NATIFS Job Description


Position: Projects Coordinator

Staff: No incumbent 

FTE: 1.0

Reports To: Projects & Organizational Development Leader

Location: Minneapolis, MN

FLSA Status: Exempt

Salary Range: $55,000-60,000 annual salary 


Position Summary: The Projects Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of projects as assigned by the Projects & Organizational Development Leader. The Projects Coordinator leads the convening of working teams, tracks and supports the implementation, and removes barriers in the completion of assigned projects.



Leading Project Implementation:

  • Leads the creation and maintenance of timelines, master task lists, and budgets based on the Project Charters of assigned projects

  • Establishes regular communication and check in frameworks for project working teams; monitors these communication frameworks to ensure effective communication is maintained across teams

  • Monitors and supports the progress of projects throughout the lives of projects

  • Removes barriers to project(s) success; seeks support from the Projects & Organizational Development Lead in removing impediments to project(s) progress as necessary

  • Maintains project documentation, tracks & reports project budgets, and evaluates project implementation and success

  • Communicates project(s) progress to the wider organization and the Leadership Team on a regularly scheduled basis, and to the Board of Directors as requested

  • Other duties as assigned


  • English speaking with knowledge of Spanish and Indigenous language value

  • Exceptional organization and communication skills

  • Experience collaborating with and accepting feedback from other departments 

  • Problem solving skills (including ability to handle stressful situations in a professional manner)

  • Demonstrable proficiency with Google Workspace 

  • Proven ability to set and meet expected deadlines in a timely fashion 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated success leading and implementing collaborating teams

  • Demonstrated success mentoring and instructing individuals in professional environments

  • Demonstrated collaborative style, cultural competency, and effective relationship building

  • Demonstrated success in managing multiple projects concurrently and completing on time


Engagement with NATIFS’ mission:

Lead by Example: 

  • Practice Indigenous values identified as NATIFS workplace cultural expectations

  • Represent NATIFS and reflect values in community  

  • Willingly step up as requested 

  • Generate new ideas

  • Work on strategies, activities and funding

  • Engage with the board as appropriate

  • Attend and participate in events and meetings

  • Communicate internally in a timely manner



  • Employee contribution to 403(b) at 1% or more of salary is matched with 3% of salary employer contribution

  • Four weeks of paid time off for full-time (or equivalent for part-time) + 12 paid holidays per year paid at the part-time rate of 4 hours per holiday


ADA requirements:

NATIFS will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon request as required to comply with applicable laws.  If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please reach out to for additional information. 


Additional ADA notice of requirements:

  • Periods of sitting and standing

  • May endure prolonged periods of computer use

  • Written and verbal communication ability

  • Scan, handle and move material efficiently and safely, including lifting or moving up to 40 pounds

  • Flexible work schedule (e.g., occasional nights, weekends, and holidays) and regular attendance necessary

  • Reasonable accommodations can be made as needed


To Apply or Inquire for Further Information

please send the following materials to, with the subject line as follows: PC_(last name)_(first name):

  • Resume or CV

  • Cover Letter explaining your experiences working in Indigenous and/or diverse communities as well as why you would be a good fit for the position.

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