PS Manager, Operations

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

ID: 7104664
Posted: July 6, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary
Oversees all administrative, financial, personnel, and technical functions of a program in an assigned department. Organizes and assigns duties to employees and advises the departmental administrators of the program’s activities.

Takes a leadership role in designing and implementing project management practices in the department.

This position is responsible for overseeing the planning, implementation, and tracking of specific projects that have a beginning, an end, and specified deliverables. The incumbent works closely with upper management to make sure that the scope and direction of each project is on schedule. Coordinates internal resources and vendors to ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
Responsibilities
Develops project scopes and objectives involving all relevant stakeholders and ensures technical feasibility
Creates a detailed work plan that identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project
Determines the resources required to complete the project
Develops a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates resources to the activities required
Determines objectives and measures to evaluate the project at its completion
Executes the project according to the project plan
Monitors the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary
Ensures the project deliverables are on time, within budget and meet quality expectations
Prepares an operating budget, which estimates expenditures and monitors and reports the status of the budget on a monthly or annual basis
May review expenditures and monitor approval process
Coordinates financial and human resource management functions
May coordinate the recruiting, selection, orientation, and supervision of staff
May assist in the selection process of executive staff
Serves as a resource and coordinator in explaining and complying with University Policies and Procedures
May review staff performance through periodic performance evaluations and salary reviews
Revises operating procedures as needed
May obtain necessary equipment and manage the maintenance of physical facilities including buildings and equipment
May represent the department in contract negotiations

Minimum Qualifications
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a related area of assignment or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Four years of progressively more responsible management experience. Background knowledge of assigned department’s area of specialization in order to analyze, plan and draw conclusions for recommendations to superiors. Demonstrated leadership skills in planning and directing employees and processes in order to effectively monitor and develop subordinates and to ensure the smooth operation of department.

Master’s degree in a related area may be preferred.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Preferences
PMP certification preferred
Three years project management experience
Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred