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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Other Business & Management, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Technology Administration/Other, Chief Technology & Information Officers
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job no: 237952-AS
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Department: DOIT/ADI/PMO
Location: Madison
Categories: Information Systems/Technology

Position Summary:

This position performs advanced information technology project management of projects varying in size and scope that may span the entire University of Wisconsin-Madison and have the potential to span multiple campuses of the UW system or affiliated entities such as UW Foundation and the Wisconsin Alumni Association. The position consults with senior University management and staff, and UW-Madison Division of Information Technology (DoIT) leadership to assist in planning for, and defining the scope of, major information technology projects.

Strong project leadership and coordination across many stakeholder groups including vendor partnerships will be essential. Project managers will have regular contact with campus leaders, directors, faculty and staff as we collaborate on initiating solutions, planning courses of action, and executing and controlling business and technology projects that affect students, staff and employees campus-wide. Project managers strive to ensure that best practices and processes are used for managing projects, and to maintain the vision for, and value of, project management at the University.

The CIO Project Management Office provides project management and business analysis service to all offices on the UW Madison campus, to other UW System campus's, and to the University System Administration. The Project Management Office is comprised of project managers and business analysts who may have temporary desk locations in offices across campus for the duration of projects. Our campus partners recognize the value of project management as we strive to be their valued business advisor and partner.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

No degree required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

-2-5 years of project management experience working with diverse project teams comprised of functional stakeholders and technical personnel. (A minimum of 7 years of experience to be considered for the Senior level.)

-Proven leadership skills building highly effective and cross-functional teams, developing commitment and consensus, and inspiring and motivating team members to achieve goals and objectives.

-Experience managing a variety of project tasks, such as prioritizing and planning work activities, setting appropriate deadlines to complete activities accordingly, identifying and managing risk, monitoring and controlling budget, and effectively managing time and resources, and vendor relationship management.

-Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills as demonstrated through a variety of information sharing mediums, collaboration, relationship development and ability to nurture trust and mutual respect resulting in high-level satisfaction from all stakeholder levels within the project.

Additional Information:

Please note that successful applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship, on or before the effective date of appointment.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

The candidate selected for this position may initially work remotely subject to an approved remote work agreement. Remote work requires successful candidates to possess their own high-speed internet and phone to perform the work on an employer provided computer. In the future, this position may work a combination of onsite and remote. Candidate may, on occasion, be required to report to campus due to operational needs for meetings, trainings, or other activities.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $80,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Click on the "Apply Online" button to start the application process.

You will be prompted to upload the following documents:
Cover letter (REQUIRED)

Please use your cover letter to speak to each of the Required Qualifications for this position (listed above in the Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience section). For each Required Qualification, describe your relevant experience, using specific examples from your work history to illustrate how your experience satisfies the requirement.


Jeff Palkowski
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Jul 29 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 20 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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