Overview

Cook County Offices

Under The President

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Bureau of Economic Development

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Bureau of Human Resources

Bureau of Technology

Facilities

Office of the President

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Bureau of Technology (BOT) Enterprise Program Management Office’s (EPMO) Program Manager, the Project Coordinator supports the EPMO in gathering details, resources, and information to implement upcoming projects. Communicates to all levels of County management and elected officials on the progress and development of current and future projects. Sets up and monitor short and long-term goals with respect to project development. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) certificate is required.
  • Six (6) years of professional work experience in the administration or planning of Information Technology projects is required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office is required.

OR

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Two (2) years of professional work experience in the administration or planning of Information Technology projects is required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project, Trello or Asana.

Pursuant to Executive order 2021-1 and cook county’s Mandatory covid-19 Vaccination policy, the selected candidate will be required to either submit PROOF OF FULL VACCINATION OR A REQUEST FOR reasonable ACCOMMODATION prior to the start of employment. please click the following hyperlinks for the full text of executive order 2021-1 and the cook county mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy.

Executive Order 2021-1 Vaccination Policy

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

Candidates who are contacted will be required to produce original required documents (e.g., current driver’s license, diploma, school transcript, certifications, etc.) listed on the Notice of Job Opportunity within five (5) days of being extended an offer, in writing, by the Bureau Chief of BHR (or designee). Candidates will be notified of how to submit required documents.

  • Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States territories and Canada, must be credentialed by either the World Education Services (WES) or Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE).

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities And Other Characteristics

Strong knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and the ability, through training, to quickly master new essential software. Skilled in maintaining effective working relationships with peers, the public, subordinates, and supervisors. Ability to write reports, document processes and communicate effectively. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information. Ability to work professionally, courteously, and tactfully with others. Ability to work under pressure while effectively utilizing budgeted funds, personnel, equipment, materials, facilities, and time. Ability to work independently with minimal supervisor. Demonstrated aptitude for project coordination, organization, and work planning.

Physical Requirement

Medium Work

Medium work involves exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently or an amount greater than negligible and up to 10 pounds constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

The duties listed are not set forth for purposes of limiting the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the many duties normally to be performed under a job title or those to be performed temporarily outside an employee’s normal line of work.

VETERAN’S PREFERENCE

When applying for employment with Cook County Government, preference is given in the application process to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for more than 180 consecutive days, or during War Time. To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:

  • MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION.
  • IDENTIFY THEMSELVES AS A VETERAN ON THEIR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BY ANSWERING YES TO THE QUESTION “Are you a military veteran?”
  • ATTACH A COPY OF THEIR DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (NOTICE OF SEPARATION) AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING. IF YOU HAVE MULTIPLE DD 214S, 215S, OR NGB 22S, PLEASE SUBMIT THE ONE WITH THE LATEST DATE. COAST GUARD MUST SUBMIT A CERTIFIED COPY OF THE MILITARY SEPARATION FROM EITHER THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (BEFORE 911) OR THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (AFTER 911).

The Cook County Department of Veterans Affairs can assist you with obtaining a certified DD214 and having it recorded for you at no charge. Please contact veterans.affairs@cookcountyil.gov

VETERAN MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.

Benefits Package

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Basic Term Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
  • You May Qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link:

http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/

  • This position requires successful completion of post-offer tests, which may include a background check, drug screen and medical examination.

Falsification of any information in the application process will result in disqualification, dismissal after hire, and/or placement on the County’s Ineligible for Rehire List for a period of two (2) or five (5) years. For current County employees, such falsification may result in discipline, up to and including termination, and placement on the County’s Ineligible for Rehire List for a period of two (2) or five (5) years. See Cook County Code of Ordinances, Article II, Sections 44-54 Unlawful Practices Relating to Employees and Employment – Penalty, 44-56 Political Discrimination; Cook County Employment Plan, Section V.N. Pre-Interview License and Certification Verification; Supplemental Policy No. 2014-2.13 Ineligible for Rehire List; and Cook County Personnel Rules 3.3(b) (7) (d)

EEO Statement

Cook County Government is an Equal Employment Opportunity (“EEO”) employer. Cook County prohibits illegal discrimination and harassment and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, source of income, housing status, military service or discharge status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other protected category established by law, statute or ordinance as further defined in Chapter 44. Human Resources, Article II. Personnel Polices, Section 44-53 of the Cook County Code of Ordinances and Chapter 42. Human Relations, Article II. Human Rights, Section 42-35 of the Cook County Code of Ordinances.

NOTE: As an internal candidate, should you be offered the position, salary allocations shall abide by the Cook County Personnel Rules.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Social Media Disclaimer

The County’s hiring process is governed by the Cook County Employment Plan which prohibits employment actions from being influenced by any Political Reasons or Factors for Non-Exempt Positions. The advertisement of this position by any individual does not constitute an offer or promise of employment, promotion, or any other employment action and shall not influence the County’s hiring decision. Cook County officials and employees who become aware of or receive a complaint that involves an allegation of Political Reasons or Factors being considered in the hiring process of Non-Exempt positions are obligated to refer the complaint to the Cook County – Office of the Inspector General. If the Cook County Inspector General sustains allegations of Political Reasons or Factors being considered, Cook County will disqualify the Applicant or Candidate from consideration for employment and disciplinary action will be imposed on any involved Cook County employees, if applicable.

Job Posting

Aug 29, 2022, 10:50:38 AM

Organization

Offices Under the President