Applications Project Manager - Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold Maryland

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Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold, Maryland


United States
(2014000316)

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Detailed Job Description

Applications Project Manager oversees assigned application and systems development projects of moderate to high complexity. This position is responsible for planning the project, assembling the project team, assigning responsibilities, and managing schedules and resources to ensure timely completion of assigned projects.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop the project's key objectives, scope, success criteria and communicate them effectively across the project team.
Develop the project schedule and plan to ensure timely completion of the project. Plan, schedule, and track project deliverables and milestones using Microsoft Project.
Obtain management and stakeholders' agreement with the project plan and timeline, and advice of any obstacles or resource needs that may affect completion of the project as planned.
Assemble the project team, identify resources from the Applications team as well as other Information services units and assign resources to development tasks appropriate to each individual's knowledge, skill, and abilities.
Communicate project goals, monitor project progress, and adjust resources as necessary to keep the project on track.
Manage project issues and risks and escalate to management in a timely fashion
Communicate the status of various projects, discuss issues/risks, and understand the impact of any changes to business requirements. Conduct user acceptance testing.
Manage project resources from other groups and/or 3rd parties in a matrix environment. Ensure projects are delivered on-time/on budget and exceeding stakeholders' expectations.
Lead project meetings with a broad cross functional team to include Information Services and College stakeholders and business users.
Other duties as assigned by Director of Application Services.  

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution of higher learning
Minimum five years of experience as a Project Manager, managing progressively complex initiatives.
Demonstrated experience managing the execution and implementation of software development projects with multiple integrations.
Additional required experience includes regularly creating project plans, building/resourcing project teams, and managing/monitoring adherence to the project plan. Clear and concise written and verbal communications are required.
Successful track record of meeting deadlines in an environment with competing priorities
Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills required.
Self-starter with strong sense of responsibility and ownership and self-motivated with the ability to drive projects from inception to production
Have a good understanding of Software development Lifecycle (SDLC)
Ability to communicate with Business and Technical staff
Ability to provide coaching and mentoring to project team members in adherence to standards, best practices  

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced Degree, business analysis training and certifications, quality assurance training and certifications.
Work experience in any of the following environments: Business Process, Web-based applications, SAAS, ERP, CRM, and Content Management Systems.
Experience with implementing Enterprise Applications and ERP projects is highly preferred. Understanding of Agile methodologies preferred.
Project management in Higher education industry preferred
Formalized Project Management and Training certification (PMP) preferred  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume and cover letter are required

For more information or to apply, please visit https://careers.aacc.edu

Anne Arundel Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

As a condition of employment and in connection with your employment application process, Anne Arundel Community College shall conduct a background check on all candidates selected for employment. The information contained in such background reports shall be used for job relevant employment purposes. All offers of employment are contingent upon the favorable results of a background check screening.

While we appreciate your interest in employment with Anne Arundel Community College, we regret that we are unable to sponsor employment Visas for job applicants at this time.  

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Manager
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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