IT Project Manager

Posting Details

Working Title
IT Project Manager
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Vacancy Number
Position Number
Location of Workplace
Main UNCW Campus
Chief Information Officer - 55000
Business Affairs - 35000 Division
Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The IT Project Manager plans, coordinates, and executes project management initiatives for Enterprise IT projects at UNCW . This position is responsible for communicating project milestones and keeping stakeholders and leadership informed of project status and associated risks. This position leads interacts with all levels of employees.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or closely related degree from an appropriately accredited institution; or a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Project Management or closely related degree from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of experience in IT project management or technical project management work;
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing design, development, integration or implementation of software products
  • Ability to conduct business process evaluations.
  • Broad understanding of technology to be able to evaluate technical specifications.
  • Knowledge of and ability to analyze and evaluate diverse solutions applicable to multiple projects by identifying and managing dependencies with other technology projects and current products.
  • Ability to identify and clearly communicate IT support requirements to stakeholders prior to and after implementation of new software products.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and act as a liaison between IT vendors, IT project stakeholders, IT Project Managers, and technical subject matter experts.
  • Ability to grasp technical data and communicate to a broad range of technical and non-technical people. Demonstrated ability to manage IT projects according to industry standards.
  • Ability to manage expectations and communicate effectively with campus leadership.
  • Strong understanding of technology processes and systems and how they align with university strategic goals and objectives.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Project Management Certification.

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The Information Technology Project Management Office provides support by managing and leading all of the ITS projects.

College/School Information

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Special Notes to Applicants

Remote work option available

Months Per Year
12 Months
Position Type
Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions

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Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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