1+ months

Project Manager - Instructional Programs

Shelton, Washington 98584
  • Payrate
    $96,490 To $110,965 Yearly
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The responsibilities of this position are to enable the implementation of projects that support strategic initiatives, improve operational business processes and provide district-wide coherence as a system furthering academic outcomes and ultimately, student needs. The Project Manager supports systems which can be cross-departmental; streamlines and improves processes and communication as they affect state and federal requirements; refines project plans and timelines, identifies constraints or challenges; and, ensures District Leadership is informed in a timely manner.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Depending upon the individual assignment, the Instructional Programs Project Manager performs all or a combination of several of the following duties. This list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.

1. Manage the development and implementation of improvement projects / initiatives. Facilitate the coordination of business processes, ensuring alignment across Departments while maintaining a strong focus on delivering the desired benefits of the planned improvement or strategic initiative. Use project management methodologies to ensure projects are run efficiently, delivering within targets for scope, schedule, budget, and delivering expected benefits.

2. Perform research and analysis to provide data to support recommendations. Synthesize and coordinate information from multiple sources. Help ensure quality and relevance of information used to support critical departmental and district decisions. Coordinate with departments and stakeholder groups to produce consolidated findings in support of recommendations.

3. Coordinate and manage the strategic plan development and feasibility studies for new or modified initiatives. Identify business benefits desired, options to achieve them, and associated costs/risks of each.

4. Assist in the development of business process and procedure documentation and assist with updating related District policies and procedures and reference materials.

5. Provide facilitation of meetings, workshops and planning sessions to build consensus, make decisions, and develop plans.

6. May assist district senior leadership in working with exernal partners to complete scopes of work outlined in district-wide projects / iniatives.

7. May perform related duties consistent with the scope and intent of the position.

Requirements

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

 Process and Systems Management: Designs practices, processes, and procedures necessary to get things done; simplifies complex processes.

 Customer-focused: Commits to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external stakeholders; acts with stakeholders in mind; values importance of providing high-quality customer service.

 Results-driven: Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; steadfastly pushes self and others for results. Sets and maintains high performance standards for self and others.

 Organizational Agility: Knowledgeable about how organizations work; gets things done both through formal and informal channels; effectively maneuvers through complex political situations.

 Managerial: Tactfully dispenses direct and actionable feedback; is open and direct with others without being intimidating; deals head-on with people problems and various situations.

 Collaborative: Develops cooperation and teamwork while participating in a group, working toward solutions, which generally benefit all involved parties.

 Action-oriented: Performs work with energy and drive; values planning, but will take quick, decisive action when an opportunity presents itself.

 Decision-making/Problem-solving: Uses analysis, wisdom, experience, and logical methods to make good decisions and solve difficult problems with effective solutions; appropriately incorporates multiple inputs to establish shared ownership and effective action. Assumes responsibility for starting and finishing work with minimal supervision.

 Integrity: Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; presents truthful information in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; does not misrepresent self for personal gain.

 Accountability: Holds self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost effective results; determines objectives, sets priorities and delegates work; accepts responsibility for mistakes; complies with established control systems and rules.

 Knowledge: o Continuous Improvement methodology o Project Management methodology o Data analysis and reporting best practices o Structured problem-solving techniques

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Four (4) or more years of direct work experience in a project management capacity, including aspects of process development and execution.  Experience working in a K-12 Education environment.  Bachelor's degree in education, statistics, technology, business administration or related field or completion of equivalent training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Continuous Education work in Process Improvement, project management, statistical or data analysis, business analysis or related subject areas preferred  Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the work will be considered.

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  • Educational Services
Posted: 2022-04-04 Expires: 2022-05-19

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