City of Ventura
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Work Schedule
Job Closing Date
Job Open until Filled
Job Description
The City of Ventura is now accepting applications for the position of Information Technology Project Manager.
What You’ll Do

The Information Technology Project Manager supervises staff, directs and coordinates the implementation of approximately 30 enterprise technology projects and increases the efficiency in implementing projects that migrate the City’s workforce to a digital environment.
Reporting to the Assistant Chief Technology Officer, the Information Technology Project Manager will provide direct supervision to a small group of project management staff, including the Business Process Analyst. The Technology Project Manager is responsible for monitoring work plans and providing independent oversight to projects that involve enterprise initiatives affecting multiple departments. Current projects include an upgrade to the City's constituent relationship management (CRM) system, cybersecurity assessment, and multifactor authentication program development, to name a few. Projects may be associated with cross-functional operations, involving a significant degree of systems integration or product implementation.

Who You Are

Dedicated to meeting the expectations of internal stakeholders, this Project Manager must be knowledgeable about how organizations operate, working collaboratively and maneuvering through complex situations effectively to get things done.  The Project Manager must be capable of marshalling resources (people, funding, support) to get things accomplished.  The ability to anticipate and adjust for roadblocks, while keeping the project on schedule, is critical.
If you have the desire to join a team dedicated to innovative service, providing the highest level of customer support through business process, this position may be for you!  If through education, training and/or experience you can:

- manage multi-agency technology projects simultaneously, on-time and on-budget
- develop and deliver quality presentations
- manage contracts, including contract negotiations
- mutilize Microsoft SharePoint to manage information technology projects
- read situations quickly, finding common ground and getting cooperation with a minimum of noise
- relate well to all people, building constructive and effective relationships
- organize, facilitate, and manage meetings
- demonstrate budget management skills and project budget analysis

….then you are an ideal candidate for this position.
Currently, there is one full-time position available. This recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies.

(Successful candidate will need to complete an extensive post-offer Police Department background investigation.)

 Position Qualifications
A combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in project management, information systems, computer science, business system analysis or a related field and four years of progressively responsible information technology project management experience. Public agency project management experience is preferred. Experience implementing Tyler Technologies, Hyland OnBase ECM systems, and ERP systems, highly desirable.
License:  Possession of a valid class C driver license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
The following certifications issued by the Project Management Institute are highly desirable:
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Program Management Professional (PgMP)
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

Salary and Benefits

The City offers a total compensation package that includes both a generous salary and other benefits!
SALARY: $110,301.15 - $147,805.42 Annually DOQ
BENEFITS: Refer to the benefits tab on the job posting for specific information on City benefits.

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete an online City Job Application and supplemental questionnaire by the filing deadline, Monday, August 14, 2023, at 5:30pm.

Go to www.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs and Apply!  EEO/ADA