*Please Note: This position is not eligible for H-1B or Green Card sponsorship.
The Health Science Technology (HST) department at the University of Minnesota seeks a Project Manager / Business Analyst to support application development, systems integration, and data solutions efforts for schools and units within the University of Minnesota’s health sciences community and beyond. This position will focus on internal efforts in addition to multiple client projects. The individual within this position will take initiative, ensure accountability and follow-through, and will successfully serve as a liaison between clients, technical staff, and leadership. Ideal candidates will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as a passion for the University’s mission of research, education, and outreach.
University paid contribution (10% of your salary) to your retirement account - vested immediately
22 paid vacation days per year, in addition to sick leave and 11 paid holidays
Reduced tuition opportunities covering 75% - 100% of eligible tuition
Excellent and affordable health care benefits
Wellness program with opportunity to earn lower health care rates
Free disability insurance
Annual merit increase program
Establish, refine, or facilitate consistency and formalization of department’s project tracking methodology, governance, and workflows including use of Agile methodologies
Develop, streamline, and manage department’s approach to project and personnel resource budgeting, allocation, tracking, road mapping, and forecasting
Maintain JIRA projects, templates, and workflows and Confluence policy, protocol, and project documentation sites
Develop project estimates and plans including project objectives, priorities, work tasks, deliverables, and timelines
Create a variety of project documentation and resources and conduct project initiation, facilitation, and closure efforts
Ensure project work and change management processes are adhered to through workflow compliance, test plans are fully documented, and project effort is recorded
Schedule one-time and recurring meetings, coordinate meeting logistics, create agendas, facilitate meetings, take and disseminate meeting notes, and ensure follow up on action items
Verify training completions and maintain permissions/membership for mailing lists, GoogleGroups, Tableau, Confluence, JIRA, GoogleDrive, Box, etc.
Assist with quarterly client invoicing efforts
Elicit requirements and translate and document business needs into technical terms, user stories, and discrete, executable tasks
Conduct study of existing processes, systems, and data, and develop recommendations to establish, improve, or streamline information flows
Utilize diagramming tools to create mockups, wireframes, use case diagrams, workflow diagrams, etc.
Develop and facilitate formal testing, evaluation, final acceptance, and other change management strategies
Conduct usability testing and QA of applications, Tableau dashboards, or other deliverables
Perform clean up or updates to data, system configurations, settings, permissions, etc.
Create and maintain documentation such as user guides, training materials, or presentation slides
Required Qualifications (must be documented on resume):
Bachelor's degree and 2 years of relevant experience or a comparable combination of education, training, and experience
Knowledgeable in the concepts of project lifecycle and workflow
Experience with requirements elicitation
Strong initiative and ability to work well both collaboratively and independently
Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills
Preferred Qualifications (please document on resume, if applicable):
Experience with Agile and related methodologies (e.g., Lean, Scrum, Kanban)
Experience with project/content management software
Experience in developing or refining service offerings, workflows, methodologies, etc.
Experience in testing applications and conducting usability studies
Experience with diagramming tools
Familiarity with Tableau, databases, SQL, and/or other data concepts
Familiarity with programming/application development concepts
Internal Number: 332780
About University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
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