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Information Technology Project Manager I

Job Code 099300
Pay Plan Classified
Pay Grade 22
Occupational Category Information Technology & Statistics
Effective Date 10/23/2022
Class Definition

This is the first level of five in the Information Technology (IT) Project Manager series. Incumbents perform project management at an entry level for a department or agency of Vermont State Government where, because of the structure of assignments, decision making and complexity are limited to carrying out established work processes and operations. Work is performed under the direct supervision of an experienced team member

Examples of Work

Duties primarily involve coordination and project management support of technology and technology related projects. Under supervision, project managers at this level work with information technology (IT) staff, subject matter experts (SMEs), and program leaders to coordinate the planning, organizing, implementing, and enhancing of information systems and services for the State of Vermont. Creates, and documents project work plans, including scope, schedule, and cost, and revises as appropriate. Identifies and coordinates assignment of resources and ensures resource plan is carried out consistent with overall project goals and schedule. Monitor and control day to day operational aspects of one or more projects. Reviews deliverables prepared by vendor to ensure consistency with requirements and recommends acceptance or rework. Develops and vets risk mitigation plans. Responsible for document management, including version control, and creation of project records. Accomplishes earned value management calculations and reporting by tracking team hours, progress in terms of scope, and expenses. Performs related duties as required.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed in a standard office setting, but some travel may be required for which private means of transportation should be available. Work outside of regular business hours may be expected.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of budgeting and planning procedures.

Strong organizational skills.

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Negotiation and conflict management abilities.

Working knowledge of technology basics.

Competent with office automation and tools.

Ability to lead and work in a team environment.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Knowledge of meeting facilitation techniques.

Minimum Qualifications

Associates Degree from an accredited school in the fields of business administration, public administration, information technology or another related field.


Two (2) years or more of experience in the field of information technology with one (1) year or more where the primary role was project manager

Preferred Qualifications
Special Requirements