1. Oversees the execution and implementation of detailed project plans in concert with stakeholders. 2. Manages several routine projects simultaneously and ensures that the design, testing, training, documentation and prioritization objectives are met. 3. Assists in refining and re-sequencing during the implementation and execution phases of assigned projects, as needed. 4. Works closely with business analysts, technical professionals, end users and project stake holders during the requirements, solutions design and implementation phases to develop detailed project plans for implementation. 5. Works on risk assessment, communication planning, development of performance metrics, and project entry criteria. 6. Creates detailed project plans including timelines, budgets, and resource allocation to ensure successful project completion. 7. Manages client expectations and provides issue/risk identification and escalation pathways. 8. May supervise the implementation team of cross-functional project and technical resources. 9. Designs, develops, and executes communication systems to ensure effective exchange of information between project stakeholders, senior management, and staff. 10. Resolves complex project issues that involve representatives from multiple organizations. 11. Complies with standard policies and procedures. 12. May supervise and train junior project managers. 13. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: PhD in the sciences, preferably in biology, psychology, computer/data science, or related field strongly preferred.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: PhD in the sciences, preferably in biology, psychology, computer/data science, or related field strongly preferred.
Required Skill/ability 5: Proven team player with skills to prioritize work, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment with sometimes unusual or unpredictable hours without sacrificing quality of work product.
Posting Position Title: Project Manager
Required Skill/ability 3: Strong written and oral communications skills and proficiency in communicating appropriately with multiple constituencies, including diverse faculty, high-level administrators, staff, students and, community members. external stakeholders. Experience drafting effective internal and external communications and presentations.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Sr Project Manager, Science & Research Initiatives
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability to independently, proactively, and creatively initiate, manage, and complete high-level and large-scale, often confidential or sensitive projects. Strong organizational skills and research capabilities with clear attention to detail.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to organize, analyze, and interpret complex data sets and financial information. Advanced computer skills in word processing and spreadsheets, ideally with familiarity in business software systems and scripting or programming.
Required Skill/ability 2: Consensus-oriented leadership skills with experience supporting and working effectively with senior leadership, faculty and administrators in an academic setting, or equivalent high-level staff in a non-academic setting.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and five years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 63530BR
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