The Infrastructure Project Manager (IPM) is responsible for complete execution of all network and telecommunication projects from initiation to closure. This position will define initial project scope and resources both internal to NU and external vendor resources, milestones and deadlines in coordination with the functional areas, Information Services technical groups as well as external vendors. The IPM will develop and initiate request for proposals to vendors in a process oriented and repeatable environment working closely with technical colleagues. The IPM will manage all submitted vendor RFPs and award vendor contracts to ensure successful and quality implementation of network and telecommunication projects based on specific standards and best practices and design specifications. The IPM directs external vendors on execution of design specifications, implementation and successful deployment of network and telecommunications technologies. This includes working internally with the facilities department, academic and administrative departments on renovations and new construction of network and telecommunications requirements. Also included would be technology refresh and implementation of new technologies. This individual will also educate external vendors on University standards, quality of service and best practices and documentation standards. This individual is responsible for multiple projects at any one given time.
To ensure that essential services are provided to the university community, the employee will be required to work outside regular working hours and on some university holidays.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field is preferred. Higher Education experience is a plus. - Progressive work experience in network infrastructure, structured cable, with strong project management and troubleshooting; hands-on experience. - Minimum of 5 years technical project management experience. - Current RCDD desired, Inactive RCDD or RCDDLAN Specialist, Installer, Technician required. - Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills. - Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills. - Familiarity with blueprints, construction documentation and AutoCad - Proven ability to document. Attention to detail essential. - Demonstrated ability to manage resources against priority projects, develop and manage project and implementation plans, and identify and fill resource gaps with internal and external resources. - Comprehensive knowledge of BCSI Standards. - Any combination of the following is a plus, though not required: oConstruction or related field experience. oExtensive knowledge of cabling structures including fiber optic, copper, and coaxial. oManufacturer certified by Ortronics. oCable and or Systems experience with: CATV, CCTV, LAN, VOIP, and Audio Video. oMcCormick estimating system or similar system experience oITIL and PMP certifications
A criminal background check is required for this opening.
Requisition Number: STFR004891
Internal Number: 56972
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