Academic Project Manager - St. Louis or Detroit/Cincinnati/Portland

Job Description

Organization: Digital Industries
Business Unit: Software
Requisition Number: 248504
Primary Location: United States-Missouri-St. Louis
Other Locations: United States-Michigan-Livonia, United States-Oregon-Wilsonville, United States-Ohio-Milford
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 25%

Job Description:

Academic Project Manager
Locations: St. Louis (Primary) or Detroit, Cincinnati & Portland (Secondary)

Position Overview 
The Curriculum Academic Project Manager is a strategic role in Siemens global academic program. Working with strategic stakeholders internally and external, this role leads key areas of enablement for the program, including curriculum and certification, to deliver a shared value to academic institutions, Siemens customers and internal stakeholders.
  • Improve penetration of Siemens software across academic institutions.
  • Lead an external Curriculum and Certification Advisory Board.
  • Align with sales, product and learning/development teams to drive academic requirements.
  • Deliver new content and curriculum to academic partners globally.
  • Drive certifications for the academic market to include micro credentials.
  • Analyze industry needs and competitor offerings to drive differentiation.
  • Drive strategies to publish content in external MOOCs for widespread adoption.
  • Manage project plans to ensure all materials are delivered on time, in budget and with high quality.
  • Effectively manage team members assigned to projects and communicate progress.
  • Increase content usage through proactive promotion.
  • Assist the team to define, plan, and implement improvements to the program.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM (preferred) or Academic/Education or Instructional Design fields 
  • Experience developing and implementing successful programs
  • 3+ years' of proven project management skills
  • Strong collaborative problem-solving skills to overcome obstacles
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Willingness to travel 25-50% of the time
  • Team player, able to juggle multiple work streams with matrixed resources and goals in a dynamic, growing company
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing requirements
  • Ensures focus on measurable outcomes and value to the business
  • Establish appropriate measurement criteria and report to management quantifiable progress over time
  • Experience working with vendors and subcontractors, including budgeting and purchasing, monitoring and driving to firm schedules and results
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Mechanical, electrical, software engineering knowledge and experience preferred
  • Academic pedagogy and knowledge preferred
  • Experience with learning management platforms desirable
  • Experience working directly with schools and academic leaders desirable


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