Project Coordinator

Central Park Conservancy Central Park Conservancy Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Thu, Apr 8 '21Posted on:

Position:  Project Coordinator

Reports to:  Vice President, Program and Project Management

Department:  Planning, Design, & Construction (PDC)

Status:  Non-exempt 

Position Summary:

The Project Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and assisting the Chief Landscape Architect, Vice President, Planning and Vice President Program & Project Management with projects, providing organizational and administrative support to the PDC department.


  • Facilitates collaboration and communication across teams.
  • Organizes and prioritizes large volumes of information and communications.
  • Provides high-level administrative support to the PDC senior leadership team on projects and executive activities, including coordination and management of tasks, calendar, telephone calls, and email correspondence; coordinates calendars across teams and oversees complex meeting scheduling.
  • Composes and develops correspondence.
  • Interacts with internal and external contacts including other departments, contractors and vendors, consultants, and the public on behalf of the team.
  • Assists with the planning and coordination of various projects, photography coordination and vehicle permits.
  • Oversees file management/organization (digital + paper).
  • Provides key support related to the preparation of materials for the Board Committee.
  • Works independently and in collaboration with internal and external contacts on projects.
  • Conducts research and site analysis; synthesizes and presents information; creates and develops presentations; collects information and content for donor proposals.
  • Provides graphic support as needed.
  • Prepares and coordinates materials and updates for project fundraising.
  • Performs other duties such as general office management including restocking of supplies and off-site storage retrievals.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Two to five years of relevant work experience; background or interest in design and construction, architecture, urban planning, historic preservation, public space management, or a related field helpful.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving and prioritization skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to handle sensitive situations and confidential information.
  • Exceptional written communication skills and editing proficiency.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative and team environment.
  • Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of database use and management helpful. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suites (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign), a plus.
  • Valid Driver’s license.


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