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Senior IT Project Manager

Posted: July 12, 2022
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Harvard University is looking for a Senior IT Project Manager to coordinate and facilitate the successful delivery of library technology projects that have major impacts on library operations at Harvard. We seek an experienced project manager who approaches their work with enthusiasm, prioritizes and values communication, and thrives in complex and active stakeholder environments.

The successful candidate is exceptionally well-organized, action-oriented, an excellent listener, and a thoughtful communicator with a record of demonstrated success communicating effectively across all levels of an organization from entry level staff to University executives, in both technical and nontechnical contexts. This role offers an opportunity to work with a wide variety of stakeholders across the Harvard Library as well as the broader academic research library community, including librarians, technologists, administrative leaders, faculty, and end users.

The Senior IT Project Manager reports to the Manager of Portfolio and Project Management in Library Technology Services, a division of Harvard University Information Technology. Harvard’s Library Technology Services team builds, implements, and stewards solutions to fulfill the mission of the Harvard Library: to advance scholarship and teaching through the collection, creation, application, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge.

This is a fully benefited, full-time Harvard University position that has been funded through June 30, 2025. There is the possibility of renewal contingent on funding, University priorities, and satisfactory job performance.

For more information and to apply, please visit the listing in Harvard Careers: Senior IT Project Manager, 58839BR: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=25240&siteid=5341&PageType=JobDetails&jobid=1959519

Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum of five years’ post-secondary education or relevant work experience

Additional Qualifications and Skills (The following Additional Qualifications are strongly preferred. If you meet some, but not all, you are still encouraged to apply; we value employees with a willingness to learn.)"
- Demonstrated cross-functional project management experience for technology projects in academic or research libraries or archives preferred
- Knowledge of IT applications, processes, software, and equipment
- Knowledge of advanced IT project management principles (e.g. Agile), processes, and tools desired
- Proficiency with presentation and collaboration tools
- Demonstrated ability to influence without direct responsibility/control
- Strong consulting skills and adeptness at breaking down barriers to collaboration and partnership
- Demonstrated team performance skills, service mindset approach, and the ability to act as a trusted advisor
- Change management experience across a large set of diverse stakeholder groups of similar scope and size as Harvard’s Experience at Harvard or in a complex higher education institution desirable

Certificates and Licenses:
- Completion of Harvard IT Academy Project Management Foundations course (or external equivalent) preferred
- PMP or other relevant certification and experience preferred, e.g., Scrum Master

Minimum of five years’ post-secondary education or relevant work experience

Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is a community of Information Technology professionals committed to delivering service and technological solutions in support of teaching, learning, research and administration. We are recruiting an IT workforce that has both breadth in their ability to collaborate and innovate across disciplines – and depth in specific areas of expertise. HUIT offers opportunities for IT professionals to learn and work in a unique technology landscape and service-focused environment. If you are a technically proficient, nimble, user-focused, and accountable IT professional who also connects with the importance of collaborating well in a team environment, we are looking for you!

Description

Harvard University is looking for a Senior IT Project Manager to coordinate and facilitate the successful delivery of library technology projects that have major impacts on library operations at Harvard. We seek an experienced project manager who approaches their work with enthusiasm, prioritizes and values communication, and thrives in complex and active stakeholder environments.

The successful candidate is exceptionally well-organized, action-oriented, an excellent listener, and a thoughtful communicator with a record of demonstrated success communicating effectively across all levels of an organization from entry level staff to University executives, in both technical and nontechnical contexts. This role offers an opportunity to work with a wide variety of stakeholders across the Harvard Library as well as the broader academic research library community, including librarians, technologists, administrative leaders, faculty, and end users.

The Senior IT Project Manager reports to the Manager of Portfolio and Project Management in Library Technology Services, a division of Harvard University Information Technology. Harvard’s Library Technology Services team builds, implements, and stewards solutions to fulfill the mission of the Harvard Library: to advance scholarship and teaching through the collection, creation, application, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge.

This is a fully benefited, full-time Harvard University position that has been funded through June 30, 2025. There is the possibility of renewal contingent on funding, University priorities, and satisfactory job performance.

For more information and to apply, please visit the listing in Harvard Careers: Senior IT Project Manager, 58839BR: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=25240&siteid=5341&PageType=JobDetails&jobid=1959519

Skills

Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum of five years’ post-secondary education or relevant work experience

Additional Qualifications and Skills (The following Additional Qualifications are strongly preferred. If you meet some, but not all, you are still encouraged to apply; we value employees with a willingness to learn.)"
- Demonstrated cross-functional project management experience for technology projects in academic or research libraries or archives preferred
- Knowledge of IT applications, processes, software, and equipment
- Knowledge of advanced IT project management principles (e.g. Agile), processes, and tools desired
- Proficiency with presentation and collaboration tools
- Demonstrated ability to influence without direct responsibility/control
- Strong consulting skills and adeptness at breaking down barriers to collaboration and partnership
- Demonstrated team performance skills, service mindset approach, and the ability to act as a trusted advisor
- Change management experience across a large set of diverse stakeholder groups of similar scope and size as Harvard’s Experience at Harvard or in a complex higher education institution desirable

Certificates and Licenses:
- Completion of Harvard IT Academy Project Management Foundations course (or external equivalent) preferred
- PMP or other relevant certification and experience preferred, e.g., Scrum Master

Education

Minimum of five years’ post-secondary education or relevant work experience

Company Description

Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is a community of Information Technology professionals committed to delivering service and technological solutions in support of teaching, learning, research and administration. We are recruiting an IT workforce that has both breadth in their ability to collaborate and innovate across disciplines – and depth in specific areas of expertise. HUIT offers opportunities for IT professionals to learn and work in a unique technology landscape and service-focused environment. If you are a technically proficient, nimble, user-focused, and accountable IT professional who also connects with the importance of collaborating well in a team environment, we are looking for you!

Position Overview

Company

Harvard University

Location

CAMBRIDGE, MA

Job Type

Full time

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Position Details

Description

Harvard University is looking for a Senior IT Project Manager to coordinate and facilitate the successful delivery of library technology projects that have major impacts on library operations at Harvard. We seek an experienced project manager who approaches their work with enthusiasm, prioritizes and values communication, and thrives in complex and active stakeholder environments.

The successful candidate is exceptionally well-organized, action-oriented, an excellent listener, and a thoughtful communicator with a record of demonstrated success communicating effectively across all levels of an organization from entry level staff to University executives, in both technical and nontechnical contexts. This role offers an opportunity to work with a wide variety of stakeholders across the Harvard Library as well as the broader academic research library community, including librarians, technologists, administrative leaders, faculty, and end users.

The Senior IT Project Manager reports to the Manager of Portfolio and Project Management in Library Technology Services, a division of Harvard University Information Technology. Harvard’s Library Technology Services team builds, implements, and stewards solutions to fulfill the mission of the Harvard Library: to advance scholarship and teaching through the collection, creation, application, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge.

This is a fully benefited, full-time Harvard University position that has been funded through June 30, 2025. There is the possibility of renewal contingent on funding, University priorities, and satisfactory job performance.

For more information and to apply, please visit the listing in Harvard Careers: Senior IT Project Manager, 58839BR: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=25240&siteid=5341&PageType=JobDetails&jobid=1959519

Skills and Experience

Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum of five years’ post-secondary education or relevant work experience

Additional Qualifications and Skills (The following Additional Qualifications are strongly preferred. If you meet some, but not all, you are still encouraged to apply; we value employees with a willingness to learn.)"
- Demonstrated cross-functional project management experience for technology projects in academic or research libraries or archives preferred
- Knowledge of IT applications, processes, software, and equipment
- Knowledge of advanced IT project management principles (e.g. Agile), processes, and tools desired
- Proficiency with presentation and collaboration tools
- Demonstrated ability to influence without direct responsibility/control
- Strong consulting skills and adeptness at breaking down barriers to collaboration and partnership
- Demonstrated team performance skills, service mindset approach, and the ability to act as a trusted advisor
- Change management experience across a large set of diverse stakeholder groups of similar scope and size as Harvard’s Experience at Harvard or in a complex higher education institution desirable

Certificates and Licenses:
- Completion of Harvard IT Academy Project Management Foundations course (or external equivalent) preferred
- PMP or other relevant certification and experience preferred, e.g., Scrum Master

Education

Minimum of five years’ post-secondary education or relevant work experience

Company Description

Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is a community of Information Technology professionals committed to delivering service and technological solutions in support of teaching, learning, research and administration. We are recruiting an IT workforce that has both breadth in their ability to collaborate and innovate across disciplines – and depth in specific areas of expertise. HUIT offers opportunities for IT professionals to learn and work in a unique technology landscape and service-focused environment. If you are a technically proficient, nimble, user-focused, and accountable IT professional who also connects with the importance of collaborating well in a team environment, we are looking for you!

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