Enterprise IT Project Manager
Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by University of Oregon
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Information Technology
Department: Information Services
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Compensation Band: OS-OA08-Fiscal Year 2
Application Review Begins
December 14, 2018; position open until filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants
This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time position with the possibility of a second full-time position.
When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1. A resume/CV; and
2. A cover letter indicating how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers as part of the application process.
Any application missing the above documents/information may be considered incomplete.
In order to ensure full consideration, please submit your application materials prior to or on the listed review date.
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Information Services (IS) is the central information technology unit at the University of Oregon and provides wide ranging services to campus. Information Services consists of four major functional areas: Customer Experience, which serves as the key contact point for interactions with campus clients and customers; Applications & Middleware, which manages and supports applications, integration services, identity management and data management; Information Security, which helps protect virtual or physical information; and Technology Infrastructure, which provides administration and support for the software, hardware, and services needed to support the campus IT environment. Information Services also includes the Advanced Network Technology Center. IS works closely with the Network for Education and Research in Oregon.
Established in 1876, the University of Oregon offers a breadth and depth of curricula with more than 270 academic programs and provides the opportunity to work at a respected research university with a strong holistic, liberal arts foundation. The UO also has a history of political and social involvement that embraces diverse beliefs, cultures, and values, and it is committed to environmental responsibility.
Eugene is the home of the University of Oregon. Located in the lush Willamette Valley, Eugene is well-known for outdoor pursuits like running, cycling, rafting, and fishing, as well as arts, music, crafts, brewing, wine-making, and community-supported agriculture. With branches in Portland and on the Oregon coast, the UO is deeply connected to Oregon's natural and cultural treasures.
Reporting to the Director of IT Programs & Projects, the Enterprise IT Project Manager plans, implements, and monitors complex, technical, enterprise-wide IT projects and initiatives for Information Services. The Enterprise IT Project Manager reviews vendor proposals, monitors work and fiscal performance, and leads specific projects as assigned. The Enterprise IT Project Manager provides advice and consultation to units, departments, schools, colleges, key business stakeholders and external vendors. This position leads and engages in all aspects of Project Management including project initiation, implementation, designing the phases, vendor management, risk analysis and management, tracking, data analytics, communications, and completion. The Enterprise IT Project Manager will be responsible for successful delivery of large scale, highly complex IT projects with senior-level administrators and stakeholders and ensures use of standardized project management methodologies, processes and tools. The incumbent will have a comprehensive knowledge of information technology consisting of an understanding of applications, networks, systems and infrastructure, and will leverage this knowledge to effectively support information technology projects within Information Services as well as around the University.
This position provides oversight and coordination with other project resources and operational support personnel as appropriate. The Enterprise IT Project Manager is expected to deliver within approved budgets and schedules while maintaining the highest quality standards.
This position regularly requires the exercise of independent judgement and will work both independently as well as within a team. Problems the incumbent will handle are highly varied, complex and often non-recurring which may require creative approaches to resolutions. Decisions that the Enterprise IT Project Manager makes have significant, broad implications for the management and operations of a division and entire organization. Decisions can have impact on functions across the university, departments, direct teams, vendors, suppliers, contractors, students, and other external agencies and institutions.
Candidates who promote and enhance diversity and inclusion are strongly desired.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of experience.
- Three years of experience with Enterprise IT related project management.
- Experience leading IT projects in a complex organization.
- Demonstrated knowledge of information technology consisting of an understanding of Applications, Systems, Networks, and Infrastructure as it relates to IT project management.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.
- Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.
- Project management experience in a higher education environment.
- IT work experience within higher education.