CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership is currently accepting resumes for a Full-Time Special Projects Manager. Since 1969, CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership has been a leader in working with human service organizations and systems to continuously define, measure, and improve quality of life and quality of services for youth, adults, and older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and psychiatric disabilities. CQL offers accreditation, training, certification, research, and consultation services to agencies that share our vision of dignity, opportunity, and community for all people.
Description Of Position
The Full-Time Special Projects Manager works under the direction of the Vice President of Systems Transformation. The Special Projects Manager collaborates with CQL Management Team members in planning, organizing, executing, monitoring, and directing projects to successful completion. This position is multi-faceted and requires the ability to work on multiple projects, with a variety of people, in a variety of positions internally, as well as with external customers. This is not an IT role, rather a position supporting various teams to successfully plan and execute project activities ranging from grants, product/resource development and revisions, to systems enhancements. The successful Special Projects Manager will have the experience and expertise to effectively utilize technology to facilitate project objectives while monitoring progress and meeting deadlines. Beyond tracking timelines and associated deliverables, the Special Projects Manager will play a very active role in the actual completion of the tasks and objectives themselves.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Analyze contract, grant, project requirements
- Work with teams to identify desired outcomes and timelines
- Develop deadlines, identify tasks, and create plans for timely completion
- Work to identify staff needs related to project activities and work with colleagues to schedule and deploy staff as needed
- Assign responsibilities, track task completion, and support team members in successfully completing requirements
- Participate as an active team member fulfilling assigned tasks and activities
- Create and maintain comprehensive documentation – providing reports as needed
- Manage multiple projects simultaneously
- Participate in the development of new tools and resources to support ongoing quality enhancement
- Maintain a high level of communication across multiple projects and staff
- Bachelor’s Degree preferred
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Experience in successfully managing complex projects
- Experience with and knowledge of project management software
- Ability to perform independently and as a team member
- Outstanding organizational and time management skills
- Proven track record of problem-solving and solution-building
- Demonstrated proficiency in standard administrative/operational technology and platforms (Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe PDF, OneDrive, SharePoint, Teams, Dynamics CRM, Zoom, etc.) is required
- Demonstrated success in researching and selecting/implementing the most appropriate project management software for specific project needs
- Demonstrated success in effectively leading a wide variety of teams
- Exceptional written and oral presentation skills to effectively communicate new ideas, concepts, and practices
- Alignment with CQL mission, vision, and values
- Ability to encourage and recognize the valuable contributions of others
- Proven track record of respecting and motivating all stakeholders
- High degree of creativity
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties of the position.
Working At CQL
Generous employer contribution to medical, dental, vision insurance; short term and long-term disability insurance; paid time off; employee/employer funded 401(k); and employer paid life insurance.
CQL is a fully virtual organization. Work, while not traveling, will be conducted from the employee’s home.
CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership is an Equal Opportunity employer. CQL embraces diversity, celebrates inclusion, and fosters equality. This ideal is inherent in CQL’s vision, which is “a world of dignity, opportunity, and community for all people.” All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
The deadline for submitting resumes and cover letters has passed and CQL is no longer accepting resumes for this position.
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Since 1969, CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership has been a leader in working with human service organizations and systems to continuously define, measure, and improve quality of life and quality of services for youth, adults, and older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and psychiatric disabilities. CQL offers accreditation, training, certification, research, and consultation services to agencies that share our vision of dignity, opportunity, and community for all people.