Project Coordinator

Project Coordinator

Division Services Centre

Temporary Full Time (35 hours/week)


Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools is located on the original lands of the Cree, those of Treaty 6, and on the homeland of the Métis nation. The Division is honoured and proud to serve the students and families of Legal, Morinville, St. Albert, and parts of Sturgeon County by providing a welcoming, Christ-centered learning community, where we awaken the hearts and minds of students while educating and nurturing each to learn, live fully and serve others. Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools is strongly committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community that is welcoming to all. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates.


Reporting to Secretary Treasurer, the Project Coordinator provides project management structure and processes to ensure projects are delivered on time and within project budgets. The Project Coordinator will develop project charters, status reports, cost estimates and closing reports as required. There may be a variety projects including a capital project (modernization of a building); an automation of monthly and quarterly financial reporting and creation of dashboards reports utilizing the existing information system; development of standard process for Division contracts, agreements and licenses.

Duties to Commence: As soon as possible until June 28, 2024 with possibility of extension


  • Certificate or diploma in a related field;
  • A certification in a recognized project management discipline (such as PMBOK or Agile) is an asset;
  • CPA accounting designation is preferred;
  • Experience working in a school division is considered an asset;
  • Experience in management of capital projects;
  • 2 years of relevant experience coordinating/leading projects successfully is preferred;
  • Experience working in a technical environment, familiarity with IT terms and tools;
  • Knowledge of Atrieve Finance software is an asset;
  • Proficient in Windows and Google environments with high functioning data analysis skills and abilities (strong Microsoft Excel, including knowledge of tools, formulas and formula formatting);
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills;
  • Ability to prioritize and strategize;
  • Ability to work well as part of team, as a team lead, and independently.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure resources are available for allocation to projects, communicate time commitments and escalate any resource conflicts to the Secretary Treasurer as required;
  • Provide regular status updates to Secretary Treasurer or working project committees, and raise any issues or risks that need to be addressed as they arise;
  • Develop schedules and milestones, forecast to note any obstacles in achieving project tasks on time;
  • Provide cost estimates as required and track project progress against project budget;
  • Work with team lead and assigned department team members to gather business requirements, costs and scope;
  • Prepare project charters or statements of work for each project to ensure project participants and sponsors agree on requirements, goals, costs and scope;
  • Ensure policies are followed for financial, contract, security and technical guidelines;
  • Follow either PMBOK (Project Management Book of Knowledge) framework or Agile Project Management best practices to ensure structure and quality results are achieved.

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