The Mauldin Project Manager is responsible for ensuring collaboration and cooperation between three simultaneous projects that will explore the work and life of the editorial cartoonist William Mauldin through an exhibit, a book and a documentary all produced by the Pritzker Military Museum & Library. The Liaison will ensure that all three projects are meeting their determined thematic, content, timeline and budgetary goals. This role will facilitate knowledge sharing among project leads and provide additional administrative support.
Provide oversight to ensure that each project is maintaining its predetermined thematic and content goals and the overall project of a whole meets the objectives of the Museum & Library
Identify content gaps and work with each project to determine the best fit
Monitor expenses as a whole and by project and coordinate with appropriate department for processing, review, and tracking of documents and payments particular to each project
Assist with research and maintain a knowledge sharing repository that ensures each project is consistent with sources and factual content and interpretation.
Assist each project with managing vendor relationships; including purchase order approvals, ordering, inventory management and troubleshooting.
Build and maintain an inventory of all digital assets used for each project.
Provides regular reporting and monitoring activities for each project, including regular meetings with all project leads
Develop an in-depth understanding of the work and life of William Mauldin
Other duties as assigned by the Director of External Affairs and the President & CEO
Bachelor degree in a related field required
3-5 years in a project oversight capacity
Experience working with nonprofits; museums, libraries, and academic and cultural institutions preferred
Ability to work with multiple internal departments and external consultants and vendors
Strong ability with MS Office: Excel, Word, Power Point and common PM software and chart creation
Detail conscience including data integrity and content
Demonstrated ability with critical thinking and problem solving for success
Exceptional planning and organization techniques
Demonstrated ability to forecast time line of project deliverables
Proficient communication skills in multiple formats: presentation, analysis, or interpersonal—as examples
Comfortable working through high stress (i.e. deadlines, budget plans, personalities) situations with need to be able to adapt appropriately and timely
Knowledge or interest in history, military history preferred
About Pritzker Military Museum & Library
Pritzker Military Museum and Library, founded in 2003, provides an accessible collection of military history and develops programs focusing on the Citizen Soldier in the preservation of democracy. With a small but diverse staff, PMML offers a unique and inspiring work experience. We are seeking an enthusiastic, mission-driven, entrepreneurial individual to lead the fundraising activities of this exciting organization.
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