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Information Technology Consultant, Project Management

Employer
California State University, Fullerton
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 11, 2024


Information Technology Consultant, Project Management

Classificaiton: Information Technology Consultant - Career
Department: IT-Project Management
Sub-Division: IT-Information Technology
Salary Range: Classification Range $4,912 - $12,124 per month(Hiring range depending on qualifications, not anticipated to exceed $4,912 - $5,500 per month)
Appointment Type: Ongoing
Time Base: Full Time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Occasional early morning, evening and/or weekend hours.

About CSUF:
Standing on 241 acres in the heart of Southern California, the University was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 40,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California’s revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty, and administrators through orientations, training programs, and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, the Arboretum and Botanical Garden at Cal State Fullerton, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.


Job Summary:
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive university that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff, and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from various career disciplines that share the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:

The Division of Information Technology (IT) strives to be a strategic, innovative, and best‐in‐class IT organization that provides a leading‐edge technology environment for students, faculty, and staff to advance the University's mission, vision, and goals. We seek an exceptional individual to join our team as the Information Technology Consultant, Project Management (Information Technology Consultant - Career). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

Under the general direction of the Information Technology Director for Project Management Office, the Information Technology Consultant's (ITC) primary responsibility is to work relatively independently to manage technical/non-technical projects as assigned. Project management includes, but not limited to, working with cross-functional project team, managing project activities, creating a project schedule, tracking tasks and timeline, communicating deliverables and project status, ensure the successful execution of projects as per plan, along with transition to operational support. The Information Technology Consultant also manages operational systems and processes that requires working with different teams.

The Information Technology Consultant performs evaluations including, but not limited to, analyzing processes, workflow, and functional needs and/or develops, designs, implements, trains, and maintains systems consistent with these needs. Is responsible for documentation such as business and systems process maps, technical systems documentation, and other related documentation. Performs analytical assessments of processes and provides input on process improvements. Provides consultative support to students, staff, and faculty to enhance the use and access of technology and information systems. Other duties as assigned.


Essential Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems, Telecommunications, Engineering, Engineering Technology, or a related field plus two years of relevant full-time experience or the equivalent part-time experience. Eight years of relevant full-time experience or an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and four years of relevant full-time experience may be substituted for the previously listed education and experience requirement.

Functional knowledge of the specialty area is demonstrated by an understanding and use of advanced principles and theories. Ability to integrate work related knowledge to address problems. Demonstrated competency in applying standard and non-standard technology applications and exploring and adapting to changing technology. Ability to independently apply technical judgment, recognize problems, use reasoning and logic to establish possible causes, interpret and apply theories and principles, generate alternative solutions, and implement a plan of action for the best resolution. Ability to develop solutions where precedents do not always exist. Ability to be proactive, anticipate outcomes and consequences of different approaches, and modify action plans. Demonstrated competence in interpreting and communicating information. Ability to use reflective listening skills when working with others. Ability to assist others in completing assignments and provides work direction and training to others on new skills and procedures. Ability to plan and work on shared projects.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to complete the background check satisfactorily may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.


Preferred Qualifications:
Full life cycle system development, systems implementation experience and Business Analyst experience. Understanding of technologies such as network topology, server infrastructure and application development. Understand common IT terminologies and systems engineering concepts. Experience with ServiceNow and Smartsheet. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Understanding of IT Project Management life cycle. Knowledge of different project management methodology in information technology field.


Special Working Conditions:
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator


Additional Information:
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment where students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

As of January 1, 2022, the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

The person holding this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and must comply with the requirement outlined in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as a Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant, or Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

Employee/applicant who applies for a position may be required to successfully complete job-related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e., H1-B Visas).


Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2024 (9:00 PM)

Apply online at: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/fl/en-us/job/537596/information-technology-consultant-project-management



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