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Project Manager II, Institutes for Translational Sciences

New York, New York

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Project Manager II develops and oversees the operational aspects and scope of a specific large-scale project, generally with system-wide implications. Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. Identifies resources and assigns individual responsibilities. Effectively applies project methodology and enforces standards while ensuring quality assurance procedures. A Project by definition must have a timeline with a beginning and end date and differs from a business cycle ConduITS, the ISMMS Clinical Translational Science Award (CTSA), is seeking a Research Projects Manager for the Office of Research Services (ORS) to support the research IT needs of the office.


Duties for this role include:

  • Project management of existing and new technological solutions in support of the goals of the ORS and the CTSA and within the funding parameters; alters plans and makes recommendations for future project phases or future projects, based on lessons learned from the project
  • Planning, monitoring and maintenance of new and existing technological solutions; monitoring project progress, milestones, success metrics, and reporting requirements
  • Communicating and training of ORS staff and MSHS users; developing policies & standing operating procedures for technological solutions
  • Establishing timelines, deliverables and enforcing completion of project deadlines
  • Coordinating resources and timetables with user departments and other data centers throughout the MSHS
  • Verifies application results by conducting system audits of technologies implemented
  • Implementation of security, back-up and caching strategies
  • Directs technological research by studying organization goals, strategies, practices, and user projects
  • Recommends information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes; identifying problems; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements
  • Remains informed of changing applicable regulations, which may affect project objectives, goals, progress and/or timelines. Alters project plan accordingly
  • Performs other related duties
  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience in any of the following areas strongly preferred: MPA, MPH, MBA
  • 5 year’s experience in a project management/leader position in technologies related field
  • Technical Skills: WordPress Development, Vignette, API, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Technical Management, Technical Understanding, Analyzing Information, Informing Others, Problem Solving, Project Management, Coordination, Strategic Planning, Quality Management
  • General Skills:
    • Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experience major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures
    • Aligning Performance for Success - Focusing and guiding others in accomplishing work objectives
    • Coaching - Providing feedback, instruction, and development guidance to help others excel in their current or future job responsibilities; planning and supporting the development of individual skills and abilities
    • Compelling Communication - Clearly and succinctly conveying information and ideas to individuals and groups; communicating in a focused and compelling way that captures and holds others’ attention
    • Cultivating Business Partnerships - Initiating and maintaining strategic relationships with stakeholders inside and outside the health system (e.g., physicians, cross-functional partners, payers, suppliers, community representatives) to advance clinical and business goals
    • Driving Execution - Translating strategic priorities into operational reality; aligning communication, accountabilities, resource capabilities, internal processes, and ongoing measurement systems to ensure that strategic priorities yield measurable and sustainable results
    • Navigating Politics - Actively maintaining a broad awareness of the internal and external environment by accurately perceiving organizational, political, and social dynamics; proactively navigating the stakeholder environment to avoid unwanted or unproductive reactions and consequences
    • Operational Decision Making - Securing and comparing information from multiple sources to identify business issues; committing to an action after weighing alternative solutions against important decision criteria
    • Passion for Results - Driving high standards for individual, team, and organizational accomplishment; tenaciously working to meet or exceed challenging goals; deriving satisfaction from goal achievement and continuous improvement
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.


We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story!

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 


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