Project Management Specialist

Location
California, United States
Posted
07 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Jan 2019
Ref
80978
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Code: 2392
Job Grade: H

Stanford University is seeking a Project Management Specialist – General to manage activities of assigned projects from project initiation through completion with limited guidance; coordinate all technical activities on assigned projects. Work is typically comprised of 30% time contribution towards project leadership and 70% as a technical contributor.

Duties include:

  • Review project plans and proposals, and work with management to develop project objectives; identify project responsibilities by determining the phases and elements of the project; calculate time frames and sequence the stages of the project. 
  • Perform project management oversight of small projects or more than one large task within a larger project. 
  • Oversee, coordinate, and perform technical aspects of project, with guidance, based on type of project manager support required (e.g., engineer, quality, scheduler).
  • Review, evaluate, approve, and monitor cost schedule and technical scope baselines. 
  • Ensure the preparation of required project documentation.
  • Contribute to communication plan and change management elements.

* - Other duties may also be assigned.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

Bachelor's degree in a related field and two years relevant experience or a combination of education and experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

  • Polished written and oral communication skills to address a wide variety of audiences.
  • Ability to productively contribute to cross-functional teams.
  • Depth of knowledge in technical discipline/domain needed to deliver projects.
  • Demonstrated project management ability to employ integration, scope time management, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk, and procurement components.

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:

None.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Frequently sit, perform desk based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation and lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, write by hand, twist/bend/stoop/squat and lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 20 pounds. 
  • Rarely use a telephone, kneel, crawl, climb ladders, reach/work above shoulder, grasp forcefully.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • May be exposed to extreme hot and cold temperatures, be exposed to high voltage electricity, radiation or electromagnetic fields, lasers, noise > 80dB TWA, allergens/biohazards/chemicals /asbestos, or heavy metals or work on roofs at heights greater than 10 ft.
  • Travel locally and cross-university.

WORK STANDARDS (from JDL):

  • When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu