Job description

University of California Irvine


Updated: Oct 15, 2020
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:

Job Opening ID: 10025

Reports To: Assistant Vice Chancellor

Working Title: Business Project Manager

Department: DFA Vice Chancellors Office

Bargaining Unit: 99

FLSA: Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 000731

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F

Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

Under the general direction of the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Process Improvement, the incumbent will provide project management expertise for multiple projects, initiatives and programs supporting the office of the CFO and Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration (DFA), as well as work supporting other key areas such as the Chancellor's Executive Policy Group (CEPG), the Strategic Advisory Group (SAG) and Campus Recovery Implementation Team (CRIT). These project will range from moderate to high complexity and may be DFA-specific or have campus-wide impact. In addition, the incumbent will engage in development of business cases, perform various analyses and solution development and will provide organizational change management support.

Compensation Range:

Annually $90,000.00 to $120,000.00

Department Website:


9-10 years Project Management experience with a 4-year degree in related field or equivalent experience.

Very strong communicator both verbally and in writing.

Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with various levels of the organization in a professional, diplomatic, and tactful manner.

Ability to foster good relationships with business units. Listens and understands client needs and concerns.

Demonstrated history for tracking and driving forward all open and unresolved action items, risks and issues.

Demonstrated skills for working collaboratively with project team members on tasks behind schedule and issues to make course corrections to keep tasks on schedule and maintain the critical path. Escalates project issues and risks as necessary to ensure timely completion of tasks.


MBA or Master's degree credentials and experience.

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Special Conditions:

Must have a valid California driver's license and participate in the DMV Pull Program.

Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.

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Posted: 10/16/2020
Application Due: 12/15/2020
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