110222 – Technical Project Manager | #education | #technology | #techjobs


Department: MEDICAL EDUCATION Hiring Salary Range $5,283.33 – $7,666.66
Worksite: La Jolla Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent: 100% Union: Uncovered
Work Schedule: Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday – Friday

UCSD Layoff from
Career Appointment
: Apply by 07/01/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their
Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 07/13/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their
Disability Counselor for assistance.


The division of Medical Education within the UCSD School
of Medicine is comprised of the following major units: Admissions & Student Affairs; Undergraduate Medical Education; Graduate Medical
Education; and Continuing Medical Education & Faculty Development. These units are supported by core services Business Affairs, Educational
Technology, and Evaluation & Assessment. The division supports the education, training and co-curricular activities of 500 medical students,
800 residents and fellows, as well as the faculty, physician and healthcare providers at UCSD’s School of Medicine and Medical

Educational Technology (EdTech) is part of the School of Medicine’s (SOM) Division of Medical Education (MedEd). EdTech
directly supports all the Medical Education programs at UCSD: Undergraduate (UGME, including Admissions, Student Affairs, Financial Aid, and
Diversity), Graduate (GME), Continuing (CME) and Alumni, by providing a broad range of technology resources and services. EdTech supports
the teaching, learning, and administration of these programs through technical support, application and web development. EdTech also
supports technologies in support of the Health Sciences’ Professional Development and Simulation Training Centers.

Reporting to the
Associate Dean for Educational Technology, Innovation and Assessment, the Project Manager independently leads, directs and manages all IT
projects for Medical Education at UCSD. This includes: Undergraduate (including Admissions, Student Affairs, Financial Aid, and Diversity),
Graduate (GME), Continuing (CME) and Alumni. In addition this position manages IT projects that support the Health Sciences’ Professional
Development and Simulation Training Centers. As the only IT Project Manager, this position will be responsible for upward of 50 projects at
any one time.

The IT Project Manager plans, manages and evaluates cross-functional/cross-organizational systems, develop/implement
projects with high risk/impact financial, operational or legal implications. The Project Manager must anticipate project risks and plan with
appropriate action to avoid and/or mitigate risks, to project schedules, budget, deliverables, quality and staffing. The Project Manager
provides leadership and decision making when competing interests and priorities involve the highest levels of management.

The Project
Manager leads projects and make decisions that impact systems and the scope and direction of projects. Position works with high-level
management and end users to determine design, time lines, resource challenges, and priorities. The Project Manager directs collaborative
efforts across Medical Education units in the consideration, development, or implementation of new initiatives, proposals, and special

The Project Manager applies skills as a seasoned, experienced technical project management professional with a full
understanding of project management frameworks and methods, relevant policies and procedures to resolve a wide range of issues. Demonstrates
competency in selecting methods and techniques to obtain solutions. Manages projects of diverse scope, size, impact, budget and/or project
team size.


  • Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training, OR a
    Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training.
  • Requires effective communication and
    organization skills.
  • Requires ability to assess campus, medical center or Office of the President needs for information technology
    products and design services to meet those needs.
  • Working knowledge of technology-related initiatives and an understanding of impact
    to the organization of such initiatives.
  • Demonstrated capacity to anticipate obstacles and plan for
  • Experience in project management. Basic knowledge of project management principles, theories, and concepts. Effective
    skill at tracking effort and project progress.
  • Advanced organization and project management skills. Experience with project
    management applications (e.g., Microsoft Project Pro/Server, Clarity, Primavera, Service Now).
  • Proven competency in selecting and
    implementing project management methods and techniques.
  • Demonstrated effective writing skills.
  • Broad knowledge of
    technology-related initiatives and an understanding of impact to the organization of such initiatives.
  • Knowledge of most aspects of
    computing and communications including hardware infrastructure, networking, software, operations and disaster recovery.
  • Proven
    leadership ability. Effective problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to put forth persuasive arguments.
  • Applied knowledge of
    project management best practices and frameworks such as PMI’s Body of Knowledge or System Development Lifecycle.
  • Healthcare and/or
    IT industry experience.


  • Professional certification preferred.
  • PMP or
    PgMP Project Management Institute certification preferred.
  • Experience with and working knowledge of scripting/programming languages
    such as C#, Visual Basic, Perl, SQL, HTML, XML, Java, JavaScript, VBScript, etc. Experience with development using Microsoft Access and VBA
  • Experience with, and working knowledge of enterprise-level relational database systems such as SQL Server, DB2 and
    Sybase. Advanced experience and working knowledge of SQL.


  • Employment is subject to a
    criminal background check.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html


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