Project Coordinator, Indigenous Youth Pathways Initiative Job Openings by Queen's University in Kingston

Job Title Project Coordinator, Indigenous Youth Pathways Initiative Job Openings Kingston Queen's University
Pub Date 11 days ago
Company Queen's University
Location Kingston

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Project Coordinator, Indigenous Youth Pathways Initiative Job Openings in Kingston

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Job Summary
Reporting to the Dean, Faculty of Education, the Project Coordinator, Indigenous Youth Pathways Initiative will be responsible for leading in the development, implementation and evaluation of the project plan for the Indigenous Youth Pathways Initiative, a pan-university, Dean-led project, which aims to work with youth to explore post-secondary opportunities through their choice of area such as health, law, education, engineering, business or the various arts and sciences. Applying project management best practices the Project Coordinator will assume high level administrative, financial and reporting responsibilities for the project and perform functions and tasks that are essential to the project’s success.
Committed to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Indigeneity the Project Coordinator will require strong relationship building and communication skills to work across faculties, schools, student affairs units and with diverse external stakeholders to oversee all aspects of project development, implementation and evaluation and will be responsible for monitoring and communicating outcomes and results. The Project Coordinator will require exceptional organizational skills, initiative and decision making to address problems in a timely manner, and will be expected to produce a high quality of work in support of project goals.
Job Description
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Facilitate and lead in the overall administration of the Deans’ Special ProjectIndigenous Youth Pathways Initiative.
  • Plan, initiate and oversee the development and implementation of the project plan and procedures in consultation with the Deans. Assume responsibility for achieving project outcomes and carefully monitor all progress towards the desired outcome.
  • Establish project schedules and analyze and report on progress to ensure that timelines are met.
  • Develop key performance indicators for the project and evaluate the project plan, making recommendations and implementing modifications to project procedure, as required, to ensure progress towards objectives.
  • Initiate and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholder groups, promoting frequent communication and knowledge transfer between groups to increase support for the project.
  • Lead in the collection of data from both internal and external sources, analyzing and processing complex data, completing statistical analyses and interpreting results.
  • Develop briefing notes, correspondence, reports, presentations, proposals, promotional material and other short and long term planning documents, recognizing the diversity of audiences, perspectives, and accessibility requirements, and adapting content, tone, medium and style to the required audience.
  • Act as primary contact for the project and collect, format and disseminate information to stakeholder groups, for instructional, informational and promotional purposes. Information should be clear, correct, and in a form suitable to its intended audience.
  • Administer project accounts, prepare budget proposals and financial reports, monitor account activity and ensure the accuracy and validity of account transactions in accordance with university-wide financial and accounting policies and practices.
  • Encourage ideas from a diverse range of sources and stakeholders. Create a climate where collaboration and teamwork among diverse people and groups is the norm.
  • Consult, advise and lead project staff, providing work direction and technical/functional guidance.
  • Schedule and assign work, and oversee its completion. Coordinate and monitor workflow.
  • Participate in screening and interviewing job candidates and providing input into selection.
  • Provide orientation and on the job training to project staff.
  • Undertake other duties in support of the project.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • University degree and several years (5+ minimum) of relevant experience.
  • Experience in partnership development.
  • Experience in planning and implementing projects, ideally in a higher education environment, with many diverse stakeholder groups.
  • Project management experience is a requirement; PMI or PMP certification is preferred.
  • Experience in a leadership/supervisory capacity is preferred.
  • Indigenous ancestry or a demonstrated knowledge of and experience working with Indigenous peoples and communities is preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of university procedures, policies, and regulations is an asset.
  • Consideration may be given to an equivalent combination of education and experience.
SPECIAL SKILLS:
  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written) and interpersonal skills; to interact with diverse internal and external stakeholders.
  • Superior organizational and planning skills, in order to coordinate and direct the work of the project and its staff. Ability to cope with multiple demands and manage competing priorities.
  • Accounting and financial management skills, including the ability to analyze and present financial data.
  • Strong analytical, interpretive, and problem-solving skills. Ability to synthesize information from a wide variety of sources.
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills to reflect synthesized information in strategic and tactical documents and reports for distribution to multiple audiences.
  • Motivational, leadership, and persuasion skills.
  • Supervisory skills with an ability to promote a positive work environment.
  • Facilitation and presentation skills to run meetings and group discussions.
  • Ability to show initiative, take ownership and work effectively on diverse and multi-faceted issues.
  • Advanced computer and administrative skills, including the use of computers for data analysis and information distribution/reporting, word processing, spreadsheet, and database software.
  • Objective, fair, impartial, and flexible without compromising standards and established policies and procedures.
DECISION MAKING:
  • Determine the appropriate assignment of resources to handle peak periods and project activity. Continually assess and adjust priorities and manage tasks in a fast-paced and demanding environment.
  • Make decisions necessary to ensure project objectives and timelines are met. Determine necessary changes/enhancements to improve current processes, positively impact operations and to avoid future difficulties.
  • Find solution to unanticipated problems within guidelines, and decide whether complexity of the problem warrants escalation to the manager. Determine how problem/solution will impact project development and implementation.
  • Establish approaches to analytical problems and make recommendations for action. Determine options or a range of solutions to problems where no clear guidelines exist.
  • Determine what information should be distributed, to whom, and in what format based on relevance of the information and the impact that recipients can have on the project outcome.
  • Make budgetary decisions and allocate resources appropriately.
Employment Equity and Accessibility Statement
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
The University provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are asked to contact Human Resources at hradmin[at]queensu.ca .

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