Project Management– Coordinator 2

(Position Located in Baton Rouge)

POSITION #: 8490

DEPARTMENT: Medicaid Technical Services Contract

POSITION SUMMARY:

Work with project teams to create project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. Manage assigned projects in accordance with the DHH Project Management Lifecycle. Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately. Work with program office liaisons to become familiar with the department's business processes. Identify project resources and work with the Project Management Supervisor to assign individual responsibilities. Provide guidance and leadership to junior members of the project management team. Review deliverables prepared by the project team before passing to client. Schedule and lead all meetings for assigned projects. Procure and maintain the certification of Project Management Professional. Other tasks as directed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree. Minimum 2 years of professional experience in managing projects. Excellent analytical skills, effective organizational and time management skills. Great attention to detail and follow up, and verbal/written communications skills.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Advanced degree. Minimum 3 years of professional experience in managing projects. Experience with Microsoft Project, Microsoft Project Server or Microsoft SharePoint. Experience in presenting information to technical and non-technical audiences. Professional experience with DHH information systems or programs utilized by the department. CAPM, PMP, PgMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-RMP, PMI-SP, OPM3 or other relevant industry certifications.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume (including salary requirement), a copy of transcripts (if applicable) and 3 letters of reference to James Nguyen at UNO.Jobs@LA.gov with the job title in the email subject line.

DATE POSTED: October 9, 2013

CLOSING DATE: Position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, applications should be received byNovember 15, 2013.

The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, ethnic minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.