Office of Faculty Affairs at Georgia State University. We are growing, and we are thrilled that you are interested in being a part of our team. We are surrounded by individuals empowered to use their expertise and talents to achieve our mission of pursuing excellence.

The Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) invites applications for the position of Project Coordinator. This position reports to the Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs.

WHAT MAKES Office of Faculty Affairs A GREAT PLACE?

  • A flexible work environment
  • Generous benefits, including health, dental, vision, tuition assistance, retirement, etc.
  • A knowledge-sharing organization that works collaboratively with diverse partners.
  • Professional development opportunity and mentorship
  • A rapidly growing center within an academic setting


The ideal candidate for the Project Coordinator position will develop and maintain uniform processes within OFA that ensure smooth workflows related to the strategic objectives of the office.

Candidates must have strong communication and interpersonal skills, excellent judgment, and organizational skills, a keen ability to pay attention to deals, and intermediate technological competencies. Experience in higher education or a professional development industry, familiarity with event planning, and office management.

Examples of Duties

  • Works closely with the Associate Provost and the Director for Faculty Development to plan, develop, implement, manage, review, and evaluate customized professional development workshops, seminars, training, and other programs and activities.
  • Assist in setting up a broad range of delivery methods for professional development and using the most current technologies.
  • Aid in the execution of short workshops and semester(s) long programs.
  • Help arrange for speakers and speakers to include contracts and payment coordination.
  • Regular office duties – answering phones, responding to emails, keeping files organized, ordering supplies, etc.
  • Manage and maintain the Associate Provost’s calendar
  • Completing travel arrangements and reimbursements.
  • Drafting correspondence from the Office of Faculty Affairs.
  • Manage multiple email accounts.
  • Managing graduate assistance activities when necessary.
  • Prepare surveys and forms to collect data.
  • Collaborate with others across campus to plan the logistics and market events and programs, as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Competent in the areas of Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Forms and other survey applications, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Ability to read policies and procedures and make decisions based on an accurate understanding.
  • Flexibility in handling shifting priorities.
  • Able to interact effectively and diplomatically with stakeholders across the university.
  • Ability to treat sensitive information confidentially.
  • Capable of providing excellent customer service in written and verbal communication.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree and two years of related experience; or high school diploma or GED and six years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience

Preferred Hiring Requirements:

  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Experience in higher education preferred

College/Business Unit
06/01/24, 3:59:00 AM

College/Business Unit: Provost & VP Academic Affairs
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 05/10/24, 2:26:57 PM


Founded in 1913 in Atlanta, Georgia State University is the second-largest and one of four research institutions in the University System of Georgia. The University serves one-fourth of the graduate students in the university system; it is within a one-hour commute of more than one-third of the state’s population. Approximately 80 percent of all Georgia State alumni live and work in Georgia.georgia_state_university1.jpg

Georgia State’s main campus is located on 34 acres in downtown Atlanta. University centers in Alpharetta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Henry County offer students convenient suburban locations for graduate courses in business and education.

More than 50,000 students annually attend Georgia State University. While 90 percent of the students are from Georgia, students also come from all 50 states and 160 countries. More than 1,400 international students attend Georgia State and graduate students comprise 31 percent of the student population.

georgia_state_university2.jpgThe University offers more than 52 degree programs in more than 250 fields of study – from public policy and African-American studies to biology and health sciences. Degrees are offered at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels through six units: the College of Arts and Sciences, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, College of Education, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Law and Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. In addition to the numerous degree programs, Georgia State offers full- and part-time programs and day, evening and weekend classes.

Students have many choices in extracurricular activities including more than 22 fraternities and sororities; and some 250 chartered student groups, including 60 degree-related student groups, seven religious, 24 law-oriented and 22 multicultural/international groups; and 10 honor societies. There is also an active student government association which includes the student senate and the judicial board.

The Georgia State Panthers are members of the Colonial Athletic Association and compete in 16 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports, including basketball, baseball, softball, golf, tennis, track and volleyball. The university announced in April 2008 that is will begin Division I-AA football in 2010.

The university’s innovative Touch the Earth program brings outdoor recreation ranging from backpacking, rock climbing, sailing, kayaking, rafting and water-skiing to out-of-state snow-skiing and snorkeling trips. And WRAS, Georgia State’s popular 100,000-watt radio voice, is the most powerful student-run radio station in the United States.


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