Artificial Intelligence Jobs - IT Project Management Specialist (Director of Academic Engagement for Artificial Intelligence), 1762

at Indiana University
Location Bloomington, IN
Date Posted July 2, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time




Department Information

The Vice President for Research Office at Indiana University is responsible for research development, research compliance, and research administration. Working with university-wide offices, campus leaders, and deans, the Vice President for Research Office works to increase and diversify research and creative activities at IU, attract external funding for these activities, and develop public-private partnerships, technology transfer, graduate education, and intercampus research opportunities.

Job Summary

  • Leads planning and implementation of complex IT projects involving university staff from different teams and external partners on interrelated project tasks.
  • Designs, creates, executes, and manages advanced project work plans and workflow documents; establishes project timelines and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Manages budget and monitors progress of projects at highest levels to ensure that quality and cost constraints are met.
  • Responsible for reporting and documenting project milestones to share with leaders, stakeholders, and/or project partners.
  • Makes recommendations to leadership to improve project management approaches and processes.
  • Researches and stays up-to-date with IT project management best practices, approaches, and trends.
  • Creates and fosters relationships with key project stakeholders and service owners to ensure functional user expectations and requirements are articulated and integrated.
  • Often provides guidance and support to less experienced peers.




  • Ph.D. in computing, engineering, science, or related area.



  • 5 years of technical project management experience.


  • 7 years of post-doctorate experience in artificial intelligence related research and/or product development.
  • Experience with the commercialization and productization of AI/ML.
  • Experience in US DoD, Industrial Software or IT programs.
  • Leadership experience within technical societies or similar venues.

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.



  • PMP Project Management Professional Certification upon hire.
  • Active Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance.


  • Proficient communication skills.
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
  • Highly thorough and dependable.
  • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.
  • Possesses a high degree of initiative.
  • Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents.

Working Conditions / Demands

This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Work Location

Bloomington, Indiana

Job Classification

Career Level: Advanced

FLSA: Exempt

Job Function: Information Technology

Job Family: IT Project Management

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