Project Manager – Student Information System

Yonkers, New York
Job Type
Number Of Positions
Contract Duration
9+ months




We are looking for a Project Manager – Student Information System for a 9-month contract opportunity in the Yonkers, NY area.




  • Plan and set project goals and milestones based on input collected from the vendor and project team.
  • Will develop the project work plan, work breakdown structure and schedule using a designated project management team tool for project team usage.
  • Will monitor project health through regular status meetings
  • Will provide status report and initiate corrective action to ensure project success.
  • Will manage the day-to-day activities of cross-functional project teams and ensure adherence to the schedule.
  • Work to control the scope changes and minimize the impact to the budget.
  • Identify and mitigate project risk by keeping issues visible to avoid impact to the success of the project.
  • Confirm alignment with customer expectations and project goals.
  • Develop Project ROI
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships
  • Schedule, organize and conduct project team meetings for the Executive Committee, Functional Implementation Groups, and various other advisory or governing bodies.
  • Manage project activities with the Project Implementation Partner.
  • Leads initiatives and process improvement efforts by applying innovative problem-solving techniques. Proactively identify risks and bottlenecks and propose solutions.
  • Provide project status updates, updates, and analysis to various decision makers. Develop and implement a communications plan regarding the project timelines and deliverables.
  • Act as a coordinator to ensure the submission of supporting information for decisions, documenting decisions and work efforts.
  • Assist in developing and monitoring project budgets or financial plans and providing status reports designed for wide distribution to multiple committees
  • Assist in executing communications and change management plans.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Thorough understanding of all Banner SIS modules • Minimum 5 – 7 years of Project Management experience.
  • Current Project Management Professional (PMP) or other Project Management certification required.
  • Experience designing and creating reports for management and senior leadership.
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication and presentation to various audiences: management, peers, users.
  • Skill in accepting feedback and adjusting to meet a wide range of customer needs.
  • Capacity to be proactive, creative, forward looking—identify potential problems, bring them to the attention of people concerned, propose innovative
  • Demonstrated excellence with project management best practices. Proven record of customer service excellence.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities.
  • Ability and desire to work in a collaborative, multi-stakeholder team environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, listening skills, discretion, professional integrity, and tact
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated excellence with tools such as MS Project and MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio.




  • Prior SIS implementation experience with Ellucian’s Banner SIS module required including Banner Student functionality, Banner Financial Aid function.
  • Banner Academic and Administrative Functionality and Banner Student billing and payment functionality.
  • Banner experience.
  • No third party candidates considered for this position.





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