Arizona State University
Arizona, United States
$66,755.00 - $92,500.00
Posted date
Aug 30, 2021

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

Project Manager Senior

Arizona State University

College of Health Solutions

Campus: Downtown Phoenix


Job Description

The Design and Innovation Studio for Health (DISH) is seeking a Project Manager Senior to advances strategic initiatives in the College of Health Solutions. DISH convenes experts, disseminates information, develops and builds collaborations and partnerships, assists with the creation and implementation of college strategic priorities, and promotes ideas and builds connections and collaborations within CHS and across ASU. The Project Manager Senior will provide leadership and project management for multiple large-scale, high priority projects initiated by DISH and the Dean. The Project Manager Senior works closely and collaboratively with stakeholders to plan, direct, organize, and execute against project requirements; identifies and acquires necessary resources and coordinates efforts by all parties to ensure timely delivery of project outcomes in accordance with expectations.

Salary Range

$66,755 - $92,500 per year; DOE

Close Date


Essential Duties

  • Plans, develops, implements, and manages a project team through complete task definitions and work requirement identification and assignments
  • Works closely and collaboratively with key stakeholders to define project scope, strategy, budget, and outcomes; identifies critical resource expertise and targets appropriate internal and/or external sources to ensure optimal outcome(s)
  • Establishes and continually monitors/manages project expectations with team; assigns tasks and identifies issues for resolution to ensure optimal team effectiveness
  • Prepares and maintains all project status reports and schedules; tracks milestones/deliverables, critical paths and dependencies; re-sets expectations as needed in consideration of project progress/outcomes.
  • Responds to all inquiries regarding project status; prepares and responds to all regulatory reporting/filings to ensure compliance
  • Manages, coaches, and supervises all project team members both internal and contracted to ensure optimal outcomes; builds, develops, and maintains relationships vital to project success
  • Works collaboratively with stakeholders, leadership, and other related staff to define and identify all required project infrastructure including, but not limited to: space, build/reconfiguration of facilities, equipment, technology and infrastructure to ensure timely availability for successful launch and ongoing project operations
  • Prepares all post-project reports, budget allocations and summaries/filings to ensure timely dissemination of information to all interested parties

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and eight (8) years related experience; 3 of which include project management, OR, any equivalent combination of experience, and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Evidence of a Master's degree preferred related to project management, strategic planning, business administration, public administration, or similar degrees and 7 years related experience
  • Experience working closely with and reporting to senior leadership 
  • Experience in developing strategies and specifications to manage multiple large-scale, high priority projects and ever-changing priorities with immediate and hard deadlines
  • Experience tracking progress, projects, follow up, deadlines, and deliverables for multiple projects
  • Evidence of a Project Management Professional Certification
  • Experience in working with project management CRM systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of higher education environments as well as health and health care
  • Experience working with and fostering partnerships with executives and organizations
  • Experience in coordinating meetings, planning events, and managing technology associated with webinars and conferences
  • Experience in working collaboratively with institutional units and external partners
  • Experience building relationships with external partnerships
  • Demonstrated knowledge of fiscal responsibility and budget management
  • Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in generating executive reports, summaries, and white papers
  • Experience working on large-scale grants or funded projects
  • Experience in developing presentations and performing presentations at meetings
  • Experience developing strategies and technical specifications for projects
  • Experience in managing complex projects with multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience in clarifying roles and responsibilities to ensure understanding of expectations
  • Experience in taking action to mitigate conflict
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, high-intensity, decentralized work environments

Working Environment

  • Use basic math
  • Deliver presentations
  • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting
  • Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions
  • Use office equipment, i.e. printers, copiers, fax machines, telephones, calculator
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts
  • Use of software and computer equipment (monitor, keyboard, mouse) for extended periods of time
  • Use critical thinking to make decisions and/or analyze and report data/results of tests conducted

Department Statement

The Design and Innovation Studio for Health (DISH) advances strategic initiatives in the College of Health Solutions. DISH convenes experts, disseminates information, develops and builds collaborations and partnerships, assists with the creation and implementation of college strategic priorities, and promotes ideas and builds connections and collaborations within CHS and across ASU. DISH also works to identify areas of opportunity for growth at CHS and recommends resources towards them. Finally, DISH provides leadership and project management for key priorities identified by the Dean.

The College of Health Solutions (CHS) is dedicated to translating scientific advances into practical interventions to improve health outcomes through education, research and service. We equip students with the knowledge and skills to influence healthier lifestyle choices; develop creative interventions to improve the health of people and populations; analyze and translate large amounts of health data into solutions; and maximize the technology, science, business and application of diagnostics. CHS research programs encompass basic, discovery science, clinical trials, intervention science and measurement of health outcomes. CHS takes an interdisciplinary approach to address the complex systems that underpin health problems. The college is highly collaborative, transparent and team-oriented with an organizational structure that includes translational teams, affinity networks and academic programs to improve the health of people and communities. 

The current training programs include behavioral health, biomedical diagnostics, biomedical informatics, exercise science, health promotion, health sciences, kinesiology, medical studies, nutrition, population health, science of health care delivery, and speech and hearing science. Our programs are offered at ASU's Downtown Phoenix, Tempe, Polytechnic, West and Lake Havasu campuses, as well as on Mayo Clinic's campus in north Phoenix. 

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Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

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Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.

To apply please go to see Req Id# 71254BR

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