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Senior Enterprise Applications Project Manager
Simmons College


Date Posted Jun. 20, 2018
Title Senior Enterprise Applications Project Manager
University Simmons College
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
  • Boston, MA
    United States
 
  • Other Administrative Categories
    Director/Manager
  • Computing/Informational Services
    Administration - General
 
 


We are looking for a Senior Enterprise Applications Project Manager to drive the successful implementation of Simmons' Student Information System (Workday Student). Reporting to the Senior Director of Enterprise Applications, you will serve as the lead and liaison for the Student Information System project with business and Information Technology teams, creating and managing technical project plans and resources while ensuring the effective delivery of the project on time and within budget. This is a 24-month term position.

Simmons' Technology team is committed to providing reliable services, innovative solutions and excellent support to the Simmons community.

Responsibilities:
  • Plan, coordinate and monitor all project activities, ensuring all deliverables meet quality and performance level expectations
  • Identify and facilitate the resolution project issues with the project team, internal and external resources
  • Coordinate meetings with project teams including, technical, functional, and other University teams and/or constituents as needed
  • Manage and control project activities in accordance with plans/schedules while making adjustments to improve project flow and facilitating project flow by ensuring team members are aware of tasks and expected deliverables
  • Manage the work of the project management team including other project managers and change management lead
  • Coordinate and facilitate communication across multiple stakeholders/sponsors, including senior leadership
  • Provide weekly project status reports; provide solutions and risk mitigations
  • Oversee and manage the project budget
  • Manage relationships with multiple software and service vendors
  • Perform other duties as necessary


Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 7+ years of relevant experience leading and/or managing complex IT projects
  • Extensive knowledge of enterprise application systems
  • Experience managing projects in complex organizations
  • Proven ability to work independently and keep project team members focused on project tasks
  • Excellent verbal/written communication, interpersonal, and public speaking skills
  • Sound project management knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Attention to detail and ability to achieve results
  • Project Management Institute Project Management Professional certification a plus
  • Experience in a higher education environment preferred but not required
  • Experience with Workday, especially Workday Student a plus


Instructions to Applicants: Please submit a resume and cover letter in the Resume/CV section of your application.

As a University committed to diversity, Simmons encourages applications broadly. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body and curriculum.

To apply, visit https://simmons.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Simmons-Careers/job/Main-Campus---Boston-MA/Senior-Enterprise-Applications-Project-Manager_R04592

Located in Bostons historic Fenway area, Simmons College is a small, private, non-sectarian College which has educated students for enriching careers and purposeful lives since 1899. Working at Simmons means joining a collaborative, diverse and mission-driven community of educators and professionals.

We prepare students to be leaders for themselves, their communities and the world. Our faculty and staff members lead by example - sharing a commitment to excellence and putting the students first.
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