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Project Manager III (Inst)

Job Group: Administration
Job Subgroup: Project Management and Quality Improvement
Salary Range (Annual): 27: $95,824-178,232
Employee Category: Academic Staff
Job Code: AD024
  • Job Summary:
    Manages high-priority, large project(s) or multiple projects simultaneously from start to finish, impacting the institution at-large or multiple institutions.
  • Job Responsibilities:
    • Creates a project plan, monitors progress and performance against the project plan, and identifies, resolves, or escalates risks and issues
    • Manages the activities of outside contractors to ensure they are integrated into the project and that the organization receives satisfactory standards of service
    • Facilitates the estimation of project costs, resources, and time required to complete the assigned phase of a project and monitors activities, negotiates for resources, and assigns tasks to ensure these targets are met. Follows established change control processes if targets can no longer be met
    • Prepares regular reports to communicate the status of the project within and beyond the project team
    • Sets priorities, allocates tasks, and collaborates with project staff to meet project targets and milestones
  • 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):
    27: $95,824-178,232
  • Job Code:
    AD024: Project Manager III (Inst)

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