Are you a technologist passionate about transforming the way a university functions with technology? Do you love solving real business problems by leading technical projects that make life simpler and more productive for our colleagues? If so, we want you to join our Application Management team as a Technical Project Manager.
The Computing Services central IT department provides services that have strategic impact on university goals. We are a learning organization and approach successes and mistakes as a learning experience to continually nurture a culture of intelligent risk taking. We want to hire versatile team members who are encouraged and passionate about their work. Join us and be part of a team committed to standard methodologies, innovation, diversity, and individual growth!
The Application Management team develops scalable operating procedures, conducts technical evaluations, assesses feasibility and compatibility with supported systems, and develops technical roadmaps. As a Technical Project Manager, you will provide project management services for small and medium application architecture and hosting efforts that span the university. You will manage projects from original concept through final implementation, integrating structured project management methodology. We are looking for someone who is accountable for project planning, scheduling, budget and risk assessment throughout the project, as well as someone who facilitates communications with project teams, sponsors, university constituents and vendors.
BS in information systems or equivalent
3-5 years IT Project Management Experience, PMP certification highly desirable
Prepares project plans, which include definition scope, resources, roles, and schedule.
Establishes priorities and revises priorities and plans as appropriate in order to achieve project objectives and on time delivery.
Identifies and handles project risks, contingencies, and mitigation plans.
Ensures adequate communication is maintained regarding all project status, budgets, and priorities.
Establish and maintain positive customer relationships; remains open, transparent, and responsive in all situational contexts
Meets deadlines while balancing multiple simultaneous projects and frequently shifting priorities and tasks
Ability to work well with others and individually
Strong organization, planning, and communication skills
Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.
Job Function: Information Technology
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Time Type: Full Time
Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
Internal Number: 2014156
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.