Boston University is seeking a Project Manager II (PM) within the Information Services & Technology (IS&T) Project Management Office. This position is part of a diverse project team to help support the University's strategic goals, with a focus on projects related to Research Administration, Faculty Systems, Healthcare Applications, and Finance, Sourcing and Human Resources. The PM is responsible for the execution of projects through the full project lifecycle, managing the project team and is accountable for delivering to committed scope, on-time and within budget. The Project Manager reports on the status of projects to the sponsor/steering committee, manages risks and issues, and ensures good communication within the team and with client stakeholders. The project manager may also be asked to serve in the business analyst role on projects.
Plan delivery of projects in close collaboration with clients, and with IS&T staff (Architects, Developers, Engineers, System Administrators, and Service Operations).
Manage project teams and delivery of projects including requirements gathering, solution approach, design, resourcing, project plan, execution, transition to service operations, and project closure. - Proactively manage issues and risks, as well as project resources, budget and schedule.
Communicate status of projects and future project plans to stakeholders including faculty, project sponsors, IS&T management, and IS&T governance committees.
Managing requirements gathering within projects. The ideal candidate will be excited to collaborate with colleagues and business partners from many different areas of the University.
IS&T has over 400 staff members with a mission to provide best-in-class technology and data services to support outstanding education, groundbreaking research, effective administration and a connected, secure community. In addition to Boston University's excellent compensation package, generous vacation policy and competitive salaries, IS&T promotes staff learning including lunch and learn sessions, an extensive library of online courses, and opportunities to engage with peers at other universities. IS&T staff have the opportunity to participate in a number of social events throughout the year, as well as to enjoy many of the events and programs available on campus. Hybrid work options are available, allowing staff to experience all the campus has to offer as well as the benefits of remote work.
The ideal candidate will be excited to join an energetic team passionate about delivering high quality projects in partnership with our clients.
BA/BS or equivalent experience is required.
Three to five years of related experience.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to manage, structure, and lead group work.
Strong communication and presentation skills.
Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
Salary is competitive.
Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University's COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirementwithin 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University's response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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