Project Manager, Strategic DH Initiatives

Charlottesville, VA
Mar 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Project Manager, Strategic DH Initiatives

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Centers for Computation Research & Scholarship

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 03-27-2017

Posting Summary:
* THIS IS A ONE-YEAR POSITION, ENDING MAY 2018, with the possibility of extending for a second year.*

The Office of the Vice President for Information Technology at the University of Virginia invites applications for the position of Project Manager, Strategic DH Initiatives. This roll will assist the Vice President for Information Technology in support of promoting digital humanities across the University, stimulating engagement, as well as directing key ongoing digital projects.

This is a multi-faceted position, which requires experience in project management, a strong background in digital humanities, and a flexibility to work on several key projects in support of digital humanities.

The successful candidate will have strong written, verbal and presentation skills, experience with events planning, ability to collaborate, excellent time/task management and organization skills, etc.

This position will directly report to the Vice President for Information Technology, with a dotted line to the Dean of Libraries and University Librarian.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills to convey technical guidance and information to users and to provide excellent customer service.

Demonstrate an exceptional understanding of University system and its policies, and its operating procedures.

Possess excellent project management skills and the ability to work within a matrixed environment if necessary.

Strong organizational ability and coordinating skills.

Excellent interpersonal relationships and teamwork orientation, including appreciation for diverse points of view, and the ability to give and receive feedback effectively.

Effective management of multiple and/or changing priorities.

Attention to detail.

Comfortable with ambiguity and changing tasks.

Knowledge of web-based tools and programs.

Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

Ability to plan, develop and coordinate multiple projects.

Ability to compile information and prepare summaries for Institute management on a variety of topics.

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