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IT Project Manager Senior

Date Posted:  Nov 23, 2022
Requisition ID:  415765

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.


About the Indiana Office of Technology (IOT):


The Indiana Office of Technology provides cost-effective, secure, consistent, reliable enterprise-technology services to our partner agencies so that they can better serve our mutual customer, the Hoosier taxpayer. IOT will also act as the technology and solution enabler for the State, helping its partner agencies achieve business objectives and innovation.

About the Job:


As the IT Project Manager Senior, you will be responsible for relationship management, project planning, resource management, tactical execution, and the creation and/or oversight of final project deliverables. In this position, you will collaborate with senior management, stakeholders and the team to meet business objectives and provide professional leadership & mentorship fostering respect and trust to inspire others to pursue excellence. 

A Day in the Life:


The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Oversee multiple projects to ensure proper management towards successful conclusion. 
  • Manage large enterprise-type projects that involve multiple internal stakeholders or contracted resources. 
  • Develop, monitor, and maintain project plans. 
  • Define users and project team member’s roles and responsibilities on the project. 
  • Define user requirements, deliverables, and approvals. 
  • Coordinate and monitor activities of all stakeholders to ensure timelines and budgets are met. 
  • Communicate project status to management and project stakeholders. 
  • Mentor and provide guidance to lower-level Project Managers including recommending training and experience. 


The job profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What You'll Need for Success:


You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalent (HSE). 
  • Five (5) years of experience in project management. 
  • Must possess the Project Manager Professional (PMP) Certification. 
  • Thorough knowledge of project cost management, benefit analysis, risk management, funding and estimation of resources. 
  • Thorough knowledge and application of project management theories and practices. 
  • Extensive knowledge of the information systems development life cycle, information technology, project tools and approaches to development and implementation. 
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of Microsoft products: Outlook, SharePoint, Word, Excel, Project, and Visio. 
  • Ability to lead project team by encouraging and influencing others to perform. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively. 
  • Ability to develop and implement training of project management theories and methodology. 


You must satisfy the following requirements to continue employment: 

  • Familiarity with the different divisions of IOT for successful project management. 
  • Must be willing to complete ongoing training and education.​​ 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role may serve as a team lead for an assigned work group.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:


The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards)
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
    • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
    • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access





This position traditionally starts at an annual salary of $93,002.  Salary for this position may be commensurate with education and job experience.


Equal Employment Opportunity:


The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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