RESEARCH IT PROGRAM MANAGER
Company: University of Washington
Posted on: January 25, 2023
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Detail: Primary work location may be fully remote within the US or
at the Safeco Plaza Building on the corner of 4th and Madison in
downtown Seattle Posting Date: 01/04/2023 Closing Info: Open Until
Filled Other Compensation: As an employee you will enjoy generous
benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on
Benefits for this position, click here. Shift: First Shift A higher
degree of healthcare.
All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the
highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a
respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family,
student and colleague is valued and honored.
UW Medicine's IT Services department has an outstanding opportunity
for an Research IT Program Manager!
UW Medicine's Information Technology Services (ITS) department is a
shared services organization that supports all of UW Medicine. UW
Medicine is comprised of Harborview Medical Center (HMC), UW
Medical Center-Montlake (UWMC-Montlake), UW Medical
Center-Northwest (UWMC-NW), Valley Medical Center (VMC), UW
Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC), UW Physicians (UWP), UW School of
Medicine (SOM) and Airlift Northwest (ALNW). In addition, UW
Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's
University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (a
partnership between UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research
and Seattle Children's). ITS is responsible for the ongoing support
and maintenance of the infrastructure and applications which
support all of these institutions, along with the implementation of
new services and applications that are used to support and further
the UW Medicine mission.
In collaboration with UW Medicine IT Services ('ITS') and under the
general guidance of the Director, Research IT ('RIT'), the primary
focus of the Program Manager, RIT, position is providing
leadership, development and management to the RIT Program and ITS
projects. The Program Manager leads customer outreach, program
strategy, development and management of implementation and support
processes, program and project communication and visibility,
overall management and responsibility for project execution, and
managing the day-to-day workload of the Research IT resources
assigned to the program.
Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:
--- Supporting the direction and priorities of the Director, by
managing projects, strategic planning initiatives and division
--- Working closely with technology and clinical project
o Secure sign-off from project sponsor(s) and principal
o Identifying and analyzing system and business requirements.
o Define project scope, requirements, deliverables.
o Manage resources, schedules, financials, and project
--- Monitoring the program's effectiveness and mobilizing
stakeholders in support of continuous improvement to the
--- Identifying potential risks, dependencies, and obstacles that
may hinder successful achievement of project goals.
--- Compiling project status reports and delivering project
communications to senior leadership.
--- Effectively managing workstreams and facilitating the
resolution of issues within the governance structure.
--- Providing coaching and mentorship to team on work techniques,
best practices, and operational expertise; and serving as the
manager's delegate to represent the team to customers, project
managers, technical leadership and organizational management.
--- Coordinating budgets across all RIT funding sources (ITS, NACC,
ITHS, KPMP, CTMS, CD2H, etc.) and provided overall support and
management of 4 ongoing larger, internal evaluation and
modification projects within RIT.
Program Management (25%)
--- Organize and manage strategic planning initiatives and division
wide-projects as required. Prepares and presents information to and
on behalf of the program.
--- Collaborate with project managers and senior management to
ensure that projects and programs are properly defined; and deliver
expected efficiency gains, revenue enhancements, increased customer
service levels and strategic advantages.
--- Develop and execute an efficient internal communication
strategy for ensuring communication with all levels of management
within the team. Deliver appropriate and effective executive level
--- Provides reports and analyses during weekly program meetings to
support program decision making. Identifies risks and
opportunities, and makes recommendations to RIT Leaders and the
Program Director that support operating goals.
--- Support the development of the annual goals process and ongoing
management of Research IT mission improvement projects.
Project Management (25%)
--- Manage all aspects of multiple related Research IT projects to
ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the
achievement of strategic objectives.
--- Work with stakeholders to obtain sign off from project
sponsor(s) and principal stakeholders.
--- Assign project resources and develop a schedule to monitor
resource utilization and adjust resource estimates as needed.
--- Ensure that projects and programs are proceeding according to
scope, schedule, budget and quality standards.
--- Ensure high quality and timeliness of work produced by assigned
project staff and escalate exceptions, as appropriate.
Resource & Fiscal Management (25%)
--- Identify and recommend appropriate staff and material resources
--- Manage operations and track to approved budget.
--- Participate in the preparation of RIT Program budgets and
--- Support UW Medicine ITS budgeting process. Ensure that budget
projections and proposals are adequate to meet the financial
operating needs of the Research IT program.
--- Establish and monitor complex staff salary allocations. Ensures
salary allocations are in compliance with University and other
granting organizations regulations.
Project Leadership & Analysis (25%)
--- Define and manage project work stream scope, schedule and
resourcing, generates project status reports, and project
--- Understands project governance structure and effectively
facilitates the resolution of issues within that structure.
--- Lead, organize and influence positively, effectively and
maneuver through unstructured problems and create the necessary
structure to drive for results.
--- Create and implement project plans, communications plans, risk
mitigation plans and other planning materials to support project
execution and control activities.
--- Mentor team members on techniques, best practices, and
--- Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Information
Technology, Healthcare Informatics, or related field or equivalent
combination of education/experience.
--- 6+ years of experience should include the following:
--- 4+ years of healthcare industry experience.
--- 2+ years of managing large scale research programs or
--- Strong experience leading workstreams for IT
system/functionality and development project implementations.
--- 4+ years of experience with project or program management,
including leading cross-functional teams.
--- 4+ years of experience working with project budgets.
--- Advanced experience communicating and working across clinical
and operational groups that include both senior leadership and
--- Previous experience in and knowledge of academic healthcare
systems and/or operational environments.
--- Advanced degree (e.g., Master's, PhD, etc.)
--- 1+ years' experience in leading enterprise level projects.
--- Project management certification.
--- Experience with healthcare and/or clinical data; knowledge of
hospital operations and clinical procedures.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
- This is an Information Technology deadline-driven work
- The individual in this position is expected to work normal
daytime hours. The majority of work is performed in an office
environment during normal business hours; however, significant
off-hours and weekends may be needed to resolve problems and
respond to emergencies. This individual is expected to be available
for emergencies (business continuity/disaster recovery efforts) on
a 24x7 basis as needed.
- Must coordinate projects without direct supervisory
- Must work within the constraints of multiple technical
- ITS provides services to all UW Medicine organizations - HMC,
UWMC-Montlake, UWMC-NW, VMC, UWNC, UWP, SOM, and ALNW. The
individual in this position must learn many organizational
structures and cultures and continually foster
- Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally
and in writing. #monster REQUIREMENTS: See above.
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disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or
current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their
current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required
under Washington state law .
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