Project Management Specialist- College of Nursing & Allied Health Sciences in Washington, DC

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Howard University   •  

Washington, DC 20001

Industry: Education, Government & Non-Profit

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 36 days ago

Position Information

BASIC FUNCTION:

Responsible for the coordination and management of major projects or programs designated by the Dean, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Administration, and Associate Dean of Research, Assessment & Operations, and the Administrative Officer to the Dean.

SUPERVISORY ACCOUNTABILITY:

This position will report to the Administrative Officer to the Dean and may be responsible for providing limited supervision for one or more functions within the College and 8 Academic Departments. Responsible for performing some non- supervisory duties in addition to supervisory responsibilities. May make recommendations performance evaluations based on contributions to assigned projects.

NATURE AND SCOPE:

Internal contacts include all university department administrators, faculty, staff, and students. External contacts include alumni, vendors, visitors, general public, community partners and officials.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Reviews proposals to determine costs, timeline, funding, staffing requirements, and goals.
  • Responsible for data collection, writing, editing, and completing the Annual Report, Departmental self study reports, and bi-weekly College Newsletter.
  • Planning and facilitating Interprofessional Students Day, Annual Health Disparities Conference, Graduation, White Coat Ceremonies, Nursing Pinning Ceremonies, Allied Health Honors Ceremonies, Bi- Annual Fundraising Soiree, Annual Career Fairs, and All Hands Meetings.
  • Formally plans, assigns, directs, coordinates, and facilitates the work of these functions.
  • Implement standard operating procedures and processes for all tasks and projects assigned.
  • Develop, administer, and evaluate major programs or projects that support the goals and objectives of the College's Strategic Plan.
  • Responsible for interacting and developing partnerships with other departments, and work units in order to attain department goals and objectives.
  • Conduct research as appropriate to projects or initiatives within the work unit.
  • Serve as a member of the department's management team by participating on the strategic planning committee, bylaws committee, staffing decisions, and other key areas.
  • May be assigned budgetary responsibilities.
  • Provide guidance and consistency in policy and procedure decisions within work unit.
  • Serve as a liaison to community organizations and customers to meet departmental goals and program requirements.
  • May have training responsibilities related to the department, employees, or outside customers. Manage all Human Resource components; hiring procedures, Epars/Npars.
  • Manage College website maintenance and updates.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Effective leadership and management skills; experience, strategic planning and assessment, goal setting and evaluation desired but not required.
  • Skill in program development and execution; experience managing a large complicated budgets.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Documented success as an innovator and creative problem solver.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious work relationships with staff, faculty, students, University officials and the general public
  • Computer proficiencies: Windows, MS Office Suite, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet applications, Adobe Pro/DC.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

5 years of relevant experience.

Valid Through: 2019-11-6