Sr Project Manager

Rochester, NY


Manage, lead, and guide key business initiatives utilizing organization’s standard project management methodology Monitors performance and recommends schedule changes, cost adjustments, or resource adjustments Ensures results meet requirements regarding quality, cost and delivery.

Plans, monitors and manages internal projects from initiation through completion. Leads or coordinates project planning, resourcing, staffing, supply and subcontract management, progress reporting, troubleshooting and people management. Ensures project results meet requirements regarding technical quality, reliability, schedule and cost. Monitors performance and recommends schedule changes, cost adjustments or resource additions. Directs and manages project development. Defines project scope, goals, and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders. Develops full-scale project plans, financial plans, quality audit follow ups, and associated communications documents. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of multiple, simultaneous projects ensuring consistency with organizational strategy, commitments and goals.



  • Monitors progress of project activities and ensures all critical implementation criteria are met; provides status reports to medical center and governance steering committees.

  • Manages project scope and timeline, using appropriate governance bodies and leadership direction.

  • Identifies, tracks, and manages risks and mitigation plans within assigned projects, escalating as appropriate.

  • Identifies, tracks, and manages issues to resolution within assigned projects, escalating as appropriate.


  • Facilitates project meetings using effective meeting techniques for objectives, agendas, participants, and meeting minutes.

  • Develop/maintain reporting dashboards suitable for Sr. Leadership to communicate project status.

  • Conducts post-project “lessons learned” sessions to identify successful project elements and areas for future improvement.


  • Using the URMC Project Proposal Methodology, determines scope of the problem/project, through collaboration with the executive project sponsor, key clinical users, and ISD system and application analysts

  • Gathers input from team members on required tasks and translates into a project plan with activities, dependencies, dates and timeframes, resource requirements, milestones and deliverables.

  • Collaborates with Project Directors to assign appropriate resources to the project.


  • Keeps current with business and strategic goals.

  • Understands other University service providers.

  • Stays apprised of team’s roles, processes, tools, and architecture to better understand how the team works together to meet users' needs.

  • Attends webinars, reads case studies and white papers, and participates in other free or low-cost opportunities to further refine skills and stay apprised on project management topics.

  • Builds and maintains internal departmental relationships.

  • Meets established deadlines, and motivates project team members to do the same.

  • Maintains flexibility and professionalism while managing competing priorities.


  • Participates effectively as a "Team Member".

  • Makes presentations to staff on work-related issues.

  • Serves on committees and attends meetings as requested.

  • Follows all administrative standards (such as timely time sheet preparations, completing time away requests, completing annual mandatory educational requirements, etc.).

Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline such as Business Administration, MPH, Information Technology, Engineering, or other related field required.

  • 5 years of related experience required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience preferred;

  • Or combination of equivalent education and experience required.

  • Extensive computer literacy to include experience in Smartsheet, Teams and PowerPoint. ServiceNow experience a plus preferred.

  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and verbal), presentation, analytical and problem-solving skills preferred.

  • Detail-oriented with a proven ability to manage projects preferred.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $84,700 - $127,100 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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