- Proven experience in project management with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience running projects independently.
- A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in an IT environment.
- Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
- A minimum of 1 year of prior experience using JIRA. At least 2 years preferred.
- A minimum of 1 year of SharePoint, integrated within job responsibilities. At least 2 years preferred.
- Highly organized, results-oriented and detailed individual with the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize competing business demands.
- Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
- Sensitivity to confidential matters and excellent judgment.
- Enthusiasm for collaboration, and commitment to professional codes of conduct which the Press’s may be accessed at https://press.princeton.edu/about/mission-values
- Capacity for problem solving.
- Agile Project Management Certification (AIGE) preferred but not required.
- Project Management Certification (PMP) preferred but not required.
- Demonstrated background in performing and presenting financial/cost-benefit-analysis to stakeholders preferred.
- Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required. Relevant work experience may be substituted for academic degree.
- While the Princeton, NJ office is currently closed due to the pandemic, once the office reopens, interested candidates need to be able to work from the Press’s NJ office for networking and professional development. Flexibility with in-office days will be permitted.
PUP is a strong advocate for greater diversity, equity, and inclusion in the university press community. Individuals who are members of groups underrepresented in academic publishing (which is, according to research by Lee & Low, historically a majority white, straight, cisgender, and nondisabled industry) are encouraged to apply. The Press provides a comprehensive and affordable benefits package and is located in a historic building on Princeton University’s campus that is walking distance from downtown Princeton with easy car access to Route 1 and walking distance from the Princeton train station.
Application Instructions: Interested candidates should send a cover letter with salary requirements, and a résumé via PUP's application system.
Due to application volume, only finalists will be contacted. For more information on Princeton University Press, visit http://press.princeton.edu/.
Princeton University Press is an equal opportunity employer and employs individuals based on their abilities. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.