Project Coordinator

Albany, NY - Posted on: Friday 10/09/15


About Research Foundation for SUNY System:

The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (RF) is the largest, most comprehensive university-connected research foundation in the country.

Serving SUNY and New York State, the RF provides essential services to SUNY faculty, students and staff who are performing life-changing research in life sciences and medicine; engineering and nanotechnology; physical sciences and energy; social sciences; and computer and information sciences. More than 15,000 dedicated RF employees work on SUNY-led research, training and public service projects throughout New York, across the country and around the world.

This position is being offered through the SUNY Administration Sponsored Programs Office, as operating location of the Research Foundation for the State University of New York, a private, nonprofit educational corporation supporting research, education and public service at the State University of New York.

Job Description:

The Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Community Colleges and the Education Pipeline is seeking a skilled, organized, and self-directed professional with strong skills in communication and project management for the temporary position of Project Coordinator of the SUNY Community College Pathways initiative. This is a temporary, full time assignment that is intended to last through July 31, 2018 to support implementation of SUNY's scale-up initiatives in partnership with the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching's Quantway/Statway Community College Pathways across the SUNY system. The Project Coordinator will report to the Senior Vice Chancellor for Community Colleges and the Education Pipeline.


  • Provide support to Office of Community Colleges and Provost's office for overall Quantway/Statway pathways scale-up project activities including grant tracking and reporting
  • Provide support for faculty leaders at the campus, regional and state levels for scale-up activities
  • Provide support for scale-up and professional development activities including scheduling conference calls and meetings and conferences for faculty and administrators both in person and via phone/web conference with SUNY and other stakeholders
  • Assist in project coordination, communication, and preparation of written and electronic materials and reports
  • Assist with managing budget and travel activities
  • Travel in support of project activities and events, if needed
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's preferred
  • At least two years of experience in project management or related experience; ideally in an education setting
  • Familiarity with budgets and grant reporting preferred
  • Ability to work with and coordinate activities of groups of faculty and administrators
  • Ability to be flexible, positive, take initiative, and demonstrate good judgment
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills

Additional Information:


Based on qualifications and experience.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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