Advertised Summary Job Description: The Digital Projects Management (DPM) division in the Columbia University Libraries (CUL) seeks a motivated, collaborative and creative temporary Project Manager to join our team. Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, the Project Manager oversees several multi-stakeholder, online-based digital scholarship projects produced in partnership with CUL. They are responsible for creating related schedule and resource requirements and managing the entire project lifecycle. In addition, they will provide administrative assistance and training as necessary, and identify potential projects and grants.
This is a temporary position with an anticipated end date of June 30, 2018 (with the possibility of extension).
Position Duties Include: - Provides leadership on assigned projects, directs the entire lifecycle of an individual project, and shepherds the project through the production process. - Serves as the principal liaison with clients on a per project basis and makes presentations to senior management, Columbia University stakeholders, and clients. - Develops editorial content for new projects as required, identifies potential projects and partners, and writes proposals and partnership agreements. - Develops detailed project requirement specifications and documentation, including Web site wireframes.
As one of the world's leading research universities, Columbia University in the City of New York provides outstanding opportunities to work and grow in a dynamic multicultural intellectual community. The Columbia University Libraries/Information Services comprises a diverse, collegial and engaged staff committed to furthering the University's teaching and research mission through innovation, leadership, collaboration and professionalism. We offer a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and excellent benefits.
General Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years' related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: - Experience with digital production procedures, tools, and technologies - Must be comfortable with project management software - Excellent communication and writing skills - Strong ability to motivate a team
Preferred Qualifications: - Experience working on digital scholarship or publishing projects - Experience in generating the flowcharts and diagrams, plus current knowledge of visual design and interactive technology
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.