Director of Project Management

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Director of Project Management

The Project Manager will join Emerson at an exciting time as we finish a large project to implement the Workday ERP system. When implementation finishes this July, this position will take over project planning for each major Workday release (twice a year). This is a director level position and part of the IT leadership team, that will at times give direction to AVPs, Directors, and other staff. The project manager will provide regular updates to the Executive Committee, Steering Committee, and at times the Board of Trustees.
The Project Manager will be instrumental in establishing a PMO, working with the IT leadership team to define project intake and prioritization processes; establish best practices for project management and delivery; and drive adoption across the College.

Campus Location: Boston Campus

Required Knowledge:
• Experience managing large, complicated projects with budget and consultant management
• Knowledge of and experience with multiple project management methodologies
• Ability to communicate and persuade at all management levels and thrive in a cross-functional environment
• At least five years’ related work experience in information technology

Preferred/Desirable Knowledge:
• PMP, PRINCE2, or other project management certification highly desired • At least two years’ experience in higher education

Required Prior Work Experience:

Diversity Statement:
Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

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Classification Title: Director 1

Salary Grade: 19

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Posted: 1/10/2019
Application Due: 4/4/2019
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