1+ months

Senior Project Manager

Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02139
  • Job Code
    199356801

Harvard University

Senior Project Manager
Harvard University Information Technology
60941BR

Position Description


Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is a community of Information Technology professionals committed to delivering service and technological solutions in support of teaching, learning, research and administration. We are recruiting an IT workforce that has both breadth in their ability to collaborate and innovate across disciplines - and depth in specific areas of expertise. HUIT offers opportunities for IT professionals to learn and work in a unique technology landscape and service-focused environment. If you are a technically proficient, nimble, user-focused, and accountable IT professional who also connects with the importance of collaborating well in a team environment, we are looking for you!

This position will support applications and systems within HUIT's Administrative Technology Services' Campus Systems portfolio. Campus Systems supports a collection of 15+ business units that are essential to the day-to-day functioning of Harvard University. This position is part of a team responsible for IT services and projects for the Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) and the University's Physical Security Systems. The HUIT-CS team is a talented team of business and technical IT professionals that demonstrate strong technical competency, deliver mission critical systems, and ensure the highest levels of availability, performance, and security for the businesses we serve.

Principal duties and Responsibilities
  • Work as a consultant and advisor to business leaders and members of their team in the context of IT project related activities.
  • Support all activities related to making the case for projects and identifying the goals and expected business impact of projects.
  • Manage scope, budgets, resources, and stakeholders to bring assigned IT projects through all project phases to a successful "go live".
  • Follow Project Management best practices to ensure all facets of the projects are completed successfully: discovery, planning and design, user engagement, business analysis, usability/accessibility, information security, test, validation, deployment, etc.
  • Ensure successful transition from project to operations, including the planning and delivery of change management activities to ensure the success of the new solution with end-users.
  • Provide communication on project status and updates as needed, to the various audiences that need the information.
  • Support the management of project budgets.
  • Ensure projects meet key HUIT requirements in security, usability, accessibility, etc.
  • Be a key contributor to the Multi-Year Technology Plan (MYTP) yearly process.


Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of seven years' post-secondary education or relevant work experience


Additional Qualifications and Skills


The following Additional Qualifications are strongly preferred. If you meet some, but not all, you are still encouraged to apply; we value employees with a willingness to learn.
  • Experience with Agile practices, and/or PMP certification a plus.
  • Experience with SaaS, and cloud-based solutions preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse businesses/industries.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge of information technology applications, processes, software and equipment
  • Highly specialized knowledge of a specific technology
  • Knowledge of advanced IT project management principles (e.g. Agile) and software
  • Demonstrated cross-functional project management experience
  • Demonstrated team performance skills, service mindset approach, and the ability to act as a trusted advisor
  • Attitude that supports an Agile working environment

Certificates and Licenses
  • PMP, ITIL v4 or other relevant certification and experience preferred, e.g., Scrum Master

Working Conditions

Interview and onboarding activity for this position may be conducted via telephone & Zoom video conferencing, based on the department's current presence on campus.

This position will be based in Cambridge, MA. This position will require the incumbent to be onsite 3-5 days per week. HUIT actively supports hybrid work where business and team needs allow. All remote work must be performed in a state in which Harvard is registered to do business. (MA, ME, NH, RI, VT). Additional details will be discussed during the interview process.

The University requires all Harvard community members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and remain up to date with COVID-19 vaccine boosters, as detailed in Harvard's Vaccine & Booster Requirements. Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. More information regarding the University's COVID vaccination requirement, exemptions, and verification of vaccination status may be found at the University's "COVID-19 Vaccine Information" webpage: http://www.harvard.edu/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine-information/.

Harvard continues to place the highest priority on the health, safety and wellbeing of its faculty, staff and students, as well as the wider community. Information and details can be found via Harvard's Coronavirus Workplace Policies website: https://hr.harvard.edu/corona-virus-workplace-policies.


Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.

Job Function
Information Technology

Sub Unit
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Location
USA - MA - Cambridge

Department
Administrative Technology Services

Time Status
Full-time

Union
00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

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Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging
Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.

EEO Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.







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Posted: 2022-12-15 Expires: 2023-01-30

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