POSTED: 08/19/19


Initiates, plans, executes, and controls projects involving multiple people, offices, departments, stakeholders, & technology components. Aligns project requirements & deliverables with the strategic & tactical goals of the organization. Measures & is accountable for the short & long-term project results. Ensures proper processes are met & documented. Maintains close relationships with internal departments/offices in order to coordinate ancillary activities. Ensures the implementation of changes or new processes meet the organization's requirements. Understands the needs of the stakeholders. Defines project objectives & deliverables to meet those needs. Identifies assumptions & constraints that impact schedule, resources, costs, quality, & risk. Defines scope, schedule, budget, & quality levels for the project. Develops & performs routine audit processes. Participates in recommendations for improvements of process & administrative issues or inefficiencies that impact the ancillary activities. Implements process changes as needed. Develops charters for significant projects. Problem resolution. Provides options to resolve issues & problems arising from ancillary development or execution processes. Provides direct support including, but not limited to, conference calls, timeline development, meetings, problem resolution, audits, & third party audits. Prioritizes projects & day to day work flow for self & other team members as appropriate. This role requires end-to-end project management accountability, demonstrating responsibility for & ownership of the entire process from beginning to end.


Full Time, Benefitted, Exempt

Working hours: 

Primarily 8:00 am - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday


Columbia, Missouri


Bachelor's degree in Business, Project Mgmt, Mgmt Info. Systems, Computer Science, or related area, or the equivalent through a combination of education & work experience; MS Access, Excel, & other PC based database tools; Excellent communication & customer service skills; Strong analytical, planning, problem identification, & resolution skills required; Ability to plan for & integrate multiple tasks concurrently as well as work independently with minimal direction; Experience communicating basic project methodology concepts for managing scope, cost, & schedule.
Must have a clear criminal history, excluding minor traffic violations, and be able to pass a background check. Must meet minimum qualifications set forth by the FBI and MSHP CJIS Security policy.

Preferred qualifications: 5-8 years relevant experience, including five years project management experience; Familiarity with formal project mgmt methodologies; Demonstrated decision-making, analytical & problem solving abilities; Track record of establishing priorities & meeting deadlines; Effective supervisory skills; PMP certification; MBA or equivalent work experience.

Starting Salary Range: 

$50,481 - $75,732 Salary commensurate with experience.

Deadline for Application: 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Benefit-eligible employees receive paid vacation, 13 paid holidays, enrollment in the County Employees Retirement Fund, and two matching deferred compensation plans. Other benefits include 100% County paid or low-cost employee health insurance premium options, 100% County paid employee dental premiums, subsidized dependent premiums, and County paid long-term disability and life insurance.

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