IT Project Leader

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
Project Manager
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Information Technology

Position Number: 2015415P
Location: District Services
Department: District Information Services
Percentage of Employment: 100%
Months of Employment: 12 Months Per Year

Work Schedule: Monday- Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Schedule and shift are subject to change in accordance with department needs.)

Job Description:

  • Performs all aspects of planning, design, development, coding, testing, debugging and implementation for complex systems applications in a variety of programming languages. This includes mainframe, PC-based, and/or internet based program applications, enterprise software, and database applications.

  • Provides leadership and work direction to technical staff performing systems applications work and/or network administration including giving necessary training, reviewing work, and providing advice on complex technical problems.

  • Works with end users to clearly define technical needs and/or identify problems and recommends and implements viable systems applications options and solutions.

  • Installs, configures and develops integrated technical solutions to approved specifications using standard methodologies and develops logical sequences of steps to be used to produce intended results.

  • Ensures that all systems are appropriately configured to work with the current infrastructure.

  • Provides subject-matter expertise to higher level technical personnel in recommending new technology and systems analysis, design and development; oversees the creation, testing and maintenance of approved system solutions.

  • Develops and conducts systems applications training for end users and writes and updates technical program and user documentation.

  • Determines what changes need to be made in current programs, databases, interfaces and systems in order to accommodate evolving technology requirements.

  • Learns and applies emerging technologies and advances as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

  • Participate in District/College efforts to increase the diversity of faculty and staff and to address student achievement gaps; attend and participate in diversity, equity and inclusion trainings and events; active assistance in the creation of a welcoming and inclusive work and educational environment.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

  • May provide technical management and oversight on web-related projects.

Primary Purpose:
This position is responsible for performing highly technical and complex programming and systems analysis work including that which fulfills current and future end user needs. Responsibilities include overseeing the work of technical staff involved in systems application design and modification and/or network administration, providing subject-matter expertise in design methodologies and/or specific complex applications; performing all aspects of planning, design, development, coding, testing and implementation on complex systems applications in a variety of programming languages; and providing training and assistance to end users as appropriate.

Working Relationships:
The IT Project Leader maintains frequent contact with various District departments and personnel, IT management and staff, outside contractors and information systems vendors.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of computer hardware, software, networks, and applications

  • Knowledge of various programming languages

  • Knowledge of applicable technical environments

  • Knowledge of analysis and design methodologies

  • Knowledge of system and environmental integration techniques

  • Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, and spelling

  • Ability to analyze, specify, design, develop and maintain complex technical environments

  • Ability to install, test and maintain vendor and in-house developed tools and systems

  • Ability to develop complex control and programming codes

  • Ability to perform performance test, configuration manage and quality assure supported environments

  • Ability to analyze customer requirements and propose effective and efficient technical solutions

  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work

  • Ability to meet schedules and time lines

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Special Requirements:
Coursework must be verifiable on a legible transcript.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years college coursework in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field.

  • Minimum five (5) years of programming experience, maintaining network operating systems and related activities including project management and extensive lead experience.

  • Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how their experience with these factors relates to successfully achieving the goals of the position.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in approaching work and interactions with colleagues and/or students in an equity minded manner. Ability to provide an inclusive and welcoming work/educational environment.

  • Experience with various project management methodologies.

  • Experience in a Microsoft infrastructure, VMware, and Voice over IP.

  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services compute, Networking & Content Delivery, and Security, Identity and Compliance.

  • Demonstrated experience integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion into the duties and responsibilities for this position.

Working Conditions:
College or District information systems office environment; subject to lifting (up to 50 pounds unassisted); subject to sitting for long periods at a time (up to 2-3 hours). Repetitive use of upper extremities including hand coordination activities, bending and stooping.

Salary Range: $7,176 - $8,714 Per Month
Number of Vacancies: 1
Posting Number: 2015415P
Open Date: 05/20/2020
Close Date: 6/11/2020

Special Instructions Summary: 

This is a classified position subject to a one-year probationary period. Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The applicant selected for the position will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer

How to Apply

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The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3).

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

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