Are you Wonder Woman with a WBS? Superman with Project Plan? We are looking for our next Service Superhero … At Michigan Virtual, we change lives, we help people learn, and we do this together because we love it. Do you have the same passion for planning, quality and Getting Stuff Done? Do you want to make a difference in the field of online education in Michigan? Do you have PM chops that fills the bill? If so, we might be a good match for each other.
To us, education is what matters. Here’s how we make a difference:
We provide high-quality online courses to Middle and High School students in partnership with Michigan schools. And we do this online, with great content, dedicated instructors, mentor partners from within the schools, and support staff who build relationships that work.
We serve educators in Michigan with online content to help them improve their practice without ever leaving the classroom.
We help school districts train their workforce to give them the skills they need to be productive.
We enhance the field of online education for everyone in the state and nationwide, through the only online learning research and policy clearinghouse in the US.
Our team of PMs pitch in on all sorts of initiatives, big and small. We do process, too, and a lot of After Action Reviews to continuously improve how and what we do. We aren’t afraid of hard work or unclear requirements. We are all life-long learners, professionals, and 10,000 hour experts in our fields. We get very excited when we talk about our work. Sometime we flash our capes with pride about our company and our colleagues.
Super Perks for our Superstars Unlike so many contract PM jobs on the market now, this is a full time, team-based position with a growing organization. Here are just a few of our AWESOME benefits we provide to our staff:
We offer ample, relevant professional development.
Book studies with your co-workers.
Flexible summer hours, and remote work opportunities.
Our retirement fund offers a generous 2-to-1 contribution (up to a certain percent).
Medical, dental and vision coverage on your first day of employment or a Health Care Opt Out.
4 weeks of paid vacation a year.
Paid time off to perform community service at a K-12 school.
Are you ready? Show us what you’ve got and send us your resume. Check out the attached full job description. Be sure to share the requested project assets so we can speed up getting to know you.
EMPLOYMENT CONTINGENCIES: A successful candidate may be required to:
Submit to a criminal background check, if requested (conducted by outside party).
Submit and pass pre-employment substance abuse testing, if requested.
Provide a photocopy of their valid driver's license for tax purposes.
Present a Social Security Card for name verification and payroll purposes.
Sign a copy of the Michigan Virtual Non-disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement and Michigan Virtual Acceptable Use Policy for Computing Resources.
Michigan Virtual is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Applications from women and minorities are encouraged.
Evidence of continued post-degree professional development related to project management, quality, continuous improvement or other related areas.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE (minimum requirements):
Two to three years of professional project management experience with a proven track record of success including on-time and within budget project delivery.
Practiced in a wide range of fundamental project management practices as defined by the PMBOK and with other methodologies such as Agile, Process-based, Scrum, Lean, and continuous improvement methodologies.
Michigan Virtual™, formerly known as Michigan Virtual University® & Michigan Virtual School®, has been working hard to provide a path to the future for students and educators since 1998. As a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation focused on education, we believe that brilliance resides in all of us, ready to change the world with next big idea. We’re dedicated to helping each student shine their brighte...st by enhancing their opportunities to learn and working to strengthen the teachers that will show them the way. Here we strive to place each student’s potential within reach. By discovering new ways to grow, we’re taking K-12 education to the next level and working to leverage face-to-face, blended and online learning innovations that facilitate the advancement of education.