Opportunity: Project Coordinator for the GDC

The Global Drylands Center (GDC) at the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory’s Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation is seeking a project coordinator to perform a central role in coordinating the multiple activities of the GDC.

Essential Duties

  • Coordinates project activities and assists in execution
  • Works closely and collaboratively with key stakeholders to define project activities, budget, and outcomes
  • Prepares and manages logistics, scheduling, and target audience communications
  • Manages hiring of independent contractors, research team, and hourly personnel
  • Responsible for purchasing/reimbursement/travel – process purchase requisitions, reimbursements and travel for GDC Director and students
  • Coordinates events – plans and organizes GDC conferences, seminars, workshops, visitors and meetings
  • Maintains direct contact with individuals from various outside organizations and university departments associated with scheduled project/program
  • Manages Center accounts – assists GDC Director with managing budgets
  • Assists in proposal and report writing
  • Develops PowerPoint presentations

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 2 years related experience; OR, any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience organizing projects and processes
  • Experience in coordinating and prioritizing work and activities
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management and budgeting
  • Evidence of effective written, oral, and inter-personal communication skills
  • Experience in work that requires attention to detail and organization
  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Office Applications including Excel and PowerPoint

Please use this link for more information: Apply Here

Applications are due by June 21, 2022 at 3 pm Arizona time.