This is an eighteen month grant funded Coordinator position at IES working directly for the Director of the North Carolina Defense Industry Diversification Initiative (NCDIDI). The NCDIDI was established in 2017 after IES received an eighteen month planning grant from the DoD OEA. This position is the primary point of contact for the Director, with responsibilities for collecting, analyzing and preparing information and data for use in meetings, special projects, and client interactions.
The position requires strong writing and editing skills and the ability to produce concise and accurate company reports and other writing requirements. The program coordinator will work directly for the Director of the OEA grant to accomplish their job. The coordinator must be self-sufficient in ensuring job responsibilities are accomplished.
Duties include providing administrative support by answering calls, managing calendars, coordinating conference calls, preparing meetings, generating purchase requisitions, handling travel arrangements, submitting travel reimbursements, assisting with course registration and preparation, and coordinating shipping activities. High School Diploma or equivalency and one year of related office experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Excellent communication skills; oral and written Demonstrated strong organizational skills Familiar with email and calendar systems Knowledge of and ability to use Google Documents, Sheets, and Slides Ability to travel to off-site facilities, as needed Ability to multi-task Office support experience and ability to solve problems Ability to deal with last-minute changes within the supported programs Independently able to support the functions of the unit with/without the Director
The University Of North Carolina