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Information Technology Project Manager II or III - 1 Position to be Filled at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 11/18/22

Job Description

Requisition 202200466S

Position Title Information Technology Project Manager II or III - 1 Position to be Filled

FLSA status Exempt

Hiring Salary This position is a pay grade 18 or 20. Please see Pay Grade Table at: https://pa-hrsuite-production.s3.amazonaws.com/116/docs/550174.pdf

Occupational Category Professional

Department Project Management Office

Division
Information Technology

Educational Requirements for the Position

Project Manager II
Bachelor’s degree in technology, business or a related field. Minimum of two years experience in a professional environment or experience in a related field. Intermediate knowledge of IT systems, software, and infrastructure preferred. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Project Manager III
Bachelor’s degree in technology, business or other related field. Minimum of three years experience professional management or equivalent in a related project area. Advanced knowledge of IT systems, software, and infrastructure preferred. Project management or process improvement certifications preferred. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Project Manager II
Performs intermediate project coordination as well as project analysis, documentation and planning. Work involves risk analysis, planning and budgeting, as well as analyzing user requirements, procedures, and needs to ensure compliant, on-time and on-budget project success. Responsible for ensuring University practices comply with all policy and regulatory guidelines. Duties require a considerable level of critical judgment and a high level of initiative.

Project Manager III
Performs highly complex managerial project management as well as project analysis, documentation and planning that ensures University practices comply with all policy and regulatory guidelines.

Primary Responsibilities

Project Manager II
• Manages, develops, oversees, and evaluates small and/or lower priority projects utilizing the project management methodologies defined.
• In conjunction with the project management office team, defines, implements and communicates campus project management methodology, project lifecycle documentation, and best practices to project teams and stakeholders, that are consistent with state and campus guidelines.
• Develops training materials for use by project teams and university stakeholders.
• Initiates projects, obtains authorization and commitment, and provides intermediate analysis of organizational impact, through demonstration of business need and project feasibility.
• Develops criteria for evaluating programs, proposals, and other pertinent information related to project assignments, and reviews and recommends proposals and bids to management.
• Develops intermediate project budgets, schedules, work plans, resources requirements, risk assessments, cost estimates and projections.
• Monitors and manages project costs to ensure project is completed within budget, and ensures project deliverables are acceptable and fulfill the terms of the project contract or specifications.
• Compiles and distributes project information, project status reports, and project budget expenditures.
• Prepares and presents project dashboard presentations for the management team, and provides variance explanations and root causes for deviations to budget and schedule.
• Recommends strategies to solve key project issues, and solutions for best possible project outcomes.
• Manages project teams consisting of executive and professional staff.
• Gathers specifications for Information Technology related projects.
• Communicates with people who are not in Information Technology, receives information on what is needed, translates information into Information Technology terminology, and guides people to ensure needs are met.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Project Manager III
Manages, develops, oversees, and evaluates medium and average priority projects utilizing the project management methodologies defined. Defines, implements and communicates campus project management methodology, project lifecycle documentation, and best practices to project teams and stakeholders, that are consistent with state and campus guidelines. Provides input to PMO portfolio management modeling and dashboard presentations. Develops and provides research for training materials for use by project teams and university stakeholders. Initiates projects, obtains authorization and commitment, and provides advanced analysis of organizational impact, through demonstration of business need and project feasibility. Develops criteria for evaluating programs, proposals, and other pertinent information related to project assignments, and reviews and recommends proposals and bids to management. Develops advanced project budgets, schedules, work plans, resources requirements, risk assessments, cost estimates and projections. Monitors and manages project costs to ensure project is completed within budget, and ensures project deliverables are acceptable and fulfill the terms of the project contract or specifications. Compiles and distributes project information, project status reports, and project budget expenditures. Prepares, presents and reviews project dashboard presentations for the management team, and provides variance explanations and root causes for deviations to budget and schedule. Recommends and defines strategies to solve key project issues, and solutions for best possible project outcomes. Manages project teams consisting of executive and professional staff. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Project Manager II
Strong professional communication and presentation skills are required. Experience with project management tools (e.g., Microsoft Project, Primavera) preferred. Must be able to work collaboratively with faculty and staff in diverse disciplines toward the goal of project management success. Requires the ability to interpret and apply complex directives and policies to multiple functional areas.

Project Manager III
Strong professional communication and presentation skills are required. Experience with project management tools (e.g., Microsoft Project, Primavera) preferred. Must be able to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and administrators in diverse disciplines toward the goal of project management success. Requires the ability to interpret and apply complex directives and policies to multiple functional areas. Duties require a considerable level of critical judgment and a high level of initiative.

Full Time

To apply please visit https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/33297

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.



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