$5,054 - $8,423 per month; Hiring Range: $5,054 - $6,500 per month **
Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's degree with a major in computer science, computer or management information systems, or a closely related field, and four years of current and progressive related project management work experience that included managing communications, cost, staff, change, scope, and risk associated with project assignments; or a bachelor's degree with a major in another field and six years of related work experience as described.
The hiring manager will attempt to fill the position at the Project Manager III level. If not successful, the hiring manager reserves the right to under fill this position as a Project Manager II. The minimum qualifications for a Project Manager II are: A bachelor's degree with a major in computer science, computer or management information systems, or a closely related field, and three years of work experience that involved business process analysis, project plan development, group facilitation, and management of staff; or a bachelor's degree with a major in another field and five years of related work experience as described.
** Incumbent salary will be commensurate with experience; complete compensation package includes employer paid family health care, generous pension plan, paid vacation and sick leave
Summary of Work: Work involves the application of project management principles, methodologies, standards, and best practices in managing, on an ongoing basis, all phases of information technology project management including origination, initiation, planning, execution and control, and closure. Responsible for performing project management duties on large, complex information technology projects for State of ND customers using established best practices, tools and guidelines. Duties include planning, monitoring, reporting and coordinating people, process and technology as needed to deliver on time and on budget project implementations. Duties may also include oversight of projects managed by others and mentoring others involved in project management. Effective communication skills and ability to build & maintain solid working relations with staff, agency executives, legislators and consultant personnel, is essential for project success.
Developing a project plan Developing a project schedule using MS Project Assist in developing the project goals, objectives, milestones, and functional/features requirements Create cost and time estimates with the help of the project team members Identify and obtain resources for the project Team mentoring and development Identify and resolve project conflicts Update and publish the project schedule Identify project risks and problem areas, which need to be resolved Attend status meetings Assure that proper documentation is prepared and maintained Monitor time/deadlines and cost of the project Communicate status of the project to stakeholders and immediate supervisors Arrange meetings for the project team Coordinate the efforts of ITD staff, customers and vendor As employers, the State of North Dakota and political subdivisions prohibit smoking in all places of state and political subdivision employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.
Application Procedures: Applicants are screened based on qualifications, successful completion of the interview process and a background and criminal investigation. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The Information Technology Department does not provide Sponsorships.
Submit the documents listed below to: firstname.lastname@example.org, or to the Information Technology Department, Attn: Darla, 600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Dept 112, Bismarck, ND 58505-0100
Application package must be received by 5:00 PM on March 21, 2013.
Documents to be submitted: · State of ND Application for Employment (SFN 10950)*: http://www.nd.gov/hrms/jobs/appforms.html · Resume & Cover Letter
*The Application for Employment, Resume, and/or Cover letter submitted MUST demonstrate the applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities related to the job opening by providing an explanation of the following:
The number and size of projects the applicant managed or otherwise worked on (i.e., dollars, scope and time to complete the project). The type of project management method typically used. Experience in gathering requirements and business needs. Experience and role working with or preparing a work breakdown structure for a project. Experience and role doing project planning. Experience and role in compiling and monitoring budgets. Experience and role in figuring out the resources needed for projects.
Access Application for Employment Form (SFN 10950) by clicking on the above link or receive a hardcopy from the following locations: Information Technology Department, the Human Resource Management Services - 14th Floor, ND State Capitol, Bismarck, or any North Dakota Job Service Office.
Applicants who are residents of ND and eligible to claim veteran's preference must include Form DD214. Claims for disabled veteran's preference must include a current statement of disabled status from the Veteran's Affairs Office with the application for employment.
Anyone needing assistance or accommodations during any part of the application or interview process please contact Darla, Information Technology Department: E-mail: email@example.com phone: (701) 328-1004, fax: (701) 328-3000 or TTY: 1-800-366-6888 or local at (701) 328-3190.
· Learn more about ITD at: http://www.nd.gov/itd · Learn more about Employment Benefits at: http://www.nd.gov/hrms/employees/benefits.aspx · Visit North Dakota State government: http://www.nd.gov
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.