The Senior IT Manager, Project Management Office (PMO) will serve as the lead member of the [email protected] Project Management Office (PMO) and will report to Associate Vice President Innovation & Partnerships, IT. This position will serve as the leader of the PMO for the university-wide technology project initiatives, following structured PMI methodologies and processes and working closely with other [email protected] team members to ensure that all goals and timelines are achieved. The position will work as a collaborative member of the [email protected] organization and university community. The position will be responsible for partnering closely with the [email protected] Managers and other key stakeholders to maintain a robust portfolio of technology projects.
Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for the [email protected] project portfolio, ensuring adequate staffing and resources
Responsible for the successful completion of the university-wide technology initiatives
Meets regularly with the PMO staff to ensure distributed project team(s) establish, monitor and maintain project schedules and timelines
Ensures that project artifacts (including status reports, contingency plans, dependencies, risks, issues) to all levels of stakeholders are created, distributed and presented
Ensures that approved methods, processes and tools are consistently used, including change, risk and quality management by all PMO members
Solves difficult problems/issues, resolves conflicts and deals effectively with constituents
Identifies issues, resolutions, risks and mitigations
Develops and maintains relationships with key campus stakeholders and vendors
Partners with the [email protected] Managers to maintain IT policies and procedures to support project activities
Manages staff of the PMO
Other duties as assigned
Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or a relevant degree and two (2) years related experience -OR- a Bachelor’s degree with four (4) years’ experience –OR- an Associate’s degree with six (6) years’ experience; -OR- eight (8) years’ experience.
Experience and/or training include advanced level experience and possesses broad and deep knowledge of own area and related areas and contributes through advanced knowledge, skill and experience.
Problem solving and conflict resolution
Oral and written communication
Customer relationship management
Knowledge & Abilities
Familiar with standard information system development concepts, practices, and procedures.
Experience leading and managing large, complex, multi-year projects in a higher education environment.
Experience managing IT projects with resources from multiple teams as well as external consultants.
Experience working in an Agile environment, managing projects using Agile methodologies such as Scrum desirable.
Experience with the request for proposal (RFP) process, contract negotiations, and managing large budgets.
Able to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience and vice a versa
Able to work with limited supervision and be accountable for actions and decisions.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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