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Technical Project Manager

at City of Boulder Colorado

Posted: 7/9/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2497143
Keywords: manager

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Description

 


Boulder County Department of Housing and Human Services (HHS) is building a healthy, connected community that empowers people and strengthens families by confronting the root causes of crisis and instability. Primary focus areas for us today are investing in early childhood well-being and education, greatly expanding access to affordable and decent housing in our community, and integrating data systems so we have a full picture of the needs of every neighbor who seeks our help.

Boulder County HHS is taking a lead role in the area of Interoperability -- the ability for residents and providers to coordinate service delivery across programs, agencies, geographies and domains. We are connecting human services providers across the community through an integrated service delivery model, care coordination, and population-level data integration and planning. A critical component of these efforts is the Boulder Connect Software platform, a case
management and closed loop referral system that directly connects community based organizations, HHS and other county departments and clients through real-time data exchange.

Internally, HHS is undergoing a shift towards using data in every aspect of decision making. We are building out a technical infrastructure to support decision making at every level of the department, particularly in our key operational areas.

HHS is seeking a Project Manager to join in the advancement of our technology platform, focusing on advancing the Connect platform, improving Interoperability and building out our data infrastructure. The Project Manager is a journey level classification in the project management series. The Project Manager assists elected officials and departments (EODH) with their projects and provides the core services required to successfully complete large IT related projects or special projects. In this role, you'll manage a small group that provides project management and business analysis functions to the department and in particular on technical projects. You will be helping develop long-term technical strategy, managing complex, multi-team projects, and creating processes and tools to support our technology platform, such as governance structures, facilitating legal analysis, and building and managing partnerships.

The Project Manager position requires a highly motivated individual with the ability to contribute to a dynamic team environment.
  • An ideal candidate will be extremely organized and have experience managing all facets of complex, multi-team projects
  • They will be skilled at building relationships with customers, stakeholders and leaders
  • They are able to communicate both high level vision and low level technical tasks and can understand IT systems architecture
  • They have experience supervising high-level technical staff
  • Most of all, we are seeking someone who is passionate about strengthening our community and using technology to help those in our community who are in need

The Technical Project Manager  is a full-time, benefited position with Boulder County. Work hours will be 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday. The Technical Project Specialist will work out of the Housing and human Services, in Boulder, CO. Under FLSA guidelines, this position is exempt from overtime.
 
Hiring salary range: $75,816.00 - $83,397.00 annually
Classification salary range: $75,816.00 - $109,200.00 annually

Examples of Duties

  1.  Manages the project initiation, project planning, project execution and project closure of large IT related projects
  2. Resolves and documents project issues, problems, and changes
  3. Provides leadership by coordinating all aspects of the project(s) and ensuring all team members are working toward common goals and milestones
  4. May supervise, counsel, and evaluate the work of other employees and recommends personnel actions in the areas of hiring, discipline and termination
  5. Develops and maintains productive working relationships with project team members including internal customers, community partners, state and county agencies, foundations, and third party vendors
  6. Creates project documentation, such as system requirements and flow diagrams, as required within their area of responsibility
  7. Works collaboratively with all stakeholders and partners to ensure that solutions address stakeholder/partner requirements some of which may be emergent and not transparent to all project participants
  8. Coordinates and schedules appropriate resources to perform tasks.
  9. Monitors implementation tasks
  10. Identifies and coordinates appropriate resources to resolve problems
  11. Develops and maintains project documentation
  12. Performs related work as required
  13. May be reassigned during emergency situations

Required Qualifications

PLEASE NOTE: When submitting your application, make sure you include all relevant education and experience, as applications are screened based on the qualifications listed in this position announcement. Applications that do not appear to meet the minimum qualifications, as outlined below, will not be considered. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of completed applications.

EXPERIENCE OR EDUCATION:

  • Six years of professional Project Management experience, or
  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or related field plus two years of professional Project Management experience, or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and education

BACKGROUND CHECK:
  • A job offer is contingent on passing a criminal background investigation

 

Supplemental Information

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Project manager certification, preferably in an Agile methodology
  • Knowledge of health and/or human service programs

Boulder County is a family-friendly workplace dedicated to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and respectful environment for all employees. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.