Project Manager for Technology Operations

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Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine
Project Manager for Technology Operations


The proposed Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking a Project Manager for Technology Operations. This person would be responsible for overseeing the successful completion of technology related projects at the College. The Project Manager is responsible for the creation, organization, execution, and completion of specific projects, including managing relevant employees, setting deadlines, communicating with project end user about the state of the project, ensuring projects stay on track and on budget, and adjusting if necessary to meet new requirements. Project Managers manage six different aspects of projects: scope, schedule, finance, risk, quality, and resources.

1. Collaborate and communicate with College constituents, to gain a perspective and understanding of a projects scope and impact of the existing and future technology infrastructure.
1.1. Develop and present to Senior Leadership an ongoing project calendar, making recommendations as to priority and budgetary impacts of each project.
1.2. Assisting the project owner in defining project scope and goals.
1.3. Creating long- and short-term plans, including budgetary impact and setting targets for milestones, adhering to deadlines and allocating resources.
1.4. Identifying and managing potential risks and liabilities of multiple projects.
1.5. Delegating tasks for each project to the most relevant and appropriate employees or vendors to ensure completion.
1.6. Making effective decisions when presented with multiple options for how to progress with the project.
1.7. Serving as a point of contact for teams when multiple units are assigned to the same project to ensure team actions remain in synergy.
1.8. Communicating with project owners to keep the project aligned with their goals.
1.9. Performing quality control on the project throughout development to maintain the standards expected.
1.10. Adjusting schedules and targets on the project as needed.
1.11. Motivating people involved in the project to complete tasks on time.

2. As relates to the department, actively engages in the advancement of the College
2.1. Builds collaborative partnership opportunities across and among various entities participating in networking opportunities, [internal and external partners, other colleges and universities, hospitals, local organizations, societies, etc.] promoting relationships with the College.
2.2. Refers to and coordinates in advance with the Communications team in the Office of the President on all media contacts, communications, and/or interactions to include message, promotion, etc. in which asked to serve as an official representative, content expert, or spokesperson on behalf of the College.
2.3. Coordination in advance with the Communications team in the Office of the President on all Noorda-COM related legislative issues to include contact with the national, state, and local government officials, whether in official College capacity or with a national, state or local organization.
2.4. Serves on various committees and teams within the College as assigned (attending meetings, contributing to discussions, sharing/exchanging information, and leading constituents toward goal attainment).
2.5. Contributes to College’s compliance with and in the development of required documentation as related to accreditation of all programs to which departmental content is contributed. (gathering data, self-assessment, peer review, providing input/feedback, etc.) aiding in the attainment of academic compliance.
2.6. Contributes to the College’s reputation/image of being one of the best osteopathic medical colleges (monitoring outcomes, partnering with internal and external stakeholders, modifying techniques, etc.
Education: Bachelor’s degree required in business, or IT management. Master’s degree (M.A., M.S.) in a technology related area, Business Administration, or other related field of study preferred. A certificate in Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent is preferred.
Experience: 3+ years of experience in IT project management.
Skills & Abilities: Highly professional with honest, genuine, direct communication style. Excellent interpersonal skills and emotional maturity with the essential ability to demonstrate tact, discretion, and job diplomacy. Significant understanding of higher education and college settings. Project related budget and fiscal management experience with proven skills in negotiation of systems and component acquisitions, end-user, and vendor service agreements. Proven track record of quality, integrity, and trustworthiness.

Must be:
• Self-confident, strong leader, skilled decision-maker with ability to lead by influence and effectively communicate with various constituencies across the college
• Exceptional at written, oral presentation and listening skills
• Able to work independently yet is an effective participant in cross-functional teams
• Self-motivated, self-disciplined, have a strong work ethic and capable in establishing priorities in an executive setting
• Flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities and effectively handle frequent interruptions
• Innovative, resourceful, detailed oriented, with excellent follow through skills
• Capable of balancing multiple projects in stressful situations while meeting deadlines, achieving desired results, and maintaining positive relations while understanding of the importance of confidentiality of data and information
• Have ability to be On-call on weekends and nights

Must have experience with:
• Understanding of the Project Management Institute (PMI) framework
• Knowledge of various project management methodologies (e.g., agile/scrum)
• Proven leadership skills
• Cost and risk management skills

Pay & Benefits:
Pay is commensurate with experience and education. Full benefits package available for full time staff.
Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine (proposed) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against individuals in any phase of the application or employment phase on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including medical characteristics, marital status, veteran status, economic status, genetic identification, political belief, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

Type: Full-time
Expires: 08/31/2021

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Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine

The Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking qualified candidates to support our unique, innovative curriculum designed for a modern day Medical School. We currently have received the rights to admit students in the accreditation process with the Commission of Osteopathic College Accreditation for Fall of 2021. We are located in the beautiful Utah Valley in Provo surrounded by the Wasatch mountain range and Utah Lake. Our campus is in development for completion in the summer of 2022 with enrollment beginning August of 2021.

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