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Project Manager

Company: University of California Riverside, Bourns College
Location: Riverside
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Project Manager Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 24416495 Full Time 8AM - 5PM Commensurate with Experience Position Information As a member of the Information Technology Services (ITS) Project Management Office, this position will act as a technical project manager under the general direction of management and will utilize standard project management practices and tools in the delivery of technical projects. They must demonstrate strong analytical skills, provide team leadership, and utilize prescribed techniques to deliver a variety of technical project types, sizes and criticalities. They will possess the ability to lead and manage projects using Waterfall, Agile Scrum, and hybrid methodologies.This position is classified as remote with occasional visits to campus as necessary to perform the job duties. Working hours will be based on Pacific Standard Time (PST). This position is a two-year CONTRACT position with a maximum annual budgeted salary of $102,500. As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Preferred Certifications Certification Requirement Professional certification. Preferred PMP (Project Management Professional) Preferred Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundation Preferred Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) OR Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Preferred Experience Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required 1 - 3 years work experience with Banner, Student Information Systems, and/or Student Learning Systems. Preferred 1 - 3 years work experience within higher education. Preferred Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Must pass a background check. Required Occasional travel for system-wide meetings, conferences, and developmental opportunities. Required Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required Minimum Requirements Working knowledge of technology-related initiatives and an understanding of impact to the organization of such initiatives.Demonstrated advanced organization and project management skills.Demonstrated attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to determine relevance and prioritize tasks.Proven leadership ability. Effective problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to put forth persuasive arguments.Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.Focused and versatile team player who is comfortable under pressure, ambiguity, frequent change, or unpredictability.Demonstrated competency in selecting and implementing project management methods and techniques.Requires basic knowledge of project management principles, theories, and concepts.Effective skill at tracking effort and project progress.Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to navigate in a matrixed organization effectively.Knowledge of most aspects of computing and communications including hardware infrastructure, networking, software, operations and disaster recovery.Requires effective communication and organization skills.Requires ability to assess campus, medical center or Office of the President needs for information technology products and design services to meet those needs.Demonstrated capacity to anticipate obstacles and plan for contingencies.Demonstrated effective writing skills.Broad knowledge of technology-related initiatives and an understanding of impact to the organization of such initiatives.Strong planning, organizational, and leadership skills, including the ability to mobilize and motivate teams, set direction and approach, resolve conflict, deliver tough messages with grace, and execute with limited information and ambiguity. Preferred Qualifications Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud. UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings. UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020 UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color. Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019 Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview Job Description Details View complete Job Description for this position

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