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Kansas Employer Special Projects Coordinator in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12941810

University Overview

Wichita State University has a long tradition of innovation and entrepreneurship that spurs the economy and serves the needs of the local community. This is the place where anything is possible. Where collaboration and innovative ideas shape the future, and entrepreneurship is in our bones. If you have the creativity, passion and insight to help us build a brighter future for our city, state and worldthis is the place where you belong.

Position Specific Responsibilities

We grow, we learn & we do better! The same can be said for what this position will bring about and what the successful candidate will get to do for the department.\ \ Systems enhancement:Become proficient in understanding and utilizing various software in place or available in the market, with a keen interest in investigating how to utilize effectively for dept needs.\ Project Management:Knowledgeable with managing multiple projects at various stages with multiple associated teams. This includes implementation of processes or software. Understands the impact of changes and implementations across departments and/or systems, taking into account stakeholders needs.\ Business Continuity Planning (BCP):Ability to update and maintainBCPdocumentation and communicate necessary changes to relevant offices/individuals.\ Coordination Skills:Identify enhancements that can improve daily operations or areas of need.\ Communication:Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, and ability to generate proposals including options, recommendations and potential impacts.\ Collaborative:Work with stakeholders both internal and external to the dept to understand impacts of changes and full needs considering overlap of operations. Maintain strong attention to detail while focusing on how they fit into the larger picture to be addressed.\ \ The ideal candidate is a forward-thinking individual who takes initiative and drives projects to completion while maintaining a collaborative spirit. This person needs a genuine enthusiasm for the collaborative nature of this role and the work needed to achieve goals. This will include the ability to embrace existing technology while learning how it could be enhanced and used more effectively. They should be an independent and analytical thinker with the ability to discover available options, provide recommendations to decision makers, and guide change processes.

\ If you are interested in contributing to growth and making a difference in the academic realm, this is a great opportunity to consider!

Summary of Responsibilities

Provides practical, hands-on organizational change management support for business processes and technology projects.

Essential Functions

Collaborates with team members and project leads to ensure continuous alignment with timing, approach, project deliverables and business processes.\ Analyzes business requirements, process and objectives and provides guidance on change impacts.\ Assists with development of training and communication strategies.\ Establishes relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to develop key milestones and change initiatives.\ Works with project teams to integrate change management activities into the overall project plan.


Wichita State University is committed to inclusive excellence.WSUis the only urban-serving public university in Kansas and has the most diverse student body of all the Kansas state universities. Wichita State University recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic informatio n, marital status, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran. Wichita State University has a clear goal in this regard: to be the place where our talented faculty and staff reflect and promote the evolving diversity of our society. We pride ourselves on being the most innovative university in Kansas, delivering the best educational experience to our students with the distinction for opening pathways to real-life learning, applied research and career opportunities that make people want to stay in Kansas. Our campus provides an experience that promotes all forms of diversity, equity and inclusion, a place to learn, work, live and play.