Project Manager

  • University of New Mexico
  • Albuquerque, NM, USA
  • Oct 01, 2020
Full-time Agile Business Intelligence (BI) Data Analysis Data Collection Data Reporting Data Visualization Excel Information Technology (IT) Project Management Tableau

Job Description

The University of New Mexico's Project ECHO has an amazing opportunity for an IT Project Manager 1 to join the Project Management Office for the ECHO Nursing Home COVID Action Network project. The project aims to train and support nursing home staff on best practices for protecting patients, staff, and visitors from deadly coronavirus infection and spread. As the IT Project Manager, you will work across multiple teams and internal stakeholders to ensure that the grant deliverables are met using project management methods, tools and best practices.

As a successful IT Project Manager 1, you will have proven experience independently managing well-defined, medium complexity projects and be process- and systems-oriented. You will play an active role working across multiple teams and internal stakeholders and participate by:

•Assisting the Program Operations Director by ensuring project teams have the support and resources that they need to achieve the project goals and objectives
•Creating and maintaining project and resource plans using tools such as MS Project, Smartsheet, and Teamwork
•Leading project planning sessions, status meetings and communicating with teams and stakeholders regularly
•Monitoring project progress and adjusting plans or work as required
•Assisting with developing data collection processes and systems for data analysis, reporting and visualization of programmatic metrics; uses Excel, business intelligence and data visualization tools, such as Power BI and Tableau
•Monitoring project plans and tracking resources against planned work
•Providing feedback and risk mitigation plan to stakeholders
•Assisting in the planning and implementation of process improvements across the organization to optimize and improve work flows and team processes
•Documenting and maintaining team policies and procedures to support team goals and project plans
•Maintaining all project documentation including: project requirements, assumptions and issues logs, and project status reports to ensure that deliverables are aligned with the project goals and objectives throughout the project lifecycle
•Assisting with implementing change control procedures that include setting up the Change Control Board that reviews and approves change requests and evaluates impacts to deadlines, resources and budgets

Project ECHO is a telemedicine and distance-learning program with partners all over the world. Work hours outside of normal business hours may be required. We are fortunate to have access to advanced technology, which will require some teleworking.
Project ECHO prides itself on being a values based organization. Our seven values include: Service to the Underserved, Demonopolize Knowledge, Mutual Trust and Respect, Teamwork, Excellence and Accountability, Innovation and Learning and Joy of Work. We strive to find individuals who can embrace and exemplify these values.

Project ECHO is committed to democratizing medical knowledge and getting best practice care to underserved people all over the world. We are funded in part by grants from the GE Foundation, the Helmsley Charitable Trust, the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation, the Merck Foundation, Robert Wood and the US Government. We have received support from the NM Legislature and the New Mexico Department of Health.

Project ECHO's goal is to touch the lives of 1 billion people by 2025 and we are looking for mission-driven high performers who share similar values. Join our team and help us achieve this goal!

See the Position Description for additional information. -

Conditions of Employment:

  • Specialty licensure/certification may be required, as specified by the department.
  • Successful candidate may be subject to a criminal background check prior to starting work.

Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM

Benefits Eligble:
This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits ( home page for a more information.

Project ECHO (259B)

Employment Type:

Staff Type:
Term - Full-Time

Term End Date:


$3199.73 - $4478.93 Monthly

ERB Statement:
Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified ( webpage.

For Best Consideration Date:

Application Instructions:

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs ( to submit an application.

Please submit a current resume and a cover letter. On the resume, please indicate whether previous job listed were full-time or part-time positions. If part-time, please include amounts of hours worked each week. Please also include month and year for start and end dates for each job listed. Instructions for cover letter: please describe how you meet the preferred qualifications in the posting. Official transcripts, High SchoolDiploma or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; at least 6 months of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Higher education and/or experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree; at least 2 years' experience related to the duties and responsibilities specified
  • At least 2 years independently managing well-defined, medium complexity projects using standard project management methods, tools and templates; use of Waterfall or Agile methodologies
  • Experience using a project planning software tool such as Microsoft Projects, Smartsheets, Teamwork
  • Experience with data collection, analysis and reporting using Excel and business intelligence and data visualization tools such as Power BI, Tableau, etc.



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$3199.73 - $4478.93 Monthly