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Project Manager

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus
Categories: Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Official Title: Project Manager I
Business Title: Project Manager
Employment Class: Non-Instructional Academic Staff
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: $55,000 - 65,000
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment: 12-month, annual, fixed-term renewable
Position Summary:

Manages a single project from start to finish or one phase of a large project under limited supervision. The Project Manager will work closely with the Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management (AVCEM) to complete projects that advance the university's enrollment and retention goals.

UW Oshkosh provides a competitive benefits package for all benefit-eligible positions. Click here for more details.

Responsibilities

Creates a project plan, monitors progress and performance against the project plan, and identifies, resolves, or escalates risks and issues

Manages the activities of outside contractors to ensure they are integrated into the project and that the organization receives satisfactory standards of service

Facilitates the estimation of project costs, resources, and time required to complete the assigned phase of a project and monitors activities, negotiates for resources, and assigns tasks to ensure these targets are met. Follows established change control processes if targets can no longer be met

Prepares regular reports to communicate the status of the project within and beyond the project team

Sets priorities, allocates tasks, and collaborates with project staff to meet project targets and milestones

Qualifications  
Required: - Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice.
- Education: Bachelor's degree.
- Experience: At least three years of progressively responsible experience in area assigned
- Ability to manage complex and often fast-moving small to moderate sized enrollment projects under the supervision of the AVCEM.
- The person in this position frequently communicates with internal and external stakeholders who have inquiries on work and must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
- Computer skills in full Microsoft Suite with advanced skills in Outlook, Word, Excel, and Teams for departmental record-keeping and good organizational ability.
- Skills in evaluating the work of others to ensure adherence to stated standards.
- Ability to assess projects, formulate plans, and implement responses to improve administrative efficiency and enhance the participants' experiences.
- Good judgment in making decisions, asking for help, bringing forward problems, and communicating with others.
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Preferred: - Interpreting and applying applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, codes, guidelines, and regulations.
- Demonstrated research methods skills.
- Policy and procedure development practices.
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at recruitment@uwosh.edu or 920-424-1166.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by November 17, 2021 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact afaction@uwosh.edu or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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Reasonable Accommodations

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UW Oshkosh will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action, (920) 424-1166 or afaction@uwosh.edu.