Target Hire Date
08/02/2021 - 27 days to go
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The Project Manager manages IT strategic projects. Responsibilities
include coordinating and managing projects to produce quality
deliverables within scope and on schedule. In addition to managing
IT projects, the project manager will also play a key role to
continuously evolve and mature the project management process so
that project management becomes a standard practice across the IT
organization. The Project Manager will join Emerson College at an
exciting time as a large impact BI improvement project, a digital
process automation project, and a brand new faculty CRM initiative
are just starting or about to start.
- Create detailed project plans that include clear objectives,
timelines, deliverables, staffing requirements, constraints,
scopes, and defined risks following the IT Project Management
- Develop and maintain consultant and vendor relationships,
and ensure obligations and quality work are fulfilled within the
statements of work.
- Prepare regular project status updates to stakeholders for
major IT projects.
- Organize meetings with a clear meeting agenda. Document and
share meeting notes in a precise and timely manner.
- Oversee the use of project management tools, identify gaps
in the tool and work with vendors to improve its
- Provide support and training to IT managers and staff so
project management methodologies and best practices are adopted and
- Continue to mature the IT project management framework
through identifying gaps and making improvements via
- Expand IT project portfolio management footprint through
active coaching, outreaching and collaboration including project
intake, prioritization and quality delivery.
- Track project performance by timely analyzing short and
long-term goals, and gaps for future improvements.
- Monitor, update and follow through IT operational tasks as
applicable and ensure deliverables meet the
- Create comprehensive project documentation through
developing tracking sheets, diagrams, visual dashboards, reports or
- Collaborate with stakeholders to clarify specific project
requirements that are met and agile.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent work
- Previous experience in managing large scope and complex
projects within budget and on schedule.
- Exceptional documentation, communication and interpersonal
- Vendor management, negotiation and conflict resolution
experiences and skills.
- Knowledge of project management methodologies and tool
- Ability to communicate, motivate and persuade the project
team, and gain support from management to achieve the desired
- Ability to solve problems creatively and
- Excellent organizational skills including multitasking and
attention to details.
- Self-starter, work independently under minimum
- Project Management Professional (PMP)
- Scrum Master certification.
- Experience with modern project management/portfolio
- Previous experience working in a Higher Ed
Grade of Position: A18E
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 36.25
Hiring Range: $87,950.00 - $92,450.00
This position will be exclusively represented by the Service
Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 888 for purposes of
wages, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
To apply, please visit: https://emerson.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Emerson_College_Staff/job/Boston-Campus/Project-Manager_JR002781
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