Key Position Information:
A strong candidate will have direct working knowledge and proven
practices supporting first-generation college students, students
with disabilities, non-traditional and traditional track, as well
as underrepresented/minority students. This position will require
direct student engagement activities on campus and in the virtual
environment, which may include working evenings, some weekends and
holidays. While this is a district wide position the main focus
will be oversight of the Tarpon and Clearwater Retention Hubs to
ensure out of class supports are accessible. The project manager
will be responsible for maintaining access to the full suite of
Retention Services programs and be knowledgeable of supports
outside of the department.
This is a stand-alone classification in the Project Management
series. The classification is responsible for managing assigned
projects by acting as a resource to project/initiative owners
throughout the college. Responsibilities include working with
project owners in developing and tracking project timelines,
developing and reporting key metrics, and coordinating with other
areas within the college on needs, training, communication; and may
determine staffing, scheduling, and the use of resources;
developing internal and external relationships and partnerships;
developing project plans and providing project status updates and
evaluations; planning, conducting, and analyzing
research/information; and may be responsible for developing and
Three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible experience
in area assigned.
* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient
to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be
acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.
- Project management principles, practices, and tools;
- Project development, scheduling, monitoring, and control
- Applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, codes,
guidelines, and regulations.
- Research methods;
- Policy and procedure development practices;
- Basic budgeting principles.
- Managing projects;
- Analyzing and interpreting project specifications, design
plans, construction plans, schematic drawings, flow charts, project
schedules, and/or blueprints;
- Exercising discretion and good judgment;
- Managing project budgets;
- Working on multiple projects simultaneously;
- Solving practical problems and dealing with a variety of
concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization
- Interpreting and applying applicable laws, rules, codes,
guidelines, and regulations;
- Using a computer and related software applications;
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction
with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc.
sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and
receive work direction.
- Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing,
walking, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive
- Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally
and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to
lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work
involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking
and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary
criteria are met.
These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may
Develops and monitors comprehensive project work plans; manages
project scope, schedule and key metrics; allocates resources;
troubleshoots project plans and implements solutions; evaluates
project performance; and mitigates risks.
Daily - 40%
Collects, prepares, reviews, interprets, and analyzes a variety of
research, information, data, and reports to recommend modifications
based on trends, technology, and needs assessment.
Daily - 20%
Develops project management methodologies and other applicable
project management tools to enhance project management practices
and increase the ability of project leads to complete projects
on-time, within budget, and within agreed upon scope.
Daily - 25%
Develops and maintains internal and external relationships;
participates in/on a variety of meetings, committees, task forces,
and/or other related groups to communicate information regarding
services, programs, areas of opportunity, and/or other
Daily - 10%
May monitor and track budget such as maintaining balances,
approving expenditures and disbursements, researching
discrepancies, and preparing related financial reports.
Daily - 5%
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
To apply, visit https://web.spcollege.edu/hrapp/job/4588
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