Job Description Boston University's Metropolitan College (BU MET), one of the University's 17 degree-granting schools and colleges, provides state-of the art-programs to meet the demands of an evolving workforce. We offer innovative approaches to teaching and a supportive learning environment. BU MET is seeking a collaborative, detail-oriented Project & Office Coordinator to join the Marketing & Communications team. Reporting to the Project Manager, the person in this role will support the department to ensure that projects are delivered within scope, schedule, budget, and quality standards.
They will also:
Support the department as the subject matter expert in University operational, financial, and procurement processes.
Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders for successful follow-through of action items and project details.
Monitor progress toward deliverables and overall project health, identifying risks and adjusting when necessary to meet project requirements.
Create and maintain project documentation, including timelines, meeting agendas and minutes, status reports, and other relevant records.
Generate reports, evaluate project data, and provide key insights to inform team decision-making.
Maintain relationships with vendors, update financial records, and reconcile all transactions.
Manage administrative logistics including inventory and procurement of team supplies, tracking expenses, and completing financial reports.
If you are excited to join an award-winning, energetic, creative team focused on delivering high-quality projects, we want to hear from you!
Bachelor's degree and three to five years of experience in marketing, higher education, and/or project management.
Strong organizational and problem-solving skills and keen attention to detail.
Strong verbal and written communications skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.
Experience using project management systems, such as Microsoft Project, Asana, Trello, etc.
Requires flexibility and adaptability to new technology in a changing environment and a baseline understanding of project management phases, techniques, and tools.
Ability to prioritize multiple projects and work well under pressure in a fast paced, rapidly evolving environment.
Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston Universitys COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the Universitys response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Job Location: BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States Position Type: Full-Time/Regular Salary Grade: Grade 47
Boston University is no small operation. With over 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 140 countries, 10,000 faculty and staff, 16 schools and colleges, and 250 fields of study, our two campuses are always humming.
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