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Job Req ID:  12096

Web Project Manager

Classified Title: [[IT Project Administrator]] 
Working Title: [[Web Project Manager]] ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PD 
Starting Salary Range: [[$79,044-$125,000]]
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: [[Monday - Friday, 8:30a - 5:00p / 37.5 hours per week]] 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health 
Department name: 10001032-Web 
Personnel area: School of Public Health




The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Office of External Affairs encompasses three teams: 1) Communications and Marketing; 2) Development and Constituent Relations and 3) Finance and Administration.


The award-winning Communications and Marketing team provides strategic communications, external and internal communications and marketing services for the School across a variety of digital, print and physical platforms. This includes brand and identity management, digital strategies and web services, editorial and content strategies, visual communications, media and public relations, social media and integrated marketing campaigns.


The School recently completed its Centennial year and is in the final year of a University- wide fundraising campaign, Rising to the Challenge. As the #1 school of public health in the country and the oldest independent, degree-granting school of public health in the world, the Office of External Affairs offers unparalleled opportunities for creative work at the highest levels of excellence.



General Summary/Purpose


The Office of External Affairs is seeking a Web Project Manager to help manage a large website migration project of from our current CMS, SiteExecutive, to Drupal 8. This is a 2 1/2 year position ending May 2021.


The JHSPH web presence consists of,, over 80 center/institute websites, and 20 other domains we manage.


The website contains over 20,000 pages, receives an average of 865,000 unique visitors per month from over 190 countries and has more than 350 content contributors.


The Project Manager will collaborate with the Digital Strategies and Web Services group, others in the Office of External Affairs, and the School and University throughout the project life cycle providing support for the planning, development and maintenance of a school-wide Drupal-based content management solution. This position will also work closely with vendors brought into the migration project. The Web Project Manager will report directly to the Director of Digital Strategy.


Qualified applicants have strong technical understanding and/or previous development experience and are skilled at bringing out the best in the people and projects they oversee.


The project manager will be responsible for setting the project strategy, prioritizing features, building consensus, and coordinating product scope, priorities, budgets and schedules with the project team, internal stakeholders and outside vendors to build a lasting, high-quality website.



Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Set and oversee the execution of all assigned tasks and deliverables
  • Set clearly defined objectives and deliverables
  • Build consensus with internal stakeholders
  • Prioritize tasks and product features
  • Assign, delegate and project manage tasks to project members and vendors
  • Assists in stakeholder contact and communication pertaining to specific project phases
  • Establish regular and as needed meetings, trainings, etc, confirming agendas and related materials; facilitate as needed


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.  3 years of IT experience, including web-based project management experience.
  • Understands the “big picture” of a large-scale CMS based web project
  • Ability to forecast and realign project timelines and resources
  • Ability to communicate technical subject matter to non-technical audience
  • Proven track record working on web sites and content management systems
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills
  • Ability to proactively identify process shortcomings and document steps needed to rectify
  • Knowledgeable on leading project management techniques, tools and trends
  • BS/BA in Management Information Systems, Management Information Technology, Communications, Computer Science, or related technology
  • Must demonstrate exemplary customer service skills
  • Ability to use or learn our current project management system, SmartSheet



Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.  5+ years of experience with project managing the creation and implementation of websites.


Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • PMP preferred
  • Demonstrable success on a project of similar size and scope
  • Experience with Drupal based projects a plus
  • Experience with academia, higher-education and public health mission oriented organizations a plus
  • Experience with Acquia products, such as Lightning


Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:

Certifications or specialized training (e.g. PMP, Agile, SCRUM) a plus.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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 HR Business Services Office at For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.


The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.


During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.


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.


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