Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland

Posted in Education and Training

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We are seeking a Special Project Manager who will be responsible for the development and execution of projects in the Office of the President, focusing mostly externally with an emphasis on K-12 /university partnerships, public safety innovations, and other strategic and priority initiatives. This position will report directly to the Deputy Chief of Staff and will be a highly responsible, professional to coordinate, oversee, and advance high-priority projects from concept to implementation across a wide range of issues, including the recently launched Innovation Fund for Community Safety and Behavioral Health Crisis Support Team.

The incumbent will regularly engage with stakeholders, set priorities, track deadlines, and make decisions based on analytical and innovative thinking within established guidelines. The ideal candidate must demonstrate a high degree of accuracy, initiative and be detail-oriented.

This position requires a person who need not rely on formal authority, but welcomes the challenge of developing relationships and credibility with individuals across the Johns Hopkins entities, including superiors, peers, and subordinates, to support the President's vision and help Johns Hopkins accomplish its educational and research missions. These relationships will be critical, as the Special Project Manager will be expected to convene and participate in cross-divisional teams and workgroups to execute high-priority projects for the Office of the President.

Special note: this position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the completion of key deliverables on assigned projects.
  • Create key documents and communications products for internal and external audiences, including materials developed directly for the President, Chief of Staff, and other senior leaders.
  • Provide project management, administrative support, and strategies to the Office of the President
  • Organize, prioritize, and track the daily operations and developmental progress of assigned projects to ensure that project requirements and other project goals are met.
  • Maintain all files and data entry for assigned projects.
  • Lead and facilitate communication with key internal and external stakeholders on collaborative projects, meetings and events.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline
  • Three years related experience
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proven, successful project management experience
  • Additional education (Master's level) may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
    • JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits (semester hours) may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

** Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree
  • Must possess strong organization skills and be able to collect large amounts of data, which are sometimes time-sensitive and decentralized in origin
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills, along with the ability to manage multiple challenging projects

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Must have proven aptitude with the use of Microsoft Office applications, along with specialized computer applications
  • Must be able to effectively interact with colleagues at all operational levels
  • Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently in a highly matrixed and complex business environment
  • May be needed to work flexible hours at times, based on project needs

Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job

Classified Title: Business Project Coordinator
Working Title: Special Project Manager
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 8:30 - 5:00
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Homewood Campus
Department name: Office of the President
Personnel area: University Administration

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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To apply, visit https://jobs.jhu.edu/job/Baltimore-SPECIAL-PROJECT-MANAGER-MD-21208/889885100/

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