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Project Manager

Iowa C Ity , IA

Job Reference #: 72824

Job Information:

The Iowa Reading Research Center (IRRC) is seeking candidates for the positon of Project Manager. The Project Manager  provides support to and works directly with the Director of the Iowa Reading Research Center to implement policies and procedures of the Center; initiates/coordinates Center projects and promotes Center services; achieves project objectives by preparing, completing, and implementing action plans; resolves problems; facilitates cross-project communication and coordination; and determines system improvements.  
This is a 12- month, specified term position with possibility for annual renewal. This full-time position is located on site in Iowa City, Iowa in the College of Education Iowa Reading Research Center.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of education or related area, or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Typical relevant experience 1-3 years.
  • Project management experience. Typical experience is 1 -3 years. 
  • Experience in instructional technology and various digital/online applications.
  • Experience in database management and project management software.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Overnight travel may be required.  Ability to travel across the state of Iowa.
  • Must have valid driver license and ability to meet UI Risk Management driving requirements.
Desired Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Three or more years of program management experience is highly desired.
  • Experience with learning management systems for hosting online professional development.
  • Expertise in the area of reading or literacy education.
Applications: To apply, visit our website at Reference requisition #72824
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Application Instructions:

Applications: To apply, visit our website at Reference requisition #72824

Posted 05/15/18

Job ID: 64293