IT Project Leader

Pennsylvania, United States
23 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Penn Law is one of the nation’s oldest and most distinguished law schools. We offer a distinctive cross-disciplinary legal education, drawing on the depth and breadth of the University of Pennsylvania. The resulting intellectual opportunities and professional relationships bridge traditional boundaries and disciplines, making Penn Law an extraordinary supportive academic community for its scholars and students alike.

Join a growing, collegial, bimodal department of motivated IT professionals; great facilities, team environment, exceptional resources with opportunity for advancement. Serve as IT Project Leader for new technology solutions and user support initiatives. Report to CIO and work with IT Directors to identify, research, evaluate, create, develop and implement new IT solutions, applications, support and training needs for faculty, academic, instructional, research, administrative, media and communication initiatives. Coordinate IT resources, services and support. Provide Change Management.

A Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Minimum of 2 years experience in IT/AV Support, IT Systems or Application Development required. Experience with classroom technology solutions and infrastructure preferred. Experience in an academic setting or law firm preferred. Demonstrated expert level knowledge of classroom control systems, computing software OS, applications and cloud solutions including Extron, Windows 10, Mac OSX, O365, OneDrive, SharePoint, Canvas, Panopto, EMS. Proven expertise in Project Management. Programming skills required; experience with PHP, Python, JavaScript and PowerShell preferred.

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.