Job Title:Project Manager
Reports To:Vice President of Growth & Development
The Project Manager is responsible for providing strategic and operational support to the Vice President of Growth & Development to ensure successful achievement of identified initiatives. Thisindividual will develop and lead or assist with projects with competing priorities and timelines related to new programs and campus locations. The Project Manager will also be responsible for communicating routine project status updates including identifying and managing project risks.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Develop and maintain multiple projects simultaneously in online project management software and facilitate the use of the software to maintain and monitor progress of projects
- Manages the day-to-day operational aspects of projects to ensure the objective is completed within the desired timeline
- Identify developing problems or challenges in reaching milestones and deliverables; recommend improvement opportunities
- Assist with research for growth and development; help define tasks and required resources
- Use data analysis from projects to identify trends and develop new strategies to manage projects more efficiently
- Other duties as assigned
This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Project Management – Coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time.
Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
Status Reports - Keeps manager informed of progress and obstacles related to ongoing tasks or projects. Uses written or verbal status reports to ensure that manager is up-to-date and will not be surprised by the status of key activities, actual expenses or end results.
Quality Management - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; monitors own work to ensure quality.
Analytical Thinking - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience – Bachelor’s Degreerequired; 3 years of administrative and project experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with managing complex projects in a fast pace environment.
Language Skills – Strong written and oral communication skills with all levels of management;excellent organization and documentation skills with excellent exceptional attention to detail; ability to read, analyze and interpret project data
Computer Skills – To perform this job successfully, an individual should have 1) proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; and 2) experience with a project management tool such as Teamwork
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.