A career at the Colorado Community College System’s administrative office comes with great perks. As you help the operations of our 13 colleges continuously improve, you will reap a rewarding experience with being a part of an enterprise which assists thousands of students to elevate their lives each year. We are confident – when you consider all the tangibles and intangibles – you will want to make the next, and final, stop of your career the Colorado Community College System.

You will admire the friendly culture of our system office and be inspired by our team environment and dedicated employees. Additionally, we offer:
  • Generous annual and sick leave benefits (15 hours of annual leave and 10 hours of sick leave accrued each month – based on fulltime status); our employees stay because of the work/life balance they are able to obtain here.
  • Attractive health, dental, vision, life, and flexible savings options; we will also help you build your retirement savings via our defined benefit or defined contribution plans.
  • An opportunity to become a lifelong-learner and enjoy considerable savings for the college education of your dependents through our tuition reimbursement program.
For a complete overview of our benefits, visit the benefits section of our website (https://resources.cccs.edu/employee-resources/employee-benefits/).
Job Details
Senior Project Manager/Business Analyst - Student & IT Supervisor
Information Technology
Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

The Sr. Project Manager / Business Analyst for Student and IT Supervisor supervises the Project Manager/Business Analyst for Student and two Quality Assurance Analysts for Student and Financial Aid. He/she is responsible for coaching, mentoring, and succession planning with the team along with developing individual training plans for team members. The Sr. Project Manager / Business Analyst is responsible for managing projects and project teams to facilitate the on-time delivery of project objectives. In addition, the Project Manager will be the main contact to the business areas within Student Services, helping them identify priorities, develop business cases, and develop detailed requirements. The Sr. Project Manager follows established project management methodologies throughout each of the projects and will participate in setting or refining the standards for project management. Typically the Sr. Project Manager works with very little direct supervision. He/she directs the activities of the project teams and Quality Assurance Analysts in the areas of Student Services and communicates with the appropriate team leads, business units, and management. CCCS-IT provides high level support to the IT Directors and staff at all thirteen colleges and is the provider for the Wide Area Network, internet access, Exchange, the Banner ERP system, and Web/Portal systems.  CCCS-IT works with the college  IT directors and CCCS senior management to establish IT policies and standards for both the system office and the colleges.

Special Job Conditions:

  • The position will work independently and as a member of various teams of technology members and end users. Must be able to work effectively with a diverse population.
  • Attendance at required meetings and in-services.  Occasional travel may be required.
  • Daily schedules may fluctuate to accommodate organizational needs, deadlines and delivery of services.
  • Supervision of Others:
    • Project Manager/Business Analyst - Student
    • Quality Assurance Analyst – Student & Financial Aid
    • Quality Assurance Analyst – Student & Financial Aid
  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field from an accredited college or university.
  • Relevant education and experience in the appropriate technical and management areas may substitute year for year for the required degree.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of project management experience for technical projects including large scale projects.
  • Minimum of three (3) years relevant functional experience with Banner or similar ERP system.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of relevant higher education experience.
  • Proven team leadership experience.
  • Solid understanding and business acumen in the areas of Student Services.
  • Proven understanding of project management concepts and development life cycle methodologies.
  • Experience with Change Management methodology.
  • Familiarity with project management tools (e.g. MS Project, PlanView).
  • A good understanding of and experience defining detailed process flows.
  • Ability to define user needs and to facilitate development of technical solutions.
  • Ability to instruct others, both individually and in a group setting.
  • Good listening skills and excellent oral and written communication skills in technical and non- technical settings.  Excellent presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Self-motivated and self-started, requires little supervision and guidance.
  • Ability to interact well with a diverse campus population
  • Excellent customer service skills, for both internal and external customers.
  • Ability to work directly with customers and vendors to understand and resolve functional or technical issues or concerns.
  • Ability to work effectively on concurrent, multiple tasks and projects.
  • Ability to work independently to coordinate, organize and track tasks effectively and to meet project deadlines.
  • Experience supporting 24x7 environments.
  • Experience with Ellucian Banner.
  • Master’s degree.
  • PMP or comparable certification.
  • Basic understanding of systems architectures
  • Five (5) years of project management experience for technical projects including large scale projects.

Unique Personal Characteristics

  • Work effectively on concurrent, multiple tasks and projects.
  • Coordinate, organize and track tasks effectively and meet project deadlines.
  • Keep current on technology by identifying, reading and using technical manuals, release guides and other resources.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with staff having varying levels of technical expertise.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Additional Working Conditions

  • Part of this job is performed using a computer.
  • This position has frequent interactions with internal and external customers and vendors.
  • This position frequently attends and leads meetings with a variety of attendees.
  • Some travel to various campuses and conferences is required.
  • Some evening and weekend support is required.
$100,000-$106,000 depending on qualifications

How to Apply:

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Applicant materials must be received by the close date and you will need to upload all of the requested documents, in order to ensure full consideration. 

Colorado Community College System
Human Resources 9101 E Lowry Blvd. Denver CO 80230-6011