Project Manager

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Project Manager

Job ID: 225858
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Location
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

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.

Responsibilities
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
Experience with project management software solutions
Experience in higher education

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of project management methodology and familiarity with major project management approaches

  • 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

  • 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 not 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.

    Background Check
    • Standard Enhanced + Education


    To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=43000&JobOpeningId=225858&PostingSeq=1







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    Posted: 4/26/2021
    Application Due: 5/10/2021
    Work Type: Full Time
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