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Fordham University is seeking a Director of Project Management in New York, NY.

This position is responsible for effectively managing their Project Management Office. The ideal candidate will be a strong leader with expertise in the areas of planning, collaboration and communication. This position leads the team that provides technology project management services to the university community.

Responsibilities include:

  • Change the culture and re-establish the project management office to focus on achieving outcomes using rapid/incremental approaches
  • Emphasize thorough and consistent planning with clear definitions of scope, time and cost ($ and resources)
  • Establish methodical project execution steps that identify risks early and escalate effectively
  • Ensure that collaboration and communication become the cornerstones of PMO methodology
  • Teach others how to plan so that IT members become adept at planning and executing
  • Manage our new project intake process
  • Manage PMs to ensure that all are performing at peak effectiveness
  • Define and scale the PMO team as the university’s needs grow

To learn more, or to apply online, visit the Fordham job posting here.

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