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Project Analyst

University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles
USD $34.24/Hr. - USD $74.19/Hr.

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Project Analyst

University of California Los Angeles

Budgeted Pay Scale:

$42.14 - $50.05 per hour

Full Salary Range:
USD $34.24/Hr. - USD $74.19/Hr.

Department Summary

Strategy, Planning, and Operations leads and manages a large and complex portfolio of IT projects and programs while establishing partnerships and stakeholder engagement efforts with students, faculty, staff, and external partners on behalf of the IT organization. The Strategy, Planning, and Operations Office also manages organizational initiatives and efforts, including general administrative functions, financial management and budgeting, vendor management and licensing, billing, internal communications, department human resources, talent management, and culture development. The Enterprise Program Management team operates as a centralized, strategic IT function that works with IT executives and key university decision-makers to facilitate the strategic alignment, planning, prioritization, and value realization of all enterprise-wide IT projects, programs, and portfolio planning and management activities.
Position Summary

The Project Analyst will support the operations and coordination of the Enterprise Program Management Office (ePMO). This role will act as a resource to ensure compliance with program and project management standards while maintaining a focus on quality assurance. The Project Analyst will support major projects by utilizing project portfolio tools for generating ePMO status reports, providing valuable insights into the progress and performance of projects. Additionally, this role will be responsible for working closely with customers and project teams to schedule and prepare for project life-cycle reviews. The Project Analyst will positively impact UCLA's operations and culture by enabling IT projects and programs in service of the institution's academic, research and service mission. This team member will advance the University's mission by delivering exceptional information technology services comprehensively and consistently across faculty, staff, and students. This role will execute UCLA's vision while modeling UCLA's culture and values.

Salary & Compensation

*UCLA provides a full pay range. Actual salary offers consider factors, including budget, prior experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business considerations. Salary offers at the top of the range are not common. Visit UC Benefit package to discover benefits that start on day one, and UC Total Compensation Estimator to calculate the total compensation value with benefits.

  • One year of experience working in one or more of the following fields: project management, information technology, data services, application services, IT service management, or related field. (Required)
  • Three or more years experience working in one or more of the following fields: project management, information technology, data services, application services, IT service management, or related field. (Preferred)
  • Experience working in a project-based environment using leading project management practices including schedule management, status reporting, and communication of project risks and issues. (Required)
  • Experience in complex higher education environments, serving academic and administrative functions of a large public university. (Preferred)
  • Basic knowledge of project management principles, theories, and concepts. (Required)
  • Ability to assess campus needs for information technology products and design services to meet those needs. (Required)
  • Working knowledge of technology-related initiatives and an understanding of impact to the organization of such initiatives. (Required)
  • Demonstrated capacity to anticipate obstacles and plan for contingencies. (Required)
  • Demonstrated attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to determine relevance and prioritize tasks. (Required)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Able to communicate ideas clearly. (Required)
  • Able to develop positive working relationships and a strong rapport with team members and stakeholders. (Required)
  • Strong organizational skills and is able to prioritize project needs. (Required)
  • Strong demonstrated problem-solving skills. Able to ask questions, gather information, evaluate options, and make decisions with integrity. (Required)
  • Able to support an inclusive environment that values equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging. (Required)
  • Thinks creatively and is able to work with agility in a fast-paced environment. (Required)

  • Education, Licenses, Certifications & Personal Affiliations

  • Bachelor's Degree in one or more of: information technology, computer science, public administration, business administration, communications, or a related field or equivalent combination of experience/training. (Required)
  • Bachelor's Degree in one or more of the following fields: information technology, computer science, public administration, business administration, communications. (Preferred)
  • PgMP, PfMP, Agile Scrum, LEAN Six Sigma, ITIL, and/or OCM certification (Preferred)

  • Special Conditions for Employment

    • This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement that includes regular visits to campus as needed (for those who work remotely, travel/lodging expenses are not eligible for reimbursement).

      The anticipated pay range for this position is $42.14 - $50.05 per hour; salary is dependent upon the skills and experience of the selected finalist.

      NOTE: This position REQUIRES that a RESUME and COVER LETTER be submitted in addition to the application. Please have these two files ready to upload when applying.
    • Background Check: Continued employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background investigation.
    • Live Scan Background Check: A Live Scan background check must be completed prior to the start of employment.


    8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. PT, Monday through Friday and/or variable based upon operational needs.
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    UCLA features the College of Letters and Science, seven general campus professional schools, and four professional schools for the health sciences. The UCLA College of Letters and Science has 34 academic departments and 900 faculty, and houses the majority of UCLA's 129 undergraduate majors as well as the students in the Graduate Division of Letters and Sciences. The UCLA College Honors Program is also housed in the College. The College of Letters and Science's programs are divided into five academic divisions: humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, and the International Institute. UCLA also offers certificate programs, undergraduate degree-credit and continuing education credits for non-full-time students through its UCLA Extension education program.

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