IT Project Manager I/II

Tulare County Office of Education
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One current vacancy with the Tulare County Information and Communications Technology Department in Visalia. This position can be filled at Level I or Level II depending on experience. This recruitment will establish an employment list to fill current and future vacancies. The anticipated life of the list is six months. *Position to receive a 2% Cost-of-Living salary increase effective 7/8/18.

Salary Information

Level I: $4,816 - $5,870 Monthly

Level II: $5,511 - $6,717 Monthly

Typical Duties

Perform enterprise analysis, to include determine project scope, objectives and creating business architecture; develop documentation of essential components and procedures of automated systems for a department, division, or unit to meet business needs of the organization; analyze alignment of project proposals to County objectives and strategies; review IT services provided for Departments; provide department with annual IT budget review and IT strategic planning; collect and analyze operations data, develop written processes, procedures and flowcharts to support department activities; provide application problem resolution; prepare memoranda, system change bulletins, and project status reports as necessary; provide Ad Hoc reporting solution services; assist in preparation of technology training programs; attend application specific conferences, trainings, and user group meetings; ability to supervise team members.

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Minimum qualifications are used as a guide for establishing the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license which are required and equivalent to the following.

Education: A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business Administration, Accounting, or closely related field

Experience: Requires two (2) years of experience equivalent to an IT Client Specialist I or two years documentation in an IT Project Office and/or experience on cross functional teams.

Level II: Additionally requires possession of one of the following certifications: Current Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) credential or current Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) credential.

Knowledge of: Project management principles and practices; terminology or nomenclature relevant to the computer industry; current computer equipment and software and its use; business analysis activities including; enterprise analysis, requirements planning & management, elicitation, communications, and solution assessment & validation; business process flow, network and application topology diagrams; local government fundamentals and business operations. Level II: Additionally requires government budgeting processes; interdepartmental business/information dependencies; research methodologies and procedures; resource analysis and allocation; program management as defined by Project Management Institute.

Skill/Ability to: Successfully demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills; work effectively in a team or lead a sub-project group within a larger team; handle multiple, concurrent assignments and tasks; attend to detail and demonstrate excellent organizational skills; analyze and gather client technical requirements; provide business application problem resolution. Read and interpret technical and end user documents and manuals; follow a step-by-step sequence to solve automated system problems; effectively plan; organize and prioritize workload; provide a positive and supportive customer service attitude, with both internal and external clients required; work independently and under pressure of meeting deadlines. Level II: In addition act as a liaison between team project members, stakeholders and other county agencies/?organizations; assemble project teams; assign responsibilities; develop project scope and schedules and determine resources needed; identify and assess project risks.

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Conditions of Employment

Candidates selected will be required to pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. Additionally, a background investigation may also be conducted. Some job classes may also require a physical exam.

College Cost Reduction Access Act

This may be qualifying position for student loan forgiveness through the College Cost Reduction and Access Act (CCRAA). Only student loan payments made after October 1, 2007 and in a qualified repayment plan are eligible. For more information you are encouraged to speak with your student loan servicer or visit:


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