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Project Coordinator

$50,000 – $55,000 yearly

Salem State University

Last Updated: 3/12/23

Job Description

The marketing and communications department seeks a dynamic, self-motivated project coordinator with exceptional organizational skills who can operate effectively in a deadline-driven in-house creative services department. This individual primarily manages print projects, digital design requests, photography, and other communication initiatives, including supporting film projects. This individual may directly design campus projects from time to time. Knowledge of print and digital communications, relationship management, ADA requirements, project management, and effective communication skills are critical. This deadline-intensive position requires someone who excels at managing and tracking the design, approval, proofreading, and production processes of all university marketing materials. The project manager also obtains quotes, manages project budgets and reconciles and pays invoices according to university purchasing requirements. This role is a liaison with other campus departments, ensures the university’s brand and style guidelines are met, and coordinates workflow with other creative services team members.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree
  2. Must have two or more years of experience within marketing, creative services or comparable industry
  3. Experience managing design projects
  4. Experience balancing multiple projects at one time
  5. Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and project management systems such as SmartSheet
  6. Availability to work evening or weekend hours and travel as necessary
  7. Must be comfortable working in an office, completely remote or in a hybrid situation

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  2. Strong editing and problem-solving skills, and must be detail oriented
  3. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software, including InDesign and Photoshop

Working Conditions:

Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email

Potential for Permanent Hybrid/Remote Work Condition: marketing and communications is part of a project to move some administrative functions to a permanent remote/hybrid work model, including this position. The permanent remote/hybrid work model project is currently in Phase One. Occasional on-campus work may be required for this role. Applicants should be aware the position will start out 100% remote and may remain largely remote thereafter. The university reserves the right to set the conditions and location of the employment, including changing to a more traditional inhouse work model if that is necessary to effectively meet the mission of the university and responsibilities of this position.

Ability to work a flexible schedule according to departmental needs, which may include occasional evenings and weekends, and travel.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply online and attach resume and cover letter.

Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to background check.

This position is not eligible for H1B visa sponsorship.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Salem State University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement.

EEO Statement:
Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.

Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may be removed at any time and additional applications will not be accepted.

Company Details

Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Our Mission Salem State's mission is to provide a high quality, student-centered education that prepares a diverse community of learners to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society, and serve as a resource to advance the region's cultural, social and economic development. Our Vision Salem State University will be a premier teaching university that engages students in an inspi...