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Senior Specialist - Project Management at Ascension

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We Are Hiring
We are hiring a full-time Senior Specialist - Project Management.
This is a remote opportunity.
Be a part of a growing team transforming health care using data, analytics, and modeling. Ascension Data Science Institute #ADSI, a department within Ascension Health, is looking for talent to grow their Project Management skills into a full-time career. Joining the team would allow you to gain valuable experience and document hours needed towards accreditation in Project Management and Agile Methodology.
At Ascension, we want all associates to contribute to Mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement: Service to the poor - Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life, Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life, Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership, Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship, Creativity - Courageous Innovation, and Dedication - Affirming hope and joy in our ministry.
What You Will Do
As a Senior Specialist-Project Management, you will be asked to lead projects and work efforts that impact how the team will help transform health. The project management team within ADSI has established a project management group and created a standardized process.
Essential Qualities for a Senior Specialist-Project Management role:
  • Versatile team player that is comfortable under pressure
  • Has a desire to solve problems and use critical thinking skills
  • Accepts that barriers will happen and works to remove barriers setting the team up for success
  • Willing to navigate a highly matrixed organization and do it effectively
  • Values communication as a key element to the success of any project; written, oral, presentations, persuasive, and listening to understand

As a Senior Specialist-Project Management your key responsibility includes:
  • Develop project goals, scope, objectives, and schedule to align with defined business strategy
  • Builds relationships with members of the project team, stakeholders, and sponsors
  • Preparing and distributing progress reports, manage risks and issues, correct deviations and perform delivery planning for assigned projects
  • Define project budget and monitor and adjust plan as resources or requirements change
  • Supporting policies, procedures and standards for integration, maintenance, governance and dissemination as well as enforcement of security and privacy requirements
  • Practice agile Scrum and Kanban methodology when possible and when needed transition waterfall methodology
  • Assisting in project team development and hold project team members accountable for commitments, remove roadblocks/impediments

Encourage Candidates to apply with technical skills in the following areas:
  • Smartsheet
  • Google Office suite
  • Smartdraw

What You Will Need
  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.

Work Experience:
  • 1 year of experience required.
  • 4 years of experience preferred.
  • 2 years of leadership or management experience preferred.

Additional Preferences
Work Experience:
  • 2-5 years of project management work experience

Physical Demand / Work Environment:
  • Sitting for extended periods of time
  • Able to participate in via web camera for individual and team meetings, training sessions, presentations, and general company meetings
  • Limited travel may be required

Why Join Our Team
When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Ascension is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:
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Where we are

11801 Domain Boulevard, Austin, TX 78758

Technology we use

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What are Ascension Perks + Benefits

Ascension Benefits Overview

While the Ascension network expands across the United States, a common bond unites our caregivers at each ministry: the desire to provide compassionate, personalized care for all — especially those most in need. To ensure we are caring for the needs of our quality associates, we offer affordable, accessible care through our comprehensive benefits program. With many choices, you can select the plans that best meet your needs, providing security now and in the future

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

An Insider's view of Ascension

What is your vision for the company?

“I work with a bunch of creatives in the human-centered design field; we live in a constant state of curiosity and are always challenging assumptions. Our team focuses on uncovering the challenges that our patients and caregivers face and we ultimately hope to provide solutions to address any pain points"

Esha Bhargava

VP Experience Research, Clinical Products

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

“My goal is never to tell my teams how to do something. I want my teams to feel empowered to own their solutions in addition to the creative process it takes to get them there. When a team’s software exceeds the mark, I ensure they receive the recognition they deserve as part of their commitment to supporting our healthcare communities.

Michael Behm

Director of Software Engineering

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