State Program Manager
|Date Opened||8/20/2021 12:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$89,410* - $121,916/year, *New hires to state employment usually start at the minimum|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||9/10/2021 11:59:00 PM|
State Program Manager).Geographic Information Officer (
Working as part of the Data and Policy Analytics unit at OPM, alongside the state’s Chief Data Officer, you will be directly involved in leveraging the power of data, analytics and collaboration to help solve some of the state’s most challenging problems.
The GIO will be the leader for development of high-quality GIS data. This includes both data acquisition and creation as well as aggregation from existing sources. The GIO will work towards developing, implementing, and coordinating all of the administrative and financial functions, operations and programs of the GIS Office. The ideal candidate for this position will be organized, enthusiastic, a problem-solver with a strong work ethic and leadership abilities, able to work with a diverse set of stakeholders, including a GIS Advisory Council, to move forward the goals of the state GIS Office.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are mapping technology that combines geographic data, software and human skill to explore, measure, analyze, and share outputs via maps, dashboards and applications. GIS is used to make decisions and answer questions throughout government. It is used to route 911 calls and direct first responders, to plan roads and identify dangerous intersections, prevent and respond to disasters like the COVID-19 pandemic and Post-Tropical Cyclone Sandy; and to manage property assets. It is the basis for all land and real estate development that drives our economy. The existence of high quality GIS information at the state level has broad-ranging benefits beyond state governments. A wide-range of disciplines benefit from easy-to-access, high quality and updated maps and data from managing water, land and habitats to utilities, recreation and research, economic prosperity, marketing and business.
We offer a competitive package; excellent health care; generous leave policies; a retirement plan; a deferred compensation program; and more.
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In a state agency this class is accountable for planning, organizing and directing an agency program and/or project or directing the development and administration of programs within a division.
Receives general direction from an administrative official of higher grade.
Directs staff as assigned.
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of project management; considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of business and public administration with emphasis on effective organization, administration and management considerable ability to analyze organizational problems and determine effective solutions; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.
One (1) year of the General Experience must been in a consultative capacity with programmatic and administrative or project management responsibilities in the specific area of assignment.
1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in business administration, public administration or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
3. Department of Labor: Two (2) years of experience as an Apprenticeship and Training Program Manager may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.