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Albany, NY 12222, Albany, NY 12222
24minutes ago


Project Manager

Project Manager
About University at Albany:
Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,900 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses.
Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.
Listing description
Information Technology Services (ITS) at the University at Albany seeks candidates for a Project Manager. The Project Manager is responsible for the management, monitoring, and delivery of projects, ensuring they stay on time, and within scope and budget. The Project Manager works across ITS on all aspects of project management. She/He/They engage stakeholders across the institution to define project requirements, success criteria, and desired results.
Reporting to the Project Portfolio Manager, the Project Manager is part of the team which supervises and updates ITS' project management framework, processes, and tools. She/He/They is engaged in fostering a culture of continuous improvement and promoting the development of project management standards and best practices. The Project Manager also serves as a consultant and coach for other ITS staff managing projects in mixed functions across the organization.
The prosperous candidate has excellent organizational and communication expertise, and the capability to cultivate relationships with a wide variety of constituents ranging from campus leadership abilities to front-line staff. The Project Manager is expected to work under limited supervision as well as within a team environment.
Main Responsibilities:
   » Manage all aspects of assigned projects for the duration of the project lifecycle.
   » Serve as the primary point of contact for all project-related activities (scheduling, monitoring, and tracking, change management, risk management, reporting, documentation, etc.)
   » Coordinate all resources, including third parties/vendors, for executing assigned projects with varying degrees of complexity.
   » Act as the escalation point of contact for all issues within assigned projects.
   » Manage key relationships with project teams and stakeholders across the University.
   » Promote the use of processes, practices, templates, and tools as defined by the Project Portfolio Manager. Actively participate in the continuing design, implementation, maintenance, and improvement of the project management framework for ITS.
   » Lead and/or participate in project-related meetings, training, and other activities as directed by the Project Portfolio Manager.
   » Mentor and coach ITS staff on best practices for project management and the use of all ITS project management tools, templates, and artifacts.
   » Commit to continuous professional growth, including training and/or activities to obtain or maintain certification and stay abreast of industry changes.
   » Be available to provide scheduled support and consultation outside normal business hours, including occasional evenings, holidays, or weekends, within reasonable professional obligation and expectation.
General Requirements:
Primary Qualifications required
   » Bachelor's Degree from a college or university accredited by the U.S Department of Education or an internationally accrediting organization
   » At least 3 years of practice leading IT projects in a complex organization
   » Excellent communication and organizational expertise
   » capability to manage several projects concurrently
   » Demonstrated proficiency of industry-standard project management tools
   » candidates must clearly address their capability to work with a culturally diverse population in their application or during the interview
Preferred Qualifications required
   » PMP Certification
   » ITIL Certification
   » Project management practice in a technology organization
   » Project management practice in a higher-education setting
Additional Information:
Professional Rank and income Range: adjunct for University Systems Analysis, SL-4; $81,000-95,000
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candidates MUST submit the following documents:
   » Resume
   » Cover letter stating all the required minimum qualifications and any of the applicable preferred qualifications
   » Contact information for three professional references
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Job Location: Albany, NY 12222, Albany, NY 12222, Other
Address: Albany, NY 12222, Albany, NY 12222
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Post Date: 09/22/2022 / Viewed 8 times
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