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January 18, 2019

Project Coordinator City of Charleston

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Summary of Duties: The Project Coordinator performs complex, special projects and related work, as required, to ensure the City functions effectively. Provides administrative support to all departments as needed.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Performs a variety of complex tasks for multiple organizational units, programs, and/or special projects.
  • Preparing reports or documents, analyzes data, researches alternatives, and makes recommendations to ensure efficient departmental operations.
  • Maintains social media accounts and City website.
  • Compiles and generates data for various daily, weekly, and monthly reports; generates reports utilizing various computer software programs.
  • Reviews administrative procedures, analyzes alternatives, and makes recommendations to improve departmental services.
  • Maintains appointment and meeting calendars.
  • Screens calls and visitors; provides information externally and internally; receives, sorts, and distributes mail as appropriate.
  • Performs various administrative tasks requiring tracking, interaction, and coordination with department staff.
  • Maintains departmental records, files, and retention plan.
  • Assists in the development, implementation and monitoring of department budgets.
  • Assists citizens and customers with general information; resolves problems related to general departmental services.
  • Prepares agenda item for City Council and other meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Skills: Communicating clearly both verbally and in writing; working independently and as part of a team; operating a computer and related software to include word processing and spreadsheet application; social media knowledge; prioritizing and completing multiple tasks simultaneously;


Education: High school diploma or GED equivalent.


The City of Charleston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Electronic applications can be requested at mail@aboutcharleston.com