ARPA Project Coordinator -- Texas State Library & Archives Commission -- Austin, TX

Division: Executive Office
Position Title: ARPA Project Coordinator - TEMP (ends 09/2022)
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Work Location: 1201 Brazos - Austin, TX 78701
Working Hours: M-F 8-5
Salary Group: B-22
Classification No. 1559/Project Manager II
Job Posting No. 00015059
Monthly Salary: $5667 - $6355 /Month
Date Job Available: July 1, 2021

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This position is temporary through September 30, 2022

Performs moderately complex (journey-level project management work. Serves as the agency-wide project manager for all activities funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). This position oversees, initiates, and is responsible for the successful completion of agency-wide and grant-funded projects. This position is temporary through September 30, 2022. Works under general supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


  • Performs administrative tasks necessary to plan and execute projects funded by the ARPA.
  • Consults with division subject-matter experts in the management of ARPA-funded projects.
  • Tracks the expenditure and performance of subgrant projects using ARPA funds.
  • Compiles and distributes project information, status reports, and budget expenditure reports.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with agency leave and attendance policies.
  • Complies with all applicable agency policies and procedures, including safety, dress code, and standards of conduct.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • One year of experience in project management work
  • Experience in the use of standard desktop software
  • Knowledge of project management theories and practices
  • Skill in project management monitoring
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Ability to prepare reports and make presentations
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively interpret policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion in handling confidential information


  • Project Management Professional certification
  • Experience tracking project expenditures
  • Project management experience in a Texas state agency context
  • Library experience or awareness of library operations and programs
  • Experience using project management software


  • Complete college transcripts
  • Writing samples
  • Overnight travel by personal automobile and commercial aircraft occasionally required
  • Overtime and/or evening work may be required

Reports to the Director and Librarian, has no supervisory skills.

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