WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY: Information Systems Project Leader - Pullman, WA

Employer: Washington State University

Job Description:
Please submit interested applications through the following link: https://careers-anothersource.icims.com/jobs/101277/information-systems-project-leader-washington-state-university/job?mode=job&iis=SOURCE&iisn=PerryTech

Another Source’s client, Washington State University, is recruiting an Information Systems Project Leader to join their team in Pullman, WA. This is a fully remote position with the opportunity to work anywhere in the United States! 


About Washington State University and the Office of Research 

The Office of Research Support and Operations (ORSO) is the central WSU hub for research proposals, award reviews and negotiations, and related compliance, training, and data reporting operations. ORSO continually seeks new ways to advance the University’s research mission. Its administrators pride themselves on being responsive to faculty and staff needs. ORSO supports WSU research, scholarly, creative, and service activities in the following ways: proposal review and submission, processing funded awards and unfunded agreements, strategic initiative implementation, policy compliance, faculty and staff training, collect and report data about WSU research activity. 


Learn more about the Office of Research: https://orso.wsu.edu/ 


About the Role 

The Information Systems Project Leader is responsible for managing, planning, organizing, designing, developing, and maintaining web-based applications and databases associated with the Office of Research and related departments. This position is expected to coordinate with all levels of the Office of Research and communicate current issues and resolutions of technical activities. 


How your time will likely be spent: 


10%- Data Management and Analysis 

Analyze university research data along with other University data for specific projects within the Office of Research. Manage automation for the collection of data to provide continuously up-to-date reports for Office of Research leadership. 


40%- Application Development and Maintenance 

Perform and oversee the analysis, planning, design, development, maintenance, and testing of new and existing web applications for the Office of Research, Office of Research Support Units, and certain Presidential Committees.  
Develop and manage the databases that house data used by various Office of Research web applications. Provide direct oversight of information via various Office of Research applications to faculty and administrators supporting program goals.  
Manage updates of site code for standardization and further development of information sources in support of Research Area strategic plans. 


30%- Application Infrastructure Management 

Manage the planning, design, development, maintenance and testing of a large, multi-department web-based of new and existing applications within the Research Area using ASP.NET, C#, Angular, JavaScript/TypeScript, and SQL Server.  
Manage and develop the Research data and web infrastructure to support campus-wide and governmental reporting requirements. 
Collaborate with staff and faculty to develop and implement interfaces in managed applications that meet specified needs.  
Design and create technology solutions to improve delivery of services and to provide for cost-effective work methodology for Research Area staff, meeting current web security development standards to protect managed data and compliance with regulatory and best practice design standards. 


15%-Information Technology Leadership 

Provide technology vision and lead departmental technology initiatives. Strategize with leadership to support business needs, drive improvements, and set priorities. 
Plan and lead major departmental IT projects that have significant university-wide and state-wide impact.  
Manage and coordinate Office of Research information technology support needs and data requirements to ensure all federal, state and university grant and contract online and data processes are aligned and work appropriately.  


5%- Other Duties 


Required Qualifications  

Bachelor’s degree and four (4) years professional experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-to-year basis.
Knowledge and experience developing with the Microsoft Integrated Development Environment (IDE). For example: ASP.NET Web Forms/MVC, C# and TypeScript. 
Knowledge and experience administering and programming against Microsoft SQL Server databases. 
Knowledge and experience with the Angular framework for web application development. 
Knowledge and experience with Git source code management. Understanding of RESTful API development and integration. 
Strong understanding of best practice web security and implementation standards. Effectively communicate orally and in writing. 
Experience communicating with technical and non-technical individuals. 


Preferred Qualifications  

Experience in a higher education or research institutions. 
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills. 

Monthly Salary: $5,485.73 - $8,402.20 monthly ($65,828.76 - $100,826.40 annually)  

Anticipated Hiring Range: $92,000-$100,000 

In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position. Successful candidates typically begin up to mid-point of the salary range. For additional information, please review WSU’s Administrative Professional Compensation.   

WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts. For additional information, please review the detailed Summary of Benefits offered by WSU for AP staff and Total Compensation. 

Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need.  A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made. 

Application Instructions: External candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/CV” section of your application. Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/Cover Letter” section of your application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. 

Required Documents: 

1) Resume/CV 

2) Cover Letter 

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply. 


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
Phone: 206-241-8906
Email: [email protected]
Application Method: Resume https://careers-anothersource.icims.com/jobs/101277/information-systems-project-leader-washington-state-university/job?mode=job&iis=SOURCE&iisn=PerryTech
Base Pay: $65,828.76 - $100,826.40 annually

Posted on August 16, 2023

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