Human Resources

Project Coordinator

Having been awarded grant funding by the US Department of Labor WORC for its Building Healthcare Pathways in Rural Appalachian Ohio (BHPRAO) initiative, Muskingum University is seeking a skilled full-time Project Coordinator to work alongside the Project Director in managing this exciting opportunity. For more information about the Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities Initiative grant, please read here

This granted-funded position will offer an excellent benefits package.  Candidate will work both onsite and remotely.


  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of all grant activities.
  • Assists the Project Director in coordinating and facilitating planned meetings and activities.
  • Ensures all milestones are being met in accordance with the timelines established in the grant work plan.
  • Notifies team members of delays, concerns, and helps resolve issues.
  • Coordinates partner project work plans and calendars/schedules.
  • Oversees development of marketing and social media outreach materials; responsible for maintaining BHPRAO webpage.
  • Assists in developing, administering, and monitoring project related budgets.
  • Develops and generates various operational and statistical reports and analyses.
  • Assists in identifying new partnerships for the program’s long-term sustainability.
  • Represents and promotes the project at various speaking engagements.
  • Supports and provides excellent customer service to all partners.
  • Supervise grant payment process and grantee award letters.

The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the major functions of the position and should not be considered a complete description of the essential functions of the position. This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. The employee will be assigned by the immediate supervisor to perform other duties as needed or to perform other related duties, including special projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Ability to manage and lead a complex project with strict deadlines.
  • Strong collaborative skills; team-player with a willingness to help where required.
  • Exceptionally motivated, organized and detail-oriented.
  • Efficient and effective in working with groups.
  • Ability to implement continuous improvement practices and strategies.
  • Ability to work both under supervision and independently.
  • Professionalism and discretion.
  • Commitment and understanding of student success, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Ability to apply a poverty-informed and racial justice lens to their work.
  • Proven ability to track and manage several projects/processes simultaneously.


  • Managerial Experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, education, or a health-related field.


  • Limited physical effort required but may include occasional standing for periods of time or moving items weighing less than 20 pounds.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • Duties may require occasional evening and weekend work.
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • Some travel will be required.

Applications must include a letter of interest, resume, and a list of 3 professional references and should be sent by email to or faxed to 740-826-6131. Please include the position title in the subject line of your correspondence. This position will remain open until filled, with review of candidates to begin immediately.

The University actively seeks out and welcomes faculty and staff who are committed to excellence in teaching and student learning thrive in a collaborative environment of scholars, embrace experiential learning, consider the engagement of diverse communities in the educational experience, and desire to mentor a multicultural student population. As an equal opportunity employer. Muskingum welcomes applications from individuals from populations which have been historically underrepresented in the academy and/or have experience with students from diverse backgrounds.

Muskingum University does not discriminate in its employment or educational programs or activities. Please visit Non-Discrimination Statement | Muskingum University to review the University’s official non-discrimination statement.

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