IT Project Manager 2

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – J – Exempt
Work Unit:
Information Technology
Penn State IT - Enterprise Information Technology/Project Management Office
Full/Part Time:


The Project Management Office (PMO) in Penn State IT, Enterprise IT, is seeking a highly motivated and creative IT Project Manager with a proven record of success driving projects to successful completion. IT Project Managers work closely with IT leadership and key business stakeholders in the planning, resourcing, and execution of projects within Enterprise IT and partnering units throughout the university. We seek candidates who will help advance the maturity of project management practice and play an active role in the evolution of the PMO as it provides strategic as well as tactical support to the VP of IT and the broader Penn State IT community. Responsibilities will include both project management and project administration duties encompassing portfolio tracking and reporting, PMIS support, and related activities. Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Private as well as public sector experience is a plus, along with a working understanding of IT Service management concepts and experience working with OCM, BRM and BPA professionals. Experience working with an enterprise PMIS preferred. Experience managing a full spectrum of software, integration, infrastructure, and business process projects a major plus. The successful candidate will have knowledge of Project Management methodologies and hybrid approaches, experience working with the Software Development Lifecycle, and proven success delivering outcomes aligned with client expectations. Excellent leadership, communication and relationship skills, analytical capabilities, and the ability to lead complex projects are key to success in this role. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088