IT Project Manager II

Company: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Updated: 8/13/2019

Description:

This position is located in Fayetteville, Arkansas Expires on 9/5/2019 The IT Project Manager II reports to the Director of Finance for the Northwest Campus and works with campus leaders and subject matter experts for projects related to the Northwest campus to identify ways to reduce waste, increase productivity, increase revenue and improve processes. The IT Project Manager II will be responsible for overseeing new process development, determine training requirements and follow each project through to completion. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.     UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks: Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only) Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000 Career Training and Educational Opportunities Merchant Discounts Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy Salary:  Negotiable Actively leads teams and provides individual contributions in problem solving efforts on selected projects to improve quality, reduce cost.  Identifies resources required to successfully execute improvement projects. Tracks and documents the team’s progress. Ensures that time-lines and goals are achieved. Communicates opportunities, results and issues to various audiences, including the Performance Improvement Oversight Committee, process owners and project teams. Using statistical tools, investigates existing processes for improvement and expands the use of statistical understanding and problem solving to all CO departments. Provides management with scheduled project status updates, feedback, and appropriate reporting on selected projects. Prepares and writes a final report on each project per the final project report format. Provides End User Support of desktop application and hardware that follow UAMS policies including planning and implementation of end user technology systems. Provides classroom technology support and maintenance to the completer lab systems. Provides Server Support in a Microsoft Windows Server environment. Installs and maintain VMware infrastructure. Maintains backup system. Other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field of study plus 3 years of experience in project coordination OR an Associate’s degree in Information Technology or related field of study plus 5 years of experience in project coordination OR a High School Diploma/GED plus 7 years of experience in project coordination. Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in Information Technology or related field of study plus 1 year of experience in project coordination. This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.