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About the Position:
At Southern Methodist University, the IT Project Manager, Associate will be part of the Project Management Office (PMO)within Office of Information Technology (OIT). Under general direction, the candidate will be responsible for facilitating, coordinating, and supporting multiple OIT projects - from project initiation to completion. This position will work with cross functional teams across campus to meet business objectives.
- Project Management - Lead and manage all aspects of multiple projects including defining project goals, objectives, scope, schedule estimates, resources and cost. Managing and coaching the project team as needed.
- Communication - Effectively coordinate and communicate progress communication among project teams, customers, and appropriate level of management.
- Risk Awareness - Pro-actively identify and analyze project risks, plan and implement risk responses.
- Relationship Building - Develop strong relationships with all project stakeholders.
- Other Duties - Business Process Analysis, System Analysis, Team Dynamix administration, and other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
A high school diploma is required. A Bachelor's degree is preferred in the field of project management, computer science, information sciences or business administration.
A minimum of three (3) years of professional work experience is required for this role, preferably in higher education. Experience managing the execution and implementation of software development, infrastructure or other IT related projects with multiple integrations is desired. Candidate with Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Candidate with knowledge and understanding of PMBOK based principles and practices is preferred.
Candidate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tool such as TeamDynamix is preferred. Ideal candidate should also possess strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Candidate must also demonstrate to have strong project management and time management skills.
Candidate must possess strong problem-solving skills with the ability to identify and analyze problems, as well as devise solutions. Must also have strong organizational, planning and time management skills.
Physical and Environmental Demands:
- Sit for long periods of time
Deadline to Apply:
Open until filled.
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