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Project Coordinator

Position Deleted on 2/13/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Chicago, IL
Admin - Secretary and Administrative Assistants
Job Category: Administrative Support
Department: College of Psychology
Location: IIT-Main Campus (MC), 3300 S. Federal, Chicago
Requisition Number: 0601324

Consumer Affairs duties include: functioning as a liaison between the Center and mental health services consumers and/or people in recovery throughout the Chicagoland area, coordinating participatory action research activities of newly funded National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) grant on peer navigation and integrated care. This position will serve as the CBPR (Community Based Participatory Research) committee chair, with responsibilities of this role including finding stakeholders, participating in all meetings relevant to the project, and providing feedback on research.

Administrative/Secretarial duties include: Assisting with visitors, answering telephones, composing/editing correspondence and/or memos from dictation/verbal direction, assisting with other administrative tasks as needed.

Key Responsibility 1
Assist with administrative tasks as needed.

Key Responsibility 2
Recruit stakeholders throughout Chicagoland area.

Key Responsibility 3
Coordinate CBPR activities.

Key Responsibility 4
Attend all relevant project meetings and provide feedback.

This position will require communication with supervisors, students, faculty, staff, guests, and stakeholders in the community. It will require knowledge of how to express oneself appropriately via written, oral, and electronic modes.

Customer Service:
This position will not necessarily be a customer service position, however, interaction with potential center members and members of the greater community will reflect on the center as a whole, so excellent personal skills are necessary.

Education & Experience:
High school diploma and 2-3 years of office experience or equivalent required. Candidates should be organized, detail-oriented, have excellent oral and written communication skills, and proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite and email.

Preferred Skills:
A knowledge of common computer software programs including MS Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Excel is required with a level of proficiency to complete tasks. Knowledge of email beyond simply composing emails is necessary, including emailing attachments.

Certifications & Licenses:
None required.
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