Project Manager

Employer
University of Maryland, College Park
Location
College Park, Maryland
Posted
Aug 18, 2022
Closes
Sep 22, 2022
Hours
Full Time

Project Manager
Position #: 127599

The Project Manager works under direct supervision of the Assistant Director, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), at the University of Maryland, College Park, in the Division of Information Technology (DIT). The incumbent will plan, execute, and finalize projects according to deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will also assist in defining the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.

Minimum qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

Experience: 

  • 4+ years experience in an IT project management/lead or related capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution.
  • Experience in developing and deploying project best practices, policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Demonstrated experience in project team management.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of project management.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to develop best practices, techniques and tools for project planning, execution and management.
  • Ability to ensure projects stay on schedule and within budget.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Strong analytical skill using spreadsheets (MS Excel, google sheets).

Preferences

  • Knowledge of and experience with Workday or a modern SaaS ERP.
  • Knowledge of and experience Project Management software  (Smartsheet, MS Project)
  • Knowledge of and experience Business Process Management documentation tool experience (Visio, Lucidchart)

Additional Certifications:  PMP or ITIL certification is preferred

Additional information: Benefits Included:

Salary range is in the low $100,000s.

**This position does not provide sponsorship for Visas.

Physical demands:  Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Repetitive motion. Occasional evening and weekend work to meet deadlines. Sitting for extended periods of time. Dexterity of hands and fingers required to operate a computer keyboard or mouse, and to handle other computer components. Ability to attend meetings at partner and customer offices.

Best consideration date: 09/07/2022 or open until filled

Please apply at: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/98839 

Vaccine protocol: The University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMD, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMD, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at any University of Maryland location. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement at return.umd.edu [ejobs.umd.edu] and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Failure to provide proof of vaccination or to obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption will result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

Background Check: Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. A prior criminal conviction or convictions will not automatically disqualify a finalist from employment in the position.

                                                    EOE/AA

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