Project Manager/Business Analyst

Accountability, Agile, Budget, Business analysis, Business relationship management, Change management, Communication skills, Compliance, Confluence, Customer satisfaction, Dashboard, Data analysis, Database, Documentation, Dynamics, Education, Evaluation, FOCUS, Forecasting, Google Drive, Governance, HIPAA, Health care, Insurance, Invoices, JIRA, Kanban, Knowledge base, Leadership, Lean methodology, Logistics, Mapping, Mockups, Organizational development, PMO, PMP, Planning, Policies, Presentations, Process improvement, Project documentation, Project estimation, Project lifecycle management, Project management, Project planning, QA, Reporting, Requirements elicitation, Research, SQL, Science, Scrum, Software, Software development, Standard operating procedure, System integration, Tableau, Test plans, Training, Usability, Use cases, User guides, Wireframe, Workflow
Full Time
Depends on Experience

Job Description

*Please Note: This position is not eligible for H-1B or sponsorship.       


The Health Science Technology (HST) department at the University of Minnesota (UMN) seeks a Project Manager / Business Analyst to support application development, systems integration, data analytics, and other technology and organizational efforts for schools and units within the UMN health sciences. This position will focus on internal efforts within HST, in addition to multiple client projects throughout the UMN health sciences. The individual within this position will take initiative, ensure accountability and follow-through, and will successfully serve as a liaison between clients, technical staff, and leadership. Ideal candidates will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as a passion for the University’s mission of research, education, and outreach.


We Offer:

  • University paid contribution (10% of your salary) to your retirement account - vested immediately
  • 22 paid vacation days per year, in addition to sick leave and 11 paid holidays
  • Reduced tuition opportunities covering 75% - 100% of eligible tuition
  • Excellent and affordable health care benefits
  • Wellness program with opportunity to earn lower health care rates
  • Free disability insurance
  • Annual merit increase program

Job Responsibilities: 


Project Management

  • Manage projects through all phases of initiation, planning, execution, and closure
  • Meet with clients, develop project estimates and plans including project objectives, priorities, work tasks, deliverables, and timelines 
  • Develop and facilitate formal change management, organizational development, and business process improvement strategies
  • Create and maintain a variety of project documentation (e.g., project plan, charter, risk register, communication plan, test plan, stakeholder log, etc.)
  • Establish, foster, and manage positive and strong peer and client / business relationships, facilitate and manage expectations and competing / shifting priorities and needs
  • Further develop and mature PMO team’s processes, toolkit, and templates, and department’s project tracking methodology, governance, and workflows and adoption of Agile methodologies 
  • Facilitate and ensure project compliance with various governances and policies (e.g., university policy, FERPA, HIPAA, etc.)
  • Manage project and personnel resource budgeting, allocation, workload / assignments, tracking, and road mapping / forecasting, and communicate issues or recommendations to leadership
  • Maintain JIRA projects, templates, and workflows and internal policy, protocol, workflow, and knowledge base sites
  • Schedule one-time and recurring meetings, coordinate meeting logistics, create agendas, facilitate meetings, take and disseminate meeting notes, and ensure follow up on action items
  • Verify training completions and maintain permissions / membership for mailing lists, GoogleGroups, Tableau, Confluence, JIRA, GoogleDrive, Box, etc.
  • Assist with staff effort tracking review and monthly client invoicing efforts


Business Analysis

  • Conduct study of existing processes, systems, data, or organizational structures, and utilize various techniques to identify solutions and develop recommendations to meet business needs
  • Elicit requirements using various techniques, serve as liaison between clients (business) and technical teams, and translate and document business needs into technical terms
  • Utilize diagramming tools to create mockups, wireframes, use case diagrams, workflow diagrams, etc.
  • Develop and facilitate formal testing, evaluation, final acceptance, and other change management strategies
  • Actively participate in testing of applications, Tableau dashboards, and other deliverables, and coordinate individuals included in the testing process
  • Perform clean up or updates to data, system configurations, settings, permissions, etc.
  • Create and maintain documentation such as policies for use of systems, standard operating procedures, user guides, training materials, or presentation slides
  • Assist in communication or training efforts for the release of new systems or features


Required Qualifications (must be documented on resume):

  • Bachelor's degree and 2 years of relevant experience or a comparable combination of education, training, and experience
  • Experience in project management or concepts of project lifecycle and workflow
  • Experience with business analysis or requirements elicitation, analysis, and solution discovery
  • Strong initiative and ability to work well both collaboratively and independently
  • Commitment to positive team dynamics, client satisfaction, and creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment 
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills


Preferred Qualifications (please document on resume, if applicable):

  • PMP or Agile certification
  • Business Relationship Management knowledge or experience
  • Experience with Agile and related methodologies (e.g., Lean, Scrum, Kanban)
  • Experience with JIRA, Smartsheet, Confluence, Lucidchart, and G Suite
  • Experience or familiarity of programming/application development concepts
  • Experience or familiarity with Tableau, databases, SQL, and/or other data concepts
  • Experience in testing applications, reports, and dashboards, and conducting usability studies
  • Familiarity with FERPA and HIPAA


The University of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

Dice Id : RTL90967
Position Id : 344096
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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