Director, Program Management Office

InterVarsity   •  

Madison, WI

Industry: Government & Non-Profit


5 - 7 years

Posted 43 days ago


  • Be a maturing disciple of Jesus Christ: growing in love for God, God’s Word, God’s people of every ethnicity and culture, and God’s purposes in the world.
  • Communicate vision for project management and technology governance as a critical mission accelerator.
  • Create and lead a center of excellence for program/project management, technology governance and business analysis.
  • Establish a consistent process for the identification, selection, prioritization, monitoring and completion of strategic projects and assist the Strategic Planning Officer to manage projects and programs composing the Strategic Plan.
  • Develop and implement a standard tool set of project and program management processes for use across organization.
  • Develop and subsequently implement an organization wide process for technology governance.
  • Develop and implement an effective model for management of project capacity at InterVarsity.
  • Develop and maintain a long-range project timeline to facilitate planning across the movement.
  • In partnership with leadership , collaborate to champion business process improvements that enable organizational processes to scale and rely on enhanced technology.?
  • Provide training and consultative services in partnership with other lines to support their strategic initiatives.
  • Recruit, hire, train, develop, supervise, and retain project and program managers to loan to project sponsors to run key strategic projects.
  • Develop and manage annual budgets for programs and efforts in accordance with InterVarsity policies and procedures. ?
  • Select and implement technology as needed to assist in program/project management.
  • Develop a funding base (amount to be determined)


  • Annually affirm InterVarsity’s Statement of Faith. Abide by InterVarsity’s Code of Conduct.
  • Thorough knowledge of or the ability to learn: the purpose, vision, ministries and policies of InterVarsity.
  • Theological acuity and spiritual maturity.
  • Bachelor’s degreerequired. Master’s degreepreferred in Project Management, Business Administration, or related field.
  • A working knowledge of current Microsoft software applications (Office365, Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint); a willingness to learn ERP and CRM technologies.
  • Five or more years of experience in management of complex projects and supervision of project teams.
  • PMP certification strongly preferred.
  • Experience leading complex cross-functional projects involving enterprise solutions.
  • Excellent leader who can effectively leverage team; leads by example, and demonstrate leadership capabilities in negotiation, problem solving, decision making, and delegation.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in managing multiple projects, tasks, details and complex projects.
  • An ability to communicate complex topics in a simple and straightforward manner to diverse audiences both verbally and in writing.
  • Creative problem solving, and a disciplined, detailed and diligent approach to project management.
  • Strong financial acumen. Experience preparing and managing department and project budgets.
  • Commitment to work/collaborate with others in a diverse, cross cultural team environment, including conflict resolution and leadership when crossing cultures.
  • Willing to develop a prayer and financialsupport team.
  • Willingness to travel.