Temple University

Director Faculty Project Mgt, Temple University

Posted on November 6, 2017

The Director of Faculty Project Management will help define strategy and process to improve the Research and Faculty interaction with information systems at the University. In an environment where we must efficiently use our resources, you will facilitate outcomes to improve research and faculty collaboration and processes.

Working independently or as a team member, the qualified candidate will use their understanding of the product life cycle to be strategic in implementing systems that support our key organizational objectives of freeing data and increasing collaboration. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field and at least 6 years related experience in managing teams. Experience in project management methodologies. Demonstrated budget/financial management experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:
* Demonstrated experience in project management methodologies of Waterfall and Agile.
* Strong analytic skills along with the ability to perceive and analyze problems and develop alternatives and sound decisions.
* Strong command of organizational development methodologies to ensure proper change management.
* Self-starter who has the ability to ask penetrating questions, detect unstated assumptions as well as resolve conflicts.
* Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
* Excellent presentation skills along with the ability to adapt to different audiences.
* Excellent listening skills with the ability to build cross functional relationships.
* Ability to facilitate RFP processes and direct system selection projects.

Preferred:
* Experience with Temple University’s systems & applications.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at http://www.temple.edu.

https://temple.taleo.net/careersection/tu_ex_staff/jobdetail.ftl?job=17004313&tz=GMT-04%3A00


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