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Senior Project Management Associate - Remote Optional

Charlottesville

Senior Project Management Associate - Remote Optional

  • R0043562
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • The University of Virginia
STREAMin3 seeks a Senior Project Management Associate who will use their project management experience to implement and monitor adherence to project management plans, provide guidance and support to a team of project management associates, and act as a flexible resource to support areas of the project as capacity needs require. Our team is looking for someone that has project coordination or management experience, excels at communicating with a diverse group of stakeholders, and can understand the many moving parts of a project. Experience in education is not required. This is a remote position - if local to Charlottesville, office space may be provided (if preferred).

STREAMin3 is a comprehensive birth-to-five curriculum developed by The Center for the Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning ( CASTL ) at the University of Virginia’s School of Education and Human Development and developed with support from the Virginia Department of Education. CASTL is the largest research center within the School of Education and Human Development, with 25+ faculty and 240+ staff.

We are scaling the curriculum to serve 4,000+ unique classrooms thanks to support from the Virginia Department of Education. Curriculum recipients receive comprehensive onboarding, copies of physical curriculum materials, access to online resources, training and support from a professional coaching staff, and opportunities to engage with other curriculum users.

As part of the STREAMin3 team, you will join four Project Management Associates to provide day-to-day project management support to over 60 team members. In this role, you will have the opportunity to use your project management experience to contribute to a fast-paced and collaborative team with colleagues across the Commonwealth of Virginia and the country.

Role and Responsibilities:
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of a large and expanding project.
  • Collaborate with project leadership to track and ensure that STREAMin3 implementation objectives and deliverables are successfully met.
  • Directly manage timelines, assignments, and tasks using Smartsheet and identify, address, and implement systemic inefficiencies in processes and systems.
  • Act as an agile resource to support other Project Management Associates and teams during project phases that require extra support
  • Facilitate connections between Project Management Associates and project teams
  • Organize, facilitate, and keep notes for meetings.
  • Manage recruitment and participation data using our CRM tool, Hubspot.
  • Coordinate the planning and writing of reports and performance updates for funders and regulators.
  • Support, supervise, and manage project management associates and project specialists (as needed).


In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree, relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • 2 years of experience


Physical Demands

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of computers. The job does occasionally require traveling to attend meetings.

Preferred Qualifications

A strong preference will be given to candidates that have extensive experience in the following:
  • Managing the day-to-day operations of a large research team or coordinating a project with a high level of autonomy.
  • Creating, monitoring, and utilizing project management software or tools (Trello, Smartsheet, Basecamp, Asana, Teamwork, etc.)
  • Experience with Customer Relationship Management software, Microsoft Bookings, Qualtrics or other advanced survey tools, or similar project management tools.
  • Reporting to stakeholders, including budgets and deliverables.
  • Leading teams or individuals in project management or specialist roles.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office tools (OneDrive, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Facilitating the registration and use of videoconference or webinar tools (e.g., Zoom, Canvas, Catalog)
  • Project management training (relevant degree, certificate, or training program)


Salary range:

$63,000-$69,000, commensurate with education and experience, includes UVA benefits.

Application Instructions

Please apply through Workday . Complete an application online with the following documents:
  • CV or resume
  • Cover letter - in your cover letter, please describe your previous project management experience(s), including the project management tools/software used


The position will remain open until filled. This is an Exempt level, benefited position. This position will not sponsor applicants for work visas. This restricted position is a one-year appointment, and continuation beyond one year is dependent upon project need, availability of funding, and performance. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

As part of the application process, candidates should be prepared to discuss how they address diversity, equity, and inclusion in their work.

For additional information about the position, please contact Kate Matthew, STREAMin3 Project Director, at klt8z@virginia.edu . For questions about the application process, please contact Margaret Weeks .

Click here for more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community .

In alignment with President Ryan’s UVA strategic plan, CASTL is committed to:
  • Recruiting talented and diverse doctoral students, post-doctoral fellows, faculty, and staff;
  • Recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce and providing an inclusive and supportive environment in which staff and faculty are recognized as integral to the success of our work; and
  • Promoting a culture of integrity, mutual respect, excellence, collaboration, and innovation.


COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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