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Project Coordinator

High School

The employer's lack of disclosure of salary provides an opportunity for salary negotiation. Although this job is located in Delta, it is a remote job that you can do from any location. The job vacancy of Project Coordinator was released on March 15, 2024, and it will expire on June 13, 2024. It is a prerequisite for this job that you have obtained High School as a minimum qualification.

Position Description

Function as a coordinator in the development and administration of major projects or programs. Perform contract administration duties for smaller and less complex contracts, requests for proposals (RFP), and bids, negotiated services or assist with larger more complicated projects, including processing of land acquisition and disposition and property management services.Work Location: This position may be eligible for flexible work arrangements, including hybrid work with some days working remotely and some days working in the office.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Administer project or program activities, including:

  • Represent the project/program on multi-department or inter-agency task forces, committees, and related organizations.
  • Coordinate partnership activities with both external and internal stakeholders that help achieve the goals of the project or program.
  • Coordinate planning, development, and implementation of programs including development of standards, regulations and appraisal systems.
  • Provide leadership in development and delivery of outreach and educational programs and materials.
  • Prepare and make presentations to groups, citizens, elected officials, staff, and act as a liaison regarding project/program activities.
  • Participate in developing request for proposals, bids, revision to rules, regulations, ordinances, and other formal documentation for the review and approval of elected officials, and other governing bodies.
  • Develop and administer budgets and contracts.
  • Manage operational activities of the program or project, including record keeping, computer applications, grantor reporting, etc.
  • Manage and maintain formal monitoring systems to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Oversee the collection and organization of information for reports, case studies, and other documentation related to the project or program managed.
  • Assist with planning, coordination and monitor technical and legal processing of land acquisition and disposition.
  • Manage properties to ensure they are maintained and secured.

Working Conditions: Normal Office Setting
Required Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in related discipline or equivalent.
Minimum Experience:
Three years performing duties similar to those described above. Licenses/Certificates:
Selection Process:

The selection process will consist of one or more of the following steps: a rating of relevant education and experience and/or an oral examination (100%). It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. This information will be used to determine which candidates will proceed in the selection process. A submitted application is also used to verify the answers to any supplemental questions. Only those candidates who attain a passing score (70%) on each step in the selection process will be placed on the eligible list. The City of Minneapolis Human Resources Department reserves the right to limit the number in any phase of the selection process. Interview Selection: The hiring authority reserves the right to determine the maximum number of candidates to interview from the established eligible list. If the hiring authority decides to interview other than by exam score order, they may select additional people to interview based on a candidate’s education or experience related to the field, work history, or skills uniquely related to the operational needs of the position. Background Check:
The City has determined that a criminal background check and/or qualifications check may be necessary for certain positions with this job title. Applicants may be required to sign an informed consent form allowing the City to obtain their criminal history and/or verify their qualifications in connection with the position sought. Applicants who do not sign the informed consent form will not be further considered for the position.
Union Representation:This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement between the City of Minneapolis and the Minneapolis Professional Employees Association (CPE). Eligible List Statement: The names of applicants who meet minimum qualification and who pass the screening process shall be placed on the eligible list for employment consideration. This list will be certified to the hiring manager who may use the list to fill a vacancy of the same job title. This eligible list will expire two months after it has been established. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Good knowledge of public administration
  • Knowledge of budget development and management.
  • Ability to read and interpret official specifications, regulations, ordinances, etc.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of budget development and management.
  • Knowledge of the process and procedures related to contract management.

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Benefits Summary
Our employees enjoy competitive salaries and generous benefits. We pride ourselves on a comprehensive benefits program that supports employees' health and financial well-being. Programs, resources, and benefit eligibility varies based on position, average hours worked, location and length of service. For detailed benefits information, please visit the benefits page. New 12 weeks of paid parental leave
City employees are eligible for up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave in the event of a birth or placement for adoption of a child.Insurance
Health insurance
Eligibility for benefits begins the first of the month following employment date. The City of Minneapolis offers eligible employees one plan design with a choice of six provider networks, allowing you to select the best option for you. Available plans include Medica Choice Passport, Medica Elect, VantagePlus with Medica, Park Nicollet and HealthPartners Medical Group First with Medica, Ridgeview Community Network powered by Medica, and Clear Value with Medica.Dental insurance
The City of Minneapolis offers dental insurance through Delta Dental of Minnesota and pays 100% of the monthly premium for eligible employees.Benefits
Paid time off
Our generous leave package includes vacation, holidays and paid sick leave, which gives employees the opportunity to enhance their quality of life outside work. Amounts and accrual rates are based on years of experience and collective bargaining agreements.Retirement
City employees earn a pension and may choose to participate in additional retirement savings programs.

  • Pension: The City of Minneapolis participates in the Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA). Employees and the City both contribute a percentage of your pay to fund future benefits.
  • Deferred compensation: Employees may choose to participate in pre-tax or after-tax savings plans through the Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS).
Eligible City employees may choose to participate in the following transportation programs:
  • Metropass: The Metropass program allows eligible employees to enroll in a pass for unlimited bus or light rail rides at a discounted price.
  • Parking or Van Pool: The City of Minneapolis Transportation Benefits Plan gives you options to pay certain commuting costs, such as qualified parking and van pool expenses, with pre-tax dollars.

Learning and development
To engage and develop employees, the City of Minneapolis offers classes in leadership, cultural agility, change management and more. Additionally, educational discounts at Augsburg University, Hamline University, St. Catherine’s, and St. Mary's University of Minnesota are available to City employees. Other perks
Employees can also take advantage of optional life insurance, flexible spending accounts, the Employee Assistance Program, health club discounts and more.

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