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Project Portfolio Manager

Job Group: Administration
Job Subgroup: Project Management and Quality Improvement
Salary Range (Annual): Scaled (expand for details)
Employee Category: Academic Staff
Job Code: AD017
  • Job Summary:
    Works with senior management to establish a portfolio that increases business value, builds synergies among projects, makes the best use of limited resources, and aligns projects with the defined strategic direction and goals. Identifies and manages risks, monitors and controls portfolio budgets, effectively manages relationships, and establishes project reporting requirements.
  • Job Responsibilities:
    • Monitors lifecycles for a varied portfolio of projects, tracks progress, identifies risks, recommends improvements, and collaborates to implement changes
    • Assists in the development of strategic planning initiatives and unit objectives to ensure appropriate use of financial, administrative, and staffing resources, in alignment with the strategic plan
    • Manages and evaluates portfolio budget and objectives in collaboration with key stakeholders and leadership
    • Prepares and disseminates portfolio reports according to established policies and procedures
    • Develops, implements, and directs operating policies and procedures to comply with regulations, institutional policies, and unit objectives and facilitates project requests
    • Exercises supervisory authority, including hiring, transferring, suspending, promoting, managing conduct and performance, discharging, assigning, rewarding, disciplining, and/or approving hours worked of at least 2.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees
  • Education:
    Bachelor's Degree Preferred Minimum
  • FLSA Status:
  • Institution Job:
  • Required Supervisory Duty of at Least 2.0 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Employees:
  • Employee Category:
    Academic Staff
  • Scaled Job:
  • Salary Range (Annual):
    • 28: $97,600-199,320
    • 27: $84,800-173,360 (B)
    • 26: $77,100-157,630 (C)
  • Job Code:
    • AD017: Project Portfolio Manager
    • AD049: Project Portfolio Manager (B)
    • AD058: Project Portfolio Manager (C)
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