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IT Project Manager

Employer
Florida State University
Location
Tallahassee, FL

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Job Title: IT Project Manager
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 55122
Department Information Technology Services (ITS)

Learn about our departments: Information Technology Services (ITS) Northwest Regional Data Center (NWRDC) Florida Virtual Campus (FLVC)

Responsibilities The ITS Project Management Office (PMO) facilitates the implementation of projects and initiatives that have wide reaching impacts across campus. The PMO administers, consults, and trains on the Project and Portfolio Management tools, maintains project management processes and templates, and provides consultative services to campus partners on best practices.

The IT Project Manager executes complex or specialized projects and adapts project management best practices to help ensure the successful completion of projects within the ITS project portfolio. This position will also support the central PMO team in developing technical program/project management best practices/templates and providing training/mentoring to project teams while also serving as a liaison between the central ITS PMO, other ITS teams, and campus partners.

Executes complex or specialized projects and adapts project management best practices to help ensure the successful completion of projects within the ITS project portfolio; articulates IT project outcomes and deliverables in the context of strategic University initiatives in order to highlight ITS contributions to enhancing business value. Utilizes Project and Portfolio Management tool to track and report on project status.

Participates in the Project Management Office initiative to enhance project manager performance through peer collaboration. Leverages the PPM/ITSM platform to produce executive level reports regarding the ITS project portfolio, associated resource allocations, project risks and constraints, lessons learned, and sponsor satisfaction. Provides training and guidance to PMO project managers.

Collaborates with project managers to help ensure that high impact / high risk IT projects are delivered within the defined scope, quality, time and cost requirements.

Coordinates Project-related communications with the ITS Marketing Communications Manager to promote effective methods of internal communications concerning reports, events, and changes affecting the PPM Program.

Performs duties in compliance with ITS policies, guidelines, and processes pertaining to support requests, work orders, project management, change management, and incident management. Appropriately utilizes associated tools in accordance with ITS standards. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Bachelor's degree and four years of related experience or a high school diploma or equivalent and eight years of experience. (Note: or a combination of appropriate post high school education and experience equal to eight years).

A valid Florida or a Georgia driver's license or the ability to obtain one.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Ability to convey technical information to technical and non- technical users.

Ability to develop and implement policies, procedures, goals, and objectives.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to evaluate process effectiveness and develop change or alternatives.

Ability to gather, interpret, report, and/or edit information.

Ability to strategically plan and serve as a catalyst for organizational change, cultivate a shared vision with others, and motivate others to transfer vision into action.

Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply related federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.

Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and apply related University policies, procedures, principles, and practices.

Knowledge of applicable computer applications and basic computer functions.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of project planning, development, and evaluation.

Skill in preparing clear and concise reports, policies, procedures, correspondences, and other written materials.

Preferred Qualifications PMP Certification

Certified Scrum Master

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

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How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Considerations

This is an A&P position.

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

There may be the opportunity for this position to be remote.

This position is open until filled.

Posting is being re-advertised. Previous applicants need not apply.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at: https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.

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Working at Florida State University

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University — with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive — offers a distinctive academic environment built on its cherished values and unique heritage, welcoming campus on the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida, championship athletics, and prime location in the heart of the state capital.

Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Underlying and supporting the educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders, based on the concepts inscribed in our seal: Vires, Artes, Mores — Strength, Skill and Character.

Epitomized by recently named Rhodes Scholars Garrett Johnson and Myron Rolle — elite athletes and scholars committed to public service — and Joseph O'Shea — a campus and community leader as well as a top scholar — Florida State's 40,000 students are dedicated to academic excellence and providing leadership in our complex world.

Florida State University's 16 colleges offer more than 275 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs, including medicine and law, covering a broad array of disciplines critical to society today. Each year the University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees.

With its impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the nation's Top 10 for Hispanic students.

Florida State University's arts programs — dance, film, music and theatre — rank among the finest in the world, offering an arts education comparable to leading conservatories. Its creative writing program is ranked among the nation's best and is home to the most consistently honored and published student body in the United States. Florida State is responsible for governance of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and associated arts programs, one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.

Other programs consistently included in the top public university list include physics, chemistry, political science, psychology, criminology, public administration, library science, information, human sciences, business and law.

At the Ph.D. level, interdisciplinary programs draw on notable research faculty strengths that transcend the traditional disciplines, including neuroscience, molecular biophysics, computational science, materials science and research at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory—home to the world's most powerful magnets.

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