Project Manager, Technology


About the USGA: 

The USGA conducts the U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open and U.S. Senior Open, as well as 10 national amateur championships, two state team championships and international matches, attracting players and fans from more than 160 countries. Together with The R&A, the USGA governs the game worldwide, jointly administering the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status, equipment standards and World Amateur Golf Rankings. The USGA’s reach is global with a working jurisdiction in the United States, its territories and Mexico, serving more than 25 million golfers and actively engaging 150 golf associations.

 

The USGA is one of the world’s foremost authorities on research, development and support of sustainable golf course management practices. It serves as a primary steward for the game’s history and invests in the development of the game through the delivery of its services and its ongoing “For the Good of the Game” grants program. Additionally, the USGA’s Course Rating and Handicap systems are used on six continents in more than 50 countries.


 

Location: 

Far Hills, NJ
 

Position Summary: 

The Project Manager is responsible for planning, executing, and finalizing technology projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes coordinating resources and the efforts of team members, business owners, and third-party vendors or consultants in order to successfully deliver projects appropriately. Project documentation is a key focus. Additional duties assigned as needed.


What You Can Expect 

  • The Project Manager leads project development from beginning to end in collaboration with appropriate technology team members, the existing Technology Project Manager and Technology Leadership Team.
  • Coordinate with appropriate stakeholders (technology team and\or business units) to assemble project business case and executive summary.
  • Collaborate with project leads to assemble and allocate resource commitments.
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis including: Project expectations; track and report on project milestones, deliverables, resource parameters, and budget; serve as the point for system changes, enhancements subsequent to project implementation, and ensure changes are tracked in the tracking systems employed by the technology team.
  • Proactively manage project dependencies, changes in project scope, identify potential crises, proactively monitor project budget, devise contingency plans, and report to management on these elements as appropriate.
  • Responsible for documentation relating to business processes across the technology units.
  • Report to management capacity resource metrics for the purpose of planning and forecasting.
 

What You Bring to the USGA 

  • 5 years of relevant work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution required.
  • Degree in the field of Technology, Business Management or related field; or equivalent work experience required.
  • Certifications in Project Management preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Project or similar project management software.
  • Familiar with programming languages and elements, including .net, VB, HTML5, APIs, web services.
  • Familiar with database and operating systems experience with SQL, Windows, iOS, Android.
  • Competent and proficient understanding of platforms, such as content management systems, customer relationship management, active directory, networking, systems design.
  • Demonstrated experience in personnel management and budget management.
  • Technically competent with various software programs, such as Microsoft Office, including Visio, preferred.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented collaborative environment is essential.
  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities and respond quickly.
  • Ability to read communication styles of team members and vendors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines and elicit cooperation among diverse groups.
  • Familiarity with the principles of ITIL and service management a plus.
  • Working facilitation experience highly preferred.


To Apply: 

Please click on the following link to apply: Project Manager, Technology

 

The United States Golf Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer  




 
Partner Links
AmEx image
AmEx image
AmEx image
AmEx image
Chevron
   

The USGA and Chevron have committed to using the game of golf to encourage students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. This commitment has led to the creation of extensive golf-focused STEM teaching tools, and has resulted in charitable contributions to support golf-related programs through Eagles for Education™

At U.S. Open Championships the Chevron STEM ZONE™ is an interactive experience highlighting the science and math behind the game of golf through a variety of hands-on exhibits and experiments.

The partnership has also produced educational materials such as the Science of Golf video series and a nationally-distributed newspaper insert which are provided to teachers as tools to enhance existing curriculum in schools. These lessons teach the science behind the USGA’s equipment testing, handicapping, and agronomy efforts.

For more interactive experiences featuring golf-focused STEM lessons, visit the partnership homepage.

Chevron image
Rolex
   

Rolex has been a longtime supporter of the USGA and salutes the sportsmanship and great traditions unique to the game. This support includes the Rules of Golf where Rolex has partnered with the USGA to ensure golfers understand and appreciate the game.

As the official timekeeper of the USGA and its championships, they also provide clocks throughout host sites for spectator convenience.

For more information on Rolex and their celebration of the game, visit the Rolex and Golf homepage.



Rolex image
IBM
   

IBM has partnered with the USGA to bring the same technology, expertise, and innovation it provides to businesses all over the world to the USGA and golf's national championship.

IBM provides the information technology to develop and host the U.S. Open’s official website, www.usopen.com, as well as the mobile apps and scoring systems for the three U.S. Open championships. These real-time technology solutions provide an enhanced experience for fans following the championship onsite and online.

For more information on IBM and the technology that powers the U.S. Open and businesses worldwide, visit http://www.usopen.com/IBM

AmEx image
Lexus
   

Lexus is committed to partnering with the USGA to deliver a best-in-class experience for the world’s best golfers by providing a fleet of courtesy luxury vehicles for all USGA Championships.

At each U.S. Open, Women’s Open and Senior Open, Lexus provides spectators with access to unique experiences ranging from the opportunity to have a picture taken with both the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open trophies to autograph signings with legendary Lexus Golf Ambassadors in the Lexus Performance Drive Pavilion.

For more information on Lexus, visit http://www.lexus.com/

AmEx image
American Express
   

Together, American Express and the USGA have been providing world-class service to golf fans since 2006. By creating interactive U.S. Open experiences both onsite and online, American Express enhances the USGA’s effort to make the game more accessible and enjoyable for fans.

For more information on American Express visit www.americanexpress.com/entertainment


AmEx image