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Senior Project Manager

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To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

The Office of Facilities Management is seeking candidates for Senior IT Project Manager role.

The College of New Jersey is seeking an experienced Project Manager who will manage key technology related projects. Project management responsibilities include delivering projects on time, within budget and within scope.

Reporting to the Capital Projects Finance Director, the Sr IT Project Manager is primarily accountable for IT related projects. The Sr IT Project manager may supervisor, participate, and/or lead multiple technology projects.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Determine project goals and priorities with project sponsor(s), project owners(s) and other key stakeholders
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for execution of projects
  • Ensure projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Establish and communicate clear priorities and project activities
  • Develop detailed project plans to monitor and track progress
  • Successfully manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Analyze risks, establish contingency plans and mitigating actions
  • Manage and resolve project issues and risks, escalating as appropriate
  • Prepare project status reports as needed
  • Provides supervision over specific projects as assigned and may supervise other project managers
  • Supervise staff
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College or University
  • Proven work experience in project management, preferably IT related projects
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of management
  • Ability to build teams and generate a spirit of cooperation
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong working knowledge of standard office and PM software. Prefer MS-Project, Visio, TeamDynamix, G Suite

Preferred Qualifications:
  • PMP certification is a plus
Employer Qualifications:
  • Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background check and reference checks
  • COVID-19 Testing and Compliance - The College has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement. To learn more, please read the policy here: COVID-19 Requirements and Protocols.

About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found.
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