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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
IT PROFESSIONAL 4 - IT Project Management
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $60,969.60 to  $91,642.32  PAY GRADE: 41
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Secretary of State
Division: Secretary of State
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 07.921
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 30780
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/16/2017
Close Date: 03/02/2017
Recruiter:
   CARL CHISAM
   Phone: (775)684-0110
   Email: cchisam@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Information Technology (IT) Professionals analyze, develop, implement, maintain, and modify computer operations, systems, networks, databases, applications, and/or information security. Incumbents may perform duties in one or more IT specialization areas depending on the needs of the agency.
Incumbents perform supervisory duties and manage projects of varying size, scope, and impact to agency operations to include serving as the project leader; planning, organizing, and directing project activities; resolving design conflicts; data administration; resource allocation; contract negotiation; timeline development; critical path tracking; justifying the need for additional resources; and coordination with other work units within and outside the organization as assigned. Non-supervisory positions must spend the preponderance of their time performing the most advanced professional work in project management and oversight or technology planning and consultation.
The incumbent will function as a Project Manager for the development and implementation of internal and external (vendor) IT solutions, and will be a key member of the Project Management Office (PMO) that analyzes and documents requirements for IT projects. Test systems functionality by preparing test plans and overseeing quality assurance. Other duties will include creating, modifying and managing the status of ongoing projects while documenting progress as well as the completion dates of project items; maintaining project management information and statuses in a project management software application; maintaining change control for the division; providing information and reports to agency leadership as needed; auditing internal IT mechanisms; and implementing continuous improvement cycles for IT procedures.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science, management information systems, or closely related field and five years of progressively responsible professional IT experience relevant to the duties of the position which may include systems administration, network administration, database administration, applications analysis and development, and/or information security, two years of which were at the advanced journey level or in a supervisory or project management capacity; OR bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science,management information systems, or closely related field and five years of progressively responsible professional IT experience which may include systems administration, network administration, database administration, applications analysis and development, and/or information security, relevant to the duties of the position, two years of which were at the journey level in information security; OR two years of relevant experience as an IT Professional III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    Statewide travel 25% of the time is required.
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Do you have experience with managing software development projects? Please provide details of your experience to include where and when you obtained it. This experience must be reflected in the employment history portion of your application in order to receive credit.
2) Do you have experience with SDLC methodologies? Please provide details of your experience to include where and when you obtained it. This experience must be reflected in the employment history portion of your application in order to receive credit.
3) Do you have experience with PMI and project management standards? Please provide details of your experience to include where and when you obtained it. This experience must be reflected in the employment history portion of your application in order to receive credit.
4) Do you have experience with managing vendor projects? Please provide details of your experience to include where and when you obtained it. This experience must be reflected in the employment history portion of your application in order to receive credit.
5) Please describe your written and oral communication skills.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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