Project Manager 8/20/2016

Yale University New Haven, CT

Company
Yale University
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28909330
AJE Ref #
575945597
Location
New Haven, CT
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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YALE UNIVERSITY OFFERS EXCITING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ACHIEVEMENT AND GROWTH IN NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT. CONVENIENTLY LOCATED BETWEEN BOSTON AND NEW YORK, NEW HAVEN IS THE CREATIVE CAPITAL OF CONNECTICUT WITH CULTURAL RESOURCES THAT INCLUDE THREE MAJOR MUSEUMS, A CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED REPERTORY THEATER, STATE-OF-THE-ART CONCERT HALL, AND WORLD-RENOWNED SCHOOLS OF ARCHITECTURE, ART, DRAMA, AND MUSIC.

GENERAL PURPOSE: This position will support the Yale ITS Student and Academic Support Systems(SASS), Campus Community Technologies. Performs the lead role in planning, management and execution of medium to large-scale projects involving Student and Academic Support Systems. Participates in major change initiatives to ensure successful on time completion. Coordinates and facilitates activities involving ITS, the registrar, and student financials offices towards the implementation of the project. Keeps track of all the initiatives undertaken as a part of the project ensure adherence to timelines. Works with functional and technical teams to ensure optimum choices are made with regard to technical direction and implementation. Leverages experiences from prior student information system implementations to help with planning and strategy. Prepare for and lead the administrative and funding related meetings.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's Degree in a related field and five years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Excellent attitude and oral and written communication skills.
* Experience with managing or leading a major project implementation within the student information systems area.
* PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS: Experience in the following areas: Project management expertise and experience. Participation in multiple implementations involving aspects of Student Information Systems. Familiarity with Student information and hands on prior experience with Ellucian Banner from a support, business analyst, developer or project management perspective.

WE INVITE YOU TO DISCOVER THE EXCITEMENT, DIVERSITY, REWARDS AND EXCELLENCE OF A CAREER AT YALE UNIVERSITY. ONE OF THE COUNTRY\'S GREAT WORKPLACES, YALE UNIVERSITY OFFERS EXCITING OPPORTUNITIES FOR MEANINGFUL ACCOMPLISHMENT AND TRUE GROWTH. OUR BENEFITS PACKAGE IS AMONG THE BEST ANYWHERE, WITH A WIDE VARIETY OF INSURANCE CHOICES, LIBERAL PAID TIME OFF, FANTASTIC FAMILY AND EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS, A VARIETY OF RETIREMENT BENEFITS, EXTENSIVE RECREATIONAL FACILITIES, AND MUCH MORE.

_Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression._