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Boston University PROJECT MANAGER III, Information Services & Technology, Project Management in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Want to be at the cutting edge of research and innovation on a vibrant, dynamic campus shaping the future of education? Were seeking applicants with diverse skills and experience to join the Boston University Information Services & Technology (IS&T) community. Our Project Management team is looking for a Project Manager III who is responsible for managing the execution of medium to large projects through the full project lifecycle. The PM III reports on the status of projects to the project sponsor/steering committee, manages risks and issues, and ensures good communication within the team and with client stakeholders. Hybrid work options are available, allowing staff to experience all the campus has to offer as well as the benefits of remote work.

The PM III will be part of a team that manages IT projects that support many of the administrative needs of the university, including:

  • Human Resources, Finance, and Procure to Pay

  • Research Administration (systems supporting Sponsored Programs and Research Compliance)

  • Faculty Systems (systems supporting the management of faculty affairs)

  • Healthcare Applications (systems supporting Student Health Services, Occupational Health and Research Occupational Health)

Position Responsibilities

  • Plan delivery of projects in close collaboration with clients, and with IS&T staff (Architects, Developers, Engineers, System Administrators, and Service Operations).

  • Manage project teams and delivery of projects including requirements gathering, solution approach, design, resourcing, project plan, execution, transition to service operations, and project closure.

  • Proactively manage issues and risks, as well as project resources, budget and schedule.

  • Communicate status of projects and future project plans to stakeholders including faculty, project sponsors, IS&T management, and IS&T governance committees.

  • Responsibilities may occasionally include business analysis work to manage requirements gathering within projects.

Our mission is to provide best-in-class technology and data services to support outstanding education, groundbreaking research, effective administration, and a connected, secure community to Boston University, one of the largest private employers in Boston with almost 10,000 faculty and staff BU. IS&T invests in our staff and their personal and professional growth. We promote staff learning including lunch and learn sessions, an extensive library of online courses, and opportunities to engage with peers at NERCOMP and EDUCAUSE events. Our Fun Advisory Board (FAB) arranges a number of events throughout the year; recent events included a night a Lucky Strikes Boston, karaoke night, BU hockey game, a night at Symphony Hall, pancake breakfast, and a department holiday lunch. BU offers an excellent benefits package, generous vacation policy and competitive salaries. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the employment application process, please contact the Equal Opportunity Office at 617-353-6474.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 5-8 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications

The following Qualifications are preferred, if you meet some, but not all, you are still encouraged to apply; we value employees with a willingness to learn.

  • Experience successfully collaborating with team members and clients and ability to think of out-of-the-box solutions

  • Excellent listening and communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast paced environment

  • Promotes a team environment that values, encourages, and supports differences

    We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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