ERP Project Manager

Tennessee Technological University
March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Position Information

Position Number 413430

Working Title ERP Project Manager Job Title Project Manager Job Type Full-Time Department Information Technology Admin Job Purpose

This position will be the project manager for all ITS related projects. In addition the position will be responsible for end-to-end program management that encompasses all projects and initiatives related to the implantation of a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platform including monitoring, coordinating, and communicating all relevant program level activities to all appropriate stakeholders. This position provides strategic leadership and oversees highly complex enterprise systems, coordinating the efforts of multiple employee teams and consultants. This position will also collaborate and coordinate with the enter ERP project team and the successful ERP deployment partner and vendor. Tennessee Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Essential Functions

Responsible for the daily coordination and management of the logistics through defined project goals for the implementation of ITS projects and ERP system. Provides guidance, leadership, and mentoring for staff by establishing the strategic direction of the team, defining project scope, establishing work plans for project activities, and establishing goals for employees. Functions as point of contact and liaison between the ERP vendor, ERP deployment partner, ITS, and functional units moving to a new ERP system. Monitors the progress of the ERP implementation by providing timely input and verification on deliverables, participates in project communications and provides project governance and application of change management processes. Design and develop regular reporting strategies that will identify areas in need of performance improvement and support University information needs and providing tracking and metrics for management of the ERP. Work with the deployment partner to provide input to the deliverable components of the ERP project including but not limited to the creation and implantation of training schedules, development of a system test plan, and a data conversion. Work with the deployment partner to develop and manage communication throughout the project. Upon completion of work with the deployment partner, the ERP project manager will be responsible for ERP changes. Confers with the CIO, CFO, and AVP for HR on all business-related processes concerning the implementation of the ERP system. Collaborates with ITS to plan and develop project plans for all ERP system upgrades. Collaborates with ITS security team to ensure all applications comply with University security policies. Develops and implements policies and procedures that may be required relating to the operations of the functional unit.

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field from an accredited institution, and at least 2 years of IT project management experience OR 5 years of IT Project Management experience. Thorough understanding of project management fundamentals. Outstanding leadership, organizational, and time management skills. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Strong people skills.

Preferred Qualifications

ERP Project Management experience in Higher Education.

Work Hours

Compensation and Benefits

Salary Commensurate with education and experience. Administrative Pay Grade AD49.

Benefits Information

Tennessee Tech offers a competitive benefits package. Benefits include the accumulation of two vacation days per month and one sick leave day per month, and thirteen University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the university), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits.

Posting Details

Posting Date 01/20/2023

Screening Date 02/03/2023 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are required to electronically upload a cover letter, resume, copy of transcripts if applicable (official transcripts required upon hire), and complete contact information for three references. References will be contacted at a later date. Submission of materials is the applicant's responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

  • Transcripts
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  • Other Documents
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  • Licenses/Certs
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