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Jobs at Gratz

POSTED: JULY 6, 2020

Title: Project Manager/Business Process Manager

Reports to: Director of Library and IT Services

About Us: Founded in 1895, Gratz College is the oldest independent and pluralistic college for Jewish studies in North America. Gratz offers graduate and undergraduate degree and certificate programs in a variety of disciplines, as well as learning opportunities for adults and teens. Through productive partnerships, the College seeks to maintain and expand its institutional and academic relationships in Philadelphia, North America and worldwide. Located in Melrose Park in suburban Philadelphia, Gratz College offers on-campus classes and events as well as robust online learning degree programs.

Description: Gratz College seeks a driven, self-starter to act as a Project Manager/ Business Process Manager in a small but fast-paced institution of higher education. The ideal candidate possesses the ability to be a proactive individual and a team player with IT staff as well as with other staff of the college. Candidate will have the ability to complete tasks in a timely manner and meet deadlines and follow a scheduled timeline. Candidate will work with internal college staff and outside vendors in the duration of project implementation, launch, and will oversee the management and maintenance of these software platforms. This is a newly created position. 


  • BA/ BS preferred; 3 -5 years experience.

  • College-wide/ company-wide application implementation experience

  • Working knowledge of projects management tools 

  • Experience with JavaScript preferred

  • PMP certification preferred


  • Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle

  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills and extremely resourceful

  • Ability to lead matrix teams on projects to completion. 

  • Ability to work independently and with others

  • Maintains flexibility in a rapidly changing environment

  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and adapt to rapidly changing priorities

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple projects simultaneously to meet deadlines within planned scope, budget, and timeline

  • Attention to detail with ability to see the big picture. 

  • Understands the mission, purpose and branding of Gratz College. 

Responsibilities: Project Manager(50%)

  • Oversee numerous projects both long term and short term from start to end

  • Work with matrix teams to project manage the implementation of upcoming established applications

  • Work with vendors and Gratz staff to coordinate discovery sessions and training sessions. 

  • Assist in overseeing all aspects of implementation, including data imports/refreshes, faculty training, student training. 

  • Assist in ensuring that Gratz stays on target for all deadlines related to the implementation of each system. 

  • Take the lead on systems administration for certain applications post-implementation.

Responsibilities: Business Process Manager (50%)

  • Develops, maintains and oversees workflow process development

  • Manage projects from data requirements through delivery/maintenance. 

  • Develop templates for collegewide use. 

  • Proof and publish all forms before going live to ensure FERPA/HIPAA compliance as well as aesthetics standards. 

  • Document each process.

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Gratz offers a full benefits package as well as flexible scheduling for full time employees. Note: We are working remotely due to COVID-19. Otherwise, this is not a remote position.

Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to [email protected]. All initial interviews will be conducted via Zoom.

Gratz College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.