The Role

Reporting to the Supervisor: Educational Strategic Projects, the Strategic Projects Coordinator is responsible for the seamless planning and coordination of tasks to support the development, implementation, and monitoring of project plans and phases. As part of a cohesive team, this role offers a great deal of scope and is therefore well suited to candidates with demonstrated experience in managing projects and big picture thinking. 

The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for:

  • providing seamless coordination and planning of tasks to support project planning, monitoring and reporting of educational strategic projects
  • assisting in coordinating and organising activities identified within projects, determining actions, setting time frames, assigning tasks and assisting with schedule management
  • acting as a point of contact and communicating the project’s progress to relevant stakeholders
  • liaising and coordinating with teams contribution to projects across and beyond the Education and Research Directorate
  • proactively build, establish and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders
  • meeting management, including the organisation of stakeholder meetings, drafting agendas and minutes, attending meetings, sharing relevant documents and reports
  • supporting the preparation of timely portfolio and project reports
  • maintain project templates for accuracy, setting up project folders and maintaining access
  • Supporting the drafting of project plans and documentation, updating documents, filing and communicating changes where necessary
  • maintaining and monitoring the implementation of project plans, documentation, schedules and budget.

The Person

The successful candidate will have attained the following:

  • five years minimum experience as a Project Coordinator/Administrator/Executive Assistant to a mid-senior level executive
  • TAFE NSW/College certificate III/IV or equivalent qualification in projects or administration
  • high-level computer literacy through proficiency in Microsoft Office packages including Word and PowerPoint, SharePoint and Google mail/apps
  • exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • high level administrative, computer and organisational skills with the ability to manage diverse activities in a demanding environment
  • ability to collaborate across a diverse range of stakeholders, ensuring needs are met
  • plan work activity, propritise time and resources using established SCS processes and technology to achieve effectiveness.

Application Process 

To apply for this position please click on the APPLY NOW button and follow the prompts.

For any internal candidates please apply via your ‘Careers tile’ in Employee Self Service.

To support your application, you will be required to provide:

  • current resume
  • cover letter 
  • your COVID Vaccination Certificate

If you encounter technical issues or for any general enquiries please contact the People & Culture Services team on (02) 9568 8297 (Mon-Fri).

Working With Children Check (WWCC)
This role is classified as child-related work and therefore requires a WWCC clearance prior to commencement of employment.

COVID-19 Vaccination Evidence
Sydney Catholic Schools is committed to ensuring the safety of our staff, students and school communities. In line with the Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Education and Care Workers) Order 2021, all of our staff are required to provide Vaccination Evidence that is compliant with the Order as a condition of employment. Ongoing compliance with the Order and providing the evidence is an essential requirement of employment with Sydney Catholic Schools. 

About Sydney Catholic Schools

Catholic schools have been delivering excellence in education to Sydney school students for 200 years. Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) continues to be a thriving and growing contemporary educational community with 150 schools, more than 71,000 current students, 10,000 staff and a large alumni community.

To know and love Christ through learning.

Thriving Catholic communities through excellent teaching and learning.

Truth, empathy, excellence, curiosity and collaboration.

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