Job Type: Full time
Job Number: JR-010121
Location: Home Office
you’re passionate about building a better future for individuals, communities, and our country-and you’re committed to working hard to play
your part in building that future-consider WGU as the next step in your career.
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education through online, competency-based degree programs, WGU is also committed to being a great place to work for a diverse workforce of
student-focused professionals. The university has pioneered a new way to learn in the 21st century, one that has received praise from
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graduate, creating a better tomorrow for themselves and their families.
Current WGU employees must submit an internal application
before 3/31/2022 to be considered.
The Project Manager II oversees the execution and
process of all projects for their department. The Project Manager II will work with multiple teams, project requesters, and creative teams
to develop project plans according to strategic development priorities, as defined by project requesters and leadership. This position is
accountable for ensuring that the scope, dates, commitments, and project plans are communicated to all stakeholders and updated as
necessary. The individual monitors and reports project status-including risks, issues affecting project schedules, and milestone
achievements-to stakeholders and departmental leadership. The Project Manager II develops project plans and schedules and ensures projects
meet departmental requirements, standards, policies, and deadlines. This individual is expected to keep fully informed of departmental
strategies and priorities and effectively influence the work of project team members in line with those priorities. The Project Manager II
is responsible for tracking deadlines, monitoring incoming requests, managing commitments, and utilizing project management tools to ensure
project timelines are met, issues are escalated, identified opportunities for efficiencies and process/decisions are documented.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:
Problem Solving & Decision Making:
Communication & Influence:
Leadership & Talent Management
Disclaimer: This Job Description has been designed
to indicate the general nature, essential duties, and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification. It does
not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications that are required of the employee to do this job.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. This Job Description does not constitute a contract
of employment and the University may exercise its employment-at-will rights at any time.
As an equal opportunity employer, WGU
recognizes that our strength lies in our people. We are committed to diversity.
As an equal opportunity employer, WGU recognizes that our strength lies in our people.
We are committed to diversity.