Senior Project Manager
Senior Project Manager
Posting Number: 201301126P
Full or Part Time: Full Time
Number of Months: 12
Work Schedule: Work performed during standard business hours, additional work hours may be required to meet project deadlines and business needs.
Position End Date:
Open Date: 08/04/2017
Open Until Filled: Yes
The Senior Project Manager is responsible for managing the execution of strategic technology-focused programs and projects of significant complexity from conception through delivery. Management should include the successful project definition, planning, budgeting, time estimating, scheduling, project staff planning, resource leveling, and organizing. This individual must be able to lead high performance project teams for the successful delivery of projects within their assigned organization with little to no guidance. The Senior Project Manager manages all factors that govern project success to ensure high-quality delivery within time, cost, and quality parameters established by the Program Management Office (PMO). He/she will have a very heavy responsibility to influence Pacific Technology IT Managers, stakeholders and resource managers to follow standard project management practices to achieve their project goals. He/she serves as primary contact for university senior department managers for critical change initiatives. With limited guidance, develops a sound implementation plan for meeting project strategies, within the budget and timing constraints. He/she coordinates activities across the PMO for project teams and assistant project managers when necessary. He/she proactively manages project delivery and approvals with little supervision, resolving action items, issues, and risks and maintaining open communication with the PMO Director. This individual monitors progress to the plan and proactively communicates any and all variances. He/she serves as the primary point of contact for assigned projects and is responsible for developing executive status reports and leading well-organized status meetings. Project checkpoints and deliverable review meetings are scheduled and led by this individual. It is the Senior PM's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate PMO project managers and team members are involved as needed in the programs he/she is managing.
With minimal guidance and direction from the PMO Director, the Senior Project Manager performs the following for large scale, high priority, high visibility strategic programs and project efforts:
Skills/Knowledge and Expertise:
The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Primarily an office setting with exposure to noise and cooler temperatures when working in classroom environments. Constant sitting and computer usage, frequent walking and standing required. May require occasional bending, stooping, and squatting. Simple grasping and frequent use of computer keyboard. Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. Physically able to participate in training sessions, presentations, and meetings.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Work performed during standard business hours, additional work hours may be required to meet project deadlines and business needs. Some travel may be required for the purpose of meeting with clients, stakeholders, training, or off-site personnel/management.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience, exempt
To apply, visit: https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/10474
Background Check Statement:
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check
AA/EEO Policy Statement:
University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.