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IT Project Manager

Company: Rutgers University
Location: Newark
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Rutgers University - Newark (RU-N), an urban public research university and anchor institution, located in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise is seeking an IT Project Manager. Reporting to the Senior Director, this position will plan, execute, and finalize IT projects according to deadlines and within budget.

This position will be responsible for and not limited to the following.

  • Acquire resources for a cross-functional team and coordinate the efforts of team members, stakeholders, and third-party consultants to deliver projects according to the plan
  • Assist in defining the project's objectives, oversee quality control, and effectively communicate throughout the project life cycle
  • Act as liaison between the Office of Technology & Instructional Services ( OTIS ), RBS administrative and academic units, and external partners to maintain regular contact with the stakeholders to address business issues, evaluate technical solutions, recommend appropriate action, and often work across several functional and technical areas to deliver integrated solutions based on the project management lifecycle aligned with PMI best practices and the established OTIS project portfolio framework
  • Plan, coordinate and track technology project initiatives and lead technical solution implementations to provide customer engagement
  • Ensure cohesiveness among all stakeholders in technical solution design and implementation, and overall project delivery for infrastructure upgrades, renovations and new construction across the NB, Newark and off-campus sites
  • Serve as primary client liaison and provides the "bridge" between client needs and technical solutions that support those needs
  • Ensures that projects stay within budget guidelines and that changes are appropriately reported according to project management principles
  • Apply best practices in project management and system implementation in order to deliver value-added solutions in a cost-effective manner
  • Work with other OTIS personnel in procurement workflows to ensure smooth passages of purchasing activities, and perform budget activities to assist the Senior Director on end of year budget reconciliations and forecasts
  • Travel amongst regional offices may be required Minimum Education and Experience
    • Bachelor of Science (or equivalent experience) in information technology, technical project management, or a related field of study and two years of related systems administration experience. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
      • Minimum of 5 years IT project management and IT solution implementation
      • Experiential knowledge and achievement in information technologies and their application
      • Experiential knowledge and achievement in software systems
      • Experiential knowledge and achievement in IT project management methods and procedures

Keywords: Rutgers University, Newark , IT Project Manager, Executive , Newark, New Jersey

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