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Project Management Leader

Company: Indiana University
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

DepartmentUNIV STRATEGIC INITIATIVES (UA-USI-IUBLA)Job SummaryThe Office of the Vice President seeks an expert leader to oversee multiple high-level projects at the discretion of the Vice President and Associate Vice President. Department Specific Responsibilities

  • Establishes long-term plans and strategic objectives.
  • Manages projects to ensure on-time completion according to specifications and within budgeted costs.
  • Provides highest level of operational leadership and coordination of assigned enterprise-wide projects and initiatives from concept to completion and evaluation.
  • Responsible for escalated operational issues.
  • Resolves complex operational and strategic problems for departments or multiple departments / divisions.
  • Drives innovation and excellence within the area of project management, reviews, and creates policies and procedures.
  • Executes initiatives in collaborative ways that drive innovation, excellence, and change.
  • Develops business relationships across the university and externally.General Responsibilities
    • Provides highest level of operational leadership and coordination of assigned staff members to define project management methodologies and standards.
    • Provides direction and guidance on high priority project management projects/initiatives.
    • Establishes short-term business plans and long-term operational objectives, including managing project timelines/deliverables and developing resource plans for multi-project/multi-phase web project management initiatives.
    • Manages projects to ensure on-time completion according to specifications and within budgeted costs.
    • Conducts a variety of personnel actions to include, but not limited to hiring, promotion, performance management, and dismissal.
    • Manages high level assignments and allocation of technical resources, including negotiating and coordinating initiatives that involve staff in other departments/areas/teams; may coordinate large-scale web projects with a wide audiences.
    • Makes budgetary recommendations/proposals based on resource needs and ensures cost containment.
    • Works collaboratively with other project management leaders across departments in recommending standards, best practices, and related policies/procedures.
    • Prepares management reports and summaries for senior administration, executive, steering and advisory committees.
    • Acts as advisor to executive committees.
    • Serves on various university committees, communities of practice, and task forces related to project management.QualificationsCombinations of related education and experience may be considered. Education beyond the minimum required may be substituted for work experience. Work experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted for education. EDUCATIONRequired
      • Bachelor's degree in related fieldWORK EXPERIENCERequired
        • 4 years of relevant experience
        • 1 year of management experiencePreferred
          • Extensive experience managing teams, organizing complex projects, and navigating prioritiesSKILLSRequired
            • Ability to lead/manage others
            • Proficient communication skills
            • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
            • Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion
            • Demonstrates project management skills
            • Excellent organizational skills
            • Instills commitment to organizational goals
            • Ability to work within tight time frames and meet strict deadlines
            • Effective interpersonal skills
            • Builds and manages effective teamsPreferred
              • Maintains the utmost confidentiality
              • Ability to engage with leaders across the administration
              • Enthusiasm to serve at the highest level
              • Possesses a strong willingness to pivot quicklyWorking Conditions / DemandsThis role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.Benefits OverviewFor full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
                • Multiple plan options for medical insurance
                • Dental insurance
                • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
                • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
                • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
                • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
                • Tuition benefit for IU classes
                • 10 paid holidays per year
                • Generous Paid Time Off
                • Paid Parental Leave
                • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.Job ClassificationCareer Level: Sr. OperationalFLSA: ExemptJob Function: General AdministrationJob Family: Project ManagementClick here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework.Posting DisclaimerThis posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.Equal Employment OpportunityIndiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.Campus Safety and SecurityThe Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at or by visiting IUPD.Contact UsRequest SupportTelephone: 812-856-1234

Keywords: Indiana University, Bloomington , Project Management Leader, Executive , Bloomington, Indiana

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