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Technical Project Manager

Harvard University Information Technology
Cambridge, MA 02139
  • Job Code
    186271155

This is a fully benefited, full-time Harvard University position that has been funded through June 30, 2025.

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!

Job Specific Responsibilities:

Plan, conduct, and supervise the completion of complex information technology projects in HUIT Campus Systems IT and the Environmental Health and Safety organization. This position requires high levels of functional integration and involving multiple disciplines to be managed and may be required to manage several projects and/or programs simultaneously. The ideal candidate must demonstrate keen problem-solving ability along with proven leadership and facilitation skills. The PM will oversee and drive the implementation and support of technical solutions to deliver business requirements while seeking to identify and evaluate opportunities to improve services. A successful candidate will know how to draw on relationships and project management skills to act as liaison/facilitator to internal and external clients

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for working with a project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure timely completion of project
  • Utilize project management tools such as Agile to track and manage stories and deliverables
  • Responsible to provide regular updates to governance committees and other key stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain project dashboards, project plans, timelines and KPIs
  • Responsible for project discovery, RFI and RFP development and organize process for vendor selection
  • Serve as expert regarding scope and project objectives, solution's value and technology, as well as the role and function of each team member
  • Ensure work completion within schedule, budgetary and design constraints
  • Make decisions about analysis, design and testing; solve complex technical problems; and, when necessary, provide alternative methods for achieving goals
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to leverage resources for successful project completion
  • Make independent decisions within the confines established by sponsors/business owners
  • Serve as primary contact with user groups and stakeholders
  • Leverage steering and executive committees for decision-making, change management, and communications
  • Absorb and leverage project related technology to ensure effective project management and collaboration
  • Advise unit/school regarding post project operations
  • Provide training to clients/staff as needed
  • Abide by and follow the Harvard University IT technical standards, policies and Code of Conduct

Certificates and Licenses
  • Completion of Harvard IT Academy specified foundational courses (or external equivalent) preferred

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. HUIT actively supports hybrid work where business and team needs allow. Additional detail will be discussed during the interview process. All remote work must be performed in a state in which Harvard is registered to do business (CA, CT, MA, MD, ME, NH, NY, RI, and VT).

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 Systems

Time Status
Full-time

Union
00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Appointment End Date
30-Jun-2025

Pre-Employment Screening
Identity

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.






Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of seven years' post-secondary education or relevant work experience
  • Supervisory 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.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge of EH&S IT and compliance systems
  • Knowledge of information technology applications, processes, software and equipment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • 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




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Posted: 2022-07-20 Expires: 2022-09-04

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