ASU, the largest state university and also recognized as the most innovative university three years in a row, is committed to maintaining the most dynamic and productive learning experience in all of higher education. The University Technology Office (UTO) is at the forefront of developing IT platforms and tools that add value to the student experience. As part of the UTO, this Project Coordinator position will contribute to the effective development, deployment and management of platforms that support Student Success Initiatives, Universal Learners and many other Smart Campus Initiatives. As a result, UTO offers a fast-paced, energetic, technically rich environment with many opportunities to contribute toward UTO initiatives.
Works closely and collaboratively with stakeholders to plan, direct, organize, and execute against project requirements; identifies and acquires necessary resources and coordinates efforts by all parties to ensure timely delivery of project outcomes in accordance with sponsoring source's expectations.
Coordinates project activities; assists in execution. Plans, develops, implements, and manages a project team through complete task definitions and work requirement identification and assignments.
Works closely and collaboratively with key stakeholders to define project scope, strategy, budget, and outcomes; identifies critical resource expertise and targets appropriate internal and/or external sources to ensure optimal outcome(s).
Establishes and continually monitors/manages project expectations with team; assigns tasks and identifies issues for resolution to ensure optimal team effectiveness.
Prepares and maintains all project status reports and schedules; tracks milestones/deliverables, critical paths and dependencies; re-sets expectations as needed in consideration of project progress/outcomes.
Responds to all inquiries regarding project status; prepares and responds to all regulatory reporting/filings to ensure compliance.
Manages, coaches, and supervises all project team members both internal and contracted to ensure optimal outcomes; builds, develops, and maintains relationships vital to project success.
Works collaboratively with stakeholders, leadership, and other related staff to define and identify all required project infrastructure including, but not limited to: space, build/reconfiguration of facilities, equipment, technology and infrastructure to ensure timely availability for successful launch and ongoing project operations.
Prepares all post-project reports, budget allocations and summaries/filings to ensure timely dissemination of information to all interested parties.
Bachelor's degree. 2 years related experience; 1 of which is in project management, OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Demonstrated knowledge of basic project management principles, methods and techniques as applied to a specific project.
Experience in noticing, interpreting and anticipating concerns and potential team and/or sponsorship conflict and escalating as appropriate.
Demonstrated knowledge of available project management applications.
A minimum of 1 year of experience coordinating IT projects.
A minimum of 1 year of experience with Scrum and Agile project methodology.
A minimum of 1 year of experience with Atlassian suite of tools.
Internal candidate strongly preferred.
Activities are primarily performed in a regular, climate controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, standing, walking.
Visual acuity and manual dexterity associated with daily use of desktop computer; bending, stooping, reaching and lifting up to 20 pounds.
Ability to clearly communicate verbally in English, read, write, see and hear to perform essential duties.
Regular review of completed tasks.
The mission of the University Technology Office is to provide technology leadership for the New American University. The UTO helps ASU create and maintain innovative technology solutions and services that advance learning and discovery at the University. Applicant must be eligible to work in the United States; ASU UTO will not be a sponsor for this position.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
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Background Check Statement
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.
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This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.
Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.