Development and Foundation, Project Management/Program Development, Research and Information
4 Year Degree
We are looking for a Project Coordinator who will be responsible for supporting the Society’s professional development, research, Foundation, and technical programs and activities.
Professional Development (50%) and Technical (25%)
Maintain committee descriptions, rosters, and terms of service as well as onboard new committee members and schedule meetings.
Prepare meeting agenda and meeting materials and participate in meetings and conference calls as needed.
Write and circulate meeting minutes.
Update and develop marketing and promotional content.
Maintain and enhance sections of the website(s).
Submit and maintain committee ballots.
Organize public comments.
Support the distribution and archiving of Professional Development Hour certificates for professional development programs.
Support the accreditation approval and renewal process and documentation for SFPE’s educational programs.
Coordinate materials and shipping for programs.
Coordinate implementation of a knowledge management system across the Society.
Support the overall goals and objectives of the team and Society.
Other duties as assigned.
Working with the Foundation’s Board of Governors, increase awareness of the SFPE Foundation through enhancement and promotion of Foundation’s work.
Coordinate the awards program.
Administer the research grants to include contracting and funding through delivery of research results.
Coordinate promotion and visibility of research results through website, communication, social media channels and educational events.
Assist with the facilitation of donor development to the Foundation.
Coordinate the financial and regulatory reporting.
Support the development of research planning for the fire protection engineering profession.
Coordinate research symposiums.
Develop agendas and materials for board meetings as well as participate in those meetings and capture the meeting minutes.
Work with staff and board to prepare annual budget.
Support the overall goals of the Foundation.
Undergraduate degree in business administration, management, English, communications, or other relevant field of study.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and experience with volunteers is a plus.
Excellent organizational and prioritization skills; able to handle projects and priorities effectively and professionally.
Ability to work well in a small, high-energy organization; a team player willing to take on new challenges with demonstrated ability to partner with staff and member volunteers.
Strong verbal communication and technical writing skills.
Excellent, articulate, personable and diplomatic customer service skills.
Creative, flexible and self-motivated.
Possess a positive, team-player attitude.
Proficiency in MS Office 365 and willingness to keep up with evolving technologies and learn new platforms as required.
Up to 5% travel.
Additional Salary Information: SFPE offers a very generous benefits program, including 27 days starting PTO, 11 paid holidays, flextime, 401K match, and health insurance coverage for self and dependents.
About Society of Fire Protection Engineers
SFPE's mission is to define, develop, and advance the use of engineering best practices; expand the scientific and technical knowledge base; and educate the global fire safety community, in order to reduce fire risk. We have over 4,600 members and 102 chapters worldwide.