Hours Per Day:
Position Type: Regular
Salary: $88,042.00 - $98,173.00
05/28/2019 - To be considered for this position, please submit a completed
online application and upload required documents on or before this date.
Additional Information: This position supports key projects within Human Resources and Teaching,
Learning & Leadership
* Level 27, Professional-Technical, Non-Represented *
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JOB TITLE: PROJECT MANAGER/ANALYST
GROUP: Professional/Technical (Non-represented) LEVEL: 27
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
WORK DAYS PER FISCAL YEAR: 247 HOLIDAYS: 13
SUMMARY: The Project Manager/Analyst position is shared between Teaching, Learning and Leadership (TL&L) and Human Resources (HR) in service of the overall Central Office transformation effort being jointly led by the two departments. The Project Manager/Analyst is heavily involved in the evaluation and planning stages of system management. The Project Manager/Analyst works to create project plans; define the strategic implications of projects and determine the requirements to achieve a successful implementation. The Project Manager/Analyst must exhibit strong troubleshooting skills to address project-related issues as well making quick, informed decisions regarding technical problem areas. The Project Manager/Analyst will report to the Chief Talent Office and Chief Academic Officer with annual evaluation completed by the Chief Talent Officer with input from the Chief Academic Officer.
CONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, and White Center in Washington State. In 2013, parents, students, community members, and staff at all levels of the district came together to develop a strategic plan that reflects our goals and dreams for our students. The plan was updated in 2018 to guide our work through 2023. The plans promise is that every student in Highline Public Schools is known by name, strength, and need, and graduates prepared for the future they choose. The strategic plan is centered on Our Promise. It includes five big goals for Highline students, supported by Our Foundation. * Equity. We will disrupt institutional biases and end inequitable practices so all students have an equal chance at success. * Instruction. We will reduce achievement and opportunity gaps by using culturally responsive, inclusive, standards-based instruction. * Relationships. We will know our students by name, strength and need and have open, two-way communication with students, families and community partners. * Support. We will increase student success by supporting their social-emotional and academic needs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 1. Major Programmatic Responsibilities (Oversight, Leadership, Policy-level Decision-Making): In conjunction with the Chief Talent Officer, Chief Academic Officer and/or their designee, the Project Manager/Analyst may lead and direct meetings and/or develop policy level components of business and instructional systems. The Project Manager/Analyst will also work with schools and central office to implement business and organizational processes for use in day to day work within the district. This work is a component of this employees tasks as they relate to the successful implementation and support of systems including: Strategic Human Capital Staffing Planning, School Improvement, Annual Action Plans, and Equity Focus.
JOB DESCRIPTION: PROJECT MANAGER/ANALYST 2. Major Operational Responsibilities (Day-to-Day tasks, Planning, Judgment): Provides guidance, oversight and support Analysis of multiple data sources across departments Follows a defined, agreed upon project management/analysis methodology Facilitates the definition and execution of project scope, goals and deliverables Defines project tasks and resource requirements Coordinates project staff Assists in planning and scheduling project timelines Tracks project deliverables using appropriate tools Provides direction and support to project team Monitors and reports on progress of the project to all stakeholders Present reports defining project progress, data analysis, problems and solutions Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs Prepare project evaluations and assessment of results Manage updating and adherence to the communication plan Assists in the creation, management and deployment of projects, using tools designed for projects, plans, tasks, assignments and resource management Maintains confidentiality of information processed through the district Maintains professional competence, knowledge and skill necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities Documents, tracks and monitors problems to ensure a timely resolution 3. Budgetary Authority: None. 4. Other Duties: Performs related duties and assumes other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Chief Talent Officer, Chief Academic Officer and/or their designee.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: Education and Experience Bachelors Degree ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Experience in project management Experience in a school district HR office
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:: Project management experience desired Prior experience working within a K-12 service and support organization Experience in Human Resources
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Criminal background clearance Valid WA State drivers license and proof of insurance, or ability to achieve Highline Public Schools 81E27PMA Project Manager/Analyst Page 2 of 4
JOB DESCRIPTION: PROJECT MANAGER/ANALYST
KNOWLEDGE OF: Understanding of how and when to escalate issues to higher level Theoretical and practical aspects of project management Project management/analysis techniques and tools and information systems Troubleshooting and problem resolution skills School board policies and procedures
ABILITY TO: Communicate effectively verbally and in writing Maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups in a multicultural and diverse community Work collaboratively as part of a team Remain flexible to changes in assignments or situations Organize activities, set priorities, and follow instructions Demonstrate analytical, diagnostic and problem solving skills Instruct others in concepts and processes of diagnosing and troubleshooting computer related problems Document, track and monitor problems to ensure a timely resolution Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to the Chief Talent Officer and the Chief Academic Officer or their designee.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video display with prolonged exposure to electronic equipment and visual display screens. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee must adjust to frequent interruptions in their work schedule. The position requires District travel. The employee is expected to have the ability to work independently. This position requires minimal supervision. Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include, and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee.
CLASSIFICATION HISTORY Created by Human Resources, 2019.05.13 Highline Public Schools 81E27PMA Project Manager/Analyst Page 3 of 4
JOB DESCRIPTION: PROJECT MANAGER/ANALYST Highline Public Schools, District #401, complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate in admission, access, treatment, or employment in education programs or hiring practices on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, marital status, honorably-discharged veteran or military status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. This holds true for all students who are interested in participating in educational programs and/or extracurricular activities. Any person having inquiries should contact: Age Discrimination Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Affirmative Action, Civil Rights Act (employees), and Title IX: Chief Talent Officer, 206.631.3121, firstname.lastname@example.org; Civil Rights Act: Executive Director of Student Support and Family Engagement, 206.631.3100, 206.631.3100, email@example.com; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act- Director of Health and Social Services, 206.631.3011, firstname.lastname@example.org Highline Public Schools 81E27PMA Project Manager/Analyst Page 4 of 4