The West Virginia University Office of Health Affairs is seeking applications for a Program Manager. This position is responsible for managing, monitoring and tracking project activities for any projects managed primarily by the Office of Health Affairs. The incumbent is responsible for managing the project life cycle including planning, monitoring, risk management, timelines, resources, project communication, status and progress reports, preparing materials, and tracking internal allocations.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Responsible for tracking progress of plans and coordinating with technical subject matter experts to assure that project expectations are met.
Develop integrated project plans, schedules, and risk tables. Facilitate project schedules and compile project reports.
Coordinate and participate in project meetings.
Constantly monitor project progress coordinating with technical experts to ensure progress is on schedule.
Prepare project status and progress reports as required.
Ensures all project documentation is complete and accurate.
Provide administrative management and relevant financial reporting for all Health Affairs projects.
Assists with the overall financial planning of Health Affairs including the justification of multiple budgets, monitors all expenditures by account to ensure that financial constraints are met and budgetary concerns addressed.
Manages, coordinates. and evaluates all administrative and fiscal matters.
May conduct periodic meetings to assess performance, update new procedures, and evaluate current programs related to Health Affairs.
Develops and maintains office structure/organizational settings in accordance with institutional, state, and federal guidelines.
May arrange, implement, and conduct (as directed) meetings, courses, training seminars, advisory boards and special events.
Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business, Computer Science, or a relevant field;
Four (4) years of progressively effective experience in project management;
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.
Demonstrated knowledge and skill in using MS Project, and Microsoft Office Suite.
Demonstrated ability to read and interpret documents.
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 proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is 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 applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
Job Posting: May 8, 2020
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 204323
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.