IT Project Coordinator (On-Call)

Okanagan College

Description

OKANAGAN COLLEGE

Okanagan College transforms lives and communities.  We are one of Canada’s leading colleges.  We create outstanding educational experiences for our learners, both students and employees.  We work and learn in a welcoming and caring culture.  We are a catalyst for change through collaboration with our learners and partners.  We serve, lead and anticipate the social, economic and environmental needs of communities.

 

Position Title:

IT Project Coordinator (On-Call)

Competition Number:

C001777

Division/Portfolio:

IT Services

Department/Program:

Software & Support Services

Campus/Centre:

Kelowna

 

Position Summary:

Under the general direction of the Manager, IT Solutions, is responsible for assisting IT and other departments with the development, planning, execution, and closure of projects utilizing best practices in project management methodology. This position recommends the necessary structure and methodology required to ensure project success, works to define project requirements, suggest design solutions, assist in acquiring project resources and coordinates the efforts of project team members, contractors and vendors in order to deliver projects according to plan. The IT Project Coordinator tracks and monitors progress of the project according to established timelines, identifies variances from the established budget, and ensures achievement of project milestones, with the goal of minimizing or eliminating project delays or problems, involving the appropriate stakeholders as required.

 

Education and Experience:

Two year Diploma or technical training in a related discipline or equivalent. PMP designation an asset. A minimum of four years of related project management experience including experience with project management tools and techniques.

Familiarity working in a technical environment and a general understanding of IT subject matter. Experience working in an academic environment would be an asset.

 

Skills and Abilities:

• Proven project management skills with multiple project/program management methodologies and tools across a range of projects
• Exceptional interpersonal, written, and oral communications skills
• Ability to liaise with clients and assist in the definition and articulation of their requirements
• Ability to produce clear, concise, unambiguous, and easy to read documentation including project charters, plans, requirements, proposals, workflow, functional design, status reports, presentations and stakeholder communications
• Identifies and manages project milestones, deliverables, dependencies and critical path
• Ability to conduct research and effectively analyze, understand and evaluate the business and application functional impacts of modifications or enhancements
• Work both independently and as a strong team player with an aptitude for working in a collaborative environment
• Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations
• Ability to present ideas and concepts of a technical nature to a non-technical audience
• Highly self-motivated, proactive, and results driven
• Strong customer service orientation, quality focused mindset

 

Appointment Type:

Support – On Call

Appointment Start Date:

01/04/2022

Schedule:

On-call as work is available

 

Annual Salary/Hourly Rate:

$30.65 – $35.05

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Shortlisted internal candidates must notify the current Support Staff Bargaining Chairperson and Human Resources if they want a Union Observer during interviews and final selection of candidates.

 

Posting Opening Date:

12/09/2021

Posting Closing Date:

Open Until Filled

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please go to the following website:  https://www.employmentopportunities.okanagan.bc.ca and complete an on-line application.