Project Coordinator
Fully Remote Remote
Description

Who We Are:

We are a software development and IT consulting firm who knock the socks off our clients. We work closely with organizations to develop creative and custom software solutions so they can focus on what’s most important, their mission. Here at KL&A, we love what we do and believe that our employees are our greatest asset which is why we search for the best and brightest (and perhaps the most caffeinated) of the bunch. And we don’t mean to brag, but we’re honored to have been named a Top Workplace by the Detroit Free Press for the fourth year in a row.

Who You Are:

You’re a self-motivated individual who finds joy in helping others succeed.You’re able to seamlessly transition from one task to the next without skipping a beat and your attention to detail is so good it’s scary. Your specialty lies in communicating with individuals of varying skill sets. Building relationships and becoming a trusted member of the team motivates you to do your best work every day. Your organizational skills will shine as you coordinate with multiple teams, tasks, schedules, and people to accomplish team goals. Multiple deadlines and moving pieces don’t scare you, because your time management skills are just that good.  You bring a fun enthusiasm to the team and you’re never afraid to speak up and ask questions.

About the Role:

As a Project Coordinator, you’ll make project success your top priority by assisting the team in delivering high-quality applications that provide meaningful business value to the clients. You will be responsible for monitoring various administrative reports and taking action when needed. You’ll be providing support to a statewide initiative across multiple State of Michigan government agencies. You will collaborate with your team to create project documentation and artifacts, such as status reports, stakeholder presentations, communication plans, etc. You will also be an important asset for client meetings by creating agendas, addressing follow-up items, and ensuring team members have what they need to make the project a success.

Requirements
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without current or future need for visa sponsorship
  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 3 years or more of experience in an administrative assistant; executive secretary; office manager; or similar coordinating role
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize and multi-task amongst competing timelines and projects simultaneously
  • Experience taking meeting minutes and following up on action items with accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and able to convey complex information in a logical and easy-to-understand style
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office applications, such as Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Sharepoint 
  • Must be self motivated with a desire and drive to continuously learn and grow as a professional and as an individual
  • Comfortable working with internal and remote teams.
  • Adaptable to changing priorities

Bonus Skills & Experience:

  • Basic understanding of various Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies and the knowledge to apply them appropriately 
  • Experience with Project Management tools such as Jira, TFS or similar
  • Experience using Microsoft Project, OneNote, and Visio
  • Experience using GoogleDocs in a professional setting
  • Prior experience within the government domain or behavioral health
  • Prior project management experience

Compensation & Perks:

  • Competitive salaries with bonus potential
  • Three (3) weeks paid vacation (prorated for first year); four (4) weeks at five years of employment
  • 40 days of paid sick time (prorated for first year)
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Ongoing education and training reimbursement
  • Employee recruiting incentives
  • Premium healthcare insurance including medical, dental, and vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for dependent care and medical care
  • Employer-paid, long-term disability and group life insurance
  • Monthly communication reimbursement
  • Workspace customization bonus
  • Awesome co-workers!

Work Environment

Since the COVID-19 pandemic forced most of us to work remotely, KL&A has embraced the new flexible scheduling that was the one microscopic light at the end of the isolated tunnel. As a result, we are conducting all interviews virtually (get your Zoom background ready.) New employees have the option of being onboarded into a virtual, in person, or hybrid work schedule and are provided the tools they need to begin employment successfully regardless of location.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kunz, Leigh & Associates provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Kunz, Leigh & Associates complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Kunz, Leigh & Associates expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Kunz, Leigh & Associates’ employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.