Project Manager

  • location: Stockton, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $43.26 - $48.07 per hour
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Project Manager

job summary:
We are implementing a new intranet site (Phase 1) and undertaking a complete redesign of our external web site (Phase 2), We are seeking a senior project manager for the initiative. The project manager contractor will report to the Senior Director of Digital Communications onsite in Stockton, California. The PM will support the Senior Director in defining site and channel standards and content governance development, training and implementation, site design and implementation. There is a high priority on enrollment and yield related micro-sites and channels. Intranet integration with Ellucian/Banner and other student, faculty and staff services. Anticipated project timeline is 12 months.

location: Stockton, California
job type: Contract
salary: $43.26 - 48.07 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: No Degree Required
Project Scope of Work

Phase 1: New intranet site

  • Implement a new intranet software solution
  • Migrate internal content off of existing external website and into new intranet tool
  • Integrate new software with Office 365 and SharePoint
Phase 2: Website redesign

  • Research and articulate clear brand position for Pacific, which will be leverage for the new website
  • Identify and implement new web content management tool
  • Define and launch new university governance process for managing web content
  • Enhance website ADA (accessibility)
  • Develop and implement Search Engine Optimization strategy
Project Manager Responsibilities

  • Develop project plan with Senior Director, Pacific Technology (IT), and project vendors.
  • Create and maintain a project schedule that defines activities, sequence, dependencies, work effort, duration and associated resource requirements with Pacific Technology and project vendors.
  • Manage the project plan and schedule to ensure all milestones are met on schedule.
  • Forecast, track and manage the project requirements, budget, purchase orders and invoices
  • Identify, analyze, prioritize, mitigate and communicate project risks
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Meet with the Senior Director on a scheduled basis and keep him informed of all activities on the project schedule. Notify the Senior Director of any milestones falling short of delivery.
  • Communicate with project vendors to ensure that they deliver planned assets and requested information as specified by the project plan.
  • Communicate with internal team members and stakeholders to ensure that they deliver requested information and content as specified by the project plan.
  • Communicate with Pacific Technology to ensure that they deliver planned assets and requested information as specified by the project plan.
Project Manager Competencies

  • Five or more years product, program or project management experience managing software or interactive web development initiatives
  • PMP certification
  • Knowledge of proven project management methodologies preferred (e.g., Agile, Lean, Waterfall or Six Sigma, etc.)
  • Experience with website development, specifically involvement in large scale website design, build-out and maintenance/enhancements preferred
  • Task-oriented approach with ability to readily prioritize and help advance individual tasks spanning the project's various teams
  • Thrives in collaborative environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, as well as relationship-building skills
  • Business and IT strategy experience
  • Customer-focused mindset
  • Sound judgment
skills: Detail Oriented, Client Facing, Great Communicator

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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