IT PROJECT MANAGER
Position Summary: The University of Georgia Enterprise IT Services (EITS) division is seeking an experienced project manager to oversee projects for the UGA community that involve EITS resources. The individual in this position will provide project management support to EITS teams including project reports and documentation; meeting facilitation; and other project coordination tasks to assist the organization in managing and prioritizing numerous mission critical projects for UGA.
Responsibilities: Apply formal project management principles and practices during the planning, implementation, monitoring and completion of projects - Create detailed project plans for completion of tasks that consider schedules, dependencies, institutional priorities, and resource limitations and conflicts - Coordinate efforts of project teams to facilitate cooperation and prevent delays - Develop and maintain standard project management documentation, such as project charters, project plans, timeline visuals, risk registers, issues logs, meeting agendas and summaries, and project status reports - Proactively oversee project execution by following up on the completion of tasks, reporting potential delays to management, and coordinate problem resolution efforts in the event of technical difficulties.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) within 6 months required; Current CAPM or PMP (Project Management Professional) preferred.
About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
Full time/Part time: Full Time
EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.