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Project Manager/Business Analyst

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Categories: Staff
Department: Finance & Administration

Project Manager/Business Analyst

The college is creating a new position to serve as an internal business consultant.  This position will be responsible for managing initiatives sponsored by senior leadership and intended to increase efficiency and improve college-wide processes and practices, resulting in optimal service delivery to Davidson stakeholders.

For designated college-wide initiatives this position is expected to perform any or all the following activities:

  • Analyze and document business processes and recommend improvements
  • Develop business cases and provide accurate financial analysis
  • Manage the approval process
  • Assist in the development of project plans to monitor and track progress
  • Serve as project manager through completion
  • Manage the prioritization process to ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Report and escalate to leadership as needed
  • Maintain project backlog

Qualifications

A successful candidate will have demonstrated:

  • The ability to manage large and complex projects.
  • Success in developing business cases and performing financial analysis
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Proficiency with project management tools
  • Strong time management, organizational, planning and multitasking skills.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong process mapping, presentation and system skills. Including project management tool

Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of proven experience in any combination of:
    • Business process analysis, reengineering and improvement
    • Project management and business case development
  • Project Management certification (PMP, PgMP, CAPM) strongly preferred.
  • Prior experience with and knowledge of higher education administration processes, practices and systems strongly preferred.
  • Experience with Smartsheets helpful.

How to Apply

To apply, please complete the online application along with a cover letter and resume to http://employment.davidson.edu.  

 

Founded in 1837, Davidson College is a highly selective independent liberal arts college for 1,920 students, located in the historic town of Davidson, North Carolina – 20 minutes from Charlotte and minutes from beautiful Lake Norman. Davidson's primary purpose is to assist students in developing humane instincts and disciplined and creative minds for lives of leadership and service in our interconnected world. The college is governed by a vital honor code, its students compete in 21 sports at the NCAA Division I level, and it boasts 23 Rhodes Scholars.

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

 

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