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

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 1/13/23

Job Description

Requisition 202200497S

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

FLSA status Non-Exempt

Hiring Salary This position is a pay grade 16 or 18. Please see Pay Grade Table at: https://pa-hrsuite-production.s3.amazonaws.com/116/docs/550174.pdf

Occupational Category Technical/Para-Professional

Department Project Management Office

Division
Informational Technology

Educational Requirements for the Position

Information Technology Project Manager I
Bachelor’s degree in technology, business or a related field. Minimum of one year experience in a professional environment or experience in a related field. Basic 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.

Information Technology Project Manager II
Bachelor’s degree in technology, business or a related field. Minimum of two years of 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.

Nature & Purpose of Position
Information Technology Project Manager I
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 moderate level of critical judgment and a high level of initiative.

Information Technology 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.

Primary Responsibilities

Information Technology Project Manager I
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. Facilitates the initiation, authorization and commitment of projects, and helps demonstrate business need and project feasibility. Develops basic 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 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.

Information Technology 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.

Other Specifications

Information Technology Project Manager I
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.

Information Technology 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.

Full Time

To apply please visit https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/33502

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.



Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...