Please note: State agencies that contact job applicants do not usually request personal or financial information via text message or over the phone in connection with your response to a job posting. If you are contacted for such information by these methods, or any other method, please verify the identity of the individual before transmitting such information to that person.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Note: For questions about the job posting, please contact the agency that posted this position by using the contact information provided on the "Contact" tab for the position.

Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/02/18

Applications Due08/13/18

Vacancy ID56704

AgencyInformation Technology Services, Office of

TitleProject Manager 1, Ref #16055

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade23

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $73284 to $92693 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address State Campus, Buidling 5, Floor 2

City Albany


Zip Code12220

Minimum Qualifications Open to NYS employees with one year of permanent competitive service as a Project Manager 1, G-23 or in a position at the G-21 level or above deemed administrative under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law. The transfer cannot be a second consecutive transfer resulting in an advancement of more than two salary grades.

Preferred Qualifications

• Well-Versed in MS Project, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint and other MS Office Suite Applications
• Experience in ServiceNow (ITSM);
• Self-motivated with great communication (written/verbal), leadership, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.
• Strong-interest and advocacy of Project/Portfolio Management

Duties Description Under the direction of Project Manager 2, the Project Manager 1 will be assigned to the Project Management Shared Services (PMSS) within the Business Services division. The incumbent will manage and lead all assigned standalone projects of small or medium complexity and may manage a component/sub-project of a larger/more complex project utilizing Formal PM Methodology & Standards throughout the project life cycle. The incumbent will reach out to the Project Sponsor to identify, confirm and assemble the project team upon assignment of a project. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Develop and manage Project Scope Documents including working closely with and leading the project team in gaining their input to ensure the Project Scope is well defined and documented;
• Present the Project Scope to Project Sponsors’ (ITS/Client) and secure approvals;
• Work closely with the business/technical/architectural subject matter experts (SMEs) in their documentations of the business, technical & architectural requirements documents/diagrams for the project;
• Assist the SMEs as needed and provide constructive feedback to ensure that requirements are well written, clear/concise and approved by the client;
• Develop and manage the Project Schedule utilizing MS Project;
• Work closely with and lead the project team in gaining their input to ensure the Project Schedule accurately establishes the critical path, milestones, deliverable, dependencies/constraints;
• Present the Project Schedule to Project Sponsors’ (ITS/Client) and secure approvals;
• Develop the Project Budget (Cost Plan) in ITSM, and presents and secure Project Sponsors’ (ITS/Client) approval;
• Develop and manage the Project Management Plans (e.g., Communications, Quality, Risk, Issue, Change, Resource, etc.) and Logs/Registers (e.g., Issue and Risk), and present plan to the project team/stakeholders ensuring adherence throughout the project life cycle.
• Organize, lead and facilitate project meetings, document and distribute meeting material and outcomes, and monitors all action items to completion;
• Perform the following based on the established Project Management Plan: stakeholder analysis; project reporting of status, issues, risks, others to stakeholders; project change requests; issues/risks escalation/resolution;
• Perform accurate and timely updates of assigned projects in ITSM 2.0 to ensure project data quality and integrity;
• Perform special assignments and projects as requested to support PMSS and ITS needs.

Additional Comments Some positions may require fingerprinting.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Jeff Memole

Telephone 518-473-0398

Fax 518-402-4924

Email Address


Street NYS Office of Information Technology Services

Empire State Plaza, PO Box 2062

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12220


Notes on ApplyingTo apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume and indicate that you are applying for the position of Project Manager 1, Ref. #16055. Please clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Your Social Security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

Printable Version