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Project Coordinator - DTC

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Research Staff
Department: Aero Product Support Eng - 250345
Pay Grade: P1 - Exempt
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Position Summary:

Are you interested in working for UDRI, a national leader in scientific and engineering research, serving government, industry and nonprofit customers? Join UDRI's Power & Energy Division as a Project Coordinator!

The Project Coordinator is a junior role which will be responsible for coordinating, facilitating, and tracking project-related activities, deliverables, and financials under the supervision of a project manager, project analyst, or engineering leader. Job activities may include, but are not limited to:
• Tracking Deliverables
• Developing, Maintaining, and Executing Project Schedules
• Developing, Maintaining, and Tracking Budgets
• Facilitation/Coordination of Meetings
• Recording Meeting Minutes, Action Items, Risk Logs
• Task Tracking, Reporting, Follow-up
• Report and Briefing Preparation
• Liaison with Contracts and Grants Office to facilitate contracting support and guidance to clients
• Compile, maintain, and document community engagement metrics
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree
• 1 year project/program management experience in a technical environment
• 1 year facilitating team meetings, communications, and related activities
• 1 year of stakeholder/customer communications/management
• 1 year managing project financials or budgets
• 1 year tracking and managing project risks and issues
• Experience building and maintaining project schedules in Microsoft Project or similar project/resource planning tools
• Effective verbal and written communication skills
• Attention to detail
• Self-starter
• Due to the nature of this position, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

• Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or business-related field
• 3 years project/program management experience in a technical environment
• 3 years' experience in new product development or technology transition environment
• 3 years managing project financials or budgets
• 3 years tracking and managing project risks and issues
• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
• Agile project management experience
• Scrum Master certification
• Systems engineering / Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) experience
• Experience managing multiple projects concurrently
• Experience working for or working with startup companies

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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