ELECTRONIC RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION BUSINESS AND PROJECT ANALYST
Requisition Number: 03024753 Final Filing Date: 09-17-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: TCHL PROJECT MGT PROFL 4 Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $6,608.33-$14,808.33/MO Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100% FTE, Fixed, Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit
Department: INFO SYSTEMS & SVCS - RESEARCH - 061200 Department Description: The mission of Office of Research IT Development is to create and support an information technology environment that enhances the ability of the Office of Research to Support business offices and compliance units in support of the UC Davis community to teach, do research and provide public service. In support of the Office of Research's mission, OR IT Development will deliver an infrastructure of technological services appropriate to the requirements of the Office of Research and the campus community it supports.
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter References
Job Summary: Under the general direction of the Information Systems and Services Director, the project manager is responsible for analyzing the suitability of proposed and in-progress OR IT Development projects, participating in recommendations for the organization and construction of project deliverables and services, and managing the change management and implementation of chosen solutions. Working with Supervisors for IT Development and Operations deliver reports on progress of the team's deliverables and support to executive leadership. Manage relations between vendors and OR business units as necessary, monitor issues and tickets open with various vendors, and vendor compliance with SLAs.
This position must work cohesively with departmental level leadership to ensure success and will be responsible for monitoring the effectiveness, development, and execution of major projects. Has extensive influence on the Office's technology efforts by virtue of contributions to the Office in the use of technology; participation in initiatives with significant technology policy implications; management of complex technical projects; participation with business units on product/solution surveys; and participation in RFP and RFQ processes related to Office of Research's technology and computing.
Physical Demands: Must be able to work at a computer terminal 6-8 hours a day.
Work Environment: -This position may work hours other than M-F 8-5 due to the mission-critical services provided by this department. -Be available to work On-Call. -Occasional travel required. Travel between campus and off-campus locations. -Work flexible or extended hours as workload demands. -Work with frequent interruptions in a busy office environment. -Employee is personally responsible for following health and safety guidelines.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: Project management qualifications include experience and skill to lead a team through development and implementation of project planning documents appropriate to the situation; develop budget, resource, test, implementation, quality assurance, contingency, risk management plans; develop and apply project methodologies appropriate to the situation.
Experience and technical knowledge of architecture and tools for the following: software application development; web services; security services; workflow technology; data repository services; client-server technology; cloud-based technologies; desktop technology; file services; directory services; and business process analysis.
Experience and knowledge of project management standards, processes, tools and techniques appropriate for a variety of project types, sizes and criticalities. Experience and knowledge working as a project manager where development work is structured using a SCRUM methodology.
Experience and analytical skills required for this position include: learn unfamiliar process procedures; translate knowledge into new context; interpret, compare and contrast facts; order, group, and infer causes; predict consequences; use methods, concepts, and theories in new situations; solve problems; classify and organize data; deconstruct components; generalize from facts; combine and relate knowledge from several areas; draw conclusions; compare and discriminate between ideas; make choices based on reasoned argument; and to verify value of evidence.
Experience managing the implementation of complex mission critical systems in a business environment.
Written and verbal communications skills to communicate to various levels of knowledge and management levels.
Public speaking skills to present complex concepts and recommendations such that executive level decisions can be made.
Skills to tailor presentations to a wide variety of audiences, including executive management. Skills to present complex concepts and recommendations such that decisions can be made.
Excellent computer skills including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, MS Project, Google Apps, Box.com, and other project management tools.
Understanding, knowledge, and ability to apply policy in a University setting.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in science or technical discipline, with an emphasis in technology management or information management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Extensive experience in managing information technology projects for which an application development methodology was enforced.
PMP Certification and CSM certification.
Experience in building and managing customer/client relationships.
Experience working as a Project Manager or Analyst at a research institution.
Knowledge or experience working with research compliance units, award/grant management
Experience with applications Cayuse 424/SP, Kuali, Kuali-Coeus, or other applications in the research administration applications space
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Copyright 2017 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.
UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.