Project Manager

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Posted on Thursday, February 29, 2024

Project Manager

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Letter of interest, current resume or CV, and list of three professional references are required for application.

To continue our efforts to keep the campus community as healthy and safe as possible, NEOMED will now require COVID-19 and influenza vaccinations as a condition of attendance and employment. This policy will allow for exemption of the vaccination requirement for those individuals with valid medical reasons, sincerely held religious beliefs and matters of conscience.

Posting Details

Position Information
Position Title Project Manager
Position Type Admin/Professional
Full or Part Time Full Time
Position Summary Information
The Project Manager position manages the planning, budget, equipment purchasing and installation, and overall project coordination for successful, on-time and in-budget start of a new College of Dentistry in 2025. Working closely with the College of Dentistry construction manager, the position ensures seamless synchronization between facility renovations and equipment and other critical elements for the college. This position develops an overall project plan, key progress measures, convenes and conducts regular in-process reviews, tracks and oversees the project to completion. Works closely with the Dean to ensure the college achieves required accreditation and is ready to matriculate its inaugural class in 2025.

Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pay Grade: 10
Starting Salary Range: $58,598 – $69,341
Location: Rootstown, OH

Benefits Offerings Include:
- Hybrid Workplace (Up to two days remote after 6 months; Policy Number: 3349-7-151)
- Training Offerings, including LSS Green & Yellow Belt and other professional development
- Competitive Health, Vision, Dental
- Flexible Spending Account
- State Retirement with 14% matching
- Excellent Vacation and Sick Time
- 11 Paid Holiday Days
- Wellness Offerings
- Short and Long Term Disability Coverage
- Long Term Care Coverage Offerings
- Life Insurance
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Principal Functional Responsibilities
1. Budget and Financial Oversight (30%)
  • Assist in the development of a budget and the operational plans for the College of Dentistry.
  • Tracking expenditures and development of financial reports as needed.
  • Support the dean with fiscal planning and oversight: submits requests, monitors expenses and resource allocation, tracks philanthropic donations, restrictions, and availability with the Office of University Advancement.
2. Operations (40%)
  • Leads all procurement actions for all required college equipment and supplies. Works closely with University budget staff on procurement actions. Ensures all equipment has an accompanying and funded lifecycle management plan.
  • Researches and makes recommendations for supply, support, and other required college-specific contracts.
  • Liaisons with appropriate University personnel and offices for specific University-provided services or support.
  • Works closely with the project construction manager to sequence installation and testing of equipment.
  • Works closely with Facilities for required equipment storage, as needed.
  • Arranges all services required for equipment calibration and certification. Maintains all equipment calibration and certification documentation.
  • Works closely with both the construction manager, the contractor, and accreditation leaders for HLC and CODA accreditation to ensure continued compliance with relevant accreditation standards.
  • Provides required support to the dean for all external training agreements. Maintains copies of all support agreements.
  • Arranges, prepares, and supports all tours, briefings, and meetings for external stakeholders or others as determined by the dean or higher authority.
  • Prepares materials for weekly meeting of the dean with the Provost. Prepares materials for all other meetings as determined by the dean, as above.
  • Provides support to the dean for faculty interviews, visits, recruitment as needed.

3. Communication and Digital Media (20%)
  • Serve as a liaison with University Marketing and Communications in support of the dean for external messaging and communication products.
  • Supports the dean by providing oversight of the college NEOMED website and works closely with University Marketing and Communications on social media and target-audience communications.
  • Makes travel arrangements and provides support to the dean for any required University-sponsored travel.

4. Perform other duties as assigned. (10%)
Education/Degrees: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in project management or related preferred.
Experience: 3 – 5 years experience in successful complex project management, preferably in higher education; 3 – 5 years related work experience in an administrative / department coordinator role with responsibilities. Reporting experience in higher education or grant administration strongly preferred.
Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies
  • High professional standards and integrity
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize and adjust to changes in deadlines and schedules
  • Ability to manage complex and varied problem solving.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication
  • Innovative and accepting of change
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to work under internal and external deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize assignments
  • Ability to function effectively within a team environment that promotes collaboration
  • Ability to work effectively with external constituents
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information

Core Competencies
  • Leadership: NEOMED creates positive change by educating and training Ohio’s next generation of health professionals, educators and researchers through experiential learning, high-impact research, strategic partnerships and innovation. By designing an environment where ideas and connections can flourish, NEOMED is transforming health care.
  • Exceptional Experience: By creating a welcoming, supportive and well-resourced environment, NEOMED sets the stage for meaningful interactions among its students, faculty, staff, alumni, partners and community members. The University empowers every individual to participate fully in the campus experience and the community that NEOMED serves.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: NEOMED recognizes, appreciates and celebrates all of the ways-from backgrounds to viewpoints-that people are different. The University’s culture is grounded in respect and thrives on the uniqueness of each individual. NEOMED encourages everyone’s participation by fostering policies and practices that ensure fair and just access, treatment and opportunities for all.
  • People: Talent is NEOMED’s most valuable asset. The University invests in developing its faculty and staff to realize their fullest potential. As it works to attract and retain a diverse workforce and student body, NEOMED embraces opportunity and growth across all levels of the institution.
Preferred Qualifications
Physical Requirements
Must be able to utilize a phone, computer and screen and other office equipment. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear and occasionally stand, walk, reach, stoop, or kneel. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.
Posting Detail Information
NEOMED EEO Statement
NEOMED is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, NEOMED also affirms its commitment to nondiscrimination in its employment policies and practices. In compliance with Title IX (20 U.S.C Sec. 1681 et seq.), NEOMED prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual harassment.

For concerns regarding discrimination, please contact:
Title IX Coordinator
Northeast Ohio Medical University

NEOMED requests that you provide the voluntary information requested below. It will be kept separate from your application, in a confidential and limited access file, to be used for statistical compilation and analysis for Human Resources record keeping and reporting purposes. Your response will not be used in any way to determine your eligibility for employment. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.
Notification of Annual Security Report.
The Northeast Ohio Medical University is committed to assisting all members of the NEOMED community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual security report is available on the NEOMED website at
The annual security report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, authority of university police and security officers, crime reporting policies, and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus.

Additionally, the report contains information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by NEOMED; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

If you would like a paper copy of this report, please email or call the Department of Public Safety at 330.325.5911 to request a copy.

This information is required by law and is provided by the Northeast Ohio Medical University Department of Public Safety.
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Other Document
  3. Portfolio/Website