Project Coordinator

St. Paul, MN

Humera is seeking a Project Coordinator for our client in St. Paul Minnesota. The individual in this role will support planning efforts by helping to manage purchase orders for new classroom furniture. This is a long term contract opportunity.

Duties

Summary

Perform professional work planning and coordinating furniture purchases and furniture utilization, including assembly, installation, repair and maintenance; designing of room layouts; developing product performance standards, managing vendor contracts; planning and coordinating the refurnishing of district buildings; developing and communicating guidelines for furniture usage; editing the furniture web site; planning and coordination of programmatic moves; and performing related duties as required.
Responsibilities
  • Coordinate furniture related services for District facilities; works with administrators, project planners, custodial staff, and other stakeholders to meet the needs of furniture users.
  • Procure outside contractors for furniture purchases and installation work; maintain contracts.
  • Contact vendors and coordinate furniture deliveries and installation, moves and relocation services at district facilities.
  • Plan and/or participate in space moves within the district such as classroom, office, library or building moves.
  • Design room layouts and how furniture is to be utilized within space allocated.
  • Coordinate furniture related services, in-house moves and relocation services at district facilities.
  • Receive and approve site and/or program requisitions to purchase furniture.
  • Prepare furniture orders and determine products to be purchased.
  • Serve as first point of contact for furniture and move services; provide customer service and respond to stakeholder inquiries.
  • Perform on-site learning walks to determine furniture needs at district facilities.
  • Plan and coordinate furniture warehouse and maintenance operations; evaluate and report periodically on the condition of furniture in the district.
  • Collect and analyze data to expand service, improve efficiency and reduce costs.
  • Develop and recommend to administration a plan for long-range furniture usage, maintenance, and replacement for all district facilities, including a cost benefit analysis; implement the approved plan,
  • Establish and review periodically methods and systems for handling and distributing furniture throughout the district.
  • Provide work direction to staff assigned to work on furniture moving and installation and other related projects; review work and provide feedback to department supervisor.
  • Analyze and review work programs, schedules, staffing, routes, policies, procedures, and other planning or performance data with focus on safety and efficiency and opportunities for improvement.
  • Maintain all the necessary documentation and prepare materials for the training of new employees.
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of records, reports, and recommendations as required or directed
  • Contribute to the District's Strong Schools, Strong Communities efforts by partnering with other staff to contribute to student achievement and the alignment and sustainability of resources.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements

KSAOs

  • Considerable knowledge of the design process.
  • Considerable knowledge of the manufacturing, distribution and procurement processes for furniture.
  • Considerable knowledge of furniture construction.
  • Considerable knowledge of transportation and equipment options, specific space limitations and time requirements, routing techniques and concepts and any hazards or other delivery factors.
  • Working knowledge of the furniture and equipment used in an educational setting.
  • Working knowledge in new methods of providing furniture related services.
  • Working knowledge of the equipment, forklifts, vehicles and other items and materials that are used at a furniture warehouse.
  • Working knowledge of inventory management, ordering processes, and information systems designed especially for inventory and warehousing systems.
  • Working knowledge of basic operations management, research techniques and quantitative analysis.
  • Working knowledge of modern principles and practices of accounting and budget administration.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Strong relationship management skills.
  • Considerable ability to plan and coordinate furniture maintenance work.
  • Considerable ability to estimate the material and labor costs of furniture related projects.
  • Considerable ability to analyze research and prepare recommendations related to furniture.
  • Considerable ability to interact effectively with school officials, contractors, department employees and the public.
  • Considerable ability to operate and train others on a variety of delivery vehicles and handling equipment used in the moving, storing, and delivery of supplies and materials.
  • Considerable ability to determine priorities, plan, organize, coordinate, evaluate and implement work programs.
  • Considerable ability to evaluate information and prepare recommendations.
  • Working ability to provide daily work direction to others.
Minimum
  • Bachelor's degree in interior design and two years of work experience in corporate or education interiors, including some experience designing spaces, purchasing furniture and coordinating furniture moves and installations
Preferred
  • Experience working in an educational setting.
  • Knowledge of Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF & E) furniture systems and specifications, color and materials.

Post Date: 02.08.2019

Salary: Contact for Rate

Shift: 1st

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