Project Coordinator for the Office of the President
Council for Christian Colleges & Universities
Location: Washington, D.C.
Type: Full Time
Available Immediately Full-Time, Non-Exempt Washington, DC
The CCCU seeks a professional who has a passion for Christian higher education and experience in being a detail-oriented self-starter and Project Coordinator. Reports directly to the President, this colleague will collaborate with the Executive Assistant to ensure the systems and processes that support the work of the President are maintained. There is a high hospitality function connected with this position, and a gracious spirit will be essential to working with internal and external constituents and colleagues. The ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and to manage a flexible work environment are a priority for this position. Because this area of the president’s office will connect with other areas of the CCCU such as communications, finance, experiential learning, IT, and government relations, being a team member capable of working and communicating effectively with a variety of personalities and work styles is necessary.
COVID-19 and Work Note: The CCCU DC Headquarters is open 5 days a week. Staff can work up to 2 days remotely with approval of their supervisor. Candidates must be able to work effectively in both an in-person and virtual environment.
CCCU employees are required to adhere and agree to follow certain guidelines and procedures while working in the office to ensure a safe and healthy environment. Vaccinations are not mandated at the CCCU but strongly encouraged.
The primary function is to expand the capacity of the Office of the President. Projects may include but are not limited to:
Be the point person for presidential communication including email, project requests, and in some cases requests for travel and speaking.
Engage in research for president’s speeches and presentations.
Support for volunteer participation by CCCU campus key leaders.
Enjoy working with the Board of Directors by assisting the Executive Assistant with Board meetings and CCCU event preparations as needed.
Work with financial data as necessary.
Have excellent organizational skills.
Be of service to other team members such as serving as back-up for the Executive Assistant for vacations and/or absences.
Create an environment of hospitality in the President’s office suite.
Other duties as assigned
Persons applying for the position should:
Be a self-starter
Have exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Be proficient in clerical skills such as filing, proofreading, typing, etc.
Be detail-oriented, highly organized, flexible, and willing to learn
Be able to manage multiple tasks and competing priorities
Excellent organization skills
Have a strong understanding of a variety of computer programs such as: Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Possess good judgment and ability to maintain high level of confidentiality especially related to working with the president
Be a team player, possessing a positive attitude and a good sense of humor
Applicants should apply online through this posting and be sure to include the below requested items. Applications that do not include all the requested materials below will not be considered. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. No paper applications or phone calls please.
Application should include:
Resume including a list of 4 references who can speak to the areas of your faith, character, and professional expertise. We will not contact without your prior approval. Note: Reference list should include phone and email and note their relationship to you
Statement of your Christian faith, noting how you your faith informs your work
About Council for Christian Colleges & Universities
The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities is a higher education association of more than 185 Christian institutions around the world. Since 1976, the CCCU has served as the leading national voice of Christian higher education. With campuses across the globe, including more than 150 in the U.S. and Canada and more than 30 from an additional 19 countries, CCCU institutions are accredited, comprehensive colleges and universities whose missions are Christ-centered and rooted in the historic Christian faith. Most also have curricula rooted in the arts and sciences. The CCCU’s mission is to advance the cause of Christ-centered higher education and to help our institutions transform lives by faithfully relating scholarship and service to biblical truth. For more information about our organization, visit our website: www.cccu.org. Learn more about our GlobalEd programs at: www.cccuglobaled.com