WPSU is looking for a Project Manager who will support multiple projects simultaneously while working with and sometimes overseeing cross-unit teams responsible for planning, developing, securing resources for, and delivering media projects. The Project Manager is responsible for developing and implementing media-driven educational outreach programs ranging in size, scope, and focus. The Project Manager will contribute to project management, multimedia, and content development teams. This position provides meaningful input on strategic planning, decision-making, process improvements, measuring impact, outreach/distribution, and problem solving. Candidates must possess strong communication skills and be able to build relationships with stakeholders, be adaptable to change, exercise independent judgement and discretion, meet deadlines and shift from working independently to working with a team easily. Also critical to this position is the building and maintaining of strategic core relationships within the University and externally with partners and funders.
Education and Experience:
Typically requires an Associate’s Degree or higher plus 2 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Certifications, Registrations or Licensure:
Industry certifications (e.g., PMI) preferred.
This position is preferred as a hybrid with an on-site presence as needed (1-2 days per week); however, candidates seeking more fully remote work are welcome to apply.
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