Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University was established in 1979 to conduct basic and applied research in robotics technologies relevant to industrial and societal tasks. Seeking to combine the practical and the theoretical, we have diversified efforts and approaches to robotics science while retaining the original goal of realizing the potential of the robotics field.

Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute is searching for a Project Manager. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who thrives in an interesting and challenging work environment

Job Functions:

  • Provides project management services to small to medium projects with increasing complexity across the university.
  • Takes projects from original concept through final implementation integrating structured project management methodology.
  • Accountable for project planning, scheduling, and budget and risk assessment throughout project cycle. Facilitates communications for project teams, sponsors and university constituents.
  • Consults/partners with multi-departmental stakeholders, technical managers, and vendors.
  • May direct/garner technical or staff resources at various stages in the project cycle.
  • Has shared accountability for project outcomes.
  • Position may reside within IT functional area.

Required skill set:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • 5 – 8 years of project management experience.

Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within the Robotics Institute.  Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.

CMU’s COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements: As a condition of employment, Carnegie Mellon University requires all staff and faculty working in the United States to be fully vaccinated, including a booster when eligible, against COVID-19. Prior to commencement of employment, new hires in the United States must provide proof of vaccination or obtain an approved exemption. (Exemptions may be requested for medical reasons or for religious or strong moral or ethical conviction.) Those granted an exemption must comply with all applicable COVID-19 mitigation requirements. The most up-to-date information on CMU's COVID-19 mitigation requirements can be found here: Minimum Requirements to Return to Campus.

Location

Pittsburgh, PA

Job Function

Program, Project and Operations Management

Position Type

Staff – Regular

Full Time/Part time

Full time

Pay Basis

Salary

More Information: 

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  • Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

  • Statement of Assurance

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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