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IT Project Coordinator

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
McHenry County College
Physical Address
8900 Us Highway 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
Job Description

Position Requisition

Job Title
IT Project Coordinator
FLSA Status
Job Type
Position Grade
Employee Type
Full Time
Hiring Range
commensurate with experience
Grant Funded
Work Year
12 Months
Work Year-Other Information

Typical Work Schedule 40 Hours | Flexible schedule to meet department needs to include possible evenings and weekends Bargaining Unit Eligibility Yes-Staff Council Work Week 40 Hours Work Week-Other Information Special Instructions to Applicants

Position Introduction
McHenry County College seeks a IT Project Coordinator to bring their project management expertise to our IT team. This is an exceptional opportunity to make a significant impact by supporting and advancing the College’s projects that advance our technology platforms for the state’s leader in community college enrollment growth and transformative programming that propels students to their next success.

McHenry County College is a comprehensive, public, Associate-degree granting institution located in Crystal Lake, Illinois. MCC is known throughout the community and the Illinois Community College System for its exceptional faculty and staff, the quality of its programs and services, and the success of its students. MCC welcomes, encourages, and supports the diversity of our students, faculty, and staff members and seeks to attract and retain individuals who reflect our diverse community.
Position Summary
Under the direction of the CIO, provide project management oversight of Information Technology projects, including project status reporting andcommunication both internally within IT and externally with project stakeholders. Administer project management tools, project inventory, and project documentation.
Reports to
Chief Information Officer
Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Manage key IT projects as directed by CIO, from initial project design and requirements definition to final deployment
  • Document and organize project documentation, including change control
  • Work with multiple projects and project team stakeholders at any given time and effectively communicate about project status
  • Work collaboratively with IT team leads to manage resource requirements and allocation
  • Escalate project delays and budget over-runs immediately to the CIO
  • Organize the project portfolio and provide reports to communicate status, delivery, and other key updates
  • Manage the project management environment using the College’s designated technology (currently Smartsheet)
  • Work collaboratively with others (e.g. colleagues, stakeholders, vendors) to drive timely completion of IT projects
  • Assume additional duties as assigned by immediate supervisor
    Required Education
    Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution
    Other Required Qualifications
  • Four years project management experience in a customer support environment
  • Demonstrated experience using project management software tools
  • Five years experience in an information technology environment
    Desired Qualifications
  • PMP certification
  • Experience working in higher education
  • Ability to build and manage dashboards using Smartsheet for project status updates
    Skills and Specifications
  • Ability to work independently yet have a strong team orientation and to develop productive working relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment with multiple team leads to manage different projects
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent ability to reason and problem-solve; tosynthesize and communicate information that is very complex and encompasses an extensive, diverse, and rapidly changing body of knowledge
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, using time efficiently and remaining focused on priorities
  • Well organized and goal-oriented
  • Commitment to the customer service role of the department
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Ability to see, perceive color, depth, and texture
  • Commitment and respect for diversity, equity, inclusiveness and the MCC Behaviors of Excellence
  • Commitment to the College mission, vision, values, and goals
  • Ability to perform all of the essential functions, skills, and specifications of the position
    Main Campus

McHenry County College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color sex, national origin, or disability.
See Nondiscrimination Statement for details.

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