ASU, the largest state university and also recognized by US News & World Report 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 and faculty experience. As part of the UTO, this Project Manager 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 enterprise 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.
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.
Takes action to mitigate conflict; escalates serious project issues.
Effectively communicate relevant project information in a professional manner to the business and technical personnel.
Contributes in development and implementation of program and portfolio management, project management
methods tools and techniques, and performance.
Develops and maintains collaborative working relationships with multiple stakeholders within project scope. Reviews and ensures that project specifications comply with existing codes and applicable University, state and local requirements.
Defines project objectives and scope to determine time frame, available funding, resources, procedures, and various phases of project life cycle.
Bachelor's degree and 5 years related experience; 1 of which are in project management, or any equivalent combination of experience and /or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Experience developing strategies and technical specifications for projects, ability to manage complex technology projects.
Ability to clarify roles and responsibilities to ensure understanding of expectations; takes action to mitigate conflict; prepare and maintain all project status reports and schedules; track milestones/deliverables, critical paths and dependencies; re-sets expectations as needed in consideration of project progress/outcomes.
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 University Technology Office embraces its role as both an enabler and catalyst for advancing the vision and work of the New American University. We are a values-driven organization. Our commitments are reflected in all of the work we do in pursuit of operational excellence, the experience and delight of our community, and our strategic and innovation initiatives. 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.
AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.
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.
Fingerprint Check Statement
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.