Cornell College
  • 15-Jun-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Mt Vernon, IA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

The Project Manager works with the entire College community to provide support and leadership to a wide variety of projects and planning initiatives that ensure that the College achieves its strategic and operational goals. This position works closely and collaboratively with offices and individuals across the College to plan, direct, organize, and execute against project and planning initiative requirements; identifies and acquires necessary resources; and coordinates efforts by all parties to ensure timely delivery of outcomes in accordance with project expectations. The Project Manager ensures that the conceptualization, scoping, and execution of these strategic and operational projects and planning initiatives is done in an effective and efficient manner and is consistent with the College's strategic goals, mission, and values.

Because Cornell College values diversity and strives to create a welcoming community in which all individuals are respected and included, the entire campus community is called upon to engage in dialogue around issues of difference, identity, and ideology. The college is committed to fostering a faculty and staff community that reflects our diverse student body. We encourage applications from candidates who share our vision for a campus that embraces differing backgrounds, viewpoints, and identities, and who will excel at mentoring students who are broadly diverse. (See our diversity statement here.)

About Cornell College

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by our Ingenuity curriculum that builds on the strengths of our One Course At A Time schedule. This combination encourages the qualities of being thoughtful, original, and inventive, using the strengths of a liberal arts education to apply ideas to solve problems and meet challenges through hands-on experience in learning. Academic immersion, Division III NCAA athletic teams, and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from across the U.S. and worldwide. We are located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community located in the heart of the ICR Iowa region.

Education and Training Requirements

Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.

Qualifications and Experience

5 years related experience, 2 of which are in project management, or any equivalent combination of experience and /or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved. Experience working in a higher education setting is preferred.

Application Process

The position will remain open until filled. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information of three references through Cornell's online application system.

Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smoke Free Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.

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