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IT Advanced Project Manager
Company Name: 
Minnesota IT Services

If you have questions about this position, contact Sarah Christenson at and reference job ID 77852.

Date Posted: 
Saturday, June 29, 2024 to Friday, July 12, 2024
Job Description: 

Paid Leave is a new program launching for Minnesotans in 2026 at the Department of Employment & Economic Development (DEED). It provides paid time off when a serious health condition prevents you from working, when you need time to care for a family member or a new child, for certain military-related events or for certain personal safety issues. DEED is standing up a division to implement and run the Paid Leave program. The Paid Leave division will be purchasing and building software solutions. The goal is to follow Agile Product management, creating product scrum teams. This position will be a scrum master/project manager, helping the business to drive successful implementation of software product solutions.

This position exists to formally project manage the development, enhancement or retirement of complex information technology & business area solutions, systems, processes, and services delivered on a statewide basis. Included are technologies that span the complete spectrum of IT systems, solutions, and processes to support, and enhance foundation infrastructure, services, systems, and enterprise software applications.

The incumbent will be the focal point for project and/or program initiation, planning, execution, control, and closure using industry best practices for service/systems creation and development and generally accepted standards outlined in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and by MNIT.

The incumbent ensures quality and consistency across multiple projects in the use of project planning, scheduling, scope and risk management, status reporting, change control, issues resolution and other project management controls and practices. The end goal of the position is the successful delivery of projects in a consistent and documented manner.

This position is currently eligible for full-time telework:
-Telework for Minnesota IT Services allows an employee to perform work from a telework location and an employee may be required to be in the office based on business needs and other dependencies in St. Paul, Minnesota.
-Only candidates located in Minnesota and bordering states (Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin) are telework eligible.


This position requires a minimum of four (4) years of experience in performing IT project management functions.

Experience must include:
-Experience reporting on project activities during all phases of the project lifecycle.
-Experience to include managing all aspects of the design, development, and implementation of IT projects.
-Ability to deliver effective verbal or written messages that facilitate a mutual understanding on both parties.
-Customer service skills that include active listening, empathy, and problem-solving.

*A master’s degree in Information Technology or an IT related field substitutes for three (3) years of experience, OR an IT related bachelor’s degree substitutes for two (2) years, OR an IT related associate’s degree substitutes for one (1) year.

View the full posting online and apply by midnight on 7/12/24: