The Office for Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI) is seeking an experienced project manager to provide a full range of highly responsible, strategic management and project support to its multiple and varied programs and activities. The position requires a critical thinker, organized and project focused individual. The successful candidate will work with all aspects of the office to complete deliverables as well as coordinate all other activities associated with the projects. The candidate will present as a professional, well-rounded, multi-functional asset to the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion.
The project manager will work cross-functionally with leadership and other members within the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion. The project manager will be responsible for management, performance and timely completion of both small and large projects. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Work closely with lead members of the office to create and manage new and/or existing projects and activities as assigned by the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion;
Assist in development of project plans, coordination of project execution, monitoring progress and progress reporting;
Coordinate activities of project team, identify appropriate resources needed, develop schedules and timelines to ensure timely completion of existing and new projects and initiatives;
Familiarize self with project objectives and each team members function to coordinate activities appropriately;
Communicates status of projects to appropriate stakeholders;
Develop meeting agendas for projects and facilitate meetings. Lead cross-functional team meetings for institutional projects;
Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress to determine desired outcomes
Measure project performance using appropriate reporting tools and techniques;
Ensure that assigned projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget;
Troubleshoot unforeseen challenges and give recommendations and implementation plans;
Ensure accountability of project participants for completion of project deliverable
Serve as the point of contact for project related questions;
Partner with external departments as needed.
Bachelor degree required and at least 3 years of demonstrated project management experience.
Demonstrated technical proficiency in Microsoft office.
Experience with Qualtrics or other survey tools.
Ability to coordinate multiple projects concurrently with the ability to track milestones, financials and deliverables
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; including the ability and commitment to working with a diverse community of faculty, staff, learners in OHEI, the Medical School and Michigan Medicine.
Forward thinking, excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact in a professional and courteous manner.
Ability to work effectively and efficiently, both as a member of a team and independently.
Adhere to high standards of teamwork be demonstrating adaptability, flexibility, and consistently sharing information and resources with others.
Demonstrate dependability, initiative, and ability to accept direction.
Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to prioritize for maximum productivity.
Must possess strong organizational skills.
Ability to work well under pressure, with proven time management skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment.
Passion for the mission/vision/goals of the university’s diversity, equity and inclusion commitment.
Master’s degree preferred/or equivalent combination of education at least 3 years of demonstrated project management experience
Experience with Business Objects, MReports, Survey tools
Knowledge of University of Michigan Policy and Procedures.
8-4:30 Monday through Friday, 40hrs.
Supervision received from Office for Health Equity and Inclusion Administrative Manager
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