Columbia University Project Manager in New York, New York

Job TitleProject Manager

Job Code Title

Job Requisition Number 096265

Department 4179- A&S Committee Global Thought

Location Morningside

Job Type Officer Full-Time Regular

Bargaining Unit

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Hours Per Week 35

Job Family General Administration

Salary Grade 11

Salary Range Commensurate with experience

Advertised Summary Job Description The Committee on Global Thought (CGT) aims to identify the trends underway in the rapidly changing world order and to create new perspectives of vision to cope with its challenges. Reporting to the CGT Director and working closely with CGT Faculty and CGT Program Director, the incumbent will manage projects which unfold through separate but interrelated initiatives that will take place between Columbia and the Global Centers in a collaborative process that is global from start to finish. The incumbent will oversee a series of global conversations among scholars, journalists, business people, public intellectuals and others engaged in the question of how these changes are affecting different parts of our interconnected world.

Characteristic Duties And Responsibilities:

Blended Initiative Project Management (30%)

  • Develop and supervise a project schedule for a blended course initiative in Global Thought.

  • Notify stakeholders of at-risk project items and deadlines.

  • Manage the logistics for all online and in-situ workshop and session needs in NYC, Istanbul, and Rio.

  • Oversee filming and post-production resources in alignment with timelines and specifications, including the management of contracts with external vendors.

  • Facilitate successful completion and launch of all collateral needed to support course (recruitment materials; website; course materials; etc.).

  • Supervise and monitor participant outreach and registration.

  • Deploy communications to participants and other project stakeholders.

  • Configure and maintain online platform and tools required to support CGT blended course.

  • Perform any other identified and relevant tasks required to develop, launch, and manage CGT blended initiative.

"Youth in a Changing World" Project Management (30%)

  • Manage all the workshop logistics including communications with participants, assistance with event coordination, and publications.

  • Conceive and establish theoretical framing, objectives, and participants.

  • Record, draft, and distribute minutes and materials for the meetings of the project working committee.

  • Collect, research, and analyze project outcomes; provide recommendations to meet outreach goals.

  • Assist in creating and executing a plan for dissemination of data through the mass media, including print and digital platforms.

Sponsored Projects Administration (30%)

  • Oversee preparation of sponsored projects proposal submissions.

  • Provide Principal Investigators with guidance and support in the submission process; work with the University central departments including Sponsored Projects. Administration to ensure that submissions are accurate, complete, up-to-date, timely and comply with the University policies and procedures.

  • Provide guidance on compliance matters as they relate to proposals for submission

  • Assist in planning and reporting of CGT sponsored and non-sponsored research (including student research).

Perform other tasks as assigned. (10%)


Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Bachelor's degree or equivalent required. A minimum of 2 years related experience.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Must be conversant and interested in existing and emerging research on global issues and processes and be comfortable in an interdisciplinary environment across Arts and Sciences and the professional schools. Active engagement with scholarship in global context, pedagogy, and curriculum, is essential.

Applicants should demonstrate an interest in global issues through a combination of professional, international, teaching, and research experience.

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications Advanced degree (M.A. or Ph.D) strongly preferred.

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Special Indications

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HIPAA Compliance training required No Response

Participation in Medical Surveillance required No Response

What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date 01-08-2019

Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled

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