Coordinate, plan, and track Information Technology (IT) Department projects, coordinate the work of IT project teams to accomplish the project's objective within the timeframe and budget parameters, and coordinate with vendors, application developers, application support, implementation, and users to facilitate progress and eliminate barriers in the lifecycle of a project under basic supervision.
Example of Duties
Work in this classification requires an individual to be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary classification functions herein described. Since every duty associated with this classification may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in this classification description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this description.
TYPICAL CLASSIFICATION ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Assist the originators of new project proposals and facilitate proposal development and meetings with project stakeholders to complete the new project proposal form and the technical requirements.
Develop or assist in developing project plans in accordance with the goals, objectives, budget, resources, tasks, and timelines of the identified project.
Identify and specify the scope of the project, coordinate the development of an appropriate core project team, and identify the project management approach to be used.
Coordinate planning with the project team to identify the work required to fulfill the scope, create an integrated project schedule and budget with assigned resources, and coordinate management approval of the project plan.
Review and update project schedules and task details utilizing project management tools such as reports, tracking charts, checklists, and project scheduling software and assure effective communications with the project team, management, partners, suppliers, and customers.
Review and approve proposed changes to project parameters, monitor quality of project deliverables, and assure project deliverable timelines are met.
Schedule meetings to hand over the project deliverables from the team to the customer and ancillary groups and review project details to capture lessons learned to pass along to future project teams.
Conduct meetings with project team leaders, develop meeting agendas and schedules, record and transcribe project team meeting minutes, and lead discussion of project and milestone performance in meetings.
Assist with business analysis for special IT projects.
Maintain absolute confidentiality of work-related issues, customer records, and restricted County information.
Perform other related duties as required.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:
High school diploma or GED equivalent.
One (1) year of experience coordinating IT projects.
Valid Arizona State Driver's License.
Certification and training as a Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI) is desirable.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of project management principles, tools, and techniques.
Knowledge of principles and practices of integration and quality management for IT projects.
Knowledge of IT department project policies and procedures and PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) guide.
Skill in analyzing IT project issues, evaluating alternatives, and recommending methods, procedures, and techniques for resolution of operational issues.
Skill in initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing IT projects.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
The work is light and requires exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force to move objects. The work also requires the ability to finger, perform repetitive motion, walk, speak, hear, and demonstrate visual and mental acuity.
Work is performed in a dynamic environment that requires the ability to be sensitive to change and responsive to changing goals, priorities, and needs.