IT Project Manager

University of Maine System   Orono, ME   Full-time     Education
Posted on April 25, 2024
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IT Project Manager

Full-time, Regular, Exempt Position


The University of Maine System is accepting applications for an IT Project Manager. This is professional services work in overseeing medium- to high-risk information technology projects. Work involves overseeing projects to completion and entails coordinating and supervising the work of internal and external team members. Responsibilities encompass all stages of the project management life cycle, including assembling and directing the project team, developing the project plan and schedule, managing project resources, and ensuring overall project success.


UMS IT supports Fully Remote / Work-From-Home employees and is not dependent upon a specific physical location. Office space on a University of Maine System campus location can also be provided if desired.


Based on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant, the annual salary range is high $60's to low $70's plus a 10% employer contribution to the UMS retirement plan. Additional benefits include medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. The UMS is a recipient of the Wellness Councils of America’s Well Workplace Award and offers a wellness program.


Review of applications begins immediately.  For full consideration, materials must be submitted by May 24, 2024. The position will remain open until a qualified candidate is hired.


Full job description


About the University:

Established in 1968, the University of Maine System (UMS) unites seven distinctive public universities and the University of Maine School of Law, comprising 10 campuses and numerous centers, in the common purpose of providing quality higher education while delivering on its traditional tripartite mission of teaching, research, and public service.


A comprehensive public institution of higher education, UMS serves more than 30,000 students annually and is supported by the efforts of more than 2,000 full-time and part-time faculty, more than 3,000 regular full-time and part-time staff, and a complement of part-time temporary (adjunct) faculty.


Reaching more than 500,000 people annually through educational and cultural offerings, the University of Maine System also benefits from more than two-thirds of its alumni population residing within the state; more than 123,000 individuals.


The System consists of seven universities: The University of Maine (UMaine), including its regional campus the University of Maine at Machias (UMM); the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA); the University of Maine at Farmington (UMF); the University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMFK), the University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI); and the University of Southern Maine (USM).  The System also includes the University of Maine School of Law and the University of Maine Graduate and Professional Center.




  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and three years of recent experience supporting project management activities, including working on an information technology implementation.
  • Experience implementing enterprise-level cloud projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead, inspire, and guide others toward goal accomplishment.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and sustain effective working relationships and identify problems.
  • Ability to determine the accuracy and relevance of information.
  • Ability to apply sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives and make recommendations.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of project management tools.



  • Experience in application implementation in a higher education or comparable environment.
  • Experience implementing enterprise-level cloud projects.
  • PMP certification or demonstrated progress towards PMP certification.


Other Information:

Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position" at the following link: You will need to create an applicant profile and complete an application which includes contact information for three references and upload:

  • a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
  • a resume/curriculum vitae


Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.


The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening.


In complying with the letter and spirit of applicable laws and pursuing its own goals of diversity, the University of Maine System does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, familial status, ancestry, age, disability physical or mental, genetic information or veterans or military status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 5713 Chadbourne Hall, Room 412, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5713, 207-581-1226.  TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

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