Posted on 
Feb 29, 2024

Project Manager III, IS&T Project Management

Boston University - Info Services & Tech
Boston University - Info Services & Tech
Boston University - Info Services & Tech
Education & Ed Tech

BU Information Services & Technology (IS&T) is staffed by more than 400 people who work in multiple buildings across Boston, MA. We strive to be a leader, both within BU and among peers, in technology and data service quality and agility, founded on both proven practices and innovation.

Job Description

Want to be at the cutting edge of research and innovation on a vibrant, dynamic campus shaping the future of education? We're seeking applicants with diverse skills and experience to join the Boston University Information Services & Technology (IS&T) community. Our Project Management Office team is looking for a Project Manager III who will be responsible for managing projects in the Systems & Networking programs. This Project Manager III will responsible for managing the execution of medium to large projects through the full project lifecycle. The Project Manager manages the project team and is accountable for delivering to committed scope, on-time and within budget. The Project Manager reports on the status of projects to the project sponsor, manages risks and issues, and ensures good communication within the team and with other stakeholders. This position reports directly to the Program Manager for Systems & Networking. This position is eligible for either hybrid or in-office work arrangements. Position responsibilities:

  • Plan delivery of projects in close collaboration with University clients, and with IS&T staff (Architects, Developers, Engineers, System Administrators, and Service Operations). 
  • Manage project teams and delivery of projects including requirements gathering, design, resourcing, project plan, execution, change control, transition to service operations, and project closure. Proactively manage issues and risks. Manage project resources, budget and schedule. 
  • Manage requirements gathering within projects. Collaborate with clients to understand and document as-is and to-be processes and requirements. 


Preferred Qualifications: The following Qualifications are preferred, if you meet some, but not all, you are still encouraged to apply; we value employees with a willingness to learn.

  • Experience evaluating, selecting, and managing vendors strongly desired. 
  • Certification in one or more areas related to project and service management strongly desired. 


Boston University offers an excellent benefits package including:

  • Time Off: In addition to generous paid time off, BU employees have a paid intersession break, and 13 paid holidays. 
  • Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 2 years of eligible service. 
  • Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program for yourself and family members. 
  • Transportation: BU offers a discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute. 
  • Wellness: BU offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including workshops and personal counseling, please check out for more information! 
  • Culture & Community: BU also offers access to discounts or free admission to various city art/cultural institutes around Boston. Our mission is to provide best-in-class technology and data services to support outstanding education, groundbreaking research, effective administration, and a connected, secure community to Boston University, one of the largest private employers in Boston with almost 10,000 faculty and staff BU. IS&T invests in our staff and their personal and professional growth. We promote staff learning including lunch and learn sessions, an extensive library of online courses, and opportunities to engage with peers at NERCOMP and EDUCAUSE events. Our Fun Advisory Board (FAB) arranges a number of events throughout the year on-site at or near Boston University Charles River Campus.
  • If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the employment application process, please contact the Equal Opportunity Office at 617-353-6474.

Required Skills

  • B.A./B.S. required. 
  • IT Project Management experience and demonstrated understanding of structured project management methodologies required. 
  • Five to eight years of related experience desired. 
  • Candidate must have strong communication, interpersonal and team leadership skills.


We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location

BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type


Salary Grade

Grade 50 (for information on Salary Grades, see the Non-Represented Positions section of )

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