Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • Information Technology
  • Bloomington, MN, USA
  • Full Time

Benefit Eligible


Position Information:

Reporting to the IT Vice President, the Project Manager has the primary responsibility for successful planning, execution, monitoring, and completion of projects and initiatives that contribute to the university achieving strategic goals.  This may include overseeing multiple smaller projects or larger projects.  In partnership with the Vice President identifies project teams, works with key stakeholders to assign individual responsibilities, identifies appropriate resources needed, develops schedule to ensure timely completion of project, and monitors project progress against schedule.

Position Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree required with 5+ years of experience managing complex initiatives with business, technical, legal and regulatory requirements.  PMI, PMP, ACP, CSM preferred

Other Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

  • Experience managing complex initiatives with business, technical, legal, and regulatory requirements.
  • Strong leadership presence and effective collaborator with the ability to influence and challenge the status quo and seek for opportunities to improve and grow.
  • Exercise significant level of independent judgment and execution which directly impacts the operational results of the university.
  • Solution-oriented with a track record for effective influencing, conflict resolution, and change management skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills as well as strategic understanding and scenario planning are required.
  • Leader must have the proven ability to impact and influence through concise and clear recommendations that build business and strategic understanding and also under time pressure.
  • Ability to partner with effectively with all leaders to ensure appropriate staffing of projects; work cross-functionally with faculty, administration, and technology teams to achieve results.
  • A strong background in IT and industry-specific work, preferably 10+ years.
  • Successfully completed ERP/EHR project in his or her portfolio.
  • Experience and the ability to solve complex problems which arise in the project and responsible for the outcome and finish the project with great quality and on time.
  • Proven success with vendor management
  • Strong understanding of the healthcare landscape and health economics is a plus

Northwestern Health Sciences University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. 

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