Nonprofit

Project Coordinator

On-site
Work must be performed in or near Philadelphia, PA
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Published 27 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Salary
USD $45,000 - $50,000 / year

Description

MSA’s Purpose

We are here to inspire wise change in schools.

Purpose and Character of the Role

The Project Coordinator will play three critical roles:

  • Special Assistant to the President
  • Coordinator of Special Projects
  • Coordinator of Office Projects

This role is for someone who wants to contribute directly to a nonprofit’s mission and who has a strong desire for personal and professional growth. This role is not for someone who wants to work in a bureaucracy.

You will report to the President and the Senior Director of Operations, with regular communication with the MSA staff, contractors, commissioners, and others.

General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Continually update project boards for some of MSA’s office projects as well as special projects. This includes building a “single source of knowledge” about project goals, tasks, timelines, and persons responsible.
  • Exercise exceptional calendar management and coordination of calendars.
  • Obtain deliverables from project partners.
  • Secure resources (eg, meeting space, supplies, contact information, etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned, because projects can be unpredictable!

Qualifications for the Position

  • Self-starter, adaptable, and organized
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to come to our Philadelphia office

Expectations for Performance

  • Anticipates problems and takes initiative to solve them, often creatively.
  • Views diversity in teams as a source of potential superpowers.
  • Asks lots of questions and challenges conventional wisdom in a helpful way.
  • Is willing to learn a lot. Understands that learning from mistakes is an essential precursor to doing great work.

MSA’s Purpose

We are here to inspire wise change in schools.

Purpose and Character of the Role

The Project Coordinator will play three critical roles:

  • Special Assistant to the President
  • Coordinator of Special Projects
  • Coordinator of…

Benefits

Strong company-approved benefits package

Strong company-approved benefits package

Location

On-site
3819-33 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Suite 310

Apply to This Job

Instructions:

Please submit the following to Jennifer Nobles, Vice President of Operations at jnobles@msa-cess.org:

  • Résumé
  • One-page narrative about a time when you lead a project that did not go according to plan. How did you adapt? What was the end result? What lessons did you apply to future projects? [Note: If you use genAI to compose your narrative, please append any prompts you used. We do not need to see the output from the genAI.]
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