Project Coordinator - Alabama Water Institute - 521547 - Tenders Global

Project Coordinator – Alabama Water Institute – 521547

The University of Alabama

Pay Grade/Pay Range:  57 Monthly (exempt): – Minimum – $ 36,088.00 Midpoint – $ 52,686.40

Department/Organization: 750501 – Alabama Water Institute (AWI)

Normal Work Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm

Note to Applicants: Position is eligible for hybrid work subject to University policy .

Job Summary: The Project Coordinator is responsible for supporting the overall development of the project. Assists with project design, management, and implementation. Promotes the project and serves as liaison between the project and contacts internal and external to the University. Position may also supervise students, provide general office assistance, create promotional materials, and assist in the development of other potential projects.

Additional Department Summary: The Alabama Water Institute (AWI) is one of The University of Alabama’s five research institutes. AWI acts as a forum for interdisciplinary research and education by bringing together university researchers, students, and staff to foster collaboration and a broad interdisciplinary focus on water issues that face our world today. AWI-affiliated researchers specialize in water security and quality, remote sensing, hydrological modeling, biodiversity, watershed management and human health through synergies with AWI research programs, including the NOAA Cooperative Institute for Research to Operations in Hydrology, the Global Water Security Center, and the CONSERVE Research Group.

AWI is seeking a full-time Project Coordinator to join the AWI Project Management team. This position will coordinate the day-to-day operations of the NOAA Cooperative Institute for Research to Operations in Hydrology (CIROH) and is expected to primarily lead coordination, administration, organization, and internal communication efforts. The project coordinator will also assist with program management efforts to support adherence with federal, state, and organizational reporting requirements.

Continuation in this position is contingent upon availability of external funding derived from research programs or specific projects.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience.

Skills and Knowledge: Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal. Proficient with computers and spreadsheet applications used for data management. Detail oriented, organized, able to meet deadlines, and exercise critical thinking skills. Skills in convening and facilitating diverse groups. Anticipates and plans proactively for known deadlines and annual cycles.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with supporting or managing large-scale projects preferred.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. “EEO is the Law” Poster

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