College Park, Maryland
Dec 05, 2022
Jan 09, 2023
Full Time

Project Manager, Jr. Project Manager
Position #: 127922


The role of the Junior Project Manager within the Division of Information Technology (DIT) is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to deadlines and within budget under the supervision of the head of the project management group. 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 Junior Project Manager will also assist in defining the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle. The Junior Project Manager is expected to manage multiple (2-3) mid-level projects with minimal support.


In addition to managing internal and/or external projects, the Junior Project Manager will support the continuous improvement cycle of the PMO. Activities may include identifying opportunities and facilitating improvements, creating or updating PMO assets, overseeing and/or supporting PMO service delivery, facilitating training of other DIT staff or students, attendance and facilitation of Community of Practice sessions, and/or other improvement or support efforts led by the PMO.

Minimum qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • 2-4 years of experience managing projects, or related work experience.
  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.



  • Experience in higher education preferred.
  • Experience in IT settings preferred.
  • Experience with Smartsheet or similar PM tool.
  • Experience working with a Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) system (such as Salesforce).

Additional Certifications: 

PMP, CAPM or ITIL certification preferred

Additional Information: 

Benefits Included:

Salary range $85,000-$95,000

**This position does not provide sponsorship for Visas.

Physical demands: 

  • 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.
  • Walking to partner and customer offices.

Best consideration date: 12/22/2022 or open until filled

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Background Check: Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information reported by the background check will not automatically disqualify you from employment.


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