Associate Director, EMPO (Organizational Change Mgmt & Readiness) – IS Portfolio Governance – Full Time 8 Hour Days (Exempt) (Non-Union) – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

Under the direction of the Executive Administrator Portfolio Governance, the Associate Director of EPMO is responsible for Organizational Change Management/Readiness in support of the Keck Technology Portfolio. This scope of responsibility includes building and growing the EPMOs Organizational Management practice. Definition, management, and enforcement of EPMO Project Management Best practices: Processes, Tools, Templates. Onboarding support for EPMO. Establishing and managing an effective Community of Practice (CoP) for the EPMO. Portfolio Metrics and Reporting (KPIs) for the EPMO.

Essential Duties:

  • Develop and grow an Organization Readiness practice/Service to be used across our Health-Stem in support of Technology delivery.
  • Has responsibility for standardizing execution of projects, providing guidance on practice and application of project management. Defines and develops enterprise wide IS project/program management practices, governance standards, processes, and metrics.
  • Identify staffing needs across EPMO and partner with Administration team to source, interview, select and onboard both employees and contractors in support of approved project work.
  • Establishing and manage an effective Community of Practice (CoP) for the EPMO
  • Serves as resource for information across the organization for the PMO and the adoption of project management tools, policies, processes, and methodologies.
  • Evaluation of performance of staff in a timely manner
  • Supervision (includes hiring, counseling, coaching, terminating, etc.)
  • Work independently with little or no supervision
  • Develop, revise, interpret, and enforce hospital and departmental policies and procedures
  • Implement policies and procedures by effectively working with personnel
  • Communicate effectively intra departmentally, interdepartmentally and with physicians
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Req Bachelor’s degree
  • Req 5 years 5 – 10 years’ experience managing Technology Projects in a Healthcare environment
  • Req 5 years 5 years’ experience in a leadership role in an Organizational Change Management team/org
  • Req 1 year 1 – 2 years’ experience developing and interpreting KPIs

Preferred Qualifications:

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Req Project Management Professional (PMP) PMP Certificate required. If no certification upon hire, must be obtained within 10 months of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date.
  • Req Fire Life Safety Training (LA City) If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)

The annual base salary range for this position is $133,120.00 – $219,648.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

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