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Project Manager

ABOUT CENIC:  CENIC connects California to the world—advancing education and research statewide by providing the world-class network essential for innovation, collaboration, and economic growth. This nonprofit organization operates the California Research and Education Network (CalREN), a high-capacity network designed to meet the unique requirements of over 20 million users, including the vast majority of K-20 students together with educators, researchers and other vital public-serving institutions.

CENIC’s Charter Associates are part of the world’s largest education system; they include the California K-12 system, California Community Colleges, the California State University system, California’s Public Libraries, the University of California system, Stanford, Caltech, and USC. CENIC also provides connectivity to leading-edge institutions and industry research organizations around the world, serving the public as a catalyst for a vibrant California.

POSITION SUMMARY:  Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Project Manager plans and sets the direction for multiple concurrent projects of varying size, including both small and large-scale projects.  This position is responsible for the quality and delivery of CENIC’s service commitments on schedule and within budget, using internal and external resources and following CENIC standard policies and procedures.   The Project Manager must lead all phases of the project, from beginning to end, must manage the activities of all internal and external resources on projects and/or service deliverables.  In handling this work, the Project Manager may be accountable for coordinating simultaneously with one or more providers of services and/or goods, as well as multiple internal teams. 

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:  The following section details the primary responsibilities and duties of the role and is not a comprehensive list.  The Project Manager is expected to perform these duties in the normal course of work.  Non-essential responsibilities, those considered peripheral, incidental or a minimal part of the job, are not specified in this section.




Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

SALARY:  The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. CENIC offers a generous benefits package, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, liberal vacation, holiday, and sick leave, and employer contribution to retirement.

LOCATION:  CENIC has two California offices, the home office in La Mirada and a smaller office in Berkeley. The Project Manager will work out of the La Mirada office.

CENIC is an equal opportunity employer:  CENIC is proud of the diversity of our staff and of those we serve and will not deny employment on the basis of race, national origin, ethnic identification, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, or disability; neither will CENIC discriminate against any employees on the basis of the above.


Please send your resume and current salary requirements to:

16700 Valley View Ave., Suite 400
La Mirada, CA  90638
Attn:  Insert Position Title

You may send your resume with salary history and current salary requirements via e-mail to jobs@cenic.org.  The position title must be stated in the subject line of the e-mail.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.