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Project Manager

Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA
  • Job Code
    89739: K. Peterson

Project Manager

Careers at the Applied Research Laboratory at the Pennsylvania State University

WE Are
Located in the heart of Happy Valley, State College, PA, The Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) at Penn State is an integral part of one of the leading research universities in the nation and serves as a University center of excellence in defense science, systems, and technologies with a focus in naval missions and related areas. We are searching for a Project Manager to join our Information Technology Services Division.

WE Offer
Employment at ARL Penn State includes many benefits and rewards, including:
  • Professional development
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • 75% Tuition discount for you and your family
  • Safe and diverse community
  • College sporting event mecca
  • World-Class entertainment facilities and events
  • Cultural events
  • Good public education system
  • Activities for all stages of your life

    What YOU Will Do
  • Task, direct, and oversee components of research office staff; work with research unit leadership to set and direct goals and compliance
  • Manage multiple research projects simultaneously
  • Review specialized designs and specifications; translate research requirements into specific software or hardware requirements
  • Deliver work products throughout the project life cycle
  • Keep up on current and emerging development architectures, technologies, and techniques to help best understand research office needs, priorities, and best paths to solutions
  • Recommend/coordinate improvements to processes and procedures
  • Work with other ARL Managers, Staff, other Project Managers, and specialized or Research Leads to promote the use of Project Management (PM) best practices within the Project Management Office, and ensure that all projects in the research portfolio are managed following these practices

    What YOU Need to be Successful
    Education: A Master's degree in Information Technology or Project Management and possession of any industry certification, including IIBA, PgMP, Agile, and Business Relationship Management, is highly desired

    Required experience/skills:
  • Eight years of related experience
  • Project Management of research related projects
  • Risk and schedule management
  • Participation in studies of new and existing programs to determine feasibility, complexity, and level of effort for project requests
  • Strong facilitative and consultative leadership skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfort working with a diverse group of customers

    You will be subject to a government security investigation and you must be a U.S. citizen to apply. Employment with the ARL will require successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen.

    ARL is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; we believe this is central to our success as a Department of Defense designated University Affiliated Research Center (UARC). We are at our best when we draw on the talents of all parts of society, and our greatest accomplishments are achieved when diverse perspectives are part ofour workforce

    Apply online at https://psu.jobs/job/89739

    CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report

    Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

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    Posted: 2019-08-11 Expires: 2019-09-10

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