Penn State Health Project Manager (IT) - PSH IT in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Shared Services

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Day

Hours: 8:00a - 4:30p


Responsible for leading high-impact enterprise IT projects frequently involving multiple technology and organizational domains. Leads mission-spanning (clinical, academic, and research) projects involving both complex IT systems implementations and process redesign, utilizing established project management methodology(s), processes, and toolsets. Contribute to the team?s development and evolution of the enterprise IT project management methodology(s), processes, and toolsets, involving various approaches for managing project activities, including lean, iterative, incremental, and phased approaches. Educate and mentor less experienced IT employees in the use of project management methodology.


Either: a) Bachelor's degree plus 6 years related experience, or b) 10 years total related experience managing complex enterprise projects involving significant technology and organizational change required

Experience using structured project management methodology required


Ability to embrace/resolve ambiguity through independent research and the conceptualization of creative technology and organizational solutions required

Ability to drive team performance, motivation, and outcomes in a dynamically changing environment required

Ability to balance business and technology objectives required

Ability to align tactical deliverables to advance broad strategic objectives required

Solid understanding of the IT system development lifecycle system design components, and information privacy and security concepts required

Ability to multitask and manage multiple concurrent projects in a cross-functional environment required

Excellent oral and written communication skills required

Excellent facilitation skills required

Strong analysis, design and implementation experience with technologies required

Proven ability, sensitivity and commitment to solve broad-based business problems required

Strong customer focus and ability to manage client expectations required

Solutions-oriented mindset required


Experience in healthcare, multiple IT disciplines, and/or staff management preferred

Experience with both Waterfall and Agile project methodologies is preferred

Current project management certification preferred

Adheres to and exhibits our organizational core values as outlined by Penn State Health.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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