Classification: Information Technology Consultant - Career
Department Name: Information Systems
Job Number: MB2018-PD2439
Under the general supervision of the Associate Director, Project Management Office, the Information Technology Project Consultant is responsible for the oversight and coordination of projects within all areas impacting IT resources. The incumbent will facilitate relationships with internal and external stakeholders and will use effective communication to ensure collaboration and that projects are delivered on-time and within budget. This position assumes responsibility for more of the technical analysis of project proposals, development of more complex scopes of work and working with multiple teams on implementing larger projects. The primary responsibility for application maintenance and upgrades (TeamDynamix – TDx), administrative processes in project prioritization.
ESSENTIALDUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
Technical Project Coordination :
Participate in all phases of the project lifecycle. Project Assignments may have an emphasis on CMS and Information Systems related projects of a more technical nature, requiring special technical skill and knowledge of technical processes.
Create comprehensive project plans including project scopes using techniques such as process maps, workflow diagrams, capacity assessments and IT business procedures.
Create project plans to include tasks, resources, dependencies, timelines and status throughout the life of each assigned project.
Create and revise project documentation to meet changing needs and requirement s.
Communicate, coordinate and collaborate with project teams and stakeholders comprised of IT Directors, managers, staff, consultants, vendors and the CSU Chancellor’s Office.
Facilitate team meetings and promote communication and cooperation among campus departments.
Monitor project plans for potential timeline conflicts, project risks and issues in a timely manner escalate to management as appropriate.
Provides timely reminders and encouragements to motivate project team members to help them achieve project expectations and deliverables.
Resource Evaluation and Needs Analysis:
Works with the Associate Director to review business systems, processes, and user needs.
Contribute to continual process improvements by soliciting feedback from project stakeholders, capturing lessons learned and implementing solutions following Project Management Body of Knowledge (MBOK) standards and principles.
Document requirements, scope and objectives for proposed customizations, upgrades and other project activities.
Research process and technology solutions and provide recommendation to meet identified needs.
Collaborate with customers and IT resources to define potential solutions that improve processes, provide value and are consistent with business strategies.
Document current and new business processes.
Change Management and Operational Support:
Provide input to maintain and troubleshoot the IT Project & Portfolio Management tool (TeamDynamix).
Facilitate and participate in a variety of department and campus meetings.
Provide administrative support to the Shared Governance Committee.
Maintain records to ensure that pertinent information is available.
Perform other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.
Basic foundation of knowledge and skills in technical information systems and application program packages is a prerequisite. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, educational technology, communications, or related fields, or similar certified coursework in applicable fields of study. Working knowledge of automated desktop management tools in an enterprise environment, common software application packages, equipment platforms, reference database systems and sources, and training methods and a basic understanding of networks, data communication, and multimedia systems.
Special Conditions of Employment:
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.
Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the University’s liability coverage.
May require occasional evenings and/or weekend work.
Office environment with standard equipment and tasks. Position requires working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time. Requires travel between campus offices and off-campus locations.
Compensation and Benefits:
Anticipated hiring salary in the low to mid $5,000’s/month. For salary range info see: CSU Salary Schedule. CSUMB offers an attractive employee benefits package, CSU Benefits R09. The University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay also provides access to affordable campus housing, Employee Housing.
How to Apply:
Screening Interview via Skype/Phone – Week of September 10th In-Person Interviews – Week of Sept. 24th
For full consideration, submit the required documents by the priority screen date listed above. For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura and Antle Family Memorial Library (map).
CSU Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to: Age, Disability, Race or Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Identity or Expression, Nationality, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Genetic Information, Veteran or Military Status.
All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.
Quick Link for Job Posting: 4257
Internal Number: 4257
About California State University, Monterey Bay
California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB), is a comprehensive public university committed to serving the diverse people of California, especially the working class, historically under-served, and low income populations. The university values an educational environment of cultural and linguistic diversity and gender equity; ethical reflection and practice; effective and experimental use of technologies as resources to people and catalysts for learning; and the integration of cross-disciplinary models enabling students, faculty and staff to engage in innovative instruction and coordinated service learning. The curriculum is organized around student learning outcomes. It is global in perspective, and of sufficient breadth and depth to meet local, regional, and statewide needs, specifically those of both isolated rural communities and inner-city populations. The identity of the University is framed by substantive commitment to a multilingual, multicultural, intellectual community which enables students, faculty and staff to cross institutional boundaries for innovative instruction, broadly defined scholarly and creative activity, and coordinated community service. The campus is ...located on Monterey Bay, 100 miles south of San Francisco.
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