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Apply now Job no: 92728-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Computer Science, Information Systems/Technology, Office & Administrative Support, Quality, Risk Management and Compliance, Other

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Project Manager

Official Title:


Hiring Department:




Anticipated Begin Date:

JANUARY 22, 2018


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Bachelor's degree

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Required Qualifications:
* 1 year of demonstrated experience managing projects and leading teams of varying sizes and scope. (A minimum of 7 years of experience to be considered for the Senior level.)
* 1 year experience utilizing project management tools, strategies and processes.
* Strong interpersonal communications skills.
* Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
* Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
* Ability to adapt to and work with a shifting variety of priorities and assignments.
* Demonstrated commitment to quality customer service.

Preferred Qualifications
* At least 3 years full-time equivalent job-related experience working on projects and leading teams within the information and/or academic technology domain.
* Project management training and certification.
* IT project management training and certification.
* Experience with technology in the higher education space.

License or Certificate:


Position Summary:

The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) team members are part of an exciting and dynamic work environment that builds on organizational principles such as family and personal life/work balance; an inclusive, respectful and supportive work environment; professional development opportunities; alignment with the campus's teaching, learning, and research mission; collaboration; and innovation. DoIT Academic Technology (AT) consists of over 90 dynamic professionals that design, develop and evaluate technology-enhanced learning experiences for today's learners. (

The Project Manager will be tasked with spearheading and stewarding multiple high-profile higher education projects that are tied to the institution's strategic goals around improving teaching and learning. This position coordinates a number of diverse collaborative projects that involve AT staff, in partnership with multiple campus-wide teams, working on Student Digital Ecosystem projects at UW-Madison. Responsibilities include planning and implementing project activities such as gathering requirements, identifying and defining deliverables, maintaining the AT project portfolio and establishing timelines, priorities and milestones to ensure successful progression of the projects. Work is done in close coordination with AT, the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, the DoIT Project Management group and campus leadership.

UW-Madison is building a next-generation student digital ecosystem to better support faculty, staff and students. The ecosystem will connect university-wide systems including student information, learning management and curriculum management systems, as well as digital assessment tools. The connection of systems will allow for interoperability and flexibility, improve information accessibility and consistency, and empower faculty, staff and students with new tools and capabilities to achieve success. (For more on the Student Digital Ecosystem, please go to:

Additional Information:

Please note that DoIT is not able to provide sponsorship for this position.


Bradley Molzahn
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the Apply Now button to start the application process. In order to be considered for this position, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter. Your cover letter should specifically address the Required Qualifications listed in the Relevant Work Experience section.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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