Associate Project Manager - Strategy Management Services

Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
Why Mayo Clinic
Strategy Management Services (SMS) within the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology (DLMP) partners with business areas in the planning and delivery of DLMP’s strategic and operational plans that support the overall goals of the department and Mayo Clinic as an organization. We are building a high performing team of diverse mix of talented people who are skilled, dynamic, have positive energy, innovative and results driven.

The Associate Project Manager is part of the Innovate Delivery Team of Strategy Management Services that is focused on planning and delivery of activities and strategic projects in our Innovate Services Area such as the Advanced Diagnostics Laboratory (ADL) of Translational Research, Innovation, and Test Development (TRITDO).

Diversity and inclusion are integral to Mayo Clinic's mission to provide excellent, culturally relevant care in a welcoming environment to all individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds. At the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology (DLMP) and Mayo Clinic Laboratories (MCL), we aim to diversify our workforce and to create an inclusive work environment where differences are valued, allowing individuals to achieve and contribute to their fullest potential. By leveraging the strengths that each diverse individual and group brings to the table, we gain the strategic advantages of accelerated innovation, better problem solving, enhanced productivity and job satisfaction, improved quality, and, most importantly, we find better ways to meet the needs of our patients.

Position description
The Associate Project Manager (APM) works independently under general direction assuming primary responsibility for planning, directing, coordinating and delivering project activities through the entire project life cycle (from initiation to hand off to customer) that are limited in scope. The APM is responsible to support achievement of project objectives and completion on time, on budget, and in conformance to Mayo Clinic project management methodologies and standards.
The APM provides support to one or multiple small to medium size projects that have division or department level strategic importance. Project work has low to moderate risk and risk interdependencies, low to moderate interrelationships, and may have minimal costs associated. Responsible for managing established budget, participates in the development and tracking of project budgets. Position requires strict adherence to budget management and guidelines of both the assigned department and the institution. The APM regularly provides project information to project leaders, sponsors, and other areas as needed. Supports project communication to appropriate Subcommittee(s) and/or Division/Unit leadership. The APM may support medium to mega sized projects, as part of a project team in support of higher level project managers.
This individual may assist higher level project managers in the preparation of materials for presentation to institutional committees and oversight bodies. Supports decision making and formulation of potential solutions to accomplish agreed upon project objectives under direct supervision. The Associate Project Manager collaborates with other staff regarding project management practices, methods and standards. Performs additional job-related functions as detailed by immediate supervisor.
Awareness of and familiarity with Agile methodologies is important to this role. Many of the items important to an Agile process are not unique to Agile. This individual may participate in scrum processes and scrum meetings. They may work to increase efficiency, motivate the team, and advocate for changes that will ensure quality and timeliness. Involvement with project teams may include the following not already specified above:
(1) Guiding teams on Agile practices and values to implement critical projects
(2) Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised and resolved
(3) Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution

**A two-year commitment to this position is required**
Bachelor's with 4 years related business experience, to include some project related experience.

** Visa sponsorship is not available for this position; Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program.
Additional qualifications
Project Management experience preferred. Education preference: project management, business administration, management. Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) preferred.

Candidates should also include any certifications they have, which may include but are not necessarily limited to Certified Product Management, Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM), PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, and/or Certified Scrum Professional (CSP).

ALL MUST be included for your application to be considered:

*Cover Letter
*Internal candidates must provide their past three performance appraisals.

Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2,468.80, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Monday - Friday, Days
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Administration, Business, Finance, Clinical Labs and Research
Career profile
Clinical Labs
Job posting number
Jennifer Lane
Equal opportunity employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.