17 days old


Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona 85287
  • Job Code
  • Payrate
    $75,000 To $90,000 Yearly
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Project Manager Sr. (HCM Project)

Arizona State University

Business & Finance Support Services

Campus: Tempe



Job Description

The Office of Business and Finance is seeking a Project Manager Sr. (HCM Project) to support ASU’s implementation of a new human capital management system. The Project Manager Sr. (HCM Project) will support the functional teams designing and implementing the new HCM system, and will plan, direct, organize, and execute against project requirements, ensuring timely delivery of project outcomes. Under administrative direction of the Office of Business and Finance and in conjunction with an external consultant, the Project Manager Sr. (HCM Project) will oversee the completion of deliverables and milestones of the functional team and partner closely with the Technical and OCM Project Managers. Following completion of the HCM implementation project, the Project Manager Sr. (HCM Project) will be transitioned to support other departmental projects and needs.


Applicants with ASU experience will be prioritized for this position. 


Visit the HCM Innovation Project website https://cfo.asu.edu/hcm-innovation for more information on the project.


Salary Range

$75,000 - $90,000 per year; DOE


Close Date



Essential Duties

  • Works closely with project leadership, project stakeholders, functional team, support team and technology team to manage project progress, track action items and ensure coordination.
  • Works closely with system integrator PM team to identify key project deliverable timeframes, develop roadmap, and ensure functional teams are well-equipped to complete tasks in accordance with planned roadmap.
  • Works cohesively within project’s Project Management team, consisting of both internal and external project managers, to ensure coordinated efforts to appropriately lead project team.
  • Understands functional team requirements and helps translate them into project deliverables and milestones; tracks these deliverables alongside functional team and in coordination with overall project plan.
  • Plans, develops, implements, and manages a project team through complete task definitions and work requirement identification and assignments.
  • Works closely and collaboratively with key stakeholders to define project scope, strategy, budget, and outcomes; identifies critical resource expertise and targets appropriate internal and/or external sources to ensure optimal outcome(s). 
  • Establishes and continually monitors/manages project expectations with team; assigns tasks and identifies issues for resolution to ensure optimal team effectiveness.
  • Prepares and maintains all project status reports and schedules; tracks milestones/deliverables, critical paths and dependencies; re-sets expectations as needed in consideration of project progress/outcomes. 
  • Responds to all inquiries regarding project status; prepares and responds to all regulatory reporting/filings to ensure compliance.
  • Coaches and supervises all project team members both internal and contracted to ensure optimal outcomes; builds, develops, and maintains relationships vital to project success. 



Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and eight (8) years related experience; 3 of which include project management, OR, any equivalent combination of experience, and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.


Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in providing project management support for sophisticated ERP systems, including human capital management systems.
  • Experience working with ASU departmental HR functions including payroll, benefits, recruiting, talent management, and other HR operations.
  • Evidence of professional certifications and/or memberships related to project management and/or human resources.
  • Experience using standard project management practices in complex projects with competing resources and stakeholders.
  • Experience working with human capital management systems such as Oracle or Workday.
  • Experience in fostering a team oriented work environment. 
  • Experience developing strategies and technical specifications for projects, ability to manage complex technology projects. 
  • Ability to clarify roles and responsibilities to ensure understanding of expectations; takes action to mitigate conflict.
  • Experience in working in a fast-paced continually changing and deadline driven environment while maintaining multiple priorities. 


Working Environment

  • The HCM innovation project team’s primary worksite, will be in an in person co-located workspace. Flexible work arrangements will be available as referenced in ASU Policy SPP 306.
  • Work in an office setting and use office equipment (i.e. computers, printers, copiers, calculators, telephones).
  • Sit or stand for extended periods of time, travel moderate distances to perform work.
  • Communicate to perform essential duties.
  • Read-interpret written and oral instructions/directions.
  • May require lifting of items weighing up to 25 lbs.


Department Statement

The Office of the Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer supports the New American University's vision of excellence, access and impact by effectively leading and managing its financial and business operations and developing ASU's human and capital resources.


ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.


ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco


Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.


Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.


Relocation Assistance – For information about schools, housing child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and taxes, visit https://cfo.asu.edu/az-resources.


ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.


Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.


Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.


Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.


Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.


Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States; ASU's Office of Business and Finance will not be a sponsor for this position.


ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.


Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.


IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.


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Salary Details

Depends on experience


Posted: 2022-11-15 Expires: 2022-12-30

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