IT Project Manager

Job description

IT Project Manager

Job ID: 222032
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Summary
Manages, develops and implements medium to large projects and feasibility studies within budget. Reviews and consults with project sponsors prior to project submission and provides planning, development and follow-up. Analyzes and develops strategies for new projects and provides recommendations and direction to achieve project goals.

1. Defines project objectives, develops plans and monitors progress
2. Responsible for continuity of process flow and action items from project planning meetings
3. Manages changes to project plan, schedule, cost and scope
4. Identifies critical path decisions and communicates to project stakeholders
5. Provides guidance and support to project team and managers
6. Builds and maintains relationships with campus partners
7. Provides project management coordination and training
8. Collaborates with project team members in making strategic decisions when appropriate

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a related field

Required Experience
Two (2) years of direct project management experience

Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Project Management Professional Certification

Preferred Experience
Two (2) years IT experience; Experience with project management software solutions; Experience in higher education

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Able to adjust quickly to changing priorities and conditions
Able to influence and negotiate effectively
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Knowledge of project management methodology and familiarity with major project

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national, origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position does not require security clearance.

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Job No:
Posted: 2/11/2021
Application Due: 2/11/2033
Work Type: Full Time