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Date:  May 4, 2024
Req ID:  38039

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Anticipated Starting Salary:  64,444.85

Position Information

Class Code: D122C

Grade: IT07


Salary Range: $64,444.00 - $93,445.00


The Information Technology (IT) Project Manager is responsible for project plan development, and managing and reporting on the following project elements: scope, time, communications, cost, human resources, integration, risk, quality, and procurement. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.


Implement portfolio, program and project management best practices, including project governance, change management, organizational communications, key metrics and dashboards. Completes project management activities for all phases of the project life cycle, which includes initiation, planning, execution, control, and closeout. Defines and facilitates project scope and objectives, and interfaces with all areas affected by the project. Acts as the project management liaison between the agency and DIS, as needed. Assembles project team, identifies resources needed, assigns individual responsibilities, and develops schedules, to ensure timely completion of projects within budgetary and scheduling guidelines. Ensures adherence to quality standards, and tracks and reviews project deliverables. Executes communication and risk management plans for project activities. Determines need for training and certifications for project team. Performs other duties as assigned.


Occasional in-state automotive travel and limited air transportation travel are required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of state budgetary and fiscal business processes and procedures. Knowledge of project management methodologies and tools. Knowledge of DIS business standards and procedures. Knowledge of current and emerging information technologies. Ability to develop and maintain a good rapport with clients, vendors, peers and supervisors. Ability to effectively communicate to direct contacts through written and verbal media.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in computer science, business management or a related field; plus three years of experience in project leadership, management or a related field.


Must possess a certificate as a Project Management Professional (PMP) or its equivalent or must obtain PMP certification within one year of employment. Must possess a valid Arkansas driver's license.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock