Job Req ID:  111669

SPECIAL PROJECT MANAGER

We are seeking a Special Project Manager who will be responsible for general project management in the Office of the President. They will be responsible for planning, coordination and advancement of high-priority projects from concept to implementation. This individual will prioritize and schedule activities, track deadlines, monitor progress, organize teams, and ensure the production of on-time, high quality deliverables, among other duties.


A successful candidate will not be reliant on formal authority but instead enjoy the challenge of developing relationships and credibility with individuals across Johns Hopkins, including superiors, peers, and subordinates, to support the President’s vision and help Johns Hopkins accomplish its educational and research missions. These relationships will be critical, as the Special Project Manager will be expected to convene and participate in cross-divisional teams and workgroups to execute high-priority projects for the Office of the President.


Please note that this position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide project management and administrative support to the Office of the President.
  • Identify and track follow-up items and deadlines.
  • Take notes and prepare meeting summaries.
  • Organize, prioritize, and track the daily operations and developmental progress of assigned projects to ensure that project requirements and other project goals are met on time.
  • Maintain all files and data entry for assigned projects.
  • Manage version control of documents.
  • Ensure the completion of key deliverables on assigned projects.
  • Contribute to the research, writing and editing of documents, presentations and communications products for internal and external audiences, including materials developed for the President, Chief of Staff, and other senior leaders.
  • Lead and facilitate communication with key stakeholders on collaborative projects, meetings, deadlines, and events.


Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Must have proven aptitude with the use of Microsoft Office applications, along with specialized computer applications.
  • Must be able to effectively interact with colleagues at all operational levels.
  • Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently in a highly matrixed and complex business environment.
  • May be needed to work flexible hours at times, based on project needs.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and organizational skills.
  • Proven, successful project management experience.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Three years related experience with some project management experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Must possess strong organization skills and be able to collect large amounts of data, which are sometimes time-sensitive and decentralized in origin.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills, along with the ability to manage multiple challenging projects.

 


 

Classified Title: Business Project Coordinator 
Job Posting Title (Working Title): SPECIAL PROJECT MANAGER   
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC  
Starting Salary Range: Min $53,300 - Max $93,500 Annually (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday-Friday - 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Homewood Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​President Office of  
Personnel area: University Administration 

 

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

 

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

 

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

 

Accommodation Information

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

 

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

 

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

 

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

 

 

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/.

Accommodation Information
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit https://accessibility.jhu.edu/.

Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law:
https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf

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