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Smithville Communications
Ellettsville, IN 47429
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Smithville, an established and trusted provider of Internet, Voice, Security, and Enterprise data services, is seeking a Manager for the Project Management department. Recognized nationally as a Top 100 broadband provider, we pride ourselves on our ability to provide our customers with excellent customer service and prompt solutions to their needs. While the company has grown to be Indiana's largest privately held telecommunications company, its core family-focused values make it unique. Smithville maintains more than 3,000 miles of high-capacity fiber in the state of Indiana and a 100 Gigabit fiber ring with full redundancy that serves large-scale businesses and enterprise-level operations.


Under the general direction of the President, the Manager of the Project Management department will spend approximately 60% of the time managing projects, 15% of the time supporting and managing the team, and 25% monitoring overall company project resources, forecasting project impact, monitoring project performance, and communicating with leaders and key stakeholders.

The Manager is responsible for leading the Smithville Project Management team in providing project management for company initiatives, ensuring operations and infrastructure are readied and in place for execution. The Manager will ensure that the personnel (internal and external), the materials, financial resources, and support systems assigned to each project are aligned and used as effectively and efficiently as possible to implement and support the project, the company, and customers.

In this position, the Manager will develop and implement the departments standards for initiating and executing projects. Additionally, as needed, the Manager will consult with department managers and outside teams on other company-led initiatives that are not project-based to help ensure efficient execution.

This individual will be required to make important decisions on a regularly. Decisions will include but are not limited to: personnel allocation (who and when staffing resources are needed), material resource allocation (what equipment/materials are needed versus what is required), change management (altering projects as necessary to accommodate required scope, budget, timeline, or resource changes), defining project tasks (determining what tasks are needed to complete specific objectives), and managing financials within an approved project (adjusting as needed to meet scope).


  • Associates degree, or higher, in a related field. Bachelors degree in Technology, Telecommunications, or Business Management preferred
  • Project Management certification required. Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certifications preferred. If applicant does not have current certification, the commitment to complete certification requirements within an 18-month period may be acceptable
  • 3 - 5 years of demonstrated project management experience required
  • 1-3 years of work experience in Telecommunications industry required
  • Demonstrated experience with process development and implementation
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional groups to complete necessary tasks
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and MS Project )
  • Experience creating business cases, new process flow charts, and process mapping
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated sense of urgency, attention to detail, and ability to work to deadlines
  • Flexibility to work in support of multiple projects at one time
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Methodical and analytical in approach to problem-solving
  • Demonstrated experience delivering presentations to stakeholders, including executives


Competitive Wage

Insurance Plans include Medical | Prescription | Dental | Vision | Term Life | Long-Term Disability | Voluntary Insurance

(Our Base HDHP Medical Plan and Base Dental Plan are FREE for you and your family. Some restrictions may apply.)

Health Savings Account with generous annual company contributions to HSA

401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match

Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) program

Paid holidays

Tuition reimbursement

Paid training

Discounted company products and services


For nearly 100 years, Smithville has been and is a locally grown, family-owned, cutting-edge, live-where-we-work, stand-by-our-products, part-of-the-neighborhood, wildly-Hoosier technology company in the heart of Southern Indiana. We provide the best technology services without sending you across the globe for support. We love our services and Indiana. We think you will too!

Review of employment applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Smithville is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.



Posted: 2022-09-09 Expires: 2022-10-25

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