The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Director of Project Management position within the Department of Information Technology Services.
The Director of the Project Management Office leads a team responsible for the planning and delivery of technology projects and programs, manages the overall ITS project portfolio, and implements common toolsets for both agile and traditional projects. This customer-focused team will understand customer process, goals, and needs and implement technology solutions in partnership with the customer to meet their expectations. This team also leads the Strategic Services Team, a cross-functional group within ITS charged with developing and leading Customer Experience Councils to identify new technology needs and opportunities for process and technology improvements across the institution.
Lead Program and Project Management processes for Information Technology Services:
Serve as ITS project manager:
Administration / Internal Procedures:
This is a full-time, benefits eligible position. The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, long-term care, legal, and disability insurance coverages. Offerings also include retirement plans, flexible spending accounts, a health savings account, and an employee assistance program. The University provides tuition remission to its employees, spouses, and dependents. In addition, the University values a healthy work/life balance and has generous provisions for paid time off.
Minimum qualifications: BA/BS in Information Technology, Communications, English, Software Development, Management or related field and seven years of related work experience to include managing multiple, medium-scale projects that encompass diverse business and technology areas.
Preferred qualifications: CAPM / PMP / CBAP / Agile / SCRUM (CSM) Certifications. Experience managing Agile/SCRUM and traditional projects. Experience managing technical projects. This includes writing project plans (statement of work (SOW) and task list), working to maintain project scope, issue tracking and resolution. Experience with communicating to departments, development team, vendors, and management. Experience with a project-tracking tool. Experience developing formal requirements. This includes interviewing skills, documenting current and desired workflow, and documenting requirements to a testable level. Experience coordinating entire testing efforts. This includes writing test plans, developing structured test cases, executing test cases, tracking issues, and coordinating change control. Previous experience in a higher education institution is preferred but not required.
Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.
In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires successful completion of a background screening.
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The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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