The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington (SPH-B) invites applications for the position of Program Management Specialist (Coordinator of Strategic Initiatives). We seek individuals who will contribute strategic perspectives and leadership in overseeing medium to large projects in the school. This position will assist in coordinating faculty and staff award nominations, creating a pipeline in which faculty will be competitive for professional awards, facilitate the identification of faculty who can be recruited to the school, and contracting for special projects. We expect that this individual will work closely with the Dean and Executive Associate Dean.
Located on the flagship campus of the Indiana University system, SPH-B has more than 2138 enrolled undergraduate and 380 graduate students, 200 faculty, and 78 staff in five departments (Applied Health Science, Environmental and Occupational Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health & Wellness Design, and Kinesiology). We are in a period of profound growth, as we have hired more than 30 new tenure-track faculty in the last three years. Indiana University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU). The city of Bloomington offers the feel of a college town with the amenities of a large city. From off-Broadway plays and musicals and the LOTUS World Festival of Music to quick access to 250,000 acres of public recreation lands and a reasonable cost of living, Bloomington offers much to all. As SPH-B continues its rapid research expansion, there has not been a more exciting time to join the school.
Manages large projects of the most complex nature, from start to finish, ensuring on time completion within budget.
Analyzes, tracks, forecasts, and reports on project metrics and shortfalls.
Communicates ongoing changes in tasks, goals, or performance; supervises and trains project staff as needed.
Develops and maintains project schedules, goals, and communication.
Matrix manages teams to develop, evaluate, and revise project processes.
Collaborates with other departments to ensure that project objectives are achieved within established time frames.
Participates in client meetings, contract finalization, and development of requirements and specifications.
Provides guidance and support to less experienced peers.
Bachelor's degree in a relevant field
Master's degree in a relevant field
5 years of relevant experience
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion
Demonstrated project management skills
Proficient communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent collaboration and team building skills
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
Highly thorough and dependable
Ability to lead/manage others
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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