• Project Coordinator

    Wayne State College
    Job Description

    Wayne State College is seeking a Project Coordinator to support grant administration and new student success initiatives related to faculty development and first-year student programing. This individual will work with the Director of the Center for Faculty Development and Innovation to support the administration of faculty development and training along with other initiatives. The project coordinator will also assist in completing annual grant performance reports and other grant administration as needed.

    Nature of work: 
    Performs a variety of professional and administrative duties in support of the day to day operations of a function, program, and/or department – this is not a secretarial position. Assists in program planning and development; interprets, monitors, and analyzes information regarding operating policies and procedures; administers budgets; and coordinates academic and/or staff personnel matters. Resolves problems that have a significant impact on the overall goals of the department.

    Examples of Work Performed: 
    1. Support preparation of annual performance and program reports and monitoring for the Center for Faculty Development (CFDI) and the First Year Experience (FYE) Courses.
    2. Track and compile data (surveys, performance metrics, assessment) associated with program objectives and outcomes related to the CFDI and FYE.
    3. Work within online grant management system and reporting systems to enter and update information related to grant performance outcomes.
    4. Maintain grant program records including financial data.
    5. Collaborate with accounting on budgeting, invoices, contracts, allowable costs, purchasing regulations.
    6. Prepare contract recommendations for all grant-subsidized personnel including student workers, faculty stipends, and professional staff.
    7. Assist in creating annual schedules for First Year Experience Courses.
    8. Assist in event planning for workshops and professional development opportunities within the Center for Faculty Development and Innovation
    9. Other duties as assigned
    Required Qualifications: 
    Associate’s degree or work related experience.

    Wayne State College serves as a model of success for regional public higher education. Investments in infrastructure and facilities, expanded academic programs and partnerships, a whole-campus approach to recruitment and retention, and a commitment to strategic planning position the College as a strong member of the Nebraska State College System. More than 4,500 students rely on Wayne State for access to graduate and undergraduate degree programs in more than 130 programs of study each year, a role the College has proudly filled since its founding in 1891. Our goals are clear: continually improve retention and graduation rates, provide high-quality academic programs and campus facilities, support workforce and economic development in the region, maintain affordability and access, and manage resources for sustainability. We invite qualified applicants to join us in our important work.
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