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Project Manager - Iowa Testing Programs

Iowa City, IA

Job Reference #: 72719

Job Information:

Position Summary:
Provide coordination, direction, and support in the implementation and maintenance of project schedules, as well as provide additional editorial and production support related to test development and publishing activities of the Iowa Testing Programs (ITP).

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree or the equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience required.  
  • Program management experience required. Typical experience is a minimum of three years.
  • Evidence of fluency in project management-related software (for example, MS Project, Visio) required.
  • Understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.

Desired Qualifications:
  • PMI certification is highly desirable.
  • Experience in the project management of tests or educational materials, or other technical materials.
  • Experience in the production and publication of educational assessments.

Salary: Competitive with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package.

Applications: To apply, visit our website at Reference requisition #72719.

About the College:
The College of Education is composed of more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including licensure, endorsement, and certificate programs, many of which are regularly ranked among the best in the nation.  Students study with our world-renowned faculty who are the leaders, scholars, and innovators in their fields.  Our College is comprised of four departments: Educational Policy and Leadership Studies, Psychological and Quantitative Foundations, Rehabilitation and Counselor Education, and Teaching and Learning.  The College’s Strategic Plan centers our faculty, staff, and students around four priorities: student success, building knowledge and practice, innovating new frontiers, and creating better futures for Iowans.

About the University and Surrounding Community:
The University of Iowa (UI) is world-renowned for its commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities.  UI has been a member of the Big Ten conference since 1899 and the Association of American Universities since 1909.  UI ranks #33 among the nation’s 629 public universities (U.  S.   News & World Report).  More than 33,000 students earn bachelor’s, graduate, and professional degrees from UI’s 12 colleges.  

UI is located in Iowa City, a UNESCO City of Literature that is widely recognized as one of the country’s most livable communities.  With 70,000 residents, Iowa City is an attractive haven for scholars, scientists, artists, writers, and professionals of all kinds.  Highlights of living in Iowa City include outstanding affordable health care, excellent libraries and schools, historic neighborhoods, and a lively downtown.  Chicago, St. Louis, and Minneapolis/St. Paul are a short car or bus trip away, and nearby Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) connects travelers to the world.  The relationship between Iowa City and the UI is very cooperative and supportive. Visit the University Build A Career / Build A Life website for more information:  The University of Iowa is a member of HERC, the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

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.

Posted 04/26/18

Job ID: 40746533