Project Manager

Employer
Carthage College
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Sep 25, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Technology Administration/Other
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description:

Carthage College seeks a hands-on Project Manager responsible for key enterprise projects, including the implementation of the Workday Student Information System. The Project Manager will identify project opportunities and guide projects from inception through completion, with a focus on developing and improving business systems and processes, and on improving the student experience. The successful candidate will acquire deep functional knowledge to drive the development of solutions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with stakeholders and team members to successfully initiate, plan, execute, and close all project deliverables as committed.
  • Facilitate day-to-day coordination of work activities, progress tracking and status, and risk & issue log management.
  • Ensure requirements are elicited and captured accurately and completely.
  • Manage the process to assess gaps and develop "to be" business processes.
  • Lead and/or participate in configuration, ,testing, data conversation, change management, and end user training.
  • Manage user access to development systems and Workday Community.
  • Create and maintain project documentation and artifacts.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Education, Experience, and Licensure:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 3-5 Years of Project Management experience.
  • 3-5 Years of Business Analysis experience.
  • Experience on major projects.
  • Strong communication, negotiation, analytic, and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.
  • PMP and ITIL certification preferred.
  • Higher Ed and/or Workday experience is preferred.

Institutional Information

Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.

Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

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