• IT Project Manager

    Requisition ID
    2018-3208
    # of Openings
    1
    Employment Status
    Full Time
    Posted Date
    1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job Family
    Professional Staff
    Company
    ECPI University
    State/Province
    VA
    City
    Virginia Beach
  • Overview

    Are you an organized, driven individual with a great attitude and excellent communication skills? Do you enjoy a collaborative team dynamic and the ability to influence change?

    We are seeking an energetic and driven IT Project Manager who values setting and achieving goals in a timely manner.  You will be responsible for collaborating with leaders, subject matter experts, end users and technical staff and will be responsible for leading projects through all phases of the project lifecycle. This position will assemble project teams, assign individual responsibilities, identify needed resources and develop schedules and other project artifacts. In addition, this individual will provide timely updates on projects to internal customers.

    The IT Project Manager will facilitate the delivery of small to medium, simple to moderately complex IT solutions requested by the IT department and departments and/or planning units across the university. This includes assembling project teams, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying needed resources, developing schedules, and overseeing the completion of the project. The project manager will provide leadership and direction for project teams during all phases of the project lifecycle. This position is required to have excellent follow-through and communication skills and exhibit great attitude and energy in a team-focused environment. 

    Responsibilities

    Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Manage small to medium, simple to moderately complex projects
    • Create and maintain project artifacts such as, but not limited to: project charters, project plans, status reports, communication plans, issues and risks log, etc.
    • Negotiate conflicts and resolves issues
    • Provides work direction and leadership to assigned projects including scheduling, assignment of work and review of effort
    • Identifying resource constraints
    • Develops and maintains a productive working relationship with business owners, project sponsors, vendors and key internal clients
    • Works with IT team to define and refine project scope
    • Assists with resource procurement
    • Participates in development of Statements of Work (SOWs)
    • Coordinates and contacts vendor references

    Qualifications

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in a technology-related field, business, communication or equivalent preferred.
    • At least 3 years of experience in project management preferably within an IT department (software development, applications management)
    • Understanding of programming logic, flow chart capabilities (logical thought processes)
    • Must have demonstrated experience utilizing project management tools (Microsoft Project, Workzone, Asana)
    • Great attitude and energy in a team-focused environment.
    • Excellent communication skills and follow-through and must be a self-started to set and meet deadlines.

     

    ECPI University, with campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Online, is a recognized leader in awarding STEM+H degrees through innovative delivery of education to meet the needs of military and new-traditional students. ECPI University offers Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degrees, and certification training in Technology, Health Science, Business, Criminal Justice and Culinary Arts. For over 50 years, ECPI University has been helping students achieve their educational and career goals in a hands-on, student-centered environment, while working collaboratively with employers to ensure our graduates have the knowledge and skills they need to be successful. Growth at our university creates the need for dynamic, caring professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in people's lives. 

     

    What does ECPI University have to offer? 

    • A focus on students and academic excellence 
    • Professional work environment 
    • Talented and committed co-workers 

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