Stanford University is seeking a Project Management Facilitator to work directly with the project team on the day-to-day operational aspects of each project's scope, risk, and budget, including assumption of a significant project management task. This entry level project management position may support project management teams in any other project management job series.
Maintain and update a master project plan.
Follow up with internal and/or external stakeholders on scheduled project deliverables.
Perform representative project-associated duties including: project management processes &/or workflows maintenance; document and process change requests; monitor project scope, schedule, and budget, and report deviations and concerns to the project manager; monitor and/or perform assigned business integration, closeout, or commissioning logistics; compile due diligence data; perform analysis for vendor selection; perform vendor outreach (e.g., collecting safety plans, permitting, warranties); review and reconcile invoice integrity; liaise on invoice payment; perform incidental purchasing to support projects; support and follow-up on project-specific safety requirements ; coordinate project closeout details.
Compile data and generate ad hoc reports and metrics related to any project phase.
* - Other duties may also be assigned.
Knowledge of complexity of planning and project coordination in research and lab environments, as well as institutional or academic environments.
Knowledge of and experience with Oracle and AutoCAD.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat.
Proven project coordination skills, strong organizational skills and the ability to remain flexible in a constantly changing and demanding environment.
Ability to problem solve independently while managing multiple tasks with competing priorities.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Associate degree or equivalent work experience or two years relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Demonstrated ability to use project management software tools.
Polished written and oral communication skills to address a wide variety of audiences.
Demonstrated multi-tasking ability to manage multiple parallel projects and competing priorities.
Frequently sit, perform desk based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation and lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Occasionally stand/walk, write by hand, twist/bend/stoop/squat and lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 20 pounds.
Rarely use a telephone, kneel, crawl, climb ladders, reach/work above shoulder, grasp forcefully.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May be exposed to extreme hot and cold temperatures, be exposed to high voltage electricity, radiation or electromagnetic fields, lasers, noise > 80dB TWA, allergens/biohazards/chemicals /asbestos, or heavy metals or work on roofs at heights greater than 10 ft.
Travel locally and cross-university.
When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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