The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Project Manager to serve as the point of contact on assigned projects and provide high-level office support for the Katz Graduate School of Business-Office of the Dean.
The Project Manager performs a variety of tasks such as assembling information, analyzing results, and coordinating and managing multi-unit review teams. The main responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) drafting and editing correspondence and coordinating internal resources and data collection for the execution of projects. The incumbent will also provide support during faculty recruitment, promotion, and tenure activities, prepare documents for review, collect data, conduct data analysis, and manage recurring and ad hoc projects within the office. The incumbent will respond to inquiries about projects, track and communicate project statuses, and ensure that critical deadlines are met while handling other tasks as needed.
The Project Manager is also responsible for responding to external surveys for School rankings. The successful candidate must be detailed-oriented, adapt to changing needs and be able to work both independently and collaboratively. The incumbent must be able to conduct independent research and first-hand data collection to facilitate benchmarking for a variety of topics.
Internal Number: 175592
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.
Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.
Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.
Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military..., conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.