Programs Project Manager

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The Project Manager works under the general direction of the Assistant Deputy Director and Chief Program Officer and is a member of the Project Management Office to ensure projects operate within identified project management methodologies. The incumbent is responsible for managing the successful on-time, on-budget completion of assigned projects as a member of the Programs team. Wisconsin Historical Society programs reflect our mission of collecting, preserving and sharing stories with the community. We will advance that mission in new ways as we evolve our work to provide historical context to real-time history and amplify the voices of our community. The Project Manager will implement projects alongside cross functional teams in order to provide excellent public history programming that serves all Wisconsinites, in all 72 counties from our Historic Sites to our Press Team initiatives.

The incumbent will utilize project management techniques, business process mapping methods, and use analytics to drive recommendations and decisions. The Project Manager will oversee multiple projects at a time, and provide comprehensive oversight of project deliverables, schedules, resources, and budgets from beginning to end for projects of varying scope and size. The incumbent must possess exceptional communication and listening skills, and demonstrate thoughtful and respectful techniques for building consensus and alignment across multiple stakeholders in order to achieve goals.

The salary will be between $34.00 – $42.00 ($70,720 to $87,360 annually) in accordance with the provisions of the current Compensation Plan. This position is in pay schedule 07, range 33; the civil service classification is IS Business Automation Specialist. A12-month probationary period will be required.

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