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Job ID: 9666

Job Title:

Technical Project Manager (Information Technology Consultant) -

Appointment Type:


Time Base:


Date Posted:

November 14, 2017

Closing Date:

Open until filled

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Working Title

Technical Project Manager

SF State University

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Information Technology Services

Appointment Type*

This is a one year probationary position.

Time Base*

Full-Time (1.0)

Work Schedule*

Monday to Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Anticipated Hiring Range*

$6,900.00- $7,500.00 per Month ($82,800.00 - $90,000.00 annually)

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Position Summary*

Reporting to the Director of Web and Mobile Apps, this position will work under minimal direction to independently coordinate, plan, support, and execute enterprise-wide and division information technology projects. The incumbent will manage the Project Management Life Cycle from beginning to end, establish multi-disciplinary stakeholder and project team buy-in, apply his or her knowledge and understanding of industry-accepted methodologies (i.e., Project Management Body of Knowledge [PMBOK]) and lessons learned from past experience to facilitate project success.

The Technical Project Manager will provide imaginative, thorough, and practicable solutions to a wide range of problems. Using techncial experience and training, the incumbent works with all the Information Technology Services departments and functional divisions during the course of managing projects, with an emphasis on projects incorporating technology to support student success, teaching, learning, and research.

The incumbent will also work with the Director, other project managers, and ITS collegues to develop and implement maturing project management policies and proceedures. This incumbent will develop a thorough understanding of Information Technology services and how they each support projects.

Minimum Qualifications*

Education/Work Experience:

Bachelors degree in related area such as Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Business, or related field from an accredited university.

Three years experience and proven ability to independently plan and manage complex projects with a technical component and with broad division or university impact.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Working knowledge of an ability to apply the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)

Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with users at multiple levels of the organization

Excellent communication skills including writing, speaking, facilitation, and presentations

Demonstrated experience successfully working with Information Security, Systems, Networking, Service Desk and other IT departments to plan for proper system and security design and best practices during project planning, execution, and transition.

Demonstrated personal accountability and creative problem solving skills.

Demonstrated experience and commitment to providing excellent service to diverse faculty, staff, and students.

Demonstrated experience with effectively completing assignments, prioritizing based on strategic goals, and meeting deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications

Masters Degree in related area such as Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Business or related field from an accredited university.

Five years experience as a Technical Project Manager with University experience

Experience using project and portfolio management software (such as Jira/Confluence, etc.) for documentating, storing, and sharing project charter information, plans and schedules, team information, issues, risks, and communications.

Experience leading projects in a matrixed IT environment that involve aspects of IT Governance such as web governance, data governance, etc

Experience implementing process improvement and process automation.

Experience working with users, leaders, and decision makers to ensure strategic and effective decision making occurs in process and project work.

Demonstrated understanding and applicable experience of higher education organizational structures and mission.

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Familiarity with Agile (Scrum) concepts

Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office products (e.g. Excel, Word, Visio etc.)

Ability to effectively present process improvement ideas, alternative solutions, and workflow concepts in applicable written or presentation formats such as Context Diagrams, Use Cases, Workflow and Swim Lane Diagrams.

Ability to use consultative and facilitative skills to gain consensus on specific outcomes and requirements.


May need to work weekend and/or early morning / night hours for special projects.

Pre-Employment Requirements

This position requires the successful completion of a background check.


Threaded through our Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life's Transitions. SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve.

We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employees.


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