UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO: Slate Technical Product Manager University of Idaho - Moscow, ID

Employer: University of Idaho

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Another Source’s client, University of Idaho, is recruiting a Slate Technical Product Manager to join their Admissions team in Moscow, ID.  

About the role: 
Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Slate Technical Product Manager coordinates the planning, design, and development of software applications and is the subject matter expert for Slate CRM.  You will use your creativity to modify the system to meet the needs of the Admissions team and campus partners. You will work closely with cross-functional business leaders, peers and leadership to ensure systems are positioned for the growth of the university. This includes performing or supervising analysis, design, development, and testing, to ensure the deployment of reliable, secure, and scalable business-critical applications and platforms.  You will work in a collaborative environment with business and technology owners and foster a culture of teamwork and support across the university and within the Admissions team. 
This position is a blend of product and project leadership and will require partnering with cross functional teams to achieve high performance levels with application services and support the alignment of team activities with the university’s business needs. 


What you will be doing: 
40%- Provide Vison and Leadership for Slate CRM:  
Serving as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Slate CRM and related products. 
Understanding available software platforms while prioritizing product features and capabilities; defining a vision for a product and creating product roadmaps; aligning stakeholders around the vision; understanding and representing user need; while ensuring effective cross-functionality and collaboration between teams. 

30%- Administer SLATE CRM applications and provide high level reporting by:  
Developing and maintaining knowledge and understanding of Slate CRM Modules. 
Maintaining Oracle Database Tables (the Data Warehouse & PCI DSS Database), utilizing SQL DML scripts, PL/SQL Packages, Procedures, Functions & Cron Jobs that populate or update data. 
Using multiple data sources and reporting tools to provide data and reports for use in management decision processes, performing analysis of Slate CRM data to ensure accurate student information and management reporting.  

20 %- Provide Product Ownership and Project Management by:  
Ensuring development projects and software deployments meet business requirements and goals, fulfill end-user requirements, and comply with all applicable security, privacy, audit requirements and regulations, and are delivered with the highest quality. 
Managing the product lifecycle, creating upgrade and testing schedules and coordinating regression, QA and UAT testing. 
Managing a product backlog, gathering requirements and user stories, prioritizing tasks, monitoring progress, and providing feedback. 
Developing technical design documents, architectural diagrams and process flows by collaborating with peers and team members. 
Performing continuous review of technologies, industry standards and industry-related developments and making recommendations relative to the need for further research and associated changes. 

10%- Manage Key Partner Relationships by:  
Maintaining relationships with the Office of Information Technology and other departments. 
Maintaining relationships with leadership, business owners and end users to better understand their needs and address organizational goals. 

Required experience  
Three years working with software applications in a technical or functional support role  
Prioritizing work and ensuring projects and workloads are completed on time 
High School Diploma or equivalent 

Preferred experience: 
BA Degree 
Agile Certification and/ or ITIL Certification 

The University of Idaho's role in the state's economic prosperity dates back to our inception. Our research-driven, innovative spirit began in agriculture, engineering and military sciences. We continue this tradition today, making an impact on all areas of industry. From providing a high-quality, accessible education — to leading breakthroughs in clean water, cybersecurity, healthcare, agronomics and fire science — we forge partnerships to improve the lives of all Idahoans. 

Founded to make a difference:   

The University of Idaho (U of I) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, U of I does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, genetic information or status as any protected veteran or military status in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions and educational programs. 

Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis. We are committed to building inclusive candidate pools as we partner with hiring teams. Veterans, women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. As you read through the job posting and review the list of qualifications (required and/or preferred), please do not self-select out if you feel you do not meet every qualification. No one is 100% qualified. We encourage you to apply and share your story with us. 

Contact Person: Marcie Glenn
Email: [email protected]
Location: Moscow, ID
Application Method: Apply online
Base Pay: DOE

Posted on April 18, 2023

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