University of Pittsburgh

Job Description

Oversees all aspects of planning, design, and execution of simultaneous complex and diverse projects. Assists in developing timelines and ensures adherence to deadlines. Manages financial aspects of projects and other administrative duties. Handles external correspondence and drafts reports and other communications.

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit to learn more about this requirement.

Assignment Category Full-time regular
Job Classification Staff.Project Manager IV
Job Family Administrative Support
Job Sub-Family Program & Project Management
Campus Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum Years of Experience Required 6
Will this position accept substitution in lieu of education or experience? Combination of education and relevant experience will be considered in lieu of education and/ or experience requirement.
Work Schedule Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Work Arrangement Hybrid: Combination of On-Campus and Remote work as determined by the department.
Hiring Range TBD Based Upon Qualifications
Relocation Offered No
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances Not Applicable
Required Documents Resume
Optional Documents Not Applicable
Essential Functions This Project Manager position at the Department of Biomedical Informatics is responsible for the coordination and support of SenNet and other Common Fund and related programs in the funded ecosystem. The candidate will be a point of contact with funding agencies and partnering institutions for administrative and technical issues. Responsibilities include day-to-day management of project activities, managing all project-related meetings and communication with external institutions, developing schedules and milestones for internal team and for collaborative efforts with other teams, and meeting those schedules. Responsible for coordinating the teams’ efforts to develop and benefit from inter-institutional programs. This position will be responsible for producing and maintaining all administrative and substantive reports and presentations. This position requires advanced knowledge of creating infrastructure to support a large ecosystem of funded projects. Experience with best practices in modern software development, including agile development practices, source-code control systems, testing and test-driven development and documentation is highly-desirable. A demonstrated experience implementing complex IT systems, managing complex projects, consortium related projects, and the ability to direct cross-functional teams are key to the position. The incumbent must possess strong analytical skills, exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and strong organizational skills. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute written sections of both academic publications and grant proposals.
Physical Effort Position is largely sedentary, but duties will involve frequent moving within the department and between buildings, and travel between sites locally and to other cities for meetings.


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