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Type:
Full-Time

Posted:
12/17/2021

Application Due:
Open Until Filled

Category:


IT Manager/Director

Campus Location: Concord, Durham, Keene, Manchester, Plymouth

Summary of
Position

Responsible for management, planning, and implementation of university system wide complex IT projects that are
large in scope, budget, organizational impact and have high risk. Applies best practices in project management, such as those in the PMBOK
Guide, to assure outcomes that fulfill project goals within scope, schedule, cost and quality parameters. Fosters project management by
mentoring project managers both within and outside of the Project Management Office. Through the use of Lean principles and tools advance a
culture of Continuous Incremental Process Improvement.

Posting Number: PS2910FY22

Other minimum
qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, IT Project Management or related field, and five years of experience
as a Project Manager, or a combination of education and experience equal to twelve years. Experience in managing cross-functional IT
projects of moderate complexity and impact. Experience in leading merger and integration projects. Excellent oral and written communication
skills. Working knowledge of PMBOK or Prince2 as well as Agile, and or other Iterative or predictive methodologies, processes, and tools.
Ability to analyze project data for governance and compliance against key process indicators such as: project objectives, deliverables,
schedule, cost, scope, and quality. Experience in developing and maintaining project plans, schedules, quality reports. Ability to
understand and effectively communicate business and technical objectives and requirements as they relate to project
goals.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Ability to analyze portfolio data for governance and
compliance against key process indicators. Experience with related project management software (e.g., MS Project, TeamDynamix). Ability to
manage multiple projects in a cross-functional environment. Ability to negotiate with clients, staff and outside vendors as required.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, facilitation, presentation and consensus building skills. Experience in business
process analysis and process redesign methodologies such as Lean or Six Sigma a plus.

Salary
Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement,
tuition, and paid time off.

Institution Information

UNH is a federal contractor within the meaning of the
Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors. This position may require that you be vaccinated
against COVID-19 in the future, unless you apply for and receive a religious or medical exemption.

The University of New Hampshire is
an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction.
UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast and is convenient to New
Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90
undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified
individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared
inquiry.

The UNH Diversity Resource Guide with information and programming available in the seacoast area, New
Hampshire, and the region can be found here: https://www.unh.edu/hr/diversity-resource-guide

Equipment/Instruments

Personal
Computer.

Duty/Responsibility

Manages University System IT-wide projects. Applies best practices in
project management, such as those in the PMBOK Guide, to assure outcomes that fulfill project goals within scope, schedule, cost and
quality parameters. Perform portfolio planning for IT related projects across the University System. Partners with project sponsor to
define projects objectives, scope, schedule and budget. Also partners with various internal and external departments to ensure effective
teamwork in the planning, development, operation and support of assigned projects. Establishes project charter and plan, including success
criteria. Establishes and coordinates project team. Leads project meetings and manages team members to ensure objectives are achieved
within prescribed timeframe and budget. Working with resource managers and project team estimate resource requirements, develop project
plans and scheduling for projects. Assesses project risks and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality and client-satisfaction
levels. Tracks and reports project progress with respect to baselined time, budget and target vs. actual business results. Communicates and
provides project progress reports for executive project sponsors. Manages appropriate change control procedures and processes. Maintains
technical/functional documentation for accuracy and clarity. Implements effective communication strategies to meet the needs of project
stakeholders. Manages vendor relations and assures contractual fulfillment as
required.

Duty/Responsibility

Analyze existing business practices and implement process improvements
within assigned projects.

Duty/Responsibility

Fosters project management by mentoring project managers
both within and outside of the Project Management Office. Develop institution wide project management standards and practices. 


The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

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