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Manager, Program Management

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
201309171203 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $67,446 - $81,477

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Project Managers and Program Managers! Can you lead a team in managing advanced enterprise IT projects? Looking to grow your career?
Are you skilled in IT business analysis concepts? Do you have strong analytical and application management skills? UC Riverside Student Affairs division is seeking a Manager for Program Management to lead a diverse team of IT professionals responsible for providing business analysis and project management. The manager is an integral part of a rapidly growing Technology Services department that supports all information and computing services for the division of Student Affairs. We are looking for hard working, smart, and adaptable people who enjoy technical challenges and project successes. If you are a IT professional looking for a dynamic, diverse, and rewarding environment, UCR is a great place for you. To learn more about the benefits of working within the Student Affairs division, visit http://vcsa.ucr.edu. Come make a difference! UCR is a great place to work. We have great benefits, stability and deliver on work/life balance. Don't pass this up!

**As part of the selection process the candidates will be asked to participate in a presentation skills assessment.**

Minimum Requirements

3+ years Information Technology team building, staffing, user support and management experience. This will include creative and thoughtful approaches to managing technical talent as well as disciplined budget management practices.
5+ years hands on experience with some aspect of IT operation (sys admin, developer, security analyst, project manager, business analyst, etc.)
3+ years of experience leading to fluency with all elements of IT project management.
3+ years of experience leading to fluency in full lifecycle requirements management and business process management.
Experience configuring and administering enterprise applications including both commercial off the self and custom.
Skill in evaluating and analyzing complex concepts or knowledge of past discrepancies, trends, and relationships, and applying the concepts appropriately. This will include skill in evaluating the likely success of an idea in relation to the demands of the situation.
Skill in observing and evaluating the outcomes of a problem to identify the key issues or redirect efforts. This extends to a skill in determining needs and requirements to create a conceptual design. This specifically includes forming general rules or conclusions by combining separate pieces of information to infer a logical explanation for why a series of seemingly unrelated events occur together.
Superior skills to effectively and professionally communicate using tact and diplomacy with internal and external campus community including international visitors. This includes the ability to clearly and accurately express substance and nuance.
Demonstrated skill in process development, adherence and compliance programs.
The ability to work under pressure, changing priorities with limited or scarce resources.

Preferred Qualifications

Certifications in one or more of the following areas: PMP, CISSP, Microsoft Professional, ITIL or other enterprise IT certification.
2+ years experience in a regulated environment, health care or life sciences preferred.
3+ years with information security, preferably HIPAA, PCI or other regulated environment. Understanding of data privacy issues related to FERPA, HIPAA, CMIA and/or PCI.
Skill in setting priorities that accurately reflects the relative importance of job responsibilities.
Ability to invite information, constructive criticism, and cooperation from others.
Hands on skill and experience with one or more of the following: version control systems, enterprise content management systems, defect management systems, collaboration tools, requirements management tools, work break down structure management tools and business process management tools.
Skill in maintaining equanimity in the face of resistance, indifference, or hostility.
Skill in reading and understanding scientific and technical documents such as scientific publications, legislative and regulatory documents, and complex instructional procedures.
Skill to independently compose letters, memos, reports, and other written communication materials, for a variety of audiences, using correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, composition, text editing, and proofreading skills.
Hands on skills in one of more technical areas covered above, ideally some programming experience.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #8 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2012-13). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 46th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2012-13) and is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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