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Assistant Director, Global Tourism Institute|
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:
Global Tourism Institute - Niagara University|
supervision, the Assistant Project Director is responsible for developing
appropriate systems and processes to ensure effective management of the GTI-NU project
on a day to day basis. These will
include responsibility for creating monitoring systems through the 4 stages of
the project life cycle: Initiation, Planning, Implementation and Controlling
and Project Transition.|
Develop effective systems and processes for
the day to day management of the project.
with the Project Director, Steering Group and stakeholders in preparing Project Charter outlining scope, goals,
deliverables, resources required, budget and
directly responsible for ensuring compliance with post-award management of grants.
the Project Director in preparing a project schedule and track and report on project milestones to the Project
work breakdown structure to estimate effort required for each task.
administrative support to the Project Steering Group and 4 sub-groups.
records of all meetings.
with the Project Director in developing a comprehensive project communications strategy including the
development of a Project Website.
effective tools and best practice for project management and execution
all project documentation is properly protected through effective control of confidential information.
other duties as assigned
manage the day to day operations of the GTI-NU
10% Assist the Project Director in preparing
project schedule and track and report project milestones.
administrative support to GTI-NU Steering Group and sub-groups
effective tools and best practice for Project Management and execution.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to creatively conceptualize programs
and to communicate effectively and persuasively, both orally and in writing
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and
comfortably under deadlines, manage multiple projects simultaneously and
occasionally work outside normal business hours
Facility with financial concepts and basic
budgeting and cost accounting standards
Sophisticated interpersonal abilities, and
value diplomacy, tact and discretion
Ability to work
independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment
Ability to utilize
project management tools and/or software packages
Microsoft office software
Must be articulate,
high-energy and goal-oriented
Must possess a strong
work ethic and unquestioned personal integrity
administrative and time management skills.
The functions of the position usually
performed sitting, but may require some amount of time standing. Some amount of
stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting, walking, carrying and other
movements may be required. Tasks
involving working on a computer keyboard, computer software applications,
calculator, cutting, labeling, and taping involve extensive wrist and hand
movement. All individuals are required
to be able to perform these movements without significant risk of injury to
themselves or others.
degree in business or tourism related field.
minimum of three to five years of experience in project and/or marketing
management. Experience in private sector
valid NYS driver’s license is required that satisfies both university and
insurance company underwriting rules and regulations for driving a motor
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