To enable and advance the success of students, faculty, staff and all related constituent groups through – *Continuous Improvement *Diverse Relationships *Effective Leadership *Innovative Outcomes *Operational Excellence *Strategic Partnerships
The Staff Assistant, Project Manager is responsible for supporting institution-wide projects. The Project Manager is responsible for planning and coordinating all related activities for Information Technology projects that will vary in size, scope and complexity. The Project Manager will develop and implement projects while adhering to the Bridgewater State University IT Project Management Methodology.
1.Lead PMO projects as assigned utilizing the organizational project management methodology and processes 2.Perform initial feasibility study and requirements discovery prior to the formation of a project 3.Develop and maintain effective and efficient communication with the project sponsor(s) and project team 4.Ensure that project objectives, scope, cost, and expected deliverables of each project are understood and delivered 5.Ensure the project team members understand and complete their specific role, responsibilities, and tasks 6.Assemble and lead cross-functional project teams to effectively address project requirements according to the projects charter, schedule, and approved budget 7.Responsible for developing project charters, schedules, and budgets for approval, oversight, and delivery 8.Document and maintain project work plans, meetings, decisions, change orders, deliverables, progress reports, schedules and other project artifacts 9.Facilitate communication of project status, budget, costs, issues, and related information to project team leader(s), project sponsor(s), steering committee(s), affected business unit(s), and project team members 10.Perform project closeout review to ensure projects meet expectations and identify areas for improvement 11.Assist project sponsors in defining project scope, objectives, cost, and timeline 12.Actively supports the University's initiatives for Diversity and Social Justice.
1.Bachelors Degree in an appropriate discipline 2.Formal training in Project Management techniques and practices is required. 3.One to two years of demonstrated and formal project management experience 4.General knowledge of management information systems 5.Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a team environment required. 6.Strong written and oral communication skills to interact effectively with staff, clients, and vendor staff.
1.Project management experience in a Higher Education or Non-Profit environment
Bridgewater State University complies with the Americans with disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. Office activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and interaction with computer equipment; Occasional bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 5 pounds.
Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.
Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.
Salary Range: $70,000 to $75,000
Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position:
*a minimum of one (1) employment history entry.
*a minimum of three (3) professional reference entries.
Internal Number: 16813
About Bridgewater State University
Since its founding in 1840, Bridgewater has remained steadfast in its commitment to empower individuals and instill in its community an abiding desire to advance the public good. Our rigorous and dynamic academic environment encourages students and faculty to develop their strengths and become leaders in their fields. At the same time, we strive to lead by example. As the university continues to build momentum, we continuously reinvest in the success of our students and our region.