20 days old

Junior Project Manager

The Art of Education University
Osage, Iowa 50461 Work Remotely
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Junior Project Manager |The Profession | 

The Art of Education University (AOEU) is seeking a Junior Project Manager to assist in the management of multiple projects within the Growth Division of the University.  This individual will coordinate and track projects, schedules, and report progress directly with the Chief Growth Officer.  This individual has a passion for project management and is an expert communicator who drives results while simultaneously promotes collegial collaboration.  The Junior Project Manager will exemplify a high degree of organizational skills to help drive the institution’s prioritized projects.  This position requires the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment.


The Details | Junior Project Manager | 

Essential Functions

Develop Project Plans

  • Develop concrete and detailed plans with the appropriate timeline to ensure continued progression, ownership, and prioritization of projects.

  • Articulates project objectives openly and frequently.

  • Aligns duties and responsibilities of specific team members

  • Identify project goals through open collaboration with necessary stakeholders and team members.

  • Reviews project plans with leadership before initiating project launch.

Monitor Project Progress

  • Manages project progression to ensure projects stay on track and in scope to meet the projected deadline.

  • Holds project stakeholders accountable for all deliverables

  • Facilitates frequent and ongoing communication with project partners to ensure project progression and the achievement of critical milestones and deliverables.

  • Support team members when unanticipated roadblocks appear, providing guidance, and adjusting timelines as necessary.

Report Project Results

  • Collate project data to create a synthesized report to leadership and other stakeholders, articulating project results, setbacks, and areas for improvement or future consideration.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Exceptionally detail-oriented

  • High aptitude in accommodating to business needs and requirements

  • Extremely articulate in both written and oral communication

  • Ability to build a strong rapport with executives and multiple stakeholders

  • Passionate and enthusiastic about project management

  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively across multiple departments of the institution and with various stakeholders.

  • Ability to create realistic timelines based upon the level of work needed and the given capacity of team members at a given time

  • Determination to fulfill project requirements on budget and within agreed-upon timelines.

  • Ability to encourage, motivate and support team members

  • Knowledge of project management methodologies

  • Ability to have hard conversations with stakeholders as needed.

  • Agility to make changes on the ground that will support continued project progression.

  • Self-driven

  • Proven experience with project management platforms, preferably "clickup"

Work Environment


  • Position requires considerable concentration and focus

  • Ability to sit/stand for extended periods.

  • Ability to lift items such as laptops, monitors, and the like.


  • Ability to view computer screens for significant periods.  The Art of Education University is an online university; therefore, 95-98% of one’s time will be on or using technology.

  • Ability to use a laptop or other keyboard with accuracy.

  • Ability to hear at normal levels and through electronic devices such as laptops, earbuds, phones, and the like.

Position Requirements


  • BA is strongly preferred, but not required.

  • Project Management Certification strongly required.


  • Demonstrated experience with specific project management methodologies such as SCRUM or Agile.

  • Years of previous project management experience required.

  • Familiarity with SAP.

  • Experience working with remote teams is strongly preferred.

Salary Details

Compensation is commensurate with education and experience.


Posted: 2020-11-06 Expires: 2020-12-21

Employment Trends

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Junior Project Manager

The Art of Education University
Osage, Iowa 50461

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast