Reporting to the IT Vice President, the Project Manager has the primary responsibility for successful planning, execution, monitoring, and completion of projects and initiatives that contribute to the university achieving strategic goals. This may include overseeing multiple smaller projects or larger projects. In partnership with the Vice President identifies project teams, works with key stakeholders to assign individual responsibilities, identifies appropriate resources needed, develops schedule to ensure timely completion of project, and monitors project progress against schedule.
Bachelor's degree required with 5+ years of experience managing complex initiatives with business, technical, legal and regulatory requirements. PMI, PMP, ACP, CSM preferred
Other Specialized Knowledge/Skills:
Experience managing complex initiatives with business, technical, legal, and regulatory requirements.
Strong leadership presence and effective collaborator with the ability to influence and challenge the status quo and seek for opportunities to improve and grow.
Exercise significant level of independent judgment and execution which directly impacts the operational results of the university.
Solution-oriented with a track record for effective influencing, conflict resolution, and change management skills.
Excellent analytical skills as well as strategic understanding and scenario planning are required.
Leader must have the proven ability to impact and influence through concise and clear recommendations that build business and strategic understanding and also under time pressure.
Ability to partner with effectively with all leaders to ensure appropriate staffing of projects; work cross-functionally with faculty, administration, and technology teams to achieve results.
A strong background in IT and industry-specific work, preferably 10+ years.
Successfully completed ERP/EHR project in his or her portfolio.
Experience and the ability to solve complex problems which arise in the project and responsible for the outcome and finish the project with great quality and on time.
Proven success with vendor management
Strong understanding of the healthcare landscape and health economics is a plus
Northwestern Health Sciences University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status.
About Northwestern Health Sciences University
Northwestern Health Sciences University is a progressive institution educating the next generation of health care professionals. Located in Bloomington, MN, the institution has been a fixture in the market since 1941.
The University has a clear mission and reputation of developing excellent academic and professional programs in what has been traditionally described as complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Their deep history is rooted in their founding of The College of Chiropractic, established over 70 years ago which continues to provide more than 85% of the practicing Doctors of Chiropractic (DC) in the state of Minnesota.
While the institution’s history is rooted in the chiropractic profession, the University strives to position itself as an institution focused more broadly on health and wellness. As the demand for graduates in chiropractic, acupuncture, nutrition, traditional Chinese medicine and massage therapy continues to grow, NWHSU is uniquely positioned to offer training in a range of patient care options that are natural, evidence based, non-invasive and integrated with traditional medicine. Its more than 130 faculty members annually teach about 1,000 stu...dents across degree and certificate programs and 7,000 continuing education students. NWHSU has more than 7,500 graduates throughout the U.S. and in 21 countries. The University is a not-for-profit institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Its 25-acre, non-residential campus in Bloomington, Minnesota is eight miles from MSP Airport and ten miles from downtown Minneapolis.