New York State Police

Civilian Employment

Position Information

Application Due By: November 15, 2018
Title:Project Manager 2
Location:Division Headquarters - Administration Section
Albany, NY 12226
Albany County
Grade:25
Employment Type:Full Time
Union Representation:PS & T
Duties & Responsibilities:The Project Manager 2, SG-25 will report directly to the Portfolio Management Office, Administration and will manage multiple Agency projects with a focus on initiatives for the NYSP Laboratory. The incumbent of this position will be responsible for defining and managing project related tasks including, requirements gathering, planning, schedules, deliverables, change management and risk mitigation; the coordination of business process improvement across the Agency; working with Agency units to develop business case(s) for technology initiative requests, and communicating Division business needs to the Office of Information Technology Services (ITS). Projects will include LIMS/DLIMS, OpenLab Breathtest equipment upgrade and other Laboratory related application projects. At the direction of the Portfolio Manager, the incumbent of this position will work within all business sections to set a balanced strategic direction and priority in keeping with the mission of the State Police.


Duties:

Understand State Police current operational needs as they relate to NYS Laboratory and other projects. Duties may be related to initiatives such as LIMS / DLIMS, document control, laboratory accreditation, assisting to escalate technical issue resolution, ensuring technology infrastructure stays current and viable for the State Police while working with the Office of Information Technology to communicate the State Police initiatives and business needs.

Work with Office for Information Technology Services and all business sections to set a balanced strategic direction /priority in keeping with the State Police mission.

Work with Laboratory Administration and other NYSP business sections to ensure the required business resources are allocated to initiatives.

Lead and facilitate operation initiatives to identify business processes that can achieve improved efficiencies within the agency including LIMS / DLIMS and OpenLAB systems.

Coordinate operational and technical future planning with internal agency and external stakeholders. Ensure effective handoff to operations for ongoing maintenance and troubleshooting.

Serve as central point of contact for NYSP Crime Laboratory projects with the Office of Information Technology Services.

Maintain open lines of communication with external agencies such as the Office of Information Technology Services, the Division of Criminal Justice Services as well as the Office of Forensic Science in order to have a consistent, clear understanding of their vision and processes that will be implemented.

Coordinate Business Process Improvement projects across the laboratory system with a focus on forensics and LIMS/DLIMS software and how to best improve efficiency and productivity through the use of forensic based process documentation, monitoring technology and support infrastructure.

Define and manage operational initiatives including, requirement gathering, planning, schedules, deliverables, change management, risk mitigation and LIMS/DLIMS system upgrade projects.

Assist with procurement planning and implementation.

Assist the Portfolio Manager with managing the internal State Police Crime Laboratory process for project requests including tracking of requests, presentation of all internal requests to the Technology Working Group, working with business lead to develop business case(s) for project requests, and coordinating requests with ITS PMO/CRM.
Minimum and/or Preferred Qualifications:Eight years of project management experience which must include Planning and at least one other of the management process groups: Initiating, Executing, Controlling, or Closing. This experience must include the development of significant project management deliverables such as scope statements, schedules, budgets, quality plans, risk plans, and communication plans AND completion of twenty-one contact hours of project management training within the last six years;

OR

An Associate's Degree and six years of the required experience as described above and completion of twenty-one contact hours of project management training within the last six years;

OR

A Bachelor's Degree and four years of the required experience as described above and completion of twenty-one contact hours of project management experience training within the last six years;

OR

A Master's Degree and three years of the required experience as described above and completion of twenty-one contact hours of project management training within the last six years;

OR

A current certification from the Project Management Institute as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and one year post certification required experience as described above.
Additional Comments:Starting Salary: $81,446.00.

Resumes will be evaluated to determine whether candidates will proceed to the interview phase of the process.

Contact Information

Contact Name:MaryEllen Tedesco, Director of Personnel
Contact Address:New York State Police
Building 22
1220 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12226
Contact Phone:518/457-3840
Contact Fax:518/485-2293
Additional Instructions:Kindly submit via U.S. Mail or FAX a letter of intent and complete resume.


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