Interprets complex internal or external University issues and recommends best practices.
Collaborates on development of communications, presentations, or special events related to strategic initiatives as needed.
Acts as a resource and subject matter expert for project team and provides analytical guidance to identify innovative solutions.
Oversees project management delivery for major University initiatives through planning and communication with appropriate senior leadership and staff across administrative and academic units.
Manages the integration of third-party vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables.
Gathers and analyzes data from multiple sources across campus to inform decision making and quantifies the impact of various strategic initiatives.
Works independently to develop detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports. Assembles and leads a project team, assigns individual responsibilities, identifies appropriate resources needed, and develops schedules to ensure timely completion of projects.
Acts as a resource and subject matter expert for project team and provides analytical guidance. Interprets complex project issues and provides analytical guidance to a project team.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelor's degree in economics, finance or related field.
Working knowledge in higher education industry.
Manage individual and team assignments to deliver a defined outcome.
Manage competing priorities, work simultaneously on multiple initiatives, and meet deadlines.
Accomplished project management and communication skills with experience presenting recommendations to senior management.
Capable of directing work with cross-functional teams.
Expertise effectively managing work and/or excising influence across a matrix and decentralized environment.
Proven record of working independently and exercise sound judgment, taking ownership and initiative with minimal direction when needed.
Skilled at delivering process change in large and complex organizations.
Savvy in supporting large strategic projects from conception through successful conclusion.
Cover Letter (preferred)
Reference Contact Information (3) (preferred)
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.
Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via the Applicant Inquiry Form.
The University of Chicago's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Report) provides information about University offices and programs that provide safety support, crime and fire statistics, emergency response and communications plans, and other policies and information. The Report can be accessed online at: securityreport.uchicago.edu. Paper copies of the Report are available, upon request, from the University of Chicago Police Department, 850 E. 61st Street, Chicago, IL 60637.
Internal Number: JR10421
About University of Chicago (UC)
One of the world's premier academic and research institutions, the University of Chicago has driven new ways of thinking since our 1890 founding. Today, UChicago is an intellectual destination that draws inspired scholars to our Hyde Park and international campuses, keeping UChicago at the nexus of ideas that challenge and change the world.