What We Do:
The Governor's Office of Information Technology (OIT) strives to impact the lives of all Coloradans to create a safer, happier and healthier state. We work to empower the State of Colorado with flexible technology that will drive sustainable and intelligent business decisions. We envision a future where the end-user experience shapes design, and data analytics transform how state government serves its residents.
At OIT, we recognize that "how" we deliver is as important as "what" we deliver. Our core values define our character, and each employee is expected to embody these values in all the work we do:
SERVICE: Serving the people of Colorado
Intentionally and generously serving others for a better Colorado.
INTEGRITY: Demonstrating credibility and sincerity in our work
Inspiring confidence and trust in the Governor's Office of Information Technology through our personal conduct.
TEAMWORK: Collaboratively working together at OIT and across the state
Working cooperatively with others and engaging in constructive dialogue to overcome difficult challenges
RESPECT: Appreciating and acknowledging the role, diversity, and contribution of those with whom we work.
Consistently conducting ourselves in a way that shows regard and thoughtfulness to others.
COURAGE: Pushing boundaries to foster positive change
Proactively and positively pursuing the transformations necessary to address tough issues and drive innovation.
Why We Want You:
We want your expertise, positive energy, drive to succeed and love of this great state as we work to elevate the expectations Coloradans have of their government.
What You'll Get From Us:
At OIT you will find an opportunity to contribute meaningful work to support and serve Colorado residents. It's your chance to combine your love of technology with public service. Plus, you'll have great benefits, motivated team members, and opportunities for flexible work hours and advancement.
Check out this video to see why our employees love working for the Governor's Office of Information Technology:
Description of Job
This posting may be used to fill multiple positions and will remain open or be re-opened as needed until an adequate pool of qualified applicants is obtained. Positions may be filled using this posting before the posting actually closes
The Program Manager role reports to the the Sr Director of Infrastructure Operations and assists, drives and coordinates the Performance Improvement Program framework. The performance improvement framework and associated focuses consist of 3 - 5 Five Year Roadmap Planning, Dashboard Development & Sustainability, Metrics, Resource & Workload Management, Process and Workflow Improvement and Operational Transformation of Infrastructure Operations. The Program Manager is accountable to develop new related initiatives to support the direction of the organization, implement long term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the program, and to develop funding proposals for the program to ensure the continuous delivery of services.
Primary Job Duties:
3-5 Year Roadmap Planning
Dashboard Development & Sustainability
Process and Workflow Improvement
Resource & Workload Management
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business, management, information technology, computer science, or related field
A combination of eight (8) years total of IT technical experience (i.e. programming, network architect) or Technical IT Project management or program management.
Minimum two (2) years as a program manager or four (4) years of managing large, complex projects
Strong relationship building and management skills
Strong orientation toward collaboration and communication
Strong organizational, prioritization and leadership skills
Strong vendor management skills
Ability to earn trust and respect from a challenging customer base
Ability to quickly assess project issues and correct them through coaching and mentoring.
Hands-on experience in project/program/portfolio resource planning, reporting, prioritization, and budgeting
Experience leading projects and programs within and outside IT and with external providers
High familiarity with a variety of infrastructure operational methodologies such as workflow, tiered support, service modeling, etc.
Additional education/certifications can substitute for experience at the discretion of the hiring manager.
Additional experience can substitute for education on a one-for-one basis at the discretion of the hiring manager.
Master's degree from an accredited college or university in business, information technology, computer science or related field.
Technology related program management
Public sector work experience
Relevant IT certifications (e.g., ITIL, Service Management, Lean, Six Sigma, etc.)
ADAAA Accommodations: Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Rory Geisler by phone or email at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.
Conditions of employment: A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted as part of the selection process, and/or other department-specific screens as required. Felony convictions or conviction of crimes of moral turpitude or conviction of misdemeanors related to job duties may disqualify you from being considered for this position.
Some details to be aware of: Former employees of the State of Colorado who have not left in good standing will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Comparative Analysis Process: is the selection process used to identify the applicant that fits the job the best from a qualified applicant pool. Applications and applicants are compared to others in the pool to identify a top group. Applicants will be notified of their status in the pool via email.
Travel- May require travel to locations throughout the state.
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