Project Manager, Remote Contract

Teamed - Washington D.C., District of Columbia or Remote - Full time

Project Manager

Remote,9-month Contract

30-40 hours per week

Our client, Strayer University's Academic Program Development department is seeking a project manager to support the implementation of a new online education program. Their ideal candidate has 2+ years of experience in project management and experience in an online university or edtech environment. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to get up to speed quickly, have high attention to detail, and excellent communication and organization skills.

Essential Functions

  • Apply established procedures and basic project management methodologies
  • Ensure each project has clearly defined stakeholders, goals, requirements, and development schedule
  • Create and maintain detailed project plans in Smartsheet with dependencies
  • Document project risk and ongoing coordination of efforts to mitigate risk throughout the project duration
  • Conducting ongoing project status meetings and acting as a liaison between all project teams to creatively manage and negotiate schedule adjustments as needed to achieve project goals
  • Maintain up-to-date project schedules and documentation and meet with management and stakeholders regularly to review project initiatives and review the status of existing initiatives
  • Organize and manage quality assurance reviews
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of 2-3 years' experience project coordination, project management, or learning design in the digital learning development field
  • Ability to collect requirements, create project schedules, manage documents, provide updates, facilitate meetings, assess risk, monitor quality, and revise schedules as needed
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong analytic and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Smartsheet, or similar project management software, Microsoft SharePoint/Sites or other similar distributed storage and collaboration systems
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred in relevant field

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Project Management

Experience Level

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