About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.
About the Opportunity: Direct and support implementation of a portfolio of large, complex projects that often require multiple resources and functional integration to coordinate activities of the team and ensure customer satisfaction, while ensuring alignment with the University's strategy, commitments and goals.
Bachelor's Degree, plus 4-6 years of related project management experience; advanced degree in program management and PMI certification is a plus.
Demonstrated knowledge of Project Management processes, strategies and methods.
Superb technical knowledge and understanding of product lifecycles.
Must have excellent people skills and be able to guide project contributors without having a direct oversight role.
Adept at working in a highly collaborative environment and promoting a teamwork mentality.
High level of initiative and drive with a strong sense of urgency and accountability.
Able to work with cross functional teams to deliver the implementation of new features as well as resolve operational issues.
Great organizational skills with a high level of oral and written communication skills
Ability to problem solve, analyze and synthesize data, in addition to summarize information.
Expertise in internet research and project management/report writing skills
Previous experience working in multiple teams with various levels of interest in and adoption of tracking methodologies
Balances the need to make timely actions while seeking input from appropriate individuals. Fosters open communication, acceptance and appreciation of others' opinions and thoughts.
Consistently looks for a better way to do things in order to create organizational efficiency and effectiveness. Acts as a good steward of the university's resources.
Proven ability to build positive relationships across departments, and shows a commitment to collegiality, mutual respect, and inclusiveness.
Salary Grade: 13
Additional Information: Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.