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IT Project Manager (226 Days)
Dallas, TX

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Job Description


* Bachelor's degree from an accredited univeristy in engineering, computer science, business, communications, or related field is required
* Master's degree from an accredited university in engineering, business or public administration or related field is preferred
* PMP (Project Management Professional) certification preferred
* Five years of experience in IT and/or technical project management
* Demonstrated experience leading diverse project teams to successful project outcomes
* Experience in a large educational environment is preferred
* Expert knowledge of one or more project management methodologies (e.g. PMI PMBOK, PRINCE2, Agile)
* Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Project
* Effective influencing and negotiating skills
* Knowledgeable of emerging technologies and how enterprises employ technology to achieve business goals
* Knowledgeable of organizational change management practices and methodologies
* Knowledge and ability to read standard architectural drawings
* Knowledge and experience in IT infrastructure, education technology, applications development, or business systems
* Knowledge and experience in monitoring project progress and in quality assurances of deliverables and documentation
* Expert oral and written communications skills
* Well organized and adept at maintaining project documentation


* Develop and/or analyze project proposals to determine time frame, funding limitations and appropriate process for accomplishing projects
* Establish work plans and resourcing for project activities, iterations or phases, and arrange for recruitment or assignment of project personnel
* Identify and schedule project deliverables, milestones and required activities and tasks
* Develop and implement project communication plans
* Perform project risk assessment, and implement mitigation plans
* Monitor and control project activities, ensuring the currency, quality and integrity of the information
* Ensure that project goals are accomplished and aligned with business objectives
* Provide leadership and motivation to project team members throughout the project life cycle, and confer with project staff to outline work plan
* Ensure District standards are met and school technology systems are installed per specifications
* Maintain appropriate project documentation in accordance with bond and E-rate program compliance requirements
* Coordinate with construction project managers at the district's campuses to ensure alignment with bond funded technology projects
* Prepare and deliver oral and written project status reports
* Prepare and/or review vendor contracts and other associated documents
* Develop and maintain effective working relationships with peers, subordinates, supervisors, vendor representatives
* Collaborate with internal and external project stakeholders
* Assign duties, responsibilities and scope of authority to project personnel and monitor progress
* Perform all other tasks and duties as assigned

Salary commensurate with education and experience

Selected individuals for Dallas Independent School District positions will be placed according to compensation guidelines. A campus-based employee may not assume a new position for which he/she was selected based upon the posting process until the end of the current semester, unless approved by the chief officer - Human Capital Management.

A security check and disclosure of family relationship information is required for all positions.

No telephone calls please.


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Dallas Independent School District, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. The District is required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, as well as board policy not to discriminate in such a manner (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).

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