University of Utah Health IT Project Manager III in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah


As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

The incumbent is responsible for analyzing, defining and leading IT Projects simultaneously at a high level. To deliver projects effectively on time, on budget and within scope.

This position has no responsibility for providing care to patients.


  • Analyzes, defines and leads IT projects to effectively deliver IT solutions working with technical teams and business partners.

  • Leads and drives IT projects in accordance with applicable customer approaches, policies, procedures, methodologies (PgMO) and tools to ensure required level of business "best practices" are met through quality assurance, process control and regulatory compliance.

  • Works with project teams, including business application stakeholders and technical teams conducting required activities to deliver project objectives.

  • Works with technical teams, facilitates project strategy discussions, planning, coordination and execution of required activities within the project as identified by business leadership stakeholders.

  • Analyzes business, technical issues and risks, and develops appropriate strategies and plans for remediation.

  • Creates formal project plan and builds project team, gathering necessary resources to form a structured implementation plan.

  • Works with application teams and business teams to provide guidance and planning for coordination of overall activities within the project.

  • Determines key priorities and aligns them with organization operational strategy goals.

  • Works with organizational teams and committees within the organization to gain "buy-in" from decision makers and stakeholders. Driving execution of the project plan, resource prioritization and optimization.

  • Identifies critical activities, "quick wins" and cost savings opportunities effectively working with the project team to implement them.

  • Manages project budget and tracks expenditures to plan.

  • Provides regular status reports and keeps required documentation up-to-date.

  • Increases talent pool within IT pool within IT team by focusing on developing the existing team members( through regular coaching, role modeling, projects and assignments) to improve overall project management skills within the organization.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Strong leadership and project management skills.

  • Excellent communication skills with ability to express project's strategic vision to leaders, business partners and project team.

  • Ability to handle resource and stakeholder conflicts directly and effectively.

  • Able to assess, mitigate and minimize risk to avoid project failure.




  • Bachelors Degree in Project Management, Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent.

  • Ten years of technical and business experience in similar position, at least 3 years leading complex IT projects.

Qualifications (Preferred)


  • PMP Certification.

  • Project management experience with software development projects.

  • Agile project management experience.

  • Understands IT architecture and supported technologies.

  • Experience working in a hospital/clinical setting, including interaction with providers.

  • Experience with Telehealth technology platforms. Successful candidate will come with a wide array of technical and operational experience implementing and managing technology solutions. Successful candidate will have deep working knowledge of hardware and software solutions in the health care industry. Successful candidate will enjoy working on a team that is focused on deadlines, high-reliability solutions, and team-focused success.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This is a sedentary position that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements

Sitting, Standing, Walking

Requisition Number 32480

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule M-F, 8-5

Location Name Off-Campus (Other)

Patient Care? No


State UT


Category Information Technology

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.