DENVER PUBLIC LIBRARY
invites applications for the position of:
Digital Project Manager - Information Technology
SALARY: $71,466.00 - $114,346.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 08/12/16
CLOSING DATE: 09/02/16 11:59 PM
WHAT YOU'D DO:
Work downtown at the Central Library managing IT projects related to the development and maintenance of Denver Public Library's dynamic range of digital services, including its websites. Play a critical role in leading the Digital User Experience team to build world-class digital services for a world-class city. Identify areas of improvement and conceptualize methods on how to be more efficient. Work to build an environment of continuous improvement where the common goal is to deliver outstanding digital services that provide value to the community as quickly as possible. Facilitate planning and meetings using techniques related to Agile, Scrum and Sprint concepts. Provide effective collaboration, facilitation and leadership in supporting Agile development process and delivery of applications. Guide team to adhere to Agile-based standards, tools and best practices, including process documentation. Participate in cross-divisional leadership teams.
Curiosity. Focused energy. A sincere desire to improve our community. Enthusiasm for risk-taking and learning. Great communication skills, including the ability to work cross-divisionally. Knowledge of Agile development techniques and Scrum Maturity Models. Knowledge of budgeting procedures and leadership principles and practices. Skill in building a trusting, safe and collaborative work environment. Skill in guiding teams in a new way of working, while also supporting the overall workflow of the organization and its leadership. Ability to facilitate, lead, coach and mentor. Ability to guide others with an inspirational, forward-looking vision that encourages innovation and accountability. Ability to use clear data and metrics to illuminate maturity and agility within the organization. Ability to understand deeply technical conversations and problems, contributing to solve both technical and non-technical operational issues. Ability to interpret, demystify and communicate complex information to a wide variety of audiences. Ability to use extensive workplace and other technology including email, internet, databases and other software.Ability to pass a background check after the offer to hire has been made.
A Bachelor's Degree in information systems, computer science, or a related field, or equivalent education and work experience.
Three years of professional experience in full life cycle development of web applications.
Two years of experience in practicing Agile techniques (Scrum, Kanban, XP), preferably in a servant leadership capacity. First or Second level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I, PSM II).
Experience applying techniques (e.g. Planning Poker) for estimating and prioritizing a Product Backlog.
Experience working with interactive/web development teams to deliver large-scale projects on time and within budget.
Experience in the mobile app development space (preferred, not required).
Experience with Drupal (preferred, not required).
Experience working with PHP, HTML, CSS, jQuery, and MySQL (preferred, not required).
OTHER THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW:
The Denver Public Library's vision: We are connected. We are making Denver a better place to live by fostering early literacy, preparing our future workforce and connecting people of all ages with information, ideas and experiences. The customer is at the center of all work performed the Denver Public Library. Denver boasts a diversity of age, background, religion, ethnicity, culture, education, socioeconomic level and lifestyle.
Although the full salary range for this position is provided, offers depend on qualifications and typically do not exceed the midpoint. The City and County of Denver benefit package will be offered.
The schedule will be determined by the needs of a department that encourages a healthy work-life balance and will rarely ask for hours to be worked outside a normal workday.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
10 W 14th Ave Pkwy
Denver, CO 80204
DIGITAL PROJECT MANAGER - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY