Project Coordinator

Analytics and Systems Quality

Recruitment #210114-UNCE-I02

Introduction

Analytics and Systems Quality

Salary:  $4,833.33 monthly

This is an unclassified position; selections will be made without the use of an interview committee per OP-110235 V.A.

Oklahoma Department of Corrections
Unclassified Job Descriptor
PROJECT COORDINATOR

Basic Purpose:
Positions in this job are assigned responsibilities involving the independent direction or management of a project or function of moderate size or scope for the department.

This position is intended to lead small groups of subject matter experts in the configuration and customization of the new offender management system for institutional business processes.  A broad knowledge of institutional business is required.  The position will be responsible for coordinating efforts in communications, process documentation, data review, testing, error reporting and instruction in cooperation with the rest of the project team and team leader to configure the new system to meet Oklahoma’s correctional data requirements.  This is not a technical position but one designed to bring business needs to the vendor and project team.

Typical Functions:
*Plans, organizes, and/or directs a department program or function of moderate size and scope, which involves program development, coordination, and implementation.
*Plans, directs, and coordinates related work activities and work flow among project staff, vendors and affected department units.
*Provides training and assistance to users on various types of software and hardware.
*Serves as a liaison to internal and external stakeholders to analyze information request and requirements, determine information availability and production capabilities, and provide department data and information in response to their
requests.
*Interprets and advises department personnel and contractors where appropriate on departmental rules, regulations, and laws governing the operation of the assigned project; coordinates activities of the project with key stakeholders.
*Manages, monitors, and evaluates project operations and services; prepares complex documentation pertaining to the department project; prepares management information reports.
*Determines resource requirements and priorities for assigned project(s); establishes timetables for accomplishing project initiatives; develops, evaluates, and implements business processes and operational procedures consistent with state and federal laws pertaining to the administration of assigned project(s).
*Provides assistance and direction to professional level staff in implementing programs in accordance with department policies and goals; provides training and guidance to department managers and employees for the assigned project(s).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of principles and practices of business processes or public administration; of federal and state laws and regulations relating to the administration of assigned projects. Knowledge of and skill in appropriate information technology. Ability to coordinate activities and resources; to plan, organize, and manage multiple projects simultaneously; to establish and maintain effective working relationships; to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; to exercise good judgment in analyzing situations and making decisions; to plan, direct, and review the work of others; and to coordinate the work of organizational units.

Education and Experience:

Statutorily Required: N/A

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree AND five (5) years of corrections experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business management, or closely related field and five (5) years of professional corrections experience, two (2) years of which was in a supervisory position.

Job Code: 5172 DOC Pay Grade: 12 Statutory Reference: 74 O.S. § 840-5.5 or 5.11 Effective Date: 06/28/2019

Conclusion

Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.