SIS Project Manager - Temporary

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Date Posted: 06/21/2022
Type/Department:Administrator in Information Technology
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Hampshire College

Department:  Information Technology  

Job Title: SIS Project Manager - Temporary

Position Type: Full Time

Schedule: 35 Hours a week

Pay Range/ Status: $75,000 - $85,000 / Exempt or Non-Exempt

Location: Hampshire College Campus in Amherst, MA

Reports to: Associate Director of IT for Infrastructure

Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2022

 

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is located on a beautiful rural campus in Amherst, Massachusetts. We provide residential undergraduate education to nearly 600 students. Each department at Hampshire College contributes to the collaborative culture of the organization and plays an important role in the success of the College. The information technology department collaborates with the rest of the community to further the College’s mission, as well as providing a wide range of academic and administrative technology support and services to the Hampshire community. As part of the information technology (IT) team, you will be instrumental in the department achieving its mission and goals!

DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

 The SIS project manager manages the project of rebuilding the front end to the Hampshire College academic program, which is essentially a custom SIS with a Colleague backend. This interface is referred to commonly as “evals”. This is a temporary 2-3 year position to support the rewrite of this interface and will end when the initial rewrite is complete.   

As part of the IT department, this position may work to support other department projects, tasks, and events as necessary and as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle
  • Passionate about working in an organization that values and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Incorporates an anti-racist and anti-oppressive lens into regular practice.
  • An understanding of the concepts of institutional and structural racism and their impact on underserved and underrepresented communities.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to translate between end users and technical people
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline

REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Four-year college degree or equivalent in computer science, business, or a related field
  • Three years of project management and related experience

Alternatives to formal education and paid work experience may be considered as equivalent qualifications to include military service/training, volunteering, activism, and other non-traditional programs and experiences related to the position.

BENEFITS:

Hampshire College offers an excellent benefits program for eligible employees such as medical, dental, vision, life insurance, generous retirement plan contributions, flexible leave plans, and many other fringe benefits. For information on Hampshire College, including more information on employee benefits and our company culture, visit our website at www.hampshire.edu.

WHO SHOULD APPLY:

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity employer and deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are particularly committed to revealing and combating the social and institutional structures that support racism and white supremacy in all phases of employment and college life. We believe that the educational and employment environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together to work and grow. We encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups, veterans, and other candidates who will contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives. Hampshire College is committed to removing barriers to employment faced by equity-seeking groups and encourages (but does not require) members of these groups to self-identify in their application materials. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity in the work environment are particularly encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu/

Review of applications will begin on July 13, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity and inclusion in education and employment.