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Halifax, NS
Management and Operations
Experienced
Contract

Under the direction of the Associate Vice President, Academic and Enrolment Management and the Director of the Language Centre, this position possesses advanced project and change management skills specific to the implementation and support of Strategic Enrolment Management (SEM) and related projects at the University. The Project Manager is responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects and provides single point of contact for those projects sponsors and sitting committees. The Project Manager is also involved in assisting various groups across campus select applications to help facilitate their business operations related to SEM. The Project Manager provides mentoring and support to SEM projects across the University, helping community members adopt the project methodologies and applications supported within the group.

The Project Manager works out of the Enrolment Services Department and reports to the Associate Vice President, Academic and Enrolment Management and the Director of the Language Centre.

The salary range for this position is $55,000 - $69,000 + 4% in lieu of vacation.

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What you'll need

Qualifications

To be the successful Project Manager you will possess a relevant undergraduate degree and a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of directly related experience. In addition to excellent interpersonal and communication skills you have proven knowledge and experience in using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, project management software (e.g. TeamDynamix). The desire and ability to keep abreast trends and changes and demonstrated desire to learn new technology is required. The successful candidate will have experience managing operational and project budgets, strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. Demonstrated ability in leading teams of staff from different areas of the university on related projects, strong attention to detail and accuracy in developing projects, demonstrated communication skills and the ability to forge effective collaborative team relationships, practical knowledge of project management methodologies, and experience in customer relationship management and customer service will round out your skill set as the successful candidate. Project Management Professional (PMP) designation would be considered an asset. Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required.

A little bit about us

Saint Mary’s University

Founded in 1802, Saint Mary's University is one of Canada's oldest and leading institutions of higher learning and has evolved into a vibrant and engaged community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni from more than 100 countries around the world. Saint Mary's University is home to one of Canada's leading business schools, a Science Faculty widely known for its cutting-edge research, a comprehensive and innovative Arts Faculty and a vibrant Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

Saint Mary's University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary's University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Visit our web site at www.smu.ca.

Are you interested?

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Apply for this opportunity online using our online application system through Career Beacon. Please visit www.smu.ca/employment to reference the job posting and description and click on "Apply through CareerBeacon" to submit your application or click "Apply Now" on this posting.

Qualified candidates should submit the following with their application:

· Resume

· Cover Letter

· Three Professional References

The position will be posted on 25 May 2020 and applications should be received no later than 4:30pm on 08 June 2020. No telephone calls please.

Saint Mary's University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary's University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Saint Mary's University thanks all applicants for applying. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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