PALS Project Manager – State of Minnesota

Job Class: Information Technology Specialist 4
Working Title: PALS Project Manager (AA17213)
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 06/09/2017
Closing Date: 06/22/2017
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: MN St Colleges & Universities / Mankato State University-MAPE
Division/Unit: PALS
Appointment Type: Temporary Unclassifed, Full-time (benefits eligible)
Work Shift/Work Hours: Not Applicable Shift
Days of Work: Monday – Friday; 8:00am – 4:30pm
Travel Required: Yes
Salary Range: $28.84 – $47.58/hourly; $60,217 – $99,347/annually
Job Class Option: Project Management
Classified Status: Temporary Unclassified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 – MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary
Position’s primary ongoing responsibility is for management of enterprise and system wide PALS technology projects that may encompass a wide range of existing and potential resources. Position focuses on accomplishing project objectives by planning, executing, and evaluation of project activities to ensure project is completed successfully while keeping project sponsor and owner informed.


Minimum Qualifications:

1. Bachelor’s degree in technology, business, or related field and 3 years of IT experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
2. Five (5) years of increasingly responsible IT project management experience, including experience successfully managing large complex projects
3. Ability to provide leadership and demonstrate ability to lead multiple project teams
4. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders
5. Strong interpersonal, written and oral communications, facilitation, and presentation skills
6. Experience at working both independently and in a collaborative team environment
Preferred Qualifications:

1. Formal project management certification such as PMBOK, PMP, or PMI
2. Self-motivated and demonstrates ability to be goal focused and results driven, including driving project related risks, issues, and concerns to closure.
3. Experience working in higher education and or library services
Additional Requirements

In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MnSCU’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.

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