Manager I, Technology Project
Bargaining Unit: ACE
Work Year: 230 days per year, 12 contract payments
Work Day: 8 hours per day
FTE: Full time, 1.0 FTE
Salary: ACE 9 $61,623 - $74,899 DOE
The Technology Project Manager I documents business processes, and manages multiple academic, business, and/or technology projects. The position has a retirement association with the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS).
The following are required:
- A bachelor’s degree in project management or business administration. Equivalent experience, education, and training may be considered in lieu of the degree requirement.
- Minimum of three years of experience leading and/or supporting projects.
- A current Alaska driver’s license and transportation to be used for district business.
The following are preferred:
- Two years of information technology experience.
- Experience working with an educational institution.
- Knowledge of the Project Management Institute’s project management life cycle, and the standard for business analysis.
Essential Job Functions
- Manages multiple Project Management Office projects from initiation to closure.
- Interviews stakeholders to capture requirements and document legacy processes.
- Analyzes business needs and recommends reasonable solutions.
- Develops project charters outlining scope, objectives, stakeholders, requirements, risks, schedule, budget, and project authorization.
- Manages tasks, decisions, issues, changes, training plans, support plans, testing plans, and procurement activities.
- Monitors and controls project scope, schedule, risks, resources, quality and customer satisfaction throughout the project life cycle.
- Examines workflows, identifies efficiencies, and documents business processes.
- Analyzes inter-dependencies between technology, operations, and business/education needs.
- Coordinates project activities and communicates with project team and stakeholders.
- Complies with ASD policy and project standards and with state, federal, and local laws and regulations.
- Influences and promotes change and enhances performance within a cross-functional environment.
- Works in an ambiguous environment and collaborates across multiple areas to reach a common objective.
- Establishes and maintains productive working relationships with others, including effective communication with all levels of management, supervision, and other ASD personnel.
- Incorporates the project management life cycle, business analysis standards, and testing techniques into daily work.
- Makes effective use of change management practices and communication strategies in working with stakeholders.
Physical /Mental Demands
The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking and hearing. Specific visual abilities are also required. The employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and occasionally lift items weighing less than 40 lbs. Additionally, the employee must be able to understand vague and implicit instructions, be able to readily recall facts and details, handle conflict and make effective decisions under pressure. The employee must have the ability to effectively manage the stress of working with students, parents, and other employees representing diverse cultures, personalities, and work styles in a dynamic work environment.
The Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with a qualified physical or mental disability.
Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settings.
While performing the duties of this job the employee may be regularly exposed to a video display. The employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Additional Job Information
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
Anchorage School District (ASD) employees must possess the ability to read and write in English. This also includes the ability to communicate in English with school staff, co-workers, and the public; as well as have the ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written directions and understand and follow English instructions and written documents.
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. For certificated positions, this is in addition to the background check conducted through the certification process with the Alaska State Department of Education and Early Development (DEED).
This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). Please visit the government REAL ID website for additional information.
The Anchorage School District is an equal employment opportunity employer.