1) Oversee all the Projects and be the single focal point to gather, track and report on project information. Will not manage any projects, will be capturing the info and from time to time may have to hop in to get tasks done when a Project Manager is out.
2) Research, evaluate and recommend solution of where they will keep this info (i.e. cloud bases system that is mobile friendly).
Projects: 12 usually (2-3 large - 2-3 year projects, 3-4 level projects 6-12 months and 3-4 small projects 1-4 months duration). Currently 95% of the projects are Infrastructure types
- Initial video interview
- Onsite or video 2nd round potentially
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Technology Program Manager
The Technology & Information Service Department of the Long Beach Unified School District continuously executes large and small projects and initiatives. We do not have a formal Project Management practice and are not looking to establish a PMO. Line managers and administrators currently ‘run’ most projects with an external project manager contracted for major projects. We have reached the point where we require a single focal point to gather, track and report on project information.
Oversee technology projects and initiatives (large and small) for the Technology & Information Services Department
Work with Project Managers to establish and track deliverables, major tasks and milestones
Provide reporting to senior management on the status of all projects
Manage the software development pipeline
Attend project meetings, staff meetings and planning sessions
The Technology and Information Services Department is highly invested in Microsoft M365 and the use of Teams, PowerBI, etc. We desire to establish task tracking and project management & reporting capabilities which leverage this environment. This person will research, evaluate and recommend solutions.
Create and deliver project training materials, videos and handouts.
Certified or highly versed in project management methodologies such as PMP, PMI or PMBOK and execution methodologies such as SCRUM, Agile, Waterfall
Fully versed in PC office automation applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Solid foundation in Microsoft Teams
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Background in Information Technology preferred