Human Resources Project Manager - HRIS & Project Management Office - Full Time 8 Hour Days (Exempt) (Non-Union)
University of Southern California (USC)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: REQ20141610
The HR Project Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing various projects related to one or more human resource functions. This role plans, operates, and delivers projects designed to improve human resource function for the organization. They hold a deep understanding of all aspects of Human Resources at the management level with the vision and drive to generate positive outcomes in as an efficient manner as possible. Additionally, the HR Project Manager monitors project status and progress, identify any roadblocks or issues, and implement corrective action plans to address the issue. This role requires exceptional leadership, organization, and communication skills, as well as the ability to multitask and prioritize responsibilities. The HR Project Manager will work with various stakeholders, including HR departments, senior management, and external vendors, to ensure project timelines, budgets, and objectives are met.
Develop and oversee full-scope project planning, including strategically assessing business and stakeholder requirements.
Manages and administers functions such as short and long-term planning, project design, project objectives, scheduling, organizing, coordination, and implementing activities.
Monitors and provides status updates and progress reports. Identifies any roadblocks or issues and implements corrective action plans to address any delays or competing priorities. Ensures all milestone and project deadlines are met.
Prepares accurate program descriptions, budgets, schedules, and work groups.
Creates and implements project goals and strategies.
Assists with short and long-term planning and design of project direction and objectives.
Assists with administrative functions such as planning, organizing, coordinating, scheduling and implementing project activities to meet objectives. Participates in writing of reports or other documentation of project status and/or administrative activities or project results.
Conducts regular team meetings and assigns tasks to work group team members and ensures all project documentation is accurate and up-to-date.
Researches, gathers, organizes and summarizes data for project and/or activities. Analyzes data, presents results and makes recommendations on presentations of project and/or administrative reports.
Evaluates effectiveness of project direction, schedules, activities, etc. Recommends and implements project activities and/or modifications of project activities and/or schedules as necessary to ensure achievement of project goals and objectives
Assists in developing and updating department project procedures and coordinates implementation.
Analyzes information/situations, defines problems, articulates logical recommendations, and recognizes alternatives and their implications.
Perform other duies as assigned.
High school or equivalent
Bachelor's degree Human Resources, Business Administration, or a similar field
5-7 years Directly related project management experience.
Excellent organizational, prioritization, and multitasking skills.
Working knowledge of word processing Microsoft Office applications.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Working knowledge of project management software such as MS Project
Master's degree Human Resources, Business Administration, or a similar field
Professional in Human Resources - PHR SHRM-CR or PHR
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Fire Life Safety Training (LA City) If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)
The annual base salary range for this position is $81,120.00 - $133,010.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidateâs work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations.
As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.