Sr. Project Manager

Columbia, SC
Sep 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00251PO17 Classification Title Project Manager II Internal Title Sr. Project Manager Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Information Technology Department Division of Information Technology Band 8 Advertised Minimum Salary $71,910 Advertised Salary Range $71,910-$109,457 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.50 Work Schedule Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other Professional

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

This is a Senior level IT Project Management position. The candidate for this position will be responsible for planning and executing approved projects to implement strategic and tactical IT initiatives as well as manage projects of significant complexity and risk, or manage multiple projects of moderate risk and complexity. This position is responsible for the successful transitions between project work to operational deployment, including completion of documentation, staff training and implementation of operational processes. The candidate for this position will use project management techniques as defined by USC's project methodology which follows PMI's PMBOK and Agile/Scrum.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree in related field and 7 years related experience, or bachelor's degree in related field and 9 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer a minimum of 5 years related experience in IT project management. Candidates for this position must have PMP, CSM and/or SAFe certifications. Requires experience with project management tools such as Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office, Mind Mapping tools, etc. Business Analyst skills are also required for this position.


PMP certification and/or CSM/SAFe certifications are required
Must have excellent communication skills
Ability to plan effectively and manage multiple priorities
Requires strong written communication (technical and non-technical writing skills)
Ability to present summary and detailed data to various audiences, including executive level administration
Ability to conceptualize needed changes and to initiate appropriate activities to move from concepts to implementation
Software development experience or IT system administration experience preferred.
Knowledge of ITIL/ITSM preferred.
Must be conversant with a variety of technologies and able to absorb innovative concepts rapidly.
Must have strong conflict negotiation, consensus building skills and provide evidentiary documentation preferred
Must be able to manage cross-functional teams effectively and maintain a team environment of open communication, honesty, and integrity.
Demonstrate an excellent work ethic and manage stress effectively

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 09/15/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 09/05/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Master's degree in related field and 7 years related experience, or bachelor's degree in related field and 9 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume
    3. List of References and Contact Information


    Similar jobs

    Similar jobs