Project Manager

Arizona State University
Arizona, United States
$55,510.00 - $65,000.00
Sep 02, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Project Manager
Arizona State University
College of Health Solutions
Campus: Downtown Phoenix

Job Description:
One-year position that will help with the project management of the COVID-19 Commons initiative. Works closely and collaboratively with stakeholders to plan, direct, organize, and execute against project requirements; identifies and acquires necessary resources and coordinates efforts by all parties to ensure timely delivery of project outcomes in accordance with sponsoring source's expectations.

Salary Range:
$55,510 - $65,000 per year; DOE

Close Date:

Essential Duties:
Plans, develops, implements, and manages a project team through complete task definitions and work requirement identification and assignments Works closely and collaboratively with key stakeholders to define project scope, strategy, budget, and outcomes; identifies critical resource expertise and targets appropriate internal and/or external sources to ensure optimal outcome(s). Establishes and continually monitors/manages project expectations with team; assigns tasks and identifies issues for resolution to ensure optimal team effectiveness Prepares and maintains all project status reports and schedules; tracks milestones/deliverables, critical paths and dependencies; re-sets expectations as needed in consideration of project progress/outcomes. Responds to all inquiries regarding project status; prepares and responds to all regulatory reporting/filings to ensure compliance Manages, coaches, and supervises all project team members both internal and contracted to ensure optimal outcomes; builds, develops, and maintains relationships vital to project success. Works collaboratively with stakeholders, leadership, and other related staff to define and identify all required project infrastructure including, but not limited to: space, build/reconfiguration of facilities, equipment, technology and infrastructure to ensure timely availability for successful launch and ongoing project operations. Prepares all post-project reports, budget allocations and summaries/filings to ensure timely dissemination of information to all interested parties.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree and 5 years related experience; 1 of which are in project management, or any equivalent combination of experience and /or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications:
Evidence of a Master's degree preferred related to project management, strategic planning, business administration, public administration, or similar degrees and 7 years related experience
Evidence of a Project Management Professional Certification
Demonstrated knowledge of health, health care, or science – specifically in diagnostics would be ideal
Experience in managing multiple large-scale projects and ever-changing priorities with immediate and hard deadlines
Experience in working with and building relationships with executives and corporations
Experience in coordinating meetings, planning events, and managing technology associated with webinars
Experience with marketing and communication including composing and distribution newsletters, social media, and advertising
Experience in work with CRM systems and personal data for communications
Working with survey results and feedback to improve user experiences
Experience in multiple groups of industrial sectors and leverage experts to form communities of practice
Experience in learning new skills and technologies especially related to diagnostics, health, and health care
Experience in working collaboratively with institutional units and external partners
Experience building relationships with external partnerships
Demonstration of fiscal responsibility and budget management
Evidence of effective verbal and written communication
Experience in generating executive reports and summaries
Experience working on large-scale grants or funded projects
Experience in developing presentations and performing presentations at meetings
Tracking progress, projects, follow up, deadlines, and deliverables for multiple projects
Experience developing strategies and technical specifications for projects
Experience in managing complex technology projects.
Experience in clarifying roles and responsibilities to ensure understanding of expectations
Experience in taking action to mitigate conflict

Working Environment:
Use basic math
Deliver presentations
Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functions
Use office equipment, i.e. printers, copiers, fax machines, telephones, calculator
Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts
Use of software and computer equipment (monitor, keyboard, mouse) for extended periods of time
Use critical thinking to make decisions and/or analyze and report data/results of tests conducted

Department Statement:
The ASU COVID-19 Commons initiative is a year-long initiative to build a Testing Commons, Workplace Commons, a newsletter called Testing Technology Trends, and use cases/testing protocols. The goal is to form communities of practice over the next year through webinars, the COVID-19 Commons website, and interactive dashboards for employers and the public.

The College of Health Solutions (CHS) is dedicated to translating scientific advances into practical interventions to improve health outcomes through education, research and service. We equip students with the knowledge and skills to influence healthier lifestyle choices; develop creative interventions to improve the health of people and populations; analyze and translate large amounts of health data into solutions; and maximize the technology, science, business and application of diagnostics. CHS research programs encompass basic/discovery science, clinical trials, intervention science and measurement of health outcomes. CHS takes an interdisciplinary approach to address the complex systems that underpin health problems. The college is highly collaborative, transparent and team-oriented with an innovative organizational structure that includes translational teams, affinity networks, and academic programs to improve the health of people and communities.

The current training programs include behavioral health, biomedical diagnostics, biomedical informatics, executive and continuing education, exercise science, health promotion, health sciences, kinesiology, medical studies, nutrition, population health, the science of health care delivery, and speech and hearing science. Our programs are offered at ASU's Downtown Phoenix, Tempe, West and Lake Havasu campuses, as well as on Mayo Clinic's Scottsdale campus.

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Instructions to Apply:
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.