Project Administrator

General Summary/Purpose:

Established in 1986, The Johns Hopkins University School of Education Center for Technology in Education is a nationally recognized authority on educational technology. CTE’s mission is to improve the quality of life for all young children and students with disabilities by promoting effective uses of assistive, instructional, and leadership technologies. CTE is a dynamic, entrepreneurial organization that develops new, research-based products and methods for use in Birth-K educational environments.

CTE is recruiting a Project Administrator to manage the scopes of multiple major grant and contract initiatives across several states in collaboration with CTE’s Leadership team and Implementation Team, maintain ongoing communication with staff from various state departments of education, and seek new business opportunities and partnerships related to this work.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

Develop, maintain, track and report on progress of detailed project plans in collaboration with the Implementation team.
Serve as the primary point of contact and build long-term relationships with state department staff.
Coordinate with internal staff to ensure that state department needs are understood and satisfied, and that contract deliverables are fulfilled.
Provide recommendations and assist with project budget development and implementation.
Facilitate the work effort of multiple internal teams, and oversee products developed by external partners and subcontractors.
Manage gathering requirements for enhancing existing data collection and analysis tools, validating the enhanced tools through piloting and field testing, and working with educational evaluation consultants to evaluate implementation and professional development of specific initiatives.
Seek out and foster new opportunities and partnerships with for-profit companies, non-profit organizations, and/or government agencies.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in related field required.
Five (5) years related experience including project management.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in business, organizational development, or related field preferred.
Five (5) years of related experience, experience overseeing educational and information technology partners in designing, developing, and testing systems or tools strongly preferred.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Demonstrated knowledge of project management and oversight of educational and information technology partners.
Must be able to problem-solve and find solutions to project challenges related to resource management, project scope and timelines, technology, and professional development.
Must be able to work with teams and also work independently in a fast-paced environment to meet project deadlines.
Experience coordinating teams to prepare proposals in response to RFPs, RFIs and other open bid opportunities.
Must be able to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, including state department and school district leaders; agency and private program leaders; early childcare staff, families and community stakeholders; teachers and administrators; and research scholars in the fields of early childhood and special education.
Experience with use of web-based technologies and databases.
Experience supervising professional staff, sub-contractors and/or associates.
Strong analytical thinkers with the ability to be flexible, creative and visionary.
Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.

Classified title: Project Administrator

Working title: Project Administrator

Role/Level/Range: ACRP 37.5/E/04/MF

Starting Salary Range:$70,805 - $97,435 (commensurate with experience)

Employee group: Full-Time

Employee Status: Exempt

Schedule: Monday-Friday - 8:30am-5:00pm 37.5hrs/Wk –

Location: 6740 Alexander Bell Drive, Columbia, MD – Columbia Center

Department name: 60000020-Center for Technology in Education (CTE)

Personnel area (School): SOE – School of Education

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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