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Project Manager

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 08/03/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 10/29/2017
Working Title Project Manager
Job Classification Administrator IV
Department Name 35242-Med-Biomedical Informatics
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135386
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Project Manager for the Department of Biomedical Informatics who will be responsible for the coordination of several high profile projects in the department. The incumbent will be a point of contact with funding agencies and partnering institutions for administrative and technical issues.

Responsibilities include day-to-day management of project activities, management of all project-related meetings and communication with external institutions along with the development of schedules and milestones for internal team and for collaborative efforts with other teams and meeting those schedules. The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating the teams’ efforts to develop and benefit from inter-institutional programs along with producing and maintaining all administrative and substantive reports and presentations.

The incumbent will be part of a team of Project Managers tasked with covering multiple projects and initiatives. The team will need to develop cross coverage plans so that all priority tasks are covered at all times.

This position requires advanced knowledge of biomedical informatics, IT operations, and data management. Experience with best practices in modern software development, including agile development practices, source-code control systems, testing and test-driven development and documentation are highly-desirable. A demonstrated experience implementing complex IT systems, managing complex projects, and the ability to direct cross-functional teams are key to the position.

The incumbent must possess strong analytical skills, exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and strong organizational skills. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute written sections of both academic publications and grant proposals.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 10+ years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Master’s preferred in Management or Business Administration. Or Bachelor’s with 10+ years of experience. Ten years of project and product management experience in moderately complex projects involving multiple organization in a research oriented health care setting.

Required Licenses/Certifications


Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree or higher or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents