Project Coordinator

Company Name: 
Richland Library
Columbia, SC
Job Description: 

We’re in search of a go-getter Project Coordinator at Richland Library Main and system-wide. “Libraries aren’t amenities; we’re necessities. And we will continue to move our communities forward, making sure our residents are prepared for the future.” Melanie Huggins, Executive Director Are you someone who gets things done? Passionate about trying new things and leading people to achieve results? Understand and appreciate the value of modern public libraries? We’re in search of someone who can lead a team of peers and work independently. Someone who knows waterfall and agile and stays up-to-date on the latest developments and tools. Someone who thrives on words AND numbers. Someone with a passion for the Midlands who can support library staff in serving their communities. Library Project Coordinators manage large-scale library projects and initiatives from planning to completion, executing deliverables and managing the work of team members from across the system who represent a variety of professions and personalities. What you would do: * Manage the work of cross-functional teams to develop and execute plans for multiple large-scale projects. * Work closely with stakeholders to understand and document requirements and priorities. * Coordinate project work: ensure project tasks are performed on time and in sequence; manage resources; track progress and report results. * Effectively communicate and document project KPIs, schedules and milestone delivery to team members and administration. * Ensure completion of project deliverables under deadline. * Resolve project issues, mitigate risks. * Assist and advise other library staff who are managing projects. * Collect, analyze, and manage quantitative data and create meaningful reports to drive business improvement.   What you need: * Demonstrated understanding of PMI Process Groups and Knowledge Areas. * Thorough knowledge of the latest project management methodologies, including but not limited to Agile and waterfall. * Demonstrated ability to analyze and communicate complex data. * Collaborative mentality -- team leader AND team player. * Excellent oral and written communication skills. * Superb organizational skills. * Independent worker. * Keen negotiation and facilitation skills. * Ability to juggle multiple tasks within a fast-paced environment. * Creative problem definer and solver. * Dedicated to the mission of the library.


A couple of other things that we’re looking for: * A Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or business. * A minimum of 3+ years’ experience in project management. * PMP© or CAPM© preferred. * Demonstrated proficiency in project management tools: Basecamp or other project management software; Office 365 including Excel, PowerPoint, Visio. * Valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

How to Apply: 

APPLY IMMEDIATELY at No deadline is presently established for this Vacancy. Applications are being accepted now. When a deadline is determined, the deadline will be announced 24 hours in advance on the Library’s website.