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Roadmap Project Manager

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Position Type: Staff Full Time
Campus: UMass Boston
Department: Healey Library
Pay Grade: 30
Date opened: Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Eastern Standard Time

General Summary: 

Reporting to the Project Director, the Roadmap Project Manager (RPM) will coordinate all aspects of the development of the Participatory Archiving Roadmap. The incumbent will work directly with core project team members, national community partners, and others to ensure that the Healey Library adheres to grant project goals and meet project deliverables. The RPM will coordinate with Healey Library departments as appropriate to ensure all aspects of the multi-faceted project are compatible and are successfully executed in a timely manner.  This is a two-year/grant funded position. 

Examples of Duties: 

  • Facilitate activities of core project team members through all phases of the grant project, including coordinating meetings, preparing agendas, leading workshops, and focus groups;
  • Work with identified local and national community partners to develop survey instruments to solicit both structured and informal feedback on grant project activities;
  • Supervise project-funded Instructional Designer in developing key project deliverables;
  • Track grant project performance, specifically to ensure the successful, on-time completion of short- and long-term goals as identified and outlined by the Project Director and by Healey Library administration;
  • Prepare regular reports including grant-required reports on project progress;
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 


Bachelor’s degree required and a minimum of three-five years of experience in project management and research, preferably in a library and archives environment and/or in an academic setting, is required.  Demonstrated experience with successfully employing project management techniques and tools required. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree preferred. 
  • Previous experience managing large-scale projects preferred. 
  • Previous experience managing projects in library and archives environment and/or in an academic setting
  • Previous experience supervising and delegating tasks preferred. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft Excel;
  • Knowledge of and experience in assisting with the development of survey instruments;
  • Proven ability to work independently while exercising good judgment in seeking appropriate guidance;
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively including identifying new ways to look at and express information;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving and time management skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to network and build long-term relationships with external constituents;
  • Strong planning and organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task;
  • Strong analytical skills, as applied to both historical content and organizational process;
  • Strong commitment to customer service.

Application Instructions: 

Please apply online with your resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references.

Review of candidates will begin following the application closing date. 

Only Internal candidates in the Professional Staff Bargaining Unit will be considered during the first 7 business days of the posting.  All other candidates will be considered after that period. 

Salary Ranges for the appropriate Pay Grade can be found at the following link: 

Salary Ranges

Grant funded position, until 09/30/2020; contingent on renewal. 

Applications close: Eastern Standard Time

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