Project Manager I (School-Based)

SW Atlanta, GA, US
Jun 07, 2019
Project Manager I (School-Based)
Michael R. Hollis Innovation Academy

Support Staff - Position - Other - Other

Job Number: 4600180046

Start Date:

Open Date: 06/06/2019

Closing Date: 07/19/2019

The Project Manager I will serve as a team liaison to the school and community partners by coordinating day-to-day activities for the school. The responsibilities will include the management of grants, maintaining relationships with partners and organization, seeking funding to support school and classroom initiatives, organizing community service events, managing partnership donations, coordinating volunteers related to the school's mission and curriculum goals. The incumbent will build, maintain and strengthen relationships with key internal and external stakeholders including school and district leadership teams, executive and managerial level teams from the public and private sectors, governmental agencies, and nonprofit and community organizations in order to create and achieve common goals. Responsibilities will also include logistical management of large scale projects, tracking and monitoring project development, reporting and communication of project completion, scheduling management, and coordination of materials to the school. The Project Manager continually evaluates and analyzes for quality and effectiveness, tracks outcomes, increases productivity and efficiency and implements changes based on stakeholder feedback and the evolving needs of the school.

This is a year-to-year position based on funding.
  • Demonstrates skill in written and oral communication.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Maintains positive relationships with partners and community member through strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates collegiality and teamwork.
  • Must be self-directed and able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Able to effectively present information verbally to large, diverse groups.
  • Must be a creative thinker and develop new and unique ways for partners to provide support in the existing structures of a school.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, high-stakes environment.
Essential Duties:
  • Creates, develops, executes and manages the overall school partnerships program. Analyzes high level school objectives in order to create strategic partnership initiatives.
  • Maintains documentation for grants, in-kind donations, and funding in a single repository; tracks budgets, grants and donations.
  • Develops and prepares draft correspondence, reports, presentations or other documents for the Principal.
  • Communicates information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; reads and understands information presented in writing.
  • Serves as primary contact for external partnerships. Implements strategies to strengthen relationships with key stakeholders including the private, nonprofit and college/university sector.
  • Creates and sustains a positive and collaborative relationship with partners and community organizations.
  • Creates opportunities for partners and stakeholders to participate in school activities and projects that directly support students, teachers or the implementation of the curriculum; these instances include but are not limited to scheduling expert speakers, matching community organizations and partners with classroom activities and service learning projects.
  • Researches, identifies and secures new partnerships and programming. Makes decisions about potential and existing partnerships.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of partnerships and programs. Improves efficiency of processes.
  • Forecasts the needs of the school. Fundraises through strategies such as designing external marketing campaigns, creating opportunities for engagement and collaborating with other organizations to acquire monetary and in-kind donations. Identifies and applies for grants and creates proposals for other funding.
  • Manages school projects. Moderate supervision of APS contractor.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by appropriate administrator.
  • Required to attend scheduled shift during regular business hours as mandated.

Requirements: EDUCATION:
  • Bachelor?s degree is required.
  • Master?s degree preferred.
  • PMP Certification preferred
  • 2 years experience working with budgets in excess of $500, 000 and over multiple fiscal years.
  • Prior experience in education; with leadership experience in a school based role preferred.
  • Prior experience in the private or non-profit sector preferred.

Compensation: SALARY GRADE: 129
SALARY RANGE: $50, 0460- $71, 724
WORK DAYS: 211 Days

FLSA Status: Exempt

Employment Category: At-Will

Reports to: Principal