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IT Project Manager III


Responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of extremely complex projects having a significant impact on the University’s operations. Provides a single point of contact for those projects; facilitates projects from original concept through final implementation; coordinates the process of obtaining customer objectives and defining project scope through management of team members.  Develops detailed work plans, resource plans, project estimates and status reports as needed based upon the size, scope and expected resource utilization of each project.  Identifies and secures the human and technical resources needed to accomplish projects. Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis.  Ensures adherence to quality standards, UF policies, procedures and best practices, and reviews project deliverables.  Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables.  Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team; recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Facilitates the process of defining the customer’s expectations regarding the project
  • Conducts project meetings and communicates project status with customers, project team members, vendors and supervisors
  • Coordinates the activities of  individuals responsible for the analysis and resolution of issues that impede project progress
  • Communicates the customer’s project timeline and project priority to the project team members, vendors and supervisors
  • Directs the process to identify and obtain approval and authorization for access to UF computing resources as needed for the project
  • Responsible for defining and monitoring adherence to the project budget

Education and Experience

Master’s degree and four years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor’s degree and six years of appropriate experience.

Licensure and Certification



This position supervises staff on a daily basis and/or staff assigned to specific tasks or projects until the tasks or projects have been completed.


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