Project Manager I

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Company Name: 
PASCAL (Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries)
Location: 
Columbia
Job Description: 

We’re looking for a team-oriented person with experience leading complex projects with multiple stakeholders and team members; familiarity with academic library operations and practices; outstanding written, verbal, and presentation skills; and excellent organizational and analytical skills. PASCAL libraries are engaged in the procurement and implementation of a shared Library Services Platform (LSP) for all member libraries. Overarching goals of the initiative are to enhance and expand collaborative efforts among PASCAL libraries while streamlining operations and eliminating redundancies associated with legacy systems that were designed primarily for management of print collections. Learn more about PASCAL: http://pascalsc.org. Working in close collaboration with member libraries, SLSP governance groups, and system vendors, the Project Manager will coordinate the development of an implementation plan and assist with system configuration and technical support. Incumbent will be responsible for leading the collaborative implementation of the new shared library services platform (SLSP). Will facilitate planning and coordinating online and in-person training for PASCAL and member library staff online. Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications: 

MINIMUM AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: A bachelor's degree, ALA-accredited MLS, and at least two (2) years of post-MLS experience in library systems or technical services. Experience leading complex projects with multiple stakeholders and team members. Familiarity with academic library operations and practices. Outstanding written, verbal, and presentation skills. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Five (5) years of progressive responsibility and leadership with a library, consortium, library vendor, and/or equivalent setting is preferred. Demonstrated Experience implementing or administering enterprise systems/applications. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.