Project Manager in University of Oklahoma Oklahoma City, OK

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Project Manager – Job Number: 223355

Organization : Medicine Central Research

Job Location : Oklahoma-Oklahoma City-Health Sciences Center

Schedule : Full-time

Work Schedule : 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Salary Range : Targeted salary of $60,000 annually, based on experience

Benefits Provided : Yes

Required Attachments : Resume, Cover Letter

Job Description

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Come join the staff at OU HSC and become a part of Oklahoma’s premier research university which leads the state in education and career opportunities. OU HSC is one of only four comprehensive academic health centers in the nation with seven professional colleges. We are currently building world-class institutes for the treatment of diabetes and cancer. This position provides project management support to leadership ensuring appropriate and timely communications, developing project plans and milestones, and ensuring successful outcomes. Also, may oversee assigned project staff and/or functional and operational goals.


  • Aligns project outcomes to achieve financial, quality, and service goals
  • Effectively manages a variety of projects to ensure financial, quality, service, and operational goals are achieved
  • Responsible for day-to-day management and development of department staff utilizing development tools, such as performance evaluations and conducting performance management planning
  • Ensures that the department has the infrastructure and resources required to perform its role effectively and efficiently
  • Monitors department timelines to ensure resources are available and applied appropriately to achieve desired performance goals in a timely manner
  • Provides support to 3 – 6 process improvement efforts annually, which are expected to dramatically improve operating performance
  • May provide best practice examples from other healthcare organizations or industries
  • Oversees a department which acts as an internal and/or external consulting group providing process facilitation support as well as rigorous analytical support to project teams
  • Provides active tracking tools and risk management summaries for all projects designated by senior leadership
  • Summarizes individual projects progress and risks to senior leadership
  • Keeps abreast of recent trends and developments in process innovation and project management in the healthcare field as well as in related industries
  • Maintains effective internal and external communication regarding the process innovation and project management efforts
  • Provides timely information to executives, senior management and physicians throughout the system and the State
  • Provides consultative, coaching, or mentoring services to leadership, department staff, and outside entities as appropriate
  • Participates in meetings and on committees and represents the department in community outreach efforts
  • Oversees the development and implementation of communication plans
  • Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position

Job Requirements

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Education: Bachelor’s degree

Experience: 60 months experience managing/leading multiple projects

Equivalency/Substitution: Will accept 48 months of related experience in lieu of the Bachelor’s degree for a total of 108 months of related experience


  • Knowledge of trends and developments in process innovation and project management
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a timely manner
  • Ability to manage and lead projects
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Ability to supervise

Working Conditions

  • Physical: Sit for prolonged periods. Communicate effectively and listen. Use of a computer. Manual dexterity.
  • Environmental: Standard Office Environment

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.

Diversity Statement: The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person’s unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission.

Hiring contingent upon a Background Check? – Yes

Special Indications : None

Job Posting : Dec 5, 2022

Vacancy Type: 
Full Time 
Job Location:
Oklahoma City, OK
Application Deadline:

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