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Director of Project Support Services-Grants Department

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Category: Administrators

Department: Grants Department

Locations: Boston, MA

Posted: Sep 07, '18

Type: Full-time

Ref No.: NUP


About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. Ranked among the 25 fastest growing public two-year colleges in the United States, BHCC is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, MA, in nearby Chelsea, MA, and at three satellite locations within the Greater Boston area. BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges.

BHCC offers 103 certificate and degree programs that prepare students to enter four-year institutions or to enter the workforce prepared for better and more highly skilled jobs. Sixty-seven percent of students are people of color and more than fifty percent are women.

Bunker Hill Community College BHCC is nationally recognized as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream and is one of four colleges awarded the National Gates Foundation Achieving the Dream Catalyst grant.

COLLEGE GOALS:

BHCC is a progressive institution guided by five goals: to Foster Student Success, Strengthen Career, Transfer and Workforce Readiness, Advance Diversity, Inclusion and Equity and Develop the College's Infrastructure. The College is committed to a learning community teaching/learning environment and, as an Achieving the Dream institution, is focused on data-driven student success.

Living in Boston:

Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America with twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offering exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, museums, galleries and an extensive network of parks and outdoor recreational areas. Unemployment consistently tracks lower than the national average and job growth in 2014 and 2015 were ahead of projections. Eighty-plus colleges and a quarter of a million college students in the area make Boston one of the country's "youngest major metropolis," according to Boston magazine. Suburbs outside of Boston offer affordable housing options with easy access to public transportation.

Job Description:

Reporting to the Executive Director of Grants, the Director of Project Support Services will be responsible for the overall direction and coordination of a portfolio of projects ensuring consistency in project planning and delivery. The Director collaborates with the Project Leads and Sponsors contributing to the development of plans and strategies including evaluating project feasibility, defining scope and requirements, determining resources, and setting and tracking outcomes in alignment with the College's strategic goals. The Director helps to foster a project management-oriented culture and mindset across the College.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides supervision and guidance to staff in project planning and execution, staff development, performance appraisals and related staff management activities.
  • Oversees a portfolio of concurrent initiatives as the program manager for a group of assigned projects supported by the office, and/or as the project manager for individual projects.
  • Provides leadership to ensure project schedules and deliverables are met in a collaborative environment.
  • Develops standard methodologies and took-kits to maximize efficiency and consistency in project management across the College.
  • Contributes to the initial project and resource planning.
  • Leads and advises teams to successfully execute plans and achieve the outcomes within the prescribed timeline.
  • Collaborates with all stakeholders to build project ownership/buy-in, maintain project plans and mitigate risks.
  • Produces the related project management artifacts and processes to support project success.
  • Prepares executive level project reports and presents project performance updates to executives, senior management and stakeholders.
  • Regularly reviews and evaluates opportunities to improve project support services by implementing PMI best practices.
  • Regularly reviews and evaluates opportunities to improve project support services by implementing PMI best practices.

Requirements:

  • PMP, PRINCE2, PgPM CBAP, or similar project management certification
  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum five years related experience
  • Experience in the evaluation, professional development and supervision of staff
  • Proven ability to manage and maintain high quality service levels
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including written, oral and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to lead change and provide strategic management
  • Excellent organizational, time management and execution skills
  • Demonstrated experience leading diverse teams
  • Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse student, faculty and staff population

Additional Information:

Salary Range: $95,000.00-$105,000.00

Review Date: Review Date: To Ensure Consideration, Application Materials Must Be Received By September 20, 2018.

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position please upload the following documents to your account:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • A Copy of your Unofficial Transcripts

Please be sure to address the Required Qualifications in your documents.

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Posted: 9/8/2018
Application Due: 9/21/2018
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