Project Management Center of Excellence
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is hiring a full-time, 12 month academic staff member to provide leadership in the development and implementation of a Project Management Center of Excellence (PMCOE). This position will report to the Director of the PMCOE. The position is an annual appointment beginning December 1, 2013, or as soon as possible.
- Bachelor's degree, preferably in project management, business, or a related field.
- A minimum of 4 years work experience in project management.
- Knowledge/experience with a variety of project management tools and techniques.
- Knowledge/experience with Microsoft Office.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills.
- Project Management certification.
- Experience leading successful teams.
- Knowledge/experience of project management software.
The individual hired into this position will be responsible for working with various groups and offices across campus to implement projects on time, within scope, and under budget. This individual will work with a variety of faculty, staff, and students to accomplish the variety of tasks that are associated with this position:
- lead the planning and implementation of projects,
- facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables,
- define project tasks and resource requirements,
- develop full scale project plans,
- assemble and coordinate project staff,
- manage project budget,
- manage project resource allocation,
- plan and schedule project timelines,
- track project deliverables using appropriate tools,
- provide direction and support to project team,
- provide risk assessments,
- provide communication plans for projects,
- provide training about PM tools and techniques,
- constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders,
- present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions,
- implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs,
- other duties as assigned.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville
, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.
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To ensure full consideration, please submit applications by November 22, 2013. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Submit a letter of application that addresses the published qualification for employment; a resume; a concise separate statement describing the applicant's history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization; and the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. Materials must be submitted via the online application system.
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