Project Manager - Academic Resource Planning - CFO & VP

Project Manager - Academic Resource Planning - CFO & VP

03 Dec 2024
Texas, Arlington, 76001 Arlington USA

Project Manager - Academic Resource Planning - CFO & VP

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Project Manager - Academic Resource Planning - CFO & VP Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.Posting Details Position Information Posting Number S05036P Position Title Project Manager - Academic Resource Planning - CFO & VP Department Academic Resource Planning - CFO & VP Location Arlington Job Family Finance/Accounting Position Status Full-time Work Hours Standard Work Schedule Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.The position requires some evening and weekend availability.Open to External and Internal Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience. Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Benefits at UTA We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to all our employees at the University.To help you understand the full value of these benefits, we have created a tool that calculates the total worth of your compensation package. This tool takes into account all of the benefits that you are eligible for, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. To access this tool and learn more about the total value of your benefits, please click on the following link: University Information The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, UTA is the second largest in the University of Texas System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” institution. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list and is among the top 30 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution ( HSI ) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution ( AANAPISI ), and it has one of the top 5 most ethnically diverse undergraduate student bodies in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Its approximately 270,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 24 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to UTA’s $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.Furthermore, UTA is poised to experience widespread growth in the near future. The university recently launched the first phase of its RISE 100 initiative aimed at recruiting 100 new tenure-system faculty to amplify research standing and position UTA as a leader in key scholarly areas; more details are available at The successful candidate for this position will have the opportunity to join UTA during an exciting period of growth and contribute as the university broadens its impact.Job Summary The Project Manager (PM) leads the Academic Resource Planning ( ARP ) team and academic colleges to identify processes that need to be improved and standardized across colleges, as well as best practices that need to be integrated into the processes in the colleges and departments. The PM leads project teams and key stakeholders through project improvements, beginning with identifying the project through the assimilation of the new processes into the daily work of the college staff.Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Lead project teams and key stakeholders through project initiation to define the scope and project charter, perform stakeholder analysis, identify project approach, and plan and facilitate project kickoff.

Drive the project planning stage and facilitate team collaborations to identify requirements and develop a project plan that includes budget, timeline, risk register, resource planning, and communication approach.

Facilitate team collaborations to develop a change management plan to assimilate new processes based on process analysis, marketing and communication plans, and training needs for all project stakeholders.

Manage project portfolios and resources in line with business strategies and in accordance with project management standards.

Manage project risks and create risk response strategies and options, including escalation and mitigation.

Monitor project activities through the project life cycle for quality and efficiency to ensure alignment with project goals and approach.

Provide and communicate project status updates to leadership, key stakeholders, and project teams through the project lifecycle.

Guide project team to use best project management practices and PMO standards and develop and maintain required project documentation through the project life cycle.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant experience.

Project Management Professional ( PMP ) Certification.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge and experience working with academic units in higher education.

Knowledge of business processes in higher education.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Demonstrate written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate with internal and external units.

Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups, and individuals.

Ability to work effectively and collaboratively within diverse teams.

A high level of integrity in the use of confidential information.

Exceptional organizational and analytical skills, as well as attention to detail.

Ability to work independently.

Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple and competing priorities.

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Working Conditions

Special Conditions for Eligibility

Working Title Project Manager

CBC Requirement

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.EEO Statement It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington ( UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University’s compliance with this policy.ADA Accommodations The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email Detail Information Number of Vacancies 1 Open Until Filled Yes Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Accepted Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.Requirement Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

What is the highest level of education attained?


High School Diploma

Associate's Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree

PhD or equivalent

Do you possess a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification?



How many years of experience do you have working in higher education?

None/less than 1 year

2 to 3 years

4 to 5 years

6 years or more

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