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IT Project Manager

IT Project Manager


 

Department: Information Technology (IT)

Reports to: Coordinator of Information Technology

Salary Track: I - J

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Salary:

SUMMARY:

Primary on-going responsibility for management of assigned Information Technology projects overseeing all aspects of each project including planning, design, monitoring, and controlling timelines and outcomes. Focus is on meeting project commitments, including initial and on-going communications within the District. Projects may include but not limited to those outlined in the Technology Plan and E-Rate development. Assignments are given in broad terms of general objectives and limits with department supervision only.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements of the Library District.

  2. Designs, tests, and documents ongoing development of the District's in-house developed Integrated Library System (ILS); includes staff training, writing Release Notes and associated  procedures relative to the ILS.

  3. Serves as District's E-Rate manager, handling all aspects of the E-Rate program.

  4. Works cooperatively with the IT Manager on major projects, such as the Technology Plan, District-wide telephone systems, Google Apps administration for Education, and other software administration as needed.

  5. Obtains necessary information and ensures that project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.

  6. Tracks projects, addresses problems, and provides updates to Library Director and management staff as needed.

  7. Identifies IT opportunities that will improve Library systems and makes constructive suggestions for change.

  8. Researches and advises on the development and use of related products and services in relation to current projects and provides input for future planning.

  9. Communicate effectively and clarifies information as needed with key Library staff, conveying project goals and objectives clearly.

  10. Interacts regularly with managers and Library staff to solve problems, to determine needs, and to develop plans for improving systems.

GENERAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Create user manuals for IT procedures and use of equipment. 
  2. Conduct training sessions for library staff.
  3. Keep current on technology trends that may effect projects.
  4. May serve on committees within the District or outside the District that relate to IT projects.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Must have knowledge of the functions of public libraries; excellent communication and organizational skills; be an advanced PC user and have expertise in PC software and its applications. Requires BS/BA degree in a related field and 3 years of related experience, preferably in broad areas of information technology.

Incumbent may be promoted by approval of a professional development plan according to the Dual Track Promotion Plan, Policy #E084.

(Approved July 14, 2008)