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ITS Project Coordinator

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Work type: Staff
Location: Humboldt
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Probationary, Full Time, Information Systems & Technology

ITS Project Coordinator

Information Technology Services
Job #513982

Open Until Filled
First Review Date: Sunday, May 22, 2022

(Job #22-68) Project Coordinator, Administrative Analyst/Specialist I-Exempt, $3,897 - $7,051 monthly. Appointments are typically made at the beginning of the salary range. This is a full-time, benefited, exempt, 12-month pay plan, permanent position with a one-year probationary period in Information Technology Services (ITS) in the ITS Project Office. This position comes with an extensive benefits package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage, CalPERS retirement, Fee Waiver eligibility (reduced tuition on most CSU system classes), life insurance, and voluntary pre-tax health and dependent care reimbursement accounts. Additional benefits information can be found at

Now is an exciting time to join the Information Technology Services as we transition to Cal Poly Humboldt! Cal Poly Humboldt has been named the state’s third polytechnic institution and the first in Northern California.  Backed by a historic state investment, we’re adding in-demand new academic programs, building new facilities, and growing our enrollment. Cal Poly Humboldt is a Hispanic-Serving Institution that strives to foster an inclusive and equitable community to support our students of diverse backgrounds. We are committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality committed to working in a multicultural and multiracial community that reflects the diversity of the state. Additional information about Cal Poly Humboldt can be found at

Cal Poly Humboldt sits on the traditional homelands of the Wiyot people in what is currently called Arcata, CA. The Wiyot people call the area Goudi’ni (over in the woods). Cal Poly Humboldt was the first campus in the California State University system to offer a stand-alone major in Native American Studies.

Cal Poly Humboldt is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

Position Summary:

The ITS Project Coordinator will join a highly dynamic and effective team responsible for Project Coordination, Business Analysis & Consulting and Change Management and Operational Support for projects and other initiatives involving ITS resources and of a technical nature.  Using various project management methodologies and the ADKAR Change Management model, this position will help lead the Cal Poly Humboldt Transformation across a wide variety of technical and functional areas on the campus.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Associated with this Position Include:

The essential job functions assigned to this position include:

  • Help support ITS teams and improve ongoing operations, support broad campus Initiatives as the campus transforms to a Cal Poly.
  • Participate in all phases of the project life cycle utilizing agile, waterfall, flow, lean or other methodologies with a "fit to purpose" intent.
  •  Create and execute comprehensive project plans, including scope, tasks, resources, dependencies, timelines and status throughout the life of the project, revising as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. 
  •  Resolve project risks and issues in a timely manner, escalating conflicts to management as appropriate.
  • Communicate, coordinate, and collaborate with project teams and stakeholders composed of ITS directors/managers and staff, campus staff, the Chancellor’s Office, consultants, and vendors.  This includes facilitating project team meetings and promoting communication and cooperation among campus departments.
  • Contribute to continual process improvements by soliciting feedback from project stakeholders, capturing lessons learned and implementing solutions.
  • Coach, mentor and motivate others to help them achieve project expectations and deliverables; particularly in areas of discovery and requirements development and project estimating /sizing.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and support for ITS Leads and teams as well as other campus organizations that wish to implement project management best practices, tools and techniques.

Minimum Qualifications:

Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in Project Management with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, or related field from a four-year college or university.
  • PMP or CAPM certification
  • Knowledge of IT systems and applications including access controls, networks, system integration and/or databases; experience with enterprise level database applications and document management/automated workflow systems.
  • Superior leadership, change management and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to read communication styles and elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources across organizational units and internal teams who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines.
  • Ability to read communication styles and elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources across organizational units and internal teams who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines.

Application Procedure: To apply, qualified candidates must electronically submit the following materials via PageUp:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for at least three professional references

Application Deadline: The deadline to submit application materials is 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, 2022.

Any inquiries about this recruitment can be directed to or Cal Poly Humboldt’s Human Resources Office at (707) 826-3626. 

Working in the state of California is a condition of employment for this position. Even if part or all of an employee's assignment can be performed remotely, the employee must maintain a permanent residence in the state of California. The employee must be able to accept on-campus work assignment, as assigned, and come to campus when needed.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement.  The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Cal Poly Humboldt hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.  In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal Poly Humboldt Annual Security Report is available at:


Evidence of required degree(s), certification(s), or license(s) is required prior to the appointment date. Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check, employment verification, and education verification) is required for employment. Cal Poly Humboldt will issue a contingent off of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or if it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Certain positions may also require a credit check, motor vehicle report, and/or fingerprinting through Live Scan service. Failure to satisfactorily complete or adverse findings from a background check may affect the employment status of candidates or continued employment of current CSU employees who are being considered for the position.

Cal Poly Humboldt is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state. Additional information about Cal Poly Humboldt can be found at

Cal Poly Humboldt is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Additionally, all CSU staff and faculty receive training annually on their obligations in responding to and reporting incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence. You will be notified by email when you are required to take this mandated training.

Class Code: 1038
Publication Date:  May 3, 2022




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