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Project Manager



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York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 53,000 students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide.

We are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to work with the University Information Technology on a temporary contract to January 2019 for this exciting opportunity. Are you a Technical professional with experience over-seeing large-scale IT projects?  Do you have the knowledge and understanding of ERP, CRM, e-business, open source and custom applications?  Do you possess a proven ability to oversee the overall development and implementation of large scale IT projects? Do you possess current and applied knowledge in project management methodology? If so, keep reading!

In this role, you will provide guidance and coordination to large, multi-faceted projects. The Project Manager is expected to provide professional project management and analytical expertise in support of all phases of a project, including oversight, coordination, implementation, execution, control and successful completion consistent with the organizational and business goals of the University.

 To be considered for this opportunity, you will possess:

A relevant University degree e.g., Business, Computer Science, Engineering as well as formal project management training. In addition, the successful incumbent will have a minimum 5 years of current and related experience with a broad working knowledge of information technologies that provides a credible framework for the preparation and monitoring of IT related projects. A proven ability to oversee the overall development and implementation of large scale IT projects, including leading project teams both in a physical and virtual team environment. Candidates should possess current and applied knowledge in project management methodology, e.g., PMBOK, systems development lifecycle frameworks and quality assurance. A PMP designation would be considered a welcome asset.

 To apply to this exciting opportunity or for full position details, qualifications and application procedures go to and refer to posting# YUSA-10233.

We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit:

York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.  York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

York University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by York University regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Posting Date: 08-Mar-2017Information Technology Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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