Job Requisition Number: 24061. The Division of Student Affairs advances the learning and personal growth of students by providing leadership, services, and opportunities that enable students to succeed in and contribute to a diverse and global society. The Administration unit of Student Affairs works to effectively provide innovative services to departments in the Division and to deliver on the strategic goals of the organization.
The Project and Portfolio Management team manages projects for the complete IT portfolio, service catalog, initiatives, other ongoing IT services, and divisional administrative projects that span organizational and departmental boundaries.
•Manage the Project and Portfolio Management team according to established policies and management guidance, providing technical support and direction. •Facilitate governance of IT resources in collaboration with Divisional leaders to ensure continuous alignment with business goals, and evaluation of project and service impact and risk. •Plan and coordinate operational budgets, resource schedules, and deliverables as it relates to the management of the IT portfolio for Student Affairs. Recommend hiring of new employees, salary actions, terminations, and performance ratings. •Supervise the development and implementation process of projects involving cross-functional teams; accountable for the outcomes of defined Divisional projects. Organize the interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project on schedule and within budget constraints. Monitor the product/program/project from initiation through delivery, interfacing on technical matters. •Interface with Student Affairs leadership, subordinate project managers and project team members to monitor results, progress, and provide direction. Interact with peer managers in IT and other areas of the organization. Maintain a positive relationship with other departments and personnel that will assist in the development, funding, promotion, and/or public relations of the Division of Student Affairs. •Function as an advisor to Student Affairs Administration to analyze, resolve, and prioritize problems, recommend changes to department policies and practices, and identify risks and appropriate responses to potential risks. •Exercise judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action. Supervise staff to assure accountability and stewardship of campus resources (operational, financial, and human) in compliance with departmental goals and objectives. •Participate in the development and monitoring of policies and procedures for department or department operations. Adhere to University and departmental policies, procedures, and professional practices as well as city, state, and federal laws. Also responsible for adherence to UC Berkeley’s Data Classification Standard, Minimum Security Standards for Networked Devices and Minimum Security Standards for Electronic Information.•Minimum of 5 years’ experience in project management development and implementation involving departmental or cross-functional teams. •Knowledge of best practices in project management and technical project management, and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively to achieve results, to establish priorities, goals/objectives and timelines. •Possesses a clear understanding of how programs relate to other business strategies and initiatives, with the skills to conceptualize and plan projects to maximize impact and efficiency. •Highly effective written and verbal communication skills including the ability to convey technical information in a clear and concise manner. •Demonstrated ability to delegate and oversee assignments to ensure successful and timely completion as well as to obtain the cooperation of others within and outside the unit. •Project Management Institute PMP certification required. •ITIL V3 Foundations certification required. •Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
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