Project Manager « Position Deleted on 12/10/2013 »
|Pay Range:||Commensurate with Experience up to an anticiated budget maximum of $41,000|
|Department:||Continuing Education Administration|
About Virginia Tech:
Virginia Tech, founded in 1872 as a land-grant institution, is currently ranked as a Top 30 Public University by US News & World Report and a Top 30 Public Research University by the National Science Foundation. Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto: Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). As the Commonwealth's most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech serves a diverse population of 30,000+ students and 8000+ faculty and staff from over 100 countries, and is engaged in research around the world. Invent the Future at Virginia Tech.
The primary objective of this position is to provide project planning and program management for Continuing and Professional Education ( CPE). The Project Manager will be responsible for the implementation of short courses, training programs, conferences, institute, workshops, and other unique outreach offerings; program budgeting; defining and managing the timeline and scope of services for each project; working with the program coordinator team and all CPE functional units to oversee project implementation; having sole financial responsibility and accountability for each project; negotiating facility agreements and contracts; assessment of program needs and marketing research; and post-program reporting.
Occasional travel required to provide on-site local and out-of-town program support. Occasional weekend, early morning, and late evening work required based upon program schedules.
Bachelor's degree in related field and/or equivalent level of training and experience in financial, business or hospitality management; experience with project planning in a continuing education setting; experience developing and financially managing short courses, conferences, workshops and special events; experience preparing budget plans to meet stated financial goals; must have basic computer skills such as word processing, spreadsheets, email,internet navigation and an understanding of social media; must be able to handle numerous projects and details and prioritize according to needs; must be a team player and have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, and have the ability to manage and handle on-the-spot changes and emergencies in a professional and effective manner.
Master's degree in a related field; advanced experience in project planning and budgeting in continuing education setting; experience with Commonwealth of Virginia and/or university policies and procedures; individuals with Certified Program Planner ( CPP), Certified Meeting Planner ( CMP), or Project Management Professional ( PMP) designations.
Must have a criminal background check, Must have a driver's license check, Alternate work schedule - If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below, Must have valid driver's license, Other (Describe Below)
Must have a conviction check:
8-5 M-F/Flex dependent upon program schedules; Occasional travel required to provide on-site local and out of town program support. Occasional weekend, early morning and late evening work required based upon program schedules.
How to Apply for this Job:
Interested applicants should complete an online application at http://www.jobs.vt.edu, posting #SW0130681.
If restricted or temporary, enter end date:
FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year:
Pay Band: 4
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F, flex dependent upon program schedule.
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only?
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:
Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity, and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the hiring department by the application deadline.
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