University of Texas at San Antonio Project Coordinator in San Antonio, Texas
Title of Position Project Coordinator
Requisition Number BES20160558P
Department Posting Name SBDC Rural Business Programs
Location Downtown Campus
Recruitment Type External
Position Type This is a Classified, benefits eligible, position.
Grant Funded? Yes
Hours per week 40
If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked
If Temporary, Ending Date
Recruiting Rate Commensurate with experience
Beginning Salary Flexibility Yes
Pay Basis Salary
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education? No
Preferred Education Master's Degree
Field of Study
Business or Economic Development or related field preferred.
MS Office Experience Required
Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle? Yes - Marginal Function
Other Computer and Software Skills Required
Personal computer and standard office equipment.
Experience with MS Office programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, or equivalent.
Knowledge in Microsoft Project, Event Planning and Project Management Software systems.
Experience and Other Skills Required
Five years of progressively responsible experience in economic and/or business planning, project management, developing grant proposals or a related field.
Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience? No
Other Skills Preferred
Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification. Completion of Texas Basic Economic Development Course (BEDC).
Description of Job Duties
Marketing and Outreach: Will coordinate outreach and build and foster relationships with key Rural Business Programs (RBP) stakeholders: Texas Rural Challenge (TRC) steering committee members, state and federal agencies; state associations; legislators; regional SBDCs; Texas Association of Regional Councils of Government; Texas Economic Development Council, Office of the Governor, Texas Workforce Commission, US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Association of Rural Communities in Texas (ARCIT); and private sector partners;
Assist director and project managers with marketing, branding, coordinating, planning and scheduling Municipal Capacity Building Program (MCBP).
Will work closely with Institute for Economic Development (IED) Communications Coordinator to promote and market the RBP services and the TRC;
Project Planning: Will be responsible for aspects of planning, coordinating, managing and implementing RBP training events: Municipal Capacity Building Program (MCBP); the TRC statewide conference and webinars;
Project Funding: Will assist director Identify grant funding opportunities for the RBP and be the lead on developing funding proposals.
Assist RBP community clients with identifying grants for their respective community projects.
Assist director in identifying corporate sponsors for the TRC and MCBP professional development series.
Project Administration: Will be responsible for developing annual training budgets, financial reports and close-out reports for each training event. Make recommendations for measuring impact of training and improving the delivery of our training.
Perform additional duties as assigned.
Posting Open Date 10/18/2016
Posting Close Date at midnight on 10/31/2016
Open Until Filled No
Special Notes To Applicants
-UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.
-UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
-This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.