Seattle University has an exciting, dynamic opportunity for a Project Manager to join our community.
This position will manage software implementation projects achieving on-quality, on-time, and on-budget results. Initial assignments include management of cloud-based Learning Management System ( LMS ) and CRM implementations.
Essential Job Functions
Recruit, select, orient, and train project staff. Manage performance appraisal, salary and promotion administration.
Plan and document project objectives, tasks, timelines, budgets, and work assignments. Obtain buy-in from project sponsors.
Assign tasks, measure task accomplishments, document and manage issue resolution.
Report project progress to project sponsors and stakeholders. Identify blocking issues that would interfere with quality, cost and schedule and recommend options to manage impact. Translate selected options into operating plans to resolve issues.
Manage communication with stakeholders and users to build buy-in for project. Manage and overcome user resistance to change.
Marginal Job Functions
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree and five years of successful software implementation project management experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
Project management of cloud-based/ SAAS applications is required.
All candidates must show a demonstrated commitment to diversity and the university’s mission, vision, and values.
This position requires a criminal history background check.
A degree in information management or computer science is a plus.
Implementation of Learning Management, CRM , ERP and Canvas LMS is highly desirable.
Experience working in information technology in a higher education environment is preferred.
Familiarity with Jesuit, Catholic education is preferred.
Salary will be discussed during the interview process and is commensurate with qualifications.
Excellent Benefits Package
Our excellent benefits package currently includes: Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, significantly subsidized for employee and dependents; generous retirement plan: 10% of salary contributed by University (after 1 year); vacation, sick leave, 11 holidays plus Christmas week off, community service leave; Transportation pass 75% paid; Automatic payroll deposit; Library privileges for employees; University fitness facilities free for employees; S.U. tuition for employees and dependents administered in accordance with University policies.
Please apply online at: https://jobs.seattleu.edu. Applicants are also strongly encouraged to attach an electronic cover letter and resume when applying.
Persons who need assistance with the recruitment process may contact the Office of Human Resources at: 206-296-5870.
Seattle University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in the administration of any of its education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletics, and other school-administered policies and programs, or in its employment related policies and practices. In addition, the University does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information in its employment related policies and practices, including coverage under its health benefits program.
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Office of Human Resources
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