Title: DATA PROCESSING MANAGER III Salary: $7,118.00 - $8,486.00 Posted: 04/25/2014
Job Description: Notice: If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility.
The reporting location for this position is at Headquarters in Sacramento. This position will work under the direction of the Chief Information Officer. The Data Processing Manager III (DPM III) has full management responsibility for the five sections of the Office of Information Technology (IT) Services. These sections include: Web Development, Applications Development, the Project Management Office (PMO)/Administrative Services Section and IT District Support. The DPM III plans, organizes, and directs the formulation, administration, and evaluation of statewide IT programs. This position acts as a member of the Deputy Director of Administration’s key executive staff, and participates in development and evaluation of Departmental policy in all administrative program areas. Desirable skills and work experience: Managing enterprise IT systems, managing projects which includes planning, scheduling, risk and issue analysis as well as technical experience supporting enterprise web applications. Must have extensive IT knowledge, be able to work collaboratively with other units to develop and implement solutions and have patience and strong customer service skills. This position may be required to travel on occasion. State housing is not available. For further information regarding this position, please contact Phil Minas at Phil.Minas@parks.ca.gov.
Data Processing Manager III
Under the general direction of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the Department of Parks and Recreation, the Data Processing Manager III has full management responsibility for the five sections of The Office of Information Technology (IT) Services. These sections include; Web Development; Applications Development, the Project Management Office (PMO)/Administrative Services section and IT District Support. The DPM III plans, organizes and directs the formulation, administration, and evaluation of statewide IT programs. This position acts as a member of the Deputy Director of Administration’s key staff, and participates in development and evaluation of Departmental policy.
The employee provides direct Management of 22 technical staff, 2 consultants, students and volunteers.
This position requires exceptional commitment to delivery of outstanding quality service to both internal and external customers, a commitment to continuous improvement and the utilization of best practices.
This reporting location of this position is at the Sacramento Headquarters Building.
50% Manage the Web Development, Applications Development, PMO, I.T. Administration and Division Support Offices
•Formulates and oversees the IT budget for each of the 5 Offices.
•Directly manage the Web Development Office which supports 4000 active web pages.
•Directly manage the Applications Development Office which supports 25 enterprise level applications
•Directly manage the Project Management Office which delivers project support, project management processes and methodologies for all Department projects having a IT component.
•Directly manage the IT Procurements & Contracts Office which processes over 5 million dollars annually.
•Oversee the IT District Support Office through a subordinate Manager which supports the day to day IT needs for the 5 largest District Offices comprising over 1500 users.
25% Project Management, Oversight and Reporting
•Develops the Project Charter and Project Organization Chart. Identifies the roles, responsibilities and relationships of all project team members.
•Manages the project team in development of a project management plan(s) that defines the project scope, schedule, cost, quality, resource, communication, risk, procurement needs.
•Manages project work plans that define the appropriate resources and tasks required to complete the project deliverables within the approved scope, schedule and cost.
•Manages the project scope to ensure the business and technical requirements, and project objectives are being met. Manages the project budget to ensure the resources are expended appropriately.
•Tracks and reports task durations and expenses on a monthly basis.
•Conducts a post-implementation assessment to determine whether the project met the proposed objectives, was completed within schedule and cost, and achieved the proposed benefits. Conducts and documents lessons learned. Close out all accounting and contract activities.
•Prepares the Post-Implementation Evaluation Report (PIER).
•Provides project management mentorship, implement best practices with regards to project management and lessons learned.
•Develop, implement and monitor innovative customer service and supports strategies to meet DPR business needs while complying with State IT policy and guidelines.
•A thorough, in-depth knowledge of the State procurement methodology/process (IT & Non IT), including but not limited to: Business Analysis, Feasibility Study Reports and Requests for Proposal (RFP, RFO, RFI, etc), and the various reporting requirements required by the California Technology Agency.
20% Policy and Administration
•Will perform high level administrative and policy influencing functions effectively. Including reviewing and updating Departmental Notices, Administration Manuals and Operational Manuals.
•Ability to plan, organize and direct the work of multidisciplinary professional and administrative staff; gain the confidence and support of top level administrators and advise them on a wide range of administrative matters; develop cooperative working relationships with representatives of all levels of government, the public, the media, and the legislative and executive branches; analyze complex administrative problems, policies, and procedures, and recommend effective courses of actions; and communicate effectively.
•Serves in a back-up role as Chief Information Officer overseeing the Information Technology Offices 44 permanent staff, 4 intermittent staff, consultants, students and volunteers.
5% Professional Competency
•Attend appropriate seminars, conferences and training to maintain level of professional competency in the information technology field. Keep up to date by reading technology periodicals and e-mail updates.
•Ability to work in a fast paced environment with rapidly changing needs and issues.
Please send your Standard State Application, Form 678, to the contact address listed below. Please note the position number on the application and include any necessary documentation required to be eligible for the job.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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