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Company: University of Missouri - Columbia (MU)
Location: Columbia
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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Hiring Department Division of Information Technology Job Description The primary function of this is position is to manage one or more simultaneous projects using formal project management tools, templates and processes. At more senior levels, the position may manage programs (collections of related projects) and/or project portfolios which may be coordinated across all the campuses, University Hospitals and Extension. Occasional travel may be necessary.Project Initiation. Based upon internal policy and project selection criteria, coordinate with functional and technical resources to prepare and submit project documents to functional director/executive sponsor and to Project Governance for review, approval, and priority assignment. Coordinate procurements and capital project funding estimates with the fiscal manager.Project Planning. Based on the stated project scope and deliverables, work with functional and technical resources to prepare a project plan addressing scope, cost, schedule, quality/testing, human resources, risks, communication, change management, procurement and transition to operations. Build and maintain an electronic workspace, and utilize the Project Portfolio Management software and Microsoft Project to administer projects. Prepare and submit plan check-ups for review and approval. In conjunction with functional and technical managers, select appropriate human resources, set resource scheduling calendars, and coordinate task assignments. As needed, coordinate security reviews/audits, including security review of procurement documents.Project Execution, Monitoring, and Controlling. Utilize internal standard operating procedures to administer projects in Innotas, including managing resources, setting baselines, and managing against baselines. Submit major changes to the budget, schedule, and scope to Project Governance for approval. Monitor and update project schedule. Review and endorse project team members' time reports as needed; coordinate and verify time submissions with functional manager as needed. Monitor and mitigate risks throughout execution. Identify and manage issues throughout the project. Monitor quality of deliverables through testing and advise functional managers of defects. Coordinate to develop operational support model, roles and responsibilities and life-cycle planning. In accordance with the communication plan prepare and submit periodic status reports. Manage communication with project team and other stakeholders.Project Closing. Ensure all deliverables have been realized in accordance with customer requirements and quality standards. Prepare and submit project closure documentation for Project Governance review and approval. Submit actual project costs, variances to milestones and lessons learned.Additional expectations. Manage project team meetings and document decisions, accomplishments, and next steps. Use project management processes to hold project teams accountable for deliverables, schedule, scope, budget and quality. Throughout a project, coordinate with Division of IT Leadership to utilize approved tools, templates, and processes. The successful candidate will be able to interact with resources and stakeholders at all levels, build strong teams, and display excellent verbal and written communication skills.Certification. Maintain existing PMP credential, or earn a Project Management Professional credential, preferably within 6 months, to be determined based on project assignments. Once earned, maintain PMP credential by actively seeking training and earning Professional Development Units (PDU) in accordance with Project Management Institute rules. Salary $41,704 - $75,000 Commensurate with experience Shift Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor's degree in project management, business, information technology, computer science, or a related area or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary. Preferred Qualifications At least four years work experience, managing enterprise-level projects.Higher Education work experience.Project Management Profession (PMP) credential. Other Information Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. The University will not sponsor applicants for this position for employment visas. Benefit Eligibility This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at CommitmentThe University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.Equal Employment OpportunityEqual Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information,call theDirector of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-884-2577.To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.EEO IS THE LAWTo read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:EEO is the LawEnglish VersionEEO is the LawSpanish VersionEEO is the LawChinese Versionrecblid 5kilgp5hl82g71mf4i0rofbodj1fol

Keywords: University of Missouri - Columbia (MU), Columbia , PROJECT MANAGER, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, Executive , Columbia, South Carolina

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