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Colorado Public Computer Centers Project Coordinator

Colorado State Library

Colorado Dept of Ed

Application Deadline

Apply By Nov 29th, 2010


$57,600.00 to $57,600.00 per Year   Calculate


Denver, CO





Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


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Job Description

Major Duties and Responsibilities: A. Provide leadership with grant partners (Colorado libraries, state partners) on rolling out the two-year project. Initial facilitation of roll-out plan and coordination of activities. B. In coordination with partners and the compliance officer, oversee project plan including timeline, activities, deliverables and responsible parties and activities over the two-year grant period. C. Work with the compliance officer and local libraries and tribes on procedures for and implementation of procurement of equipment and services as well reporting, reimbursement, and maintenance and sustainability plans. D. Assist local libraries and tribes in roll-out of PCCs including support for local network restructuring, successful e-rate applications, increased broadband capacity, and effective community use of computers. E. In coordination with grant trainers, support the development of training resources, schedule, training content, training partnerships development, and long-term sustainability in 76 locations. F. In coordination with a public relations advisory committee, develop and implement a comprehensive public awareness campaign including hiring a marketing firm, overseeing local launch events, distributing campaign collateral, and insuring local and regional reach. G. In coordination with Library Research Services, develop evaluation methods and oversee collection of input, output, and outcome metrics for reporting and publication as required by the grant. H. Oversee grant budget of $3.3 million in accordance with the compliance officer, fiscal officer, and project director to facilitate timely purchasing, effective use of funds, and to ensure federal and foundation reporting requirements are met. I. Coordinate communications among grant participants using available technology, local and regional meetings, and other methods. J. Other duties as assigned.

Additional Info & Requirements

This is a temporary two-year grant position to coordinate Colorado public computer centers. Computers in libraries make a significant difference in the lives of the people in the communities. Be part of a team that will roll out 76 Public Computer Centers (PCC) and training throughout Colorado. The Colorado State Library (CSL) received grant funds of $3.3 million to create or augment public computer centers throughout Colorado in libraries and tribal communities. The grant team will assist local libraries and tribes by supporting procurement of computers and equipment, supporting launches of computer centers, providing training, and supporting partnership development and sustainability. The grant also includes a public awareness campaign to increase use of broadband among non-users. This is a rare opportunity to see the state and contribute to local community development. Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. • At least two (2) years experience in project management including large scale, multi-location projects with financial, performance, and narrative reports. • Knowledge of computer networks, hardware and software computer acquisition and installation. • Understanding of public computer lab requirements. • Proficiency with technology use including communications software such as listservs, blogs, wikis, forms, and calendaring software. • Knowledge of federal grant requirements. • Demonstrated ability to work on a team. • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills. • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines with attention to detail. • Ability and willingness to travel throughout Colorado. Preferred: • Master’s degree in Library Science. • Knowledge and experience in federal grant projects such as BTOP, E-Rate. • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. • Experience in training on technology topics. • Experience with statewide partnership development. • Marketing and public relations expertise.

HR Info

Submit a Colorado Department of Education Employment Application, letter of interest and resume to: Colorado Department of Education Human Resources Unit 201 E. Colfax Ave., Room 201 Denver, CO 80203 Fax : 303.866.6318 Telephone: 303.866.6815 Email: kispert_w@cde.state.co.us To obtain a Colorado Department of Education Employment Application, visit our website at http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdemgmt/HR/jobs.htm

Posted Nov 11, 2010