Senior Project Manager - DEI

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Education Required

A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Business or Management, Public Health, Health Administration or a related Health Industry discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • Project Management experience, typically 3-5 years implementing and managing multiple medium to large-scale programs/projects
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and lead operations project in health care or other relevant industry.
  • Proficiency in key performance improvement techniques including current state assessment, KPI development, and workflow mapping / redesign
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with a strong focus on customer service utilizing established PMO Program/Project Management methodology, processes, procedures, tools, and techniques to improve quality measures and metrics.
  • Ability to lead process improvement activities to make enhancement recommendations and implement workflow and business process changes.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with all levels of management and project team members.
  • Demonstrated strong project management, organizational and facilitation skills.
  • Experience leading teams and people to successfully implement change utilizing a positive, can-do attitude to inspire others.
  • Proficient in Project Management tools such as MS Project, MS Word, MS Excel, MS SharePoint, MS Visio, and MS PowerPoint.
  • Experience with the concept of the PMBOK (Project Management Book of Knowledge) and applying project management principles, methodology & processes, tools & techniques to managing projects.
  • Ability to simultaneously lead multiple small to large-scale projects.

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated commitment to self-reflection and personal and professional growth on issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Understanding of key concepts and terms (e.g., implicit bias) frequently used in the context of discussions on DEI and efforts to address institutional racism, sexism, and other forms of bias.
  • Project Management experience within a health care delivery setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage as individual contributor in successful project management and implementation.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with educational and certification credentials combined with Project Management experience in an operational health care industry.
  • A Master's degree in Business Administration, Business or Management, Public Health, Health Administration, or a related Health Industry discipline.
  • PMI Project Management Professional (PMP), Master Certificate in Project Management, Public Heath Certification or Informatics Certificate, Prince2, AIPM Certified Practicing Project Manager (CPPM), ITILv3, Lean, Agile and/or Six Sigma certification.

To be considered, applicants must upload a resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly addresses how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of the position.  A cover letter is desired as part of the application process. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background and credential check. Position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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