Project Coordinator
Excelsior College - Albany, NY

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The Project Coordinator develops and oversees a workflow process to promote and schedule activities associated with the academic evaluation of workplace training programs for the College.

Responsibilities Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Serve as the project coordinator for workflow related to the academic assessment of workplace training and credentialing programs policy.
  • Serve as liaison with business/industry staff, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), and College faculty/staff to collect and disseminate appropriate course materials as needed.
  • Create and monitor deadlines to ensure timely turnaround from submission to evaluation.
  • Ensure all legal documents are sent, signed, and filed appropriately.
  • Develop and manage a revalidation schedule for all training programs.
  • Track program degree requirement changes and maintain updated information.
  • Create new (or amend current) database to reflect status of assessments and credit assigned.
  • Schedule and facilitate internal meetings as needed, and prepare monthly status reports.
  • Distribute communication, internally and externally, regarding evaluation results.
  • Handle special projects related to the evaluation of training, as requested and provide assistance, as requested, to the executive director.
  • Process SME payments and monitor budget.
  • Represent the Center for the Assessment of Post Traditional Instruction, Training and Learning internally and externally as requested.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Bachelor's degree and at least five years of related experience, preferably in higher education and/or corporate training.
  • Experience coordinating projects within an institution, corporation and/or public sector setting preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft ® Office Suite and database management experience.
  • Direct work experience with project management practices, and knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and the ability to work cooperatively with internal staff, high-level external contacts, and students.
  • Basic knowledge of training and education principles, familiarity with curriculum, assessment, and adult learning theory preferred.
  • Ability to coordinate and foster collaboration on numerous activities working with a diverse group of stakeholders to ensure timely results.
  • Ability to work independently to complete projects on time.
Desired Qualifications A desire to obtain project management certification (e.g., CAPM, PMP) or an advanced degree in a related field.

Travel No travel, or only very infrequent travel.

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Founded as Regents College in 1971 and chartered as a private, nonprofit institution in 1998, the College was renamed Excelsior College in...