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IT Project Manager Sr.

University of Utah
Utah, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 11, 2024

IT Project Manager Sr.

Job Summary

Is fast-paced work, a culturally diverse team with an excellent team culture something you are looking for in your next job? The Division of Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for an Sr. IT Project Manager for the Clinical Research Enterprise Data Coordinating Center (DCC). 
This position will be responsible for the overall planning, management and completion of projects across the DCC. The Sr. PM will work a cross-functional team, including: program directors, administrative staff, report developers, statisticians, data managers, IT staff and other project stakeholders. Typical projects include new initiatives and implementation of new technologies. This position will report to the IT Manager who leads the IT Project Management Office. This position is listed as hybrid meaning the selected candidate would need to live local or be willing to relocate to the Salt Lake City area. 
The University of Utah offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Additional benefits information is available at 

  • Delivery Process: Accountable for the various projects that are under the ownership of this role. Ensure delivery to agreed time, cost and quality parameters. Ensure project goals are achieved on time in alignment with the stakeholders’ expectation. Ability to manage both large, small, simple and complex projects. Ability to escalate and remove blocks to progress. Have proven delivery experience and capability which enables this role to provide guidance, coaching and mentoring to junior project managers.
  • Quality, Risk & Compliance: Ensure all risk and issues associated with owned projects are recorded and managed in the appropriate Risk & Issue logs in a timely manner, according to project standards. Ensure all Risks and Issues have clear action/mitigation/contingency plans defined, with named action owners and timelines for completion.
  • Team Leadership: As a member of the team, contribute the development of talent and capabilities. Use experience to bring new ideas and to identify and challenge ineffective practices. Based on the proven experience this person will responsible for guiding, mentoring and coaching the junior project managers in the team. Manage the selection of project managers.
  • Continuous Improvement: Collaborate with others to improve our IT delivery methodology covering tools, sourcing, processes and quality assurance.
  • Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor and summarize progress of projects.
  • Think creatively about solutions to technical and non-technical problems.
  • Communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Facilitate effective meetings that produce clear action and consensus.
  • Ensure that IT plan is consistent with project design and requirements.
  • Build trusting relationships within and beyond the IT Team to achieve the goals and contribute to the success of the Utah DCC.

DisclaimerThis job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically requiredOften: Office environmentSeldom: Outdoor environment, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise (there is sufficient noise to cause you to shout in order to be heard above the noise level), atmospheric conditions (conditions that affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation) and close quarters Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be requiredNearly continuously: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), hearing, listening, talking, walkingOften: Sitting, bending, twistingSeldom: Repetitive foot motion, climbing, kneeling, squatting, crawling, balancing, reaching overhead, pulling, pushing

Minimum Qualifications
Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) and at least 7 years of experience in the field or related area.

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification may be required depending on area of assignment.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

  • Master’s degree in a related area may be preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and practical application of Project Lifecycle Methodologies
  • Proven ability to lead effective teams, consisting of resources from multiple disciplines, and ability to effectively monitor and develop direct reports to ensure a timely and smooth operation
  • Strong analytical, leadership, problem solving, organizational, and planning skills
  • Demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written
  • Healthcare, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), research experience
  • Experience with Atlassian products, MS Project, Tableau Reporting
  • Background in project management and strategic planning skills
  • Proven excellence in leadership, negotiation and business skills
  • Experience providing technical support to non-technical audiences

Applicants will be screened according to preferences.

Special Instructions

Requisition Number: PRN38210B
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary: Full-time, 40 hours per week. Monday - Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm. Opportunities for a hybrid telework schedule may be available if supported by operational needs. 
Department: 00848 - Pediatric Administration
Location: Campus
Pay Rate Range: $60,700 - $109,649
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

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