Rider University invites applications for two Project Manager positions. Reporting to the Director of Creative Services, these individuals will oversee the initiation, prioritization, and scheduling of all creative marketing and communication projects within the Office of University Marketing and Communications. The ideal candidates will bring a strong technical understanding of the principals of appropriate project management including methodologies and processes.
Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications or related field along with three years of professional experience in a project management role. Additional qualifications include: foundational knowledge of marketing essentials and communications strategies; solid understanding of print and digital production principles; extremely detail oriented and organized; excellent writing and communication skills; exceptional time management skills; competency with industry standard software packages used in production or demonstrated ability to learn them quickly; the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously; strong dedication to meeting deadlines; the ability to lead individuals who are not direct reports; the ability to work well independently and as part of a team; self-motivated and assertive; the ability to build and maintain good client relationships; and proven ability to manage a high volume of projects with tight deadlines on budget.
About Rider University:
The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.
Rider University has once again been included as one of the nation's best universities by US News & World Report 2019 and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category at number 35. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its
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About Rider University
"As a learner-centered University dedicated to the education of the whole student, Rider provides students the intellectual resources and breadth of student life opportunities of a comprehensive university with the personal attention and close student-faculty interactions of a liberal arts college.Through a commitment to high quality teaching, scholarship and experiential opportunities, faculty on both campuses provide undergraduate and graduate students rigorous and relevant programs of study to expand their intellectual, cultural and personal horizons and develop their leadership skills. Our highly regarded programs in the arts, social sciences, sciences, music, business and education challenge students to become active learners who can acquire, interpret, communicate and apply knowledge within and across disciplines to foster the integrative thinking required in a complex and rapidly changing world."