Mahina Project Manager
91-1010 Shangrila Street #306
This is a one-year temporary, full-time, exempt position for the Mahina Project Manager. The Project Manager will be in charge of designing a museum grade Mahina (moon) exhibit utilizing best practices and innovative approaches. The design will effectively translate indigenous practices into modern science theory. Our goal is to provide enjoyable activities where Native Hawaiian communities will be encouraged to engage in cultural-based interactive exhibits based on the moon and in critical observations of the natural world.
- Shall utilize project management tools to oversee and facilitate the design, development and execution phases of all assigned Science Center project innovations.
- Gather and synthesize research and data on assigned projects.
- Gather and/or develop tools needed for project implementation.
- Creates and executes an objective work plan for all phases of the project.
- Develop and maintain positive relationships with partner agencies.
- Coordinate and facilitate committee meetings and manage all follow-up tasks
- Engage, facilitate, and document discussions with cultural practitioners, educators, industry professionals, community members, and field experts in the creation and refinement of project objectives, concepts, design, and exhibit deliverables.
- Negotiate and coordinate activities and contracts with consultants on project implementation and evaluation as needed
- Conduct presentations on project to secure collaborative partnerships and funding.
- Nurture and develop relationships with volunteers, labor unions, corporate sponsors, university personnel, etc., as needed to design, fabricate and build exhibits
- Coordinate equipment, logistics and implementation of project operations and all connected events.
- Work collaboratively with CPO and Chief Financial Officer to ensure that project funds are properly expended and accounted for.
- Provide progress reports to CEO as requested.
- Write progress reports and ensure that reporting and accountability requirements of funding agencies are promptly met
- Complete all reports for INPEACE, committee members and funders in a timely manner and as needed
- Other duties as required
- BA or 5 years project management experience and community work. Advanced degrees may substitute year-for-year for experience.
- Educational and Cultural background
- Experience developing and utilizing project management tools to drive and monitor project progress.
- Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with internal and external individuals, groups, organizations, and community agencies.
- Able to be flexible and adapt quickly to new and frequent changes
- Ability to coordinate events and manage projects within budget guidelines.
- Ability to communicate effectively with committee members, collaborating agencies/organizations at local, corporate and government levels.
- Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to plan and coordinate multiple tasks
- Ability to motivate individuals and secure partnerships and funding.
- Ability to establish and negotiate relationships with local labor unions, engineering and fabricating entities, and technological service providers.
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