The West Virginia University School of Public Health is seeking applications for a Project Manager located in Charleston WV. This position is responsible for the coordination, improvement, and implementation of current and future initiatives associated with the office of health affairs. The successful candidate will communicate project plans internally and with external collaborative partners as required.
To be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Directly supervise staff as directed by the Director of Project Management Services
Responsible for managing and coordinating day to day productivity and task management
Accountable for meeting all active targets and deadlines
Organize and coordinate Health Affairs projects across internal departments and between external research and development partners
Partner with senior executives to define project approach and ensure overall project plans and providing support for various initiatives
Comprehend internal and external drivers that influence effective operation, management, and execution of HSC resourcing, planning, programming, and budget execution processes
Present analysis and recommendation to decision makers in an organized manner, including identifying strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats to evaluate operational effectiveness
Provide proper support for all external collaborative and contracted partners as well as Health Affairs research partners
May develop executive presentations for stakeholder communications on strategic initiatives progress, risks and budget results, review and analyze operational reports, summarize findings
Determine the most efficient and cost-effective means for gathering and analyzing data needed to support development goals and achieve growth through the accomplishment of long-range goals and objectives
Drive strategic initiatives and manage internal and external relationships to ensure commitments are met, deadlines are realized and expectations are managed appropriately. May be expected to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously
Monitor compliance and ensure adherence to all policies and procedures
Bachelor's degree in related field required;
Three (3) years of experience:
Working in an allied health profession, public health, or related field
Experience with surveys, specifically statewide Medicaid surveys preferred
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Demonstrated project management experience with exceptional organizational and time management skills.
Group facilitation, mediation and conflict resolution skills.
Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
Strong ability to multi-task multiple projects at the same time.
Excellent attention to detail, flexible and adaptable to change.
Excellent English language oral and written skills.
Knowledge of project management principles, practices, techniques and tools.
Demonstrated ability to present information and respond to questions from groups or individuals.
Demonstrated ability to create and produce clear, concise paper and electronic documents.
Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment and to coordinate participation of team members from various backgrounds.
About WVU At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/.
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: Nov 26, 2019
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 192662
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.