Government Project Lead

Government Project Lead


Date Posted: 
December 1, 2017
University of Maryland UAS Test Site
UMD UAS Test Site, 44181 Airport Road, California, MD, 20619, US
Contact Person: 
Matt Scassero

This position will perform as Government Project Lead for the UMD UAS Test Site, directly reporting to the Director of Operations, and will be supporting the continuity from business development up to and through project execution and close-out. This position will be responsible for the administrative management of all government projects that come to the UMD UAS Test Site. The position will have oversight over technical issues, but from a project management role. 


This position is located in southern Maryland.


Minimum Qualifications: 1) United States Citizen, 2) Five years of navy project management experience (other DOD or federal government experience may satisfy this requirement based on the work completed), 3) Bachelor's degree in a technical field KSAs, 4) Demonstrated good project management, presentation, and communication skills, and 5) Proficient in use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and project planning application software (Project, etc.) 


Preferences: 1) PMP or Level III DAWIA certification, 2) Commercial project management experience and 3) Research project management experience 


To Apply: Please visit Candidates should upload a resume, cover letter, and a list of references. Priority consideration will be given to applications submitted by December 11, 2017; however, the position will remain open until filled. 


The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.