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Senior Project Manager


Senior Project Manager

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Position Summary:

The Senior Project Manager for Blue Learning leads the planning and implementation of company-wide project management initiatives. The incumbent oversees all aspects of projects, including setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, monitoring, and summarizing the progress of projects.  Preparing reports for upper management regarding the status of projects is central to the scope of work, as is being familiar with a variety of project management concepts, practices, and procedures.  The Senior Project Manager relies on his/her experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, and a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. This position reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Blue Learning.

$70K/yr – $80K/yr  On-site  Full-time  Mid-Senior level


Education/Certification, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (required)
  • PMP Certification (preferred)
  • Proficient in project management software
  • Direct work experience in a project management capacity – two (2) to four (4) years minimum
  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management
  • Knowledge of project management techniques and tools
  • Experience with human relations management
  • A wide degree of near and long term project management vision, business understanding, and personal organization
  • Experience working in a self-directed environment
  • Experience in an educational setting (preferred)

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Planning and organizing
  • Decision-making
  • Influencing and leading
  • Team work
  • Conflict management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Adaptability
  • General knowledge of organizational structure and processes
  • Demonstrated ability to be a contributing member of an organizational team
  • Functional in standard office applications/systems (word processing, spreadsheets, internet, etc.)
  • Functional in enrollment and purchasing systems (e.g., PowerSchool, Skyward, etc.)
  • General knowledge of technology hardware
  • Self-motivated
  • Leads by example

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Lead the planning and implementation of Blue Learning project management initiatives
  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Provides end-to-end project leadership, coordinating internal and external resources in the completion of project tasks and milestones.
  • Be the subject matter expert regarding project management software
  • Manage, plan and schedule key project deliverables and timelines
  • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools
  • Manages complex projects with minimal management oversight
  • Constantly monitor progress of all projects
  • Develop and present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions on a regular basis to the executive team
  • Disseminate information
  • Initiates action to improve processes, tools, and methods leading to flawless project execution
  • Implement, uphold and enforce system-wide policies and procedures
  • Provide project evaluations and assessment of results
  • Disaggregate and analyze data
  • Serve as a liaison
  • Risk management
  • All other duties as assigned

Equipment Used:

All equipment required to perform jobs duties and tasks previously described.

Physical / Environmental Factors:

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Blue Learning considers applicants for all positions without regards to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, veteran or military status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Being authorized to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment. Blue Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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