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Project Manager - Operations

Company: Baltimore City Public School System
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

The Project Manager works collaboratively with Operations departments and staff to conduct project management and business process management under the Office of the Chief Operating Officer. Responsible for the successful planning, execution and delivery of projects that meet requirements for scope, cost, time, and quality. Provides direction and coordination and ensures adherence to project management principles in work performed. Represents the Executive Director and provides leadership with direction for special projects that have organizational or operational impact. Essential Functions

  • Responsible for the planning, coordination, and oversight of all special projects from initial ideation through to completion on behalf of the Executive Director.
  • Plans, coordinates, and manages project activities, schedules, and assignments to meet project scope and requirements until final deliverable has been achieved and accepted.
  • Establishes schedules and check-ins with key team members to deliver projects on time and ensure appropriate monitoring of project performance to deliver projects within budget and with desired outcomes.
  • Tracks and maintains project plans and schedules in order to provide regular reports on project status to project team, key stakeholders, and leadership
  • Consults, advises, and makes recommendations to leadership for adjusting programs, projects and initiatives based on project development
  • Proactively monitors, develops, and implements standard operating procedures for the Department staff
  • Represents the Executive Director in various meetings as required. Documents and follows up on important action items and meeting decisions.
  • Prepares or leads necessary correspondence, reports, summaries, documents, and presentation materials for the department area of responsibility
  • Assists in the development of strategic program initiatives.
  • Validates project progress, health, risks, and challenges prior to presenting to leadership for decision making.
  • Monitors and controls data quality, workflow, and usage of Computerized Maintenance Management System as applicable
  • Performs and supports all school readiness activities to ensure schools are ready for opening.
  • Serves as liaison and meets with and may address a variety of groups, including staff, school administrators, and internal and external stakeholders on behalf of the Executive Director regarding projects
  • Performs and promotes all activities in compliance with equal employment and nondiscrimination policies; follows federal laws, state laws, school board's policies and the professional standards.
    Maximum Salary


    Minimum Salary


    Desired Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or institution.
    • Three years project management with successful, timely deliverables and positive outcomes required
    • Understands project management concepts and practices. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred or ability to obtain PMP certification.
    • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills to ensure effective coordination and team building throughout Operations
    • Proficient in the use of computer applications, including Microsoft Office applications particularly Excel, Word, Power Point.
    • Ability to conduct research into project issues as required, and to present ideas in business and user-friendly language.
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and proven ability to handle numerous priorities at the same time.
    • Strong customer service orientation and ability to work with all levels of management to accomplish project objectives
    • Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to quickly analyze problems and recommend workable solutions
    • Proven ability to exercise discretion and judgement in highly complex and confidential matters.
    • Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with diverse stakeholders, school and district staff, faculty, students, consultants, and contractors at all levels.
    • Proficient in the collection, analysis, and reporting of project deliverables
    • Valid class C non-commercial driver's license.

      Full time or Part time

      Full time

      Additional Details

      Qualified candidates for the above position must submit the following:
      • Completed online application
      • Resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences and education related to the position to which you are applying.
      • Upload copies of all transcripts -undergraduate, graduate and all MSDE Certifications
      • Must provide three (3) professional references to include: name, title, business address, e-mail address and phone number
      • All documentation/certification necessary (scanned copies accepted) to substantiate minimum qualifications; must be uploaded into application
      • All documentation must be scanned and uploaded to application
        Benefits -- This position is eligible for benefits. To review the available options please see the information relevant to the union for this position by viewing the following link: http://www.baltimorecityschools.orgBaltimore City Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age in its employment, programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, please contact Equal Opportunity Manager, Title IX Coordinator Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX Compliance Office 200 E. North Avenue, Room 208 Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-396-8542 (phone); 410-396-2955 (fax).This position is not affiliated with any bargaining unit. This position is affiliated with the City Retirement Plan.

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