General Summary/Purpose: The Centers for Civic Impact (Civic Impact) are hiring a IT Project Manager - Center for Civic Impact to support its growing portfolio of funders, reporting responsibilities, and team. The selected candidate will be responsible for delivering the technology vision, mission, and strategy of Civic Impact and its associated centers. The IT Project Manager will lead and manage the full stack of Civic Impact’s technology and the team which supports it, in collaboration with the Deputy Director.
The IT Project Manager should have a proven track record and background that includes: strong technical and communications skills,, business acumen, and in depth knowledge of best business practices and policies. The IT Project Manager will be the Deputy Director’s trusted partner, in parallel with other Civic Impact senior leadership -- going beyond managing technology; the IT Project Manager will help clear a path for the Centers’ continuing growth.
This position reports to the Centers for Civic Impact Deputy Director and works closely with the staff of Civic Impact’s associated centers, including GovEx, GovEx Academy, and Applied Public Research.
Civic Impact is committed to working with communities that are focused on ending legacies of structural, entrenched racism and oppression. The Chief Technology Officer must be willing to think about reimagined government, knowledge, and engagement models through the lens of dismantling these legacies.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Setting Civic Impact’s technical vision and leading its technological development
Developing strategic plans and setting timelines for evaluation, development, and deployment of all technical services
Identifying opportunities for improved applications and software-based services
Advising all Civic Impact’s centers, as well as its marketing, knowledge, operations, and other teams in the their use of technologies involved
Ensuring technology standards and best practices are met
Supervising quality software development, assurance processes, integration, and system tests
Establishing software development process and set objectives for the process
Mentoring and managing members of the technology team
Supervising the workflow of technology team
Identifying and delivering on the end user needs of the Centers’ internal and external audiences
Defining Civic Impact’s standards for systems, equipment, and software, in conjunction with those established by Johns Hopkins University
Ensuring the Civic Impact’s technological processes and services comply with all JHU requirements, as well as other governing regulations
Work in collaborative and flexible teams
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor’s degree required.
Six years of related work experience with computer systems and applications.
Experience managing and coaching teams
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification desirable.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to manage technological responsibilities across multiple departments or other complex organizations
Proven strategic thinker and problem solver when it come to developing new technological solutions
Ability to work in an environment with rapidly changing goals and priorities
Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, and WordPress
Familiarity with learning management systems, particularly TalentLMS
Experience using project management and collaboration tools such as Slack
Excellent written, presentation, and research skills
Commitment to a collegial workplace
Capacity to work independently and in a result-oriented work environment
Classified Title: IT Project Manager Working Title: Technology Officer - Center for Civic Impact Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PG Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: 5/37.5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 60006654-KSAS - Centers for Civic Impact Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
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