The University of Pittsburgh's Computing Services and Systems Development (CSSD) Department is seeking an experienced IT Project Manager.
This is a senior-level technical position involving the planning, analysis, design, and implementation of solutions to existing and/or proposed IT systems. This position is responsible for assessing IT needs across the University, recommending programs for meeting those needs and following through to ensure the successful implementation of new or updated services. This position is also expected to assist in requirements gathering and user story creation to ensure documentation is completed for assigned projects. They will aid in the design while making sure the scope of the project is maintained.
Excellent project management, communication, and customer service skills are required. Experience with project management software and MS office suite required. Experience working in or establishing a centralized PMO preferred. Experience with Agile and/or Waterfall preferred.
Master's with 5 years or Bachelor's with 9+ years. Degree in CS or IS preferred. Experience in project management required. Experience with program and portfolio management preferred. Time spent working in a Center of Excellence for Project Management preferred. Willing to pursue training in project management and business analysis (Six Sigma, Lean, etc).
The incumbent must be collaborative, creative, enjoy working in teams, and possess effective problem-solving skills. Excellent communicator PMP or equivalent preferred, but not required.
Candidates should include their complete employment history on their application and attach their resume specifically to this job requisition.
Department Details : Pitt Information Technology (Pitt IT) provides innovative information technology services that support learning, teaching, research, and business at the University of Pittsburgh. Founded in 1787, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. Pitt people 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. Your efforts will be supporting a world-renowned teaching and research facility.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Systems/Programmer.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 10+ years experience
Work Schedule: M-F business hours. On occasion, some evening and weekend work may be necessary depending on business load, project timeline requirements, or scheduled downtime changes. Unscheduled or urgent support outside of business hours may occur.
Hiring Range: TBD based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19008146
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.