Salary Range: Dependent on Experience or/and Qualifications.
The Renaissance Computing Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking a Research Project Coordinator to report to its Project Management Office. This position will be responsible for coordinating one or more research and team science projects as well as provide support for RENCI engagement with the UNC campus and other partners. Incumbent will work closely with project Principal Investigator (PI) or lead to:
-Provide program coordination, including planning, internal communications, management of team relations, milestone tracking, problem identification and solving, as well as information gathering and report drafting. -Monitor project execution to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, reporting and scope. -Plan and execute outreach activities, including external communications, presentations and meetings materials. Incumbent will work closely with RENCI Communication Team on these tasks. -Manage day-to-day operations for assigned projects, including scheduling and running meetings, taking notes, capturing action items and decisions, communication with all teams, maintaining Trello boards and follow up. As a member of the PMO, incumbent will work with other teammates on RENCI internal projects, activities, identify and resolve problems, and processes.
Education and Experience:
Project planning and coordination:
-Plan and coordinate large multi-faceted and specialized projects. -Implement defined program management strategy. -Manage day-to-day business operations. -Comprehend and adhere to project budgets. -Assist with the research, development and execution of proposals. -Track the tasks, and ensure timely progress of the project through completion. -Gather data and draft reports as needed. -Collaborate with other teams as needed.
Outreach and Communication: -Available for travel related to the project. -Efficient engagement of all project participants to facilitate project outcomes. -Excellent communication skills, written and spoken. -Familiar with selection of customer tracking tools.
Technical: -Ability to become a liaison between technical staff and lay-people. -Skillful in using project and task management tools. -CAPM or relevant project management certification required.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 173613
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