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Assistant Director of Project Management- CITS

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02747
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
The Associate Director of Project Management coordinates strategic UMass Dartmouth IT projects. They provide leadership and functional oversight in the adoption and consistent use of project management tools, processes, and
procedures in IT. Their hands-on knowledge of contemporary project management methodologies and tools combined with an understanding of information technology platforms and infrastructure is the foundation for their success in this role. The projects range from IT infrastructure projects, software/cloud platform implementations and upgrade projects to business process conversions to modern IT solutions. These can be UMassD solutions or multi-campus collaborations with or without vendor involvement. The Associate Director’s typical week consists of project meetings, developing and maintaining project plans and interactions with a variety of UMassD stakeholders, vendors, and peers across the UMass system. They can explain technical solutions to non-tech savvy project team members and convey business requirements to IT staff. They actively seek improvements in their daily work flows and processed to improve efficiency. We expect the Associate Director to provide excellent customer service to our campus community in support of the academic and research mission at UMass Dartmouth.

Follow the University’s best practices to build and/or support student academic success and retention, and assist in meeting strategic objectives for persistence and timely graduation of all student population.

UMass Dartmouth offers exciting benefits such as:

  • 75% Employer-Paid Health Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • State Pension Retirement Plan
  • Optional Retirement Savings Plans
  • Tuition Credit (Employee, Spouse, & Dependents)
  • Twelve (12) paid holidays
  • Paid personal, vacation, and sick time
  • And More!


The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMassD) is located in the beautiful ocean side community of Dartmouth, about an hour south of Boston, a half-hour east of Providence, and a half-hour west of Cape Cod. It offers a world-class education to more than 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students each year in nearly 60 undergraduate and 50 graduate (MS & PhD) programs offered by the College of Engineering, College of Nursing, Charlton College of Business, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Visual and Performing Arts, School of Law and School for Marine Science and Technology. UMassD has transformed the lives of more than 50,000 alumni and distinguishes itself as a vibrant, public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research. UMassD is the only Massachusetts national research university south of Boston and serves as a catalyst for the development of marine science and technology industries along the south coast of Massachusetts.
The University of Massachusetts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class. UMass Dartmouth reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.


EDUCATION:Bachelor's degree

EXPERIENCE: Significant experience (over 5 years) managing IT projects of varying scope and complexity.

Significant experience with contemporary project management tools (our current choice is TaskRay in the Salesforce platform).

Significant experience with productivity tools to efficiently manage project teams, communications, and documentation (we currently use Microsoft 365).

Previous experience working in a case management system.


  • Significant leadership and issue resolution skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and work assignments successfully in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to approach projects and problems with a sense of ownership, enthusiasm, and innovation.
  • Ability to make written and oral presentations clearly and effectively.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work with a diverse University community.
  • Positive customer service attitude, patience with customers.
  • Excellent organizational skills.


Posted: 2022-11-09 Expires: 2022-12-24

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