Project Manager, School Of Business And Management

City University Of Seattle Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 months ago

About City University of Seattle:

City University of Seattle (CityU) is a distinguished and comprehensive private nonprofit university and an affiliate of the National University System. CityU is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). We are dedicated to providing accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. As a pioneer in digital learning, we have been delivering online education for over 40 years. CityU is ranked by the U.S. News & World Report among the top for online bachelor's degree programs, and among the top online programs for veterans in the U.S. CityU prides itself on having a completion rate of twice the national average according to data from the Chronicle of Higher Education.

CityU has over 20 locations in the Northwest and worldwide. Many of our degree, certificate and endorsement programs are offered online, in-person, mixed-mode and in performance-based formats. Aside from its flagship campus and headquarters in Seattle, CityU offers programs in Canada, China, the Czech Republic, Mexico, Slovakia, Switzerland, and Vietnam.

Job Description:

CityU School of Business and Management is seeking a qualified full-time Project Manager for its BS and MS Programs.

Job Summary:

Project Manager reports to the Director of Undergraduate Programs within the School of Business and Management (SBM) and contributes to the success of projects and operations across all SBM's programs to enhance staff and student performance and experience

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates multiple data collection efforts to assess the performance of various systems and processes with the primary of objective of creating opportunities for efficiency, productivity, and outsourcing.

  • Operates as the point of contact for internal and external stakeholders to define and develop comprehensive project plans that merge stakeholder requirements (e.g., SBM's Program Directors) with the institution's goals and coordinates various subject matter experts (SMEs) during all project phases, from discovery to initial development through implementation.

  • Uses statistical and database management programs to analyze data and prepare annual and summary reports, graphs, tables, charts, and illustrations.

  • Exercises a high-degree of discretion to successfully manage the life of a project with oversight throughout entire execution to ensure success as defined by adherence to standards of scope, budget, and timeline.

  • Manages work flows, ensuring high quality standards are adhered to, training/supervision as needed.

  • Communicates proactively with all involved personnel to identify problems, create solutions, and implement efficiency improvements.

  • Contributes to curriculum and course design and development.

  • Delegates technical responsibilities and monitors progress of projects.


Minimum Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • A minimum of a Master's degree in the business administration/project management field.

  • Minimum of three years of professional experience in operations and/or project management.

  • PMP certification preferred.

  • Experience using MS Project.

  • 2-4 years proven experience in teaching, preferably in both in-class and online modes of educational delivery.

  • Ability to address student academic-related issues and concerns in support of retention and student success.

  • Ability to lead and manage in a creative and fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to work comfortably with and manage virtual teams.

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills. Must be able to relate to and communicate with diverse students, faculty, staff, and external communities.

  • Ability to present a professional image on behalf of the academic school and CityU as appropriate.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and learning management systems in support of quality teaching and learning

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, hear, and perform repetitive motions of the hands or wrists.

  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, grasp or handle, stoop or bend, and reach.

Working Conditions:

The working conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work is generally performed indoors in a typical office setting.

  • Evening and weekend hours are required in this position.

  • Travel, including overnight travel, may be required.

Additional Information:

Salary information:

Starting at $80,000/year DOE

Benefits information:

We offer a comprehensive benefit package including Paid time off, Health insurance, Dental insurance, Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs, Other types of voluntary insurance, Retirement benefits or accounts, Education assistance or tuition reimbursement, Commuting/travel assistance, and Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules.

Application Instructions:

City University of Seattle accepts applications through this online process only. For consideration,please submit a complete application packet. A complete application is one that includes:

Completed Electronic Application Form

Cover letter


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