Job Summary: Job ID: 496273- FT - Unclassified (salaried)
We are looking for an agile, dynamic and energetic individual that loves technology and new challenges for a Project Management Specialist position in a rewarding university environment. Is this you? If so, this may be the job for you!
Ideal candidates will have excellent project management, interpersonal skills and a commitment to supporting our values including Scrum-based team focus, creative problem solving, and technical curiosity.
Miami is committed to a culture of health and wellness on campus with several benefits, healthcare, and wellness programs. Health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance, tuition fee waiver, paid sick and parental leave, paid vacation, supplemental retirement plans are part of our employee benefits package. Plus you can be part of the University’s academic culture and can teach one credit-bearing course per semester.
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You'll pursue the best solutions for the University including:
Fulfilling the role of Scrum Master within projects (Agile and others).
Inspiring team members to achieve successful project completion with an emphasis on team and process improvement.
Promoting project/team planning and delivery activities, including backlog/scope definition and refinement, planning, estimation, reviews, retrospectives, and frequent stand-ups.
Managing project/team deliverables and ensuring agreement to business portfolio(s) and shared outcomes.
Guiding project teams to achieve a self-organizing culture and a healthy conflict resolution process.
Providing coaching on Scrum framework (Agile, other), delivery practices and use of standard tools.
Building on relationships with clients, managers and project teams to ensure team execution and delivery of committed work.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field earned by date of hire and 1 or more years of relevant experience.
Formal training or certification(s) in project management techniques
Formal training or certification(s) in Scrum/Agile techniques and frameworks
Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience providing the knowledge/skills/abilities listed above may be substituted. Experience in these knowledge/skills/abilities may be earned concurrently.
As the Project Management Specialist reporting to the Director of Application Development, we are looking for you to have knowledge in:
Implementing Scrum/Agile principles, techniques and frameworks
At least one software development lifecycle methodology or Agile framework (Scrum, Kanban, XP, SAFe, etc.)
Mentoring others in project management and Scrum/Agile principles, techniques and frameworks
Programming experience or demonstrated familiarity with the technical concepts and logic
Guiding others in proper methods to collaborate with and organizing multiple project teams throughout the entire project lifecycle to ensure success as defined by scope, budget, and timeline.