Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0014
Post Date 6/8/2018
Title IT Project Manager
City Chicago
State IL
Description Reporting to the IT Director, the Project Manager will develop and manage the Association’s Major IT project implementations including:

Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
Develop project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
Ensure resource availability and allocation
Develop and maintain detailed project plans to track progress
Recommendations to the IT Director as needed.

The ideal candidate is expected to have a wide range of experience and knowledge of IT system implementations.

Communication and influence skills are critical to this position. This individual must handle IT projects with relatively little hands-on work; the job consists mainly of managing and coordinating IT staff, users, unit managers, and outside consultants/vendors (all of whom operate with different priorities) so that project deadlines are met, costs contained, and project quality assured. This individual also often acts as the liaison or “translator” between technicians and non-technical managers and staff.

Salary: Negotiable from 100K; based on relevant experience. ALA has an excellent benefit package that includes medical, dental, generous paid vacations and a retirement annuity.


Apply online including cover letter and resume.

(Additional documents are uploaded on the same screen as your resume)


Please send cover letter and resume to:

Mary Pullen
American Library Association
Human Resources Department
Ref: projmgrIT
fax: 312-280-5270

The American Library Association is an equal opportunity employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.
Bachelor’s degree. A minimum of 7 to 10 years of certified project management experience, specifically in implementing IT System installation projects, preferably in a non-profit or association environment. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Experience developing and managing IT project implementations. Experience serving and communicating with diverse audiences. Ability to work independently as well as coordinate and work as part of a team. Detail-oriented, deadline driven, flexible, and able to juggle multiple priorities.
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