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IT Project Manager

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 11/06/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 01/05/2018
Working Title IT Project Manager
Job Classification Systems/Programmer IV
Department Name 19200H-CSSD-Infrastructure
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135833
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh’s Computing Services and Systems Development (CSSD) Department is seeking a qualified IT Project Manager. This senior-level technical position is responsible for implementing and managing technology projects for CSSD’s Infrastructure Division. This position involves planning and the coordination of all phases of development and implementation of technical projects across the unit. The incumbent must be a skilled team leader, meeting facilitator, and able to foster collaboration. Excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills are required.

Applicants must provide three work-related references (supervisory, whenever possible) as well as include their complete employment and salary history on their application. Applicants should include salary requirements in cover letter.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 5-6 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Bachelors or Master’s degree in Business Administration or IT related field (or equivalent in work experience) desirable and project management experience. He/she must demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of Project Management life-cycle and methodology. At least three years’ project management experience preferably in a technology setting.

Required Licenses/Certifications

PMP certification is a plus.

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 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

On occasion, some evening and weekend work may be necessary depending on business load, project timeline requirements, or scheduled downtime changes.

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 www.hr.pitt.edu/benefits

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. * Do you have 5 year’s experience in supervision or in project management?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How do you organize a large project? Give an example of a large project you organized in the past.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * 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)
    • Craigslist.org
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Dice.com
    • Monster.com
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • StudentAffairs.com
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • Indeed.com
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  5. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Document
  3. Writing Sample