Project Management Specialist

Job Description Summary:
Job ID:  5439 - Unclassified - FT (Salaried)
Responsible for ensuring the success of assigned projects through the application of Agile project management methodologies.  Maintain relationships with clients, managers and project teams and guide them in developing their knowledge and skills in Agile frameworks and Agile project management.


Duties/Physical Demands:
Facilitate and lead the execution of IT Services’ projects by serving as Scrum Master or Project Manager as appropriate.
Create project documentation: charter, stakeholder analysis, schedule, budget, communication plan, and others as appropriate.
Organize and lead regular team meetings including Daily Standups, Sprint Planning and Retrospectives.
Monitor, manage and report on project activities using reporting tools such as schedule, budget and issues.
Facilitate decisions and conflict resolution that arise during the course of the project.  Escalate issues to sponsor and/or steering team as appropriate.
Serve as liaison between the project sponsor/product owner/steering team and project team.
Negotiate with vendors and resource managers, as required.
Actively promote a customer-oriented, servant-leader approach throughout IT Services.
Participate in professional development activities.
Participate in cross-functional projects.
Participate in divisional committees, as assigned.
Perform other related duties as required or assigned.
May occasionally teach one credit bearing course, per semester, on an as needed basis.


Minimum Qualifications:
Require Bachelor’s degree required by date of hire.
Require 3-5 years project management and/or Agile project execution experience.


OEEO Statement: The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices.  Requests for reasonable accommodations/or disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560.  Miami University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: http://miamioh.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/. Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke and tobacco free campuses.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs