Project Manager (Information Systems Specialist 7) job vacancy in Department of Justice (Salem, OR)

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Company name : Department of Justice
Location : Salem, OR
Position : Project Manager (Information Systems Specialist 7)

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Department of Justice

Salary Range:
$5,885 – $8,894

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Project Manager (Information Systems Specialist 7)

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Oregon Department of Justice
is seeking to hire a IS Project Manager (Information Systems Specialist 7) to serve on the Information Services team IS Modernization Projects. Our best candidate will work to ensure that technology projects for acquisition, development, and implementation throughout the Department are conducted effectively and efficiently. Your experience leading projects will propel your efforts as you lean on project management methodologies and techniques to ensure projects are accomplished on time, on budget, and meet the defined business goals.

If effective implementation of information technologies aligns with your career path and interests, we’d like to talk to you!

At this time, the position is Limited Duration through June 30, 2023. The current plan is to ask for continued funding into future biennia. If future funding is secured, the appointment may be extended or be made permanent. A work-out-of-class or underfill (until MQs can be met) rotational opportunity may be possible if the best candidate is internal and a rotation won’t negatively impact the business.

Apply today! In exchange, we’ll ensure you are paid well and equitable to your peers, we’ll make work-life balance attainable, and we’ll show you the door to professional development and job satisfaction. You will find that we embrace inclusive and supportive work environments and respect the diverse perspectives, knowledge, and experiences of our coworkers and those seeking to join the organization. We strive to build an inclusive and performance-oriented workplace where all individuals are welcomed and appreciated, leading to increasingly higher levels of fulfillment and success.

Candidates who intend to reside in Oregon
may have the option to work fully remote or work in a hybrid environment to the extent the needs of the business can be met. Remote work for out-of-state candidates
may also be possible, however, a number of factors must be considered; at this time, we are unable to accommodate remote work in all 50 states.

If you are seeking to learn more information about this position, questions can be directed to the hiring manager Christa Harrison


Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every one of the qualifications listed. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage everyone who meets the basic requirements of the position to apply. If you have transferable experience, tell us about it!

Six (6) years of information systems experience with responsibilities tied to complex technology and project management. Education will be counted as experience if degree was in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field, or if a two (2) year accredited vocational training program was completed in information technology or related field.
Work experience
is based on a 40-hour work week. (Example: 20 hours a week for one year would equal six-months of work experience.)

Associate’s Degree (or 2-year vocational training) = Two (2) Years

Bachelor’s Degree = Four (4) Years

Master’s Degree = Six (6)


Must have a current driver’s license, be able to lawfully drive in the State of Oregon, have an acceptable driving record, and be able to maintain the driver’s license over the course of the assignment. Must also pass all required background checks.

Must agree to comply with specific security and confidentiality requirements of the Department and its business units.

Highly skilled or trained in modern technology, business and systems analysis to determine project scopes, design methodologies and techniques, and establishing effective test plans.

Knowledge of business computing systems including servers, networks, relational database systems, web services and enterprise software.

Demonstrated leadership and teambuilding qualities; history of bringing people with competing agendas together to fulfill a common goal; cross-functional problem-solving.

Able to work and communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical employees and vendors.

History of exercising sound judgment.

Demonstrated excellence in customer service.

Must be supportive of the agency’s affirmative action goals and objectives and recognize the value of individual and cultural differences, create work environments where individuals’ differences are valued, and consistently treat staff, colleagues, customers and stakeholders/partners with dignity and respect.


This is our wish list. By no means do we expect you to check all of the boxes, however, we want to know what experiences you do bring to the table. Use this list as a guide as you prepare your application material.

Experience with IT modernization, business transformation initiatives, migration, and/or integration projects.

Demonstrated business results through effective planning, monitoring, and controlling programs and projects; execution-, outcome-, and deliverable-focused.

Familiarity with case management tools and software (i.e., case information management, time management, billing management, and document management).

Ability to fully understand the business needs of a large law firm as it pertains to technology and practical application in a legal environment.

Ability to adapt technical and process requirements to meet diverse business needs.

Highly organized, flexible and responsive, with strong presentation and customer service skills.

Effective problem-solving, analytical, and time management skills.

History of independent decision-making that is reasonable and in alignment with program goals, policy, and procedures, while respecting the opinion and values of all parties.

Skilled at analyzing data and documentation.

Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with a wide range of audiences regarding project management and business analysis practices, of which may not have knowledge of project management disciplines.

Reputation as a direct and truthful professional who can present the unvarnished truth in a respectful and helpful manner, keeps confidences, and admits mistakes.

Manage high-stress situations with poise.

Ability to develop relationships and influence resources not directly managed.

Ability to manage and balance multiple and competing priorities on a regular basis.

Familiarity and experience applying techniques outlined in the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) and Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK).

Certification in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA), Project Management (PMP or CAPM), or similar.

Mindset that embraces diverse people, thinking, and styles; demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and promoting inclusion.


Diversity is a core value of the Oregon Department of Justice. We are working to build and maintain an inclusive and equitable work environment. Every employee expands our diversity by contributing to the range of ways to understand and communicate with one another, identify challenges, and work cooperatively.

Follow the “Apply” link and complete the application online and all supplemental questions.

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WHAT YOU WILL DO (in part)

Provide project management communications to teams, stakeholders, partners, and vendors; develop communication, change management, issues management, and responsibility matrix plans for projects and work efforts.

Project management performance tracking, project tracking, issue management, change management through software tools such as Microsoft Project.

Develop charts, graphs, and project documentation using productivity tools.

Provide analytical, technical, and project management direction and expertise.

Create, manage, and update project data, maintaining full quality control of project data.

Monitors projects and assists the team as assigned and needed; for assigned projects, responsible for business requirements, scope management, change control tracking, issue tracking, risk management tracking, and quality assurance and testing data.

Plan information requirements and support functions such as announcements of upcoming meetings, events, trainings, documentation, and other publications for appropriate customer involvement and participation.

Develop and manage project analysis, needs assessment, architecture, and project implementation with customers, stakeholders, vendors, and management.

Participate on teams that design and implement new systems and applications, conduct research, and make recommendations related to technologies and practices which significantly improve the efficiency and effectiveness of technology systems.

Develop implementation plans that may involve and require complex technical and cooperative work efforts with multiple state agencies, partners, jurisdictions, and/or vendors.

Provide project management leadership for large, unusual, and/or critical technology projects that are complex and which require cooperative communication and coordination across multiple state agencies, jurisdictions, partners and/or vendors.

Maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies, processes and practices through ongoing training, professional organizations and publications, contact with other information systems and project management professionals and self-initiated study.

And more!


Limited Duration, full-time employment in Salem, Oregon; remote work environment.

Work where individual contribution matters and is recognized, where creativity and accomplishment are rewarded.

Vacation, sick leave, 11 paid holidays a year, and special days off.

Excellent medical, vision, and dental.

Pension and retirement programs.

Representation and support by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), with endless peer and management support.

Advancement opportunity within DOJ and other State agencies.

Opportunity to expand your technical and professional skills.

For more information about our benefits, you can learn


Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, veteran, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age or disability, and is committed to workplace diversity.

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Oregon Department of Justice
1162 Court St NE
Salem OR, 97301

Phone: (503) 947-4328
Fax: (503) 373-0367

Oregon Department of Justice

The Department of Justice is responsible for general counsel and supervision of all civil actions and legal proceedings in which the state (including its agencies, boards, and commissions) is a party or has an interest, as well as criminal prosecution in some areas and the handling of all criminal appeals. The Department, through the Attorney General, also has full charge and control of all the state’s legal business that requires the services of an attorney or legal counsel. The Department is further responsible for the operation of a number of special program areas designated by the legislature, such as child support, district attorney assistance, crime victim compensation, and charitable activity enforcement and consumer protection services.

The Mission of the Oregon Department of Justice is to serve state government and to support safe and healthy communities throughout Oregon by providing essential justice services.

The Attorney General and our nine divisions are dedicated to:

Providing ethical, independent and high quality legal services to state government;

Safeguarding consumers from fraud and unfair business practices;

Supporting our state’s prosecutors and law enforcement efforts;

Fighting crime and helping crime victims;

Supporting families through the collection of child support;

Enforcing environmental protections;

Defending the civil rights of all Oregonians;

Pursuing justice and upholding the rule of law.

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