Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Salary Range
$93,000 - $120,000.00 / Year
Towne Centre Drive
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

#120305 Sr. Project Manager, Information Services - Hybrid

Initial Review Date: Mon 2/6/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/09/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/21/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Placement within the range is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both onsite at Towne Centre Drive and remotely.


The Sr. Project Manager independently leads and directs multiple projects and/or programs of medium to large size and complexity. Plans, manages, and evaluates cross-functional/cross-organizational systems, develop/implement projects with high risk/impact financial, operational or legal implications. The Sr, Project Manager anticipates project or program risks and plans with appropriate action to avoid or mitigate risks to project schedules, budget, deliverables, quality, and staffing. Provides leadership and decision making ability where competing interests and priorities involve the highest levels of management.

The Sr. Project Manager is typically accountable for handling the delivery of business telecommunications services. This comprises voice and data devices using terrestrial and wireless mode, in addition to telecom equipment using legacy and VOIP technologies.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage all aspects of the project and program life cycle (PLC).
  • Utilize broad technical knowledge of IT disciplines, specialized knowledge of the organization’s mission/business needs, and the healthcare industry in general to manage large-scale projects and programs effectively.
  • Conduct assigned projects/programs in accordance with PMO project and program management methodology, approved plans and stakeholder expectations; uses and coaches others on the PMO’s project and program management methodology /tools.
  • Directs and coordinates activities supporting multiple smaller projects with multiple project managers. Provides hands-on leadership and process subject matter expertise to project/program teams and senior level management.
  • Develop and maintain project schedule using PMIS tools, (e.g. MS Project, Clarity, Service Now) to include WBS, task dependencies, durations, resource assignments, and critical path.
  • Ensures appropriate project governance is in place and used (e.g. project steering committee, change control, baseline management).
  • Travel to sites and work in client designated areas as required.
  • Attend project and deployment meetings.
  • Oversee project financials, including managing billing and receivable process.
  • Monitor progress of multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Build and maintain superior client relations.
  • Documentation Control: PM will manage and QC documentation, adjusting the process as required. Ensure final site documentation is delivered to Client with all pertinent information related to the entire project as defined by Client.
  • Manages relationships with stakeholders, jurisdictions, and oversee the integration of all resources from employees to vendors. Tracks the progress of employees, contractors, and vendors throughout the project.
  • Hardware Installation: Project manager coordinates field installations with the relevant team leads.
  • NRFU Testing: project manager will need to oversee the test of the entire set up as outlined in the project agreement to ensure that all devices are functional.
  • Document and maintain standardized best practices and products used by UCSDH for the design, installation and testing of copper, fiber and wireless distribution systems.


  • Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in a related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training.

  • Project management, project management applications (e.g. Clarity, Service Now), and/or IS technical support. Five (5) or more years of relevant experience is highly preferred.

  • Applied knowledge of project management best practices and frameworks such as PMI’s Body of Knowledge or System Development Lifecycle.

  • Healthcare and Construction industry experience.

  • Professional experience and proven success managing technical projects.

  • Requires effective communication and organization skills.

  • Verifiable designs for large-enterprise data networks (copper and fiber) and Server Room layouts.

  • Experience leading projects to install structured cabling including backbone and horizontal cabling systems.

  • Proficient in reading architectural and system design drawings.

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.


  • RCDD Certified.
  • CAPM, PMP or PgMP Project Management Institute certification and/or other formal project management training.
  • Experience with large, academic medical center IS projects.
  • Vendor management experience.
  • Construction Drawing analysis.
  • Reading prints.
  • Application of plans and specifications.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.  
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs. 

Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $71,000 - $160,000 Annually

The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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