The Center for Science and Society, a cross-disciplinary research and outreach initiative at Columbia University, seeks a Project Manager to support activities, events, research, and administrative duties of the Center. The Project Manager will be responsible for organizing, coordinating, and participating in a wide range of internal and external events and act as the primary contact for coordinating communications and providing comprehensive administrative support between speakers and organizers. Additional responsibilities include preparing and maintaining budgets related to the Center’s projects, providing administrative support for faculty, postdoctoral and graduate students, proposing and implementing plans for digital communication and marketing in consultation with the Director and Associate Director, and preparing grant and fundraising materials.
The ideal candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree and/or its equivalent, and up to two years of related work experience, preferably in an event management role within a university or non-profit setting, and has knowledge of financial and general accounting principles. S/he is capable of exercising independent judgement and initiative, has superb multitasking skills, and has strong knowledge of computer applications. S/he has excellent organizational, written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
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