Infrastructure Project Manager
UMass Boston 19 reviews - Boston, MA

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The Infrastructure Project Manager for the Information Technology Services Division is responsible for supporting the implementation of information technology and infrastructure-related projects. The Infrastructure Project Manager will also: confer with IT resources in the areas of project management, change management, infrastructure operations, planning, and related administration to insure that IT interests in the infrastructure projects are understood and represented and that any impact on other projects is communicated; provide program management for multiple, simultaneous projects; assist project sponsor to identify scope, risk, and any constraints that would prevent the project from successful completion; develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders to insure that the project moves forward smoothly and all stakeholders understand the project and project milestones; manage all project communications by sending out communications appropriately; may develop project charter, implementation plans, risk assessment, schedule and budget; assess necessary skill sets and competencies to accomplish project objective by determining and communicating what skills are needed to complete the project; identify and recommend specific resources and/or training requirements to ensure that the necessary resources are available to accomplish project objectives; document and maintain project work plans, meetings, decisions, work change orders, and contingencies; schedule and conduct post-mortem project review and analysis of project outcome as part of post-project review and collect lessons learned; participate in the acquisition of project-related hardware, software, products and peripherals by researching and recommending the tools needed to manage the project; keep abreast of current and developing trends and technologies that will serve to assist in the project planning and implementation; interface with other IT project resources in the area of project management to ensure the implementation and deployment of projects are in-line with the campus and organizational goals; develop and maintain comprehensive and continuing client education as it relates to project management methodologies and best practices; act as IT infrastructure liaison and representative at all meetings; participate in committees with internal departments and contractors for assigned projects and programs; and other duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems Technology Management, Computer Science or Business Administration or a closely related field, Master’s Degree and/or Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) preferred, and three-five years of progressive project management/business network (data, telecommunications, security and network components) design management experience is required, preferably in a higher education setting. Experience with construction-related projects and technology needs is preferred. Experience in the development, enhancement and implementation of project management standards policies, procedures and metrics that include change management, controls and reports to attain compliance is required. Solid expertise in the oversight of contractors, internal and external stakeholders and resources is required.

  • A comprehensive understanding of complex organizational relationships and an ability to demonstrate influence within such an environment;
  • Ability to understand and facilitate the project management process, methodologies and techniques through all phases of a project’s lifecycle;
  • Ability to work independently and direct a matrix project team as well as the ability to lead and direct effective meetings and work sessions;
  • Ability to interact effectively with a wide array of administrators, clients, and vendors;
  • Ability to oversee staff and activities of other resources related to the specific project or projects;
  • Ability to work independently within established strategy, objectives and principles;
  • Ability to articulate and demonstrate commitment to the philosophy, values, mission and vision of the campus IT division and University;
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication and organizational skills.
Additional Information:
UMass Boston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX Employer. Among the procedures which may be used to select personnel to fill vacant positions are review of work experience, reference checks, and interviews. All appointments and promotions will be effective on a Sunday.

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