-Organizes, documents and tracks project progress with team input, including schedules, project calendars, milestones, metrics, cost estimates, work plans, communication plans, issue resolution plans, and status reports. -Collaborate with veterinary medical center partners (ie. facilities, capital planning, information technology), faculty/staff and vendors to monitor project status -Coordinate and review all deliverables specified in the project definition and prepare reports with issue -Gather, analyze, and interpret work processes, financial reports, and other documents. Works with a variety of scientific/technical or medical terminology instructions in written, verbal or diagram form to establish facts, define problems and draw valid conclusions. Identify the process and technical flow of systems, and dependencies to maintain effective project outcomes. -Assist in the development of project plans and scope of work on assigned projects -Create and update project documents according to standards; preserve and maintain key project information for future use, such as initial charter, post-implementation summary. -Manage day-to-day aspects of project and scope; resolve or escalate issues and manage scope creep (expanded project goals). - Identifies alternative solutions and clearly stated recommendations. -Coordinate and facilitate project team and user meetings. Creates agendas, prepares meeting notes, distributes to key stakeholders and ensures project documents are complete and current. Keeps the team informed of changes, and plans future actions. -Ensure completed tasks meet cost, quality, and schedule objectives -Communicate project findings in a compelling manner through the preparation of reports and presentations to the leadership team and/or project manager. - Inform Project Manager and key stakeholders of status for all projects through verbal and written communications. -May coordinate the work of vendors, contractors, and other UMN staff working on project tasks -May compile required Request for Proposal (RFP) in compliance with state procurement processes. -May negotiate price, terms, and conditions with vendors; coordinate with OGC and UMN Purchasing department to draft contracts with project specific language as needed for software licensing and support, biomed/vet med equipment, networking, etc.
-Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
All required qualifications must be documented on application material
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Information Management, Health/Veterinary Care or related field and a minimum of 2 years project management or training experience (or combination of education and experience to to equal 6) minimum of 2 years project coordination experience or equivalent years of progressively responsible administrative experience with multidisciplinary project management responsibilities in complex settings. Detail-oriented business analysis skills, problem solving, and organizational skills Strong verbal and written communication skills Participated in group projects involving a variety of internal and external professionals - must be comfortable presenting and interacting with audiences ranging from outside vendors, trades, and salespeople to groups of experienced medical professionals. Working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint presentations Able to learn new technology, shift between projects and successfully prioritize workload Must be a resourceful self-starter and problem solver
Preferred Qualifications: Project Management Professional certification or process improvement methodology experience Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Project, Visio and Microsoft Office Healthcare or veterinary care services experience Working knowledge of medical centers' use of technology and clinical applications/EMR (electronic medical records).
Internal Number: 340619
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