Manager II/III, Information Technology Project
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Auburn, AL 36849
Job TitleManager II/III, Information Technology Project
Department/OrganizationOffice of Information Technology Admin
Job SummaryProvide efficient project management leadership and oversight of telecommunications projects. Under minimal supervision, the project manager plans, manages, supports, and executes large scale and/or complex telecom projects across the campus, while promoting the understanding of Project Management principles across the IT organization. The project manager is responsible for managing multiple projects simultaneously to ensure telecom designs and installations are compliant, secure, within budget, and satisfy the needs of the University. The project manager is responsible for all aspects of the planning, development and implementation of assigned projects from original concept through final implementation; providing a single point of contact for all constituents, and serving as the IT/telecom project lead/liaison.
Routine tasks include reviewing specifications, blueprints or other plans to ensure telecom designs are technically correct and compliant with regulations, codes and internal/industry standards. Responsibilities include conducting job site surveys or construction site visits; interacting with contractors’, engineers and architects; consulting with IT operations managers to identify needs for telecommunications, network infrastructure, and Audio Visual systems; and writing bid documents as necessary. Additionally, the project manager will develop detailed work plans and schedules; provide telecom budget estimates; track project expenditures and deliverables; and follow policies and procedures to support the project and manage risks based on understanding of organizational strategy and goals.
This position may also perform other duties that are IT/telecom operational in nature based on specific skills and experience of the individual and/or needs of the organization.
Auburn residents overwhelmingly rate the city as a great place to live, work and raise children, but don’t just take their word for it. Forbes has consistently ranked Auburn on its lists for Best Places to Retire and Best Small Places for Business and Careers. Auburn City Schools have consistently been ranked among the top public school systems in the state and nation.
Auburn University is committed to providing a comprehensive employee benefits package that attracts and retains talent to further the University’s mission and contributes to the personal and financial well-being of employees and their families. Employee Benefits include: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Care, Cancer Insurance, Life Insurance/Personal Accident Coverage, Disability Group & Supplemental Plans, Flexible Spending Account Plan, and Mandatory and Voluntary Retirement Plans, Auburn University Federal Credit Union, Bookstore Discounts, Tiger Perks discounts on dining, shopping and entertainment, Travel Assistance (Domestic and International), and Educational Improvements for Employees and Dependents.
Minimum QualificationsLevel II – High School diploma or equivalent plus eight (8) years’ experience and certification as a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD); OR a Bachelor’s Degree in discipline appropriate to position plus 4 years of experience.
Level III – Bachelor’s degree in discipline appropriate to position plus (7) years’ experience.
Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge of particular field of specialization to the completion of significant assignments. Has well-developed leadership qualities and demonstrated cross-functional project management experience.
Please utilize the attachment feature at the online employment site to attach the following: cover letter, resume and contact information of at least three professional references. Only applicants who submit all the requested information will be considered for review.
Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer and committed to building an inclusive and diverse community.
Desired QualificationsCertification as a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD)
Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP)
Job Class CodeMA07C
Job CategoryAdministrative Grade 34 and above
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