All employees are expected to support CWU's commitment to diversity and to bring and support inclusion into the university environment. This position is responsible to plan, organize, prioritize, and initiate projects, work activities, change management strategies, decision plans and quality improvement tactics on multiple projects of varying scopes and sizes. Working independently, this position has general discretion in applying project management and technical knowledge to coordinate the activities of multiple project teams.
The Project Manager works closely with the leads, manager, staff, students, and faculty in a liaison role. Position also has frequent external contact with vendors, user groups, and consultants/contractors.
Demonstrated ability and/or experience working with students and/or co-workers from a wide range of abilities, backgrounds and experiences.
Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Computer Science, Information Management, Business Administration, Organizational Development, Organizational Change, or a related field.
Experience/training in business process analysis, project management tools/techniques, data validation/analysis, report writing.
Ability to proactively lead a team in the accomplishment of assigned projects and tasks.
Strong professional, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
OR applicable combination of education and/or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.
Master's degree or higher in Project Management, Computer Science, Information Management, Business Administration, Organizational Development, Organizational Change, or related field.
Certification in a Project Management related discipline.
Program/Process Improvement Certification.
Strategic Management & Planning Certification.
Ability to embrace and promote a diverse environment.
Experience which would indicate an understanding of quality process improvement processes.
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.