Project Manager III, Information & Technology / Program Management Office
This is for 3 months with the potential to renew every 3 months until the search for a full-time replacement is completed.
Director, Technology Planning and Policy
To ensure processes and systems are aligned by serving as the liaison between functional users and the
technology division and/or other division(s), designing processes, and configuring the system to accommodate designed processes.
Provide continuing analytical services to identify changes in work practices, requirements for technology applications, and implementation of associated system changes.
ESSENTIAL PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervise staff as assigned in the performance of job duties.
Assist in the design of training material and assessment of training needs based upon work process changes and enhancements
to existing technology systems.
Assist management in developing processes that support implementation of work practices, District policies, legal and
fiscal/budget requirements, administration of collective bargaining agreements, and personnel administration.
Analyze current work processes in the academic/educational technology areas to assess compatibility with the system.
Provide support to academic/educational technology areas in understanding work processes and interactions with the system.
Identify and communicate work process issues, document system user’s needs and problems.
Research and evaluate possible software solutions, and design and implement appropriate corrective actions.
Document each new or changed work process procedure, report, service or utility
Analyze and recommend solutions necessary to develop or add new functions within the system or work environment.
Evaluate, trouble-shoot and recommend security accesses for users
Optimize current work processes by adapting to and promoting new functionality in the system or work environment.
Articulate end user needs to the development team and take ownership of development work performed.
Lead and coordinate the planning, analyzing, testing and implementation of new releases, patches and maintenance for applicable
modules or situations.
Coordinate training on the system to end users and project team staff with appropriate IT or Academic Departments
Assist in ensuring that the District remains in compliance with external requirements and internal policies by remaining current with
State/Federal regulations and system technologies in the applicable functional area.
Review current developments, literature and technical sources of information related to job responsibilities.
Perform other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor or designee.
Project Management Scheduling and follow-up on task completion to ensure project is on time and on schedule
Ensure timely end user communications are in place for assigned projects/initiatives
Produce timely, data driven reports on assignments to leadership
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
An earned bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
A minimum of seven (7) years, with the last twelve (12) years, of increasingly responsible experience and/or training in the field
related to the title of the position.
Educational (academic) leadership
Project management and project leadership
Knowledge of standard practices, processes, principles, State and Federal regulations in the applicable functional area.
Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.(Interpersonal skills)
STRONGLY PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
Advanced degree (Masters or Doctorate) in Education, IT, or Educational Technology
Previous work experience in a K12 environment
Previous hands on experience with a Student Information System, preferably in the K12 environment
Educational Leadership experience in the K12 or Higher Ed
Sr. Project Manager / Program Manager of large, enterprise wide projects or programs of an educational nature