Project Manager, IT at University of Miami

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Location: Miami, Florida

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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Department of Information Technology has an exciting opportunity for a Full-time Project Manager, IT to work in the UHealth Campus. The IT Project Manager will be responsible for carrying out tasks in accordance with all strategic initiatives and objectives to fulfill the mission and vision of the University of Miami and the Department of Information Technology. The incumbent in this position will be responsible for all aspects of the project life cycle (initiation, planning, execution, control, and close). The IT Project Manager will be responsible for assembling project teams, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed and developing schedules to ensure timely completion of projects. The IT Project Manager takes projects from original concept through final implementation-interfacing with all areas affected by the project including end users, stake-holders and vendors and ensures adherence to quality standards.

Identifies project stakeholders and defines project roles and responsibilities. Creates and maintains comprehensive project plans that communicate tasks, milestone dates, statuses and resource allocation.

Facilitates IT project governance and analysis. Creates and controls all project related documents.

Responsible for providing and maintaining accurate and timely project information in all project plans, communications, status reporting, and SharePoint sites.

Maintains the quality and accuracy of the IT project portfolio.

Leads cross-functional project teams by task assignment and follows up to ensure on-time completion.

Maintains effective management of multiple concurrent project assignments.

Performs forecasting, change management, escalation management, meeting facilitation, and variance analysis.

Works closely with sponsors, stakeholders, users, technical team leads, technical and non-technical resources and management to execute core project management functions end to end on strategic projects that range in scope, budget, team size, risk and complexity.

Conducts regular project reviews and is responsible for knowing and communicating a project's status accurately throughout the project lifecycle which may include presenting to business/technical steering committees. Provides regular and timely feedback to team members and their respective managers.

Identifies and resolves issues that may negatively impact a project or project deliverables. Seeks and implements innovative ways to identify, respond to and control project obstacles/risks.


  • Bachelor's Degree in related field.

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong project management skills with proven problem-solving abilities.

  • Superior team building skills and the ability to collaborate well with others.

  • Great multi-tasking and leadership skills.

  • Exceptional analytical, financial, management, and conceptual skills.

  • Solid computer skills.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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