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Boston University PROGRAM MANAGER, IS&T Project Management in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Want to be at the cutting edge of research and innovation on a vibrant, dynamic campus shaping the future of education? Were seeking applicants with diverse skills and experience to join the Boston University Information Services & Technology (IS&T) community. Our Project Management team is looking for a Program Manager who will be responsible for IT program management and execution of technology projects. The program manager will:

  • Drive planning of projects and program roadmaps, develop and monitor program and project budgets, and monitor internal and external project resources.

  • Ensure delivery of all projects, consistent with program priorities and report to executive level clients on project status.

  • Manage the execution of multiple large enterprise projects and project teams through the full project lifecycle.

The Program Manager is accountable for delivering to committed scope, on-time and within budget, represents IS&T to business stakeholders, and acts as the IS&T relationship manager to one or more clients. The Program Manager acts as a leader in defining and improving processes in the PMO and by demonstrating use of these processes and providing mentoring to other project managers. The Program Manager has direct supervision responsibility for employees and will hire, manage, and develop program management, project management and business analysis employees who are integral to the delivery of the Program Manager's projects. The Program Manager will also manage the strategic level relationship between IS&T and key University departments. Hybrid work options are available.

Position responsibilities:

  • Manage program portfolios with clients, planning and prioritizing projects, maintaining a program roadmap, and preparing annual planning and budgeting project proposals.

  • Manage multiple projects for IS&T. Manage project teams and delivery of projects including requirements gathering, project planning, resourcing, execution, change control, issue/risk management, and regular status communication to IS&T and business stakeholders.

  • Manage a team of project managers and business analysts.

Boston University offers an excellent benefits package including:

  • Time Off: In addition to generous 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; recent events included a night a Lucky Strikes Boston, karaoke night, BU hockey game, a night at Symphony Hall, pancake breakfast, and a department holiday lunch.

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

  • Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's in a related field, or equivalent work experience

  • Experience: 5-8 years of relevant work experience

  • Strong written and verbal communication 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.

Required Experience