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NCHEMS is Hiring a Project and Communications Manager

Position Description

Title: Project and Communications Manager
Reports To:  Vice President
Employment category: Full time

Who We Are

The National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS) is a postsecondary education consulting organization that unlocks data and evidence to help states, systems, and institutions design policies and practices to meet their goals. Since 1969, we’ve been engaging higher education leaders and state and system-level policy makers, providing the insights and intelligence they need to create and sustain successful higher education institutions and systems.

About the Position

A successful NCHEMS Project and Communications Manager will assist in the development, implementation, and maintenance of a communications strategy for the organization. They will draft written communications and design written materials and infographics to help bring our stories alive. This position will also serve in a key role of tracking and overseeing project timelines at an organizational level to ensure projects stay on time, that staff time allocations are kept up to date and monitored, and that processes and procedures are leveraged to meet the needs of the project and project partners.  This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Work Location

While NCHEMS operates in a hybrid environment working a few days a week in the office (based in Boulder, CO) and the other days working from home, we will consider fully remote candidates on a case-by-case basis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Project Management


Qualifications and Experience

Benefits and Anticipated Salary Range

The salary range for this position is $65,000 – $80,000 per year.

NCHEMS offers a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, and vision insurance, flexible spending and health savings account, commuter benefits, retirement benefits, life and disability insurance, and paid time off.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume and apply here:



The National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages diversity in all facets of the organization’s work.

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