Job Description
Position Summary/Purpose of Position:Reporting to the Executive Director, Environmental Safety, Sustainability, & Risk (ESSR), the Project Manager will fulfill a key role in coordinating the elements of an efficient, effective University-wide Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program. The Project Manager will work with designated risk owners and cross-functional groups consisting of faculty, staff and students at various levels of the institution to develop and implement a continuously evolving risk assessment process to address and mitigate internal and external risks that may harm, prevent, delay, or enhance the University’s ability to achieve its objectives. The position will work with the Division of Administration, ESSR and key stakeholders throughout the University to communicate, coordinate, schedule, and plan for a campus-wide ERM program.
Minimum Qualifications:

Education (include licenses, certification, etc.): 

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university.


  • Minimum of 5 years of professional level work experience in project management.
  • Experience leading and directing large scale business and operational projects or programs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with diverse audiences at every level of the university.
  • Be capable of managing and supervising the effective planning, prioritization, delegation and oversight of the ERM program.
  • Ability to handle sensitive & confidential information, data, conversations, and communications.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-based environment.
  • Ability to manage conflict.
  • Ability to initiate the development of an ERM scoring tool that will be used to assess and score risks and mitigation measures.
  • Applies advanced expert level knowledge, concepts, principles, and skills.
  • Substantial latitude in decision making.


  • Bachelor’s degree in risk management, higher education leadership, public sector leadership, public administration, finance, information technology or related field from an accredited college/university.
  • Masters Degree in related discipline from an accredited college/university.
  • Strong analytical abilities and project management skills.
  • Experience in Enterprise Risk Management process development.
  • Experience working in a University setting.
  • Project Management Professional certification (PMP) and/or Risk Management Professional (RMP) certification.
  • Experience with the preparation of educational and promotional materials and web page creation.
Additional Certifications: 
Additional Information: 
Job RisksNot Applicable to This Position
Physical DemandsThis is an office position involving extensive use of desktop computers. The position requires attending & facilitating meetings, on and off campus, which may require walking or driving.
Posting Date:03/02/2023
Closing Date: 
Open Until FilledYes
Best Consideration Date03/16/2023
Diversity Statement:The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Job Overview
Job Posted:
1 year ago
Job Type
Full Time
Job Role
Bachelor Degree
5+ Years
  • Founded In
    Mar 03, 2023
  • Company Size
    50-100 Members
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