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Job ID: 13-119

Job Title:
ITS Project Coordinator

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Date Posted:
January 10, 2014

Closing Date:
Open until filled

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ITS Project Coordinator

Review: January 31, 2014

(Job #13-119) ITS Project Coordinator, Administrative Analyst/Specialist II, Exempt $4,631—$6,946/month. Appointments are typically made at the beginning of the salary range. This is a full-time, benefited, probationary, 12-month position in the Information Technology Services Project Office.

Position Summary: The ITS Project Coordinator is an integral part of the ITS Project Office team, responsible for the planning, execution, monitoring and control of all large projects involving information technology on the HSU campus, including interaction with the CSU Chancellor’s Office on the centrally-supported Common Management Systems (PeopleSoft). The ITS Project Office follows an established project methodology to deliver results that are on time and on budget to satisfied customers, and which fulfill the University’s strategic goals. Please visit our web-site to learn more about the ITS Project Office: http://www.humboldt.edu/its/po

Duties: Reporting to the ITS Project Director, this position is responsible for creating, maintaining and executing comprehensive project plans including scope, tasks, resources, dependencies, timelines and status throughout the life of the project. The Project Coordinator facilitates the analysis of business systems, user needs, and business process improvements. Project Coordinator’s also participate in smaller information technology activities such as short-term work requests, assisting users in crafting project proposals, CMS system maintenance or as part of an active project team. The successful candidate will possess superior leadership and interpersonal skills coupled with strong organizational skills to coordinate the efforts of multiple project teams and departments in the timely achievement of project goals.

Minimum Qualifications: Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Experience leading multiple, simultaneous information technology projects to achieve defined objectives in large, complex organizations. Superior interpersonal skills and demonstrated experience building successful relationships with diverse groups of customers, coworkers and administrators across organizational boundaries. Knowledge of project work plan development, project control techniques and project-related documentation such as project scope documents, task lists, test scripts, issues tracking, business process guides, training materials and lessons learned (post project) reviews. Experience in performing user needs analysis and evaluating business processes for potential improvements. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational, prioritization and time management skills. Must be a self-starter, capable of working independently and with effective decision making skills. Ability to handle multiple, complex priorities and balance the needs of each according to business impact and established objectives. Experienced in project management soft-ware tools, such as Microsoft Project and Microsoft SharePoint. Knowledge of IT systems and applications, including access controls, networks, system integration, enterprise-level database applications and document management/automated workflow systems is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor Degree in Business, Information Technology or related field. Minimum 2 years recent experience (since 2009) professional experience in a project management capacity in a business or technical field that includes all aspects of project development, controls and execution.

Application Procedure: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, HSU Employment Application, resume, and contact information for at least three professional references to Human Resources, 1 Harpst Street, Arcata, CA, 95521-8299 or via email to careers@humboldt.edu.

Application Deadline: This position is open until filled. First review of applications will begin Friday, January 31, 2014.

Human Resources
Siemens Hall - Room 211
Arcata, CA 95521-8299
(707) 826-3626
Fax: (707) 826-3625
Email: careers@humboldt.edu

It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide complete and accurate employment information. Incorrect or improperly completed applications will not be considered for vacancies. Any reference in this announcement to required periods of experience or education is full-time activity. Part-time experience or education--or activities only part of which are qualifying--will receive proportionate credit. In accordance with applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements, preference may be
given to the campus applicants covered by these agreements. However, positions are open to all interested applicants, both on and off campus.

Class Code: 1038

Evidence of required degree(s), certification(s), or license(s) will be required prior to the appointment date. The successful candidate for a position at HSU is required to be fingerprinted through the Humboldt State University Police Department or their local law enforcement agency. The results of the fingerprint process must be received by the university prior to the candidate’s appointment. The cost of the fingerprinting is borne by the university.

Publication Date: January 10, 2014

Humboldt State University is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state. Additional information about Humboldt State University can be found at www.humboldt.edu.

Humboldt State University is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX/ADA Employer. Applications from and nominations of qualified women, minority candidates, covered veterans and disabled persons are particularly encouraged. Humboldt State University hires only individuals authorized to work in the United States.

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.