Information Technology Department
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$50,000 - $69,999
ob ID: 3014230
Closing Date: 10/13/2019
Location: Bismarck, ND
Hiring Range: $4,366.00 - 6,409.00
The State of North Dakota’s purpose is to Empower People, Improve Lives, and Inspire Success. North Dakota’s Information Technology organization asks itself “How might we deliver world class technology and service?” North Dakota Information Technology (NDIT) is seeking a candidate that has the same passion to Empower People, Improve Lives, Inspire Success, and deliver world class technology through project management for NDIT and other state agencies. The successful candidate will be a leader who enjoys working with people in a collaborative environment, who can learn quickly in a rapidly changing technology landscape, and who embodies the core values that we follow as public servants for the State of ND: Gratitude, Humility, Curiosity, and Courage. NDIT is seeking a dynamic individual to play a leadership role in managing the implementation of statewide information technology projects for the State of ND, Higher Education and/or political subdivision entities. The person in this position works with governmental agency directors, boards, executive committees (representing city, county, state or federal agencies), legislators, consultants and project teams to directly manage projects, and/or provide oversight and mentoring to ensure project success.
Summary of Work
As a part of the State of ND’s project management office (PMO), work for this position involves the application of project management principles, methodologies, standards, and best practices in leading and managing all phases of information technology projects. Position is responsible for performing project management duties on large, complex portfolios, programs, and projects for State of ND customers using established best practices, tools and guidelines. Projects may range in structure from traditional/waterfall, to various agile/hybrid frameworks.
Duties and Tasks
•Project planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, reporting
•Coordination of people, processes, resources and technologies as needed to deliver on-time and on-budget project results
•Effective communication skills and ability to build and maintain solid working relationships with staff, agency executives, legislators, consultants, and other stakeholders
•Facilitating software procurements, and negotiating and overseeing contract details
•Developing, updating, and publishing project charters, project plans (e.g., communication plan, risk plan, project governance plan), schedules (using MS Project), cost and time estimates, status updates, and other project documentation
•Assisting in the development of project goals, objectives, milestones, and functional/feature requirements of technology solutions
Project Manager II - Bachelor’s degree with a major in computer science, computer or management information systems, project management, business administration, or a closely related field, and four years of current and progressive related work experience that involved business process analysis, project plan development, group facilitation, and management of staff/resources; or a bachelor’s degree with a major in another field and five years of related work experience as described above.
Preference will be given to candidates that hold the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) Credential.
Note: The Department will attempt to fill this position at the Project Manager II level, if unable to find candidates who meet the above outlined minimum qualifications; the hiring authority reserves the right to under fill this position at a Project Manager I level.
Project Manager I - Bachelor’s degree with a major in computer science, computer or management information systems, project management, business administration, or a closely related field, and three years of current and progressive related work experience that involved business process analysis, project plan development, group facilitation, and management of staff/resources; or a bachelor’s degree with a major in another field and four years of related work experience as described above.
Please make sure that your resume includes information to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications as posted. Your work history will not be given credit if North Dakota Information Technology cannot determine that you meet the minimum qualifications.
All application material must be received on or before the closing date by 11:59 pm and must include the following documents:
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 methodologies used.
•Resource management experience.
•Process improvement experience.
North Dakota Information Technology does not offer or provide sponsorships. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
For more information or if you need an accommodation, please contact: Darla Van Vleet, North Dakota Information Technology: Email: email@example.com phone: (701) 328-1004, fax: (701) 328-3000 or TTY: 1-800-366-6888 or local at (701) 328-3190
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Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.
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.