Job Posting: 876903
Position: Project Manager
Reports To: Executive Director, Continuing Education
Status: Temporary Part-Time (Approximately 2 years)
Hours per week: 0.6 FTE
Organization: The Michener Institute
Salary: $43.49 – $54.36 per hour
Department: Continuing Education
The Michener Institute is Canada’s only post-secondary institution devoted exclusively to the applied health sciences professions. In January 2016 the Michener Institute integrated with University Health Network and has become the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. Offering full-time, part-time and continuing education programs, The Michener Institute is committed to providing its students with Best Experience, Best Education. Through an innovative healthcare curriculum and an engaging learning environment, The Michener Institute prepares learners to become competent and highly skilled allied health professionals.
If you want to work with a team of professionals dedicated to the advancement of applied health sciences to enhance the health of individuals and communities in Ontario and beyond, we encourage you to apply for the Project Manager position with The Michener Institute.
- Directs daily project activities and coordinates the work of the members of the project team to ensure activities meet project objectives and stakeholder expectations.
- Provides leadership and guidance to the project team during all stages of the project lifecycle (from Initiation to Evaluation).
- Leads and/or participates in planning and facilitation of project team meetings (including internal and external project team meetings, cross-functional project team meetings, project working groups, etc.).
- Participates in planning and delivery of project updates to senior leadership, steering committees, and executive sponsors, as required.
- Assists with prioritization and tracking of School of Continuing Education project deliverables.
- Develops, tracks and maintains project documentation during all stages of the project lifecycle such as, but not limited to: Project Charter, Project Plan, Risk Registry, Status Reports, and Budget reviews.
- Identifies, schedules and tracks project deliverables, milestones and required tasks.
- Identifies, records, and monitors project issues from discovery to resolution.
- Consults and coordinates with various vendors throughout the implementation of the project. The Project Manager will also act as a facilitator and resource to other UHN/Michener departments and programs as well as liaison with appropriate external groups, such as other academic health sciences centres, universities and colleges.
- Adheres to best practices as outlined by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).
- Stays current with the trends and developments in project management.
- He/she/they will perform cross-functional duties, as assigned and/or requested, and will perform other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.
- Post-secondary degree in Health Administration, Business Administration, Health Sciences, or equivalent field or experience.
- 3+ years of comprehensive experience leading programs and projects, including effective planning, strong attention to detail, ability to build effective presentations and synthesize information.
- 3+ years leading initiatives in a health care or education work environment.
- Demonstrated qualitative and quantitative analytical skills.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment including group facilitation, mediation and conflict resolution skills.
- Strong writing skills, including the ability to write clear, concise project management and executive level documents.
- Knowledge of various tools to support project planning, management and time tracking, including MS Project, MS Excel, MS Visio, etc.
- Detail oriented with excellent analytical, organizational and problem solving skills, including the ability to deal with situations where information is difficult to obtain, complex or ambiguous.
- Ability to analyze complex problems, interpret operational needs, and develop integrated, creative solutions.
- Project Management Professional (PMP) certification an asset.
- Satisfactory Canadian Police Clearance document required upon hire.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a detailed resume and cover letter.
Closing Date: Until filled
For further information on The Michener Institute, please visit our website at www.michener.ca.
The Michener Institute is publicly funded by the Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care and is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity.
Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.