Project Coordinator – CHA
Kennedy King College
City Colleges of Chicago (CCC)
, the largest community
college system in Illinois, is made up of seven colleges and five
satellite sites, providing more than 70,000 students each year
access to a quality, affordable education.
City Colleges of Chicago is seeking a Project Coordinator to work
on our Community Outreach and Engagement team, specifically
managing ongoing projects with the Chicago Housing Authority. The
Project Coordinator plans and analyzes assigned projects,
establishes schedules and project parameters and sets procedures to
accomplish system objectives involving complex academic, finance,
administrative, sales and/or marketing applications. The ideal
candidate will be detail oriented, self-motivated, and resourceful,
and have excellent time and project management skills.
- Serves as the administrative supervisor on projects and/or
programs aimed at improving academic, educational, administrative
or financial conditions of the District.
- Establishes schedules and priorities for project
- Plans, assigns, supervises and reviews activities of
- Monitors the programs operating budget and assists in the
annual preparation of the budget for the fiscal year.
- Designs, implements, and monitors procedures utilized in
- Develops and secures commitment from other departments within
the District and agencies to provide services to program
- Gathers information for grant proposals and prepares grant
- Manages and administers special projects to ensure that
participating agencies or college departments comply with terms and
conditions of program activities.
- Provides technical assistance or support for activities not
covered by specific procedures.
- Serves as a liaison to outside agencies to ensure compliance
with programs, policies and guidelines.
- Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration, or
Social Science supplemented by five years of administrative
experience with two years in a supervisory capacity, or an
equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
- Completion of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or
- Must have thorough knowledge of public service programs, grant
management, program planning, monitoring theories and
- Must have the ability to develop grant applications and program
budgets; coordinate and implement programs and policies; and
prepare status reports effectively for the District.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Must be self-directed and innovative, able to assess current
operations in an effort to improve the future goals of the
- Must be able to meet deadlines in a timely manner.
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6
months of hire.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Thank you for your interest in CCC!