Open Date: 05/31/2018
Date Initial Screening Begins:
Minimum Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Special Instructions to Applicant: East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter/resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.
Job Duties: This position is responsible for managing Information Technology and Computing Services (ITCS) projects and/or initiatives, from start to finish. This includes carrying out varying duties such as planning, coordination, and implementation efforts, while also monitoring/controlling project scope, budget, schedules, project teams and resources; utilizing project protocols, templates and procedures. Additional responsibilities consist of identifying project risks and/or issues, including the development of risk mitigation plans, then communicating those identified to project sponsor(s), stakeholder(s), and ITCS Direct Reports, when applicable. In addition, this position will be responsible for the establishment of project artifacts and providing regular status updates to ensure transparency is provided to ITCS and the University community over the duration of the project(s). This position leads planning, management, and/or implementation of various sized projects (small to medium projects), including facilitating the definition of project missions, goals, tasks, and resource requirements; resolving or assisting in the resolution of conflicts within and between projects or functional areas; developing methods to monitor project or area progress; and providing corrective supervision if necessary. Responsibilities include assembling the project staff; for their technical or functional development, performance, during the project or projects and managing project budget and resource allocation. This position facilitates the definition of service levels and customer requirements and interacts regularly with existing or potential clients to determine their needs and to develop plans for improving delivery. This position will advocate on behalf of clients and represent clients' needs as appropriate to senior management and works cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes. They follow a defined, agreed upon project management methodology. They present oral and written reports defining plans, problems, and resolutions to appropriate levels of management. Provides leadership and direction to the functional team so that tasks and activities are coordinated for project scope control, quality control, communication management, change control management, risk management and issue management. This position is responsible for the accurate, timely tracking and monitoring of assigned projects within the Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solution. This position will utilize the identified PPM tool to ensure that project(s) and program(s) statuses are accurate and complete. This position may also be accountable for overseeing the elicitation of business, technical, and/or functional requirements. This position may require non-business hour support including evenings and weekends, depending on the needs of the University.