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IT Program Manager:Must live within a 50 Mile radius from the VLC

Florida Virtual School Orlando, FL

  • Salary $92,450 to $141,450 Annually
  • Benefits Offered Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, Dental
  • Employment Type Full-Time

This position is responsible to lead divisional and enterprise level IT applications projects. This role ensures the system portfolio enhances the organizational strategy through successful, consistent and predictable delivery of programs, projects and applications.

Essential Position Functions:

  • Works with Strategic Business and Executive IT management to establish project goals and business case
  • Helps set strategic IT direction and assess the degree to which changes to scope, issues and risks will affect projects working with division or senior/executive management and sponsor to gain agreement for resolution
  • Measure performance to assure the project is progressing as compared to original plan and budget
  • Lead project managers and teams in developing and executing a program plan ensuring that authorized resources are obtained to make certain that all activities are performed. Gather lessons learned and obtain final project approval from sponsor and stakeholders
  • Communicate project progress by producing project reports to provide timely and accurate project status and decision support information to Project Team, Division, Cross Division and Executive management
  • Make recommendations based on current project status to resolve issues
  • Coordinate resources to ensure program and business needs are addressed through proactive priority management with business leaders
  • Manage, motivate and mentor cross-functional and enterprise project teams.
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures
  • Manage Programs/project at the division or enterprise level.
  • Make strategic decisions that impact Division or site
  • Manage, control, direct, and supervise assigned direct reports, including general leadership, planning, organizing, and reviewing
  • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as, meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner, and demonstrate respect for others
  • All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established

(These essential functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job-related duties as required.)

Minimum Requirements:

Education/Licensure/Certification:

  • Bachelor degree in Business, Computer Science or related discipline
  • Project Management or Program Management Certification from the Project Management Institute

Experience:

  • At least 8 years of experience in project management, business systems analysis, software development or deployment, with a minimum of 5 years managing projects

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA's):

  • Ability to make sound decisions and recommendations within established guidelines
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and meet aggressive deadlines
  • Ability to research information, analyze data, and make recommendations, plans of action, and formulate alternative resolutions and system improvements
  • Must possess strong knowledge of computer operations and office software
  • Must possess strong operational and trouble shooting skills for software resources
  • Ability to work with and through people to establish goals, objectives, and action plans

Florida Virtual School

Why Work Here?

Awesome benefits! Paid time off including sick & vacation. Great Culture where the student comes first & our employees are valued!

Why join Florida Virtual School? Whether you are part of our instructional staff, working with students on a personal, one-on-one basis to push students toward success, or one of our support staff members who work tirelessly to ensure the FLVS journey is the cutting-edge experience you'd expect from the industry leader, all of us at FLVS work with a common commitment in mind - the student is at the center of every decision we make. FLVS employees are passionate about delivering a high-quality, technology-based education that provides the skills and knowledge students need for success. We are always looking to add to our team of over 2,000 dedicated professionals working across the state of Florida to transform education worldwide Florida Virtual School is committed to equal employment opportunities throughout all levels and departments within the organization. We strive to attract a diverse, qualified candidate pool, and welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We strive to treat employees, customers, and partners with respect and value the wide variety of ideas, perspectives and backgrounds brought to us. We realize that our employees are the ones who help us positively impact students lives and the world of education. As stated in Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, as of July 1, 2014, Florida law requires that the state (including universities and political subdivisions) give preference in appointment and retention in positions of employment to veterans residing in Florida.

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