Project Coordinator Job Opportunity


Williams College is looking for two Project Coordinators to support a multi-year project to replace our core Human Resources, Finance and Student systems through the implementation of Workday HCM, Financials and Student products. The goal of this project is to better support the people and processes essential to the academic and administrative functions of the College through improved process design, user interface, access to data and information security. This project is much more than a technology upgrade, it’s an opportunity to be part of an enthusiastic, collaborative and dedicated team working to reimagine the way we operate. To learn more about the project visit the Collaboratively Optimizing Williams project website.

Williams is deeply committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. The successful candidate will work effectively and respectfully with faculty, staff, students, and vendors from a variety of diverse backgrounds in a collaborative setting.

The positions are full time term positions for the duration of the project with an initial four year term.

This role is eligible to work remotely up to two days per week from locations in MA, CT, NY, or VT – after the initial training period & subject to review and revision as policy evolves.


Reporting to the Director of Project and Change Management, you will work closely with the entire project team providing project and change management support for the Workday HCM, Financials and Student implementations. This is a fast paced, collaborative project where you get to regularly engage with a wide variety of roles at the college to keep the project on track. As Project Coordinator you will be responsible for administrative tasks such as scheduling project meetings, keeping detailed meeting notes, assigning deliverables, monitoring due dates and the completion of tasks by the project team. In this role you will also be an important part of the change management team, assisting in organizing and communicating project details within the project team and the broader Williams community.


  • A minimum of 3 years relevant experience, or equivalent education plus experience
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills capable of maintaining collaborative relationships
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Documentation management and ability to use project management tools
  • Attention to details even under pressure
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (ie: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc) and Google Workspace products
  • Experience in higher education or project management is desirable

APPLY HERE – Application review will begin on February 14, 2022, and will continue on a rolling basis thereafter.. Pay range is from $21 to $26 per hour, commensurate with experience. Job band 19. Please visit to apply – all applications will be reviewed by the search committee.

Conditions of Employment

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable. COVID-19 vaccination with booster or approved exemption and compliance with COVID-19 related policies are required as a condition of employment at Williams.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email at [email protected]