Public Health Network Domain and Security Transition Project Manager (Project/Program Manager III)
to join its innovative team! Our ideal candidate is committed to racial equity and social justice, with a strong technical expertise and change management skillset to help manage a project to move the department’s workforce to a new domain on the county’s network!Position SummaryPublic Health – Seattle and King County (PHSKC) is modernizing its IT security model to align with King County Security Standards.
Public Health needs to decommission its existing Network Domain and move to an enterprise-wide Network Domain, while maintaining continued compliance with HIPAA, state law, and other requirements. This project is a partnership with King County Information Technology (KCIT) to migrate all Public Health employees and ancillary staff (over 1700 individuals) away from using a separate PH domain toward using the enterprise-wide King County (KC) domain exclusively. This position will be involved with replacing tools developed for the PH domain that cannot be moved, developing processes to manage access and authorization, engaging in robust communication and support for staff, and utilizing change management strategies throughout.
The Administrative Services Division partners to provide efficient and effective expertise that makes it possible for Public Health to foster healthy people and communities. The Administrative Services Division includes teams that support the department with financial services, compliance, records management, health information technology, risk management, contracts and procurement, facilities support, and support for the intersection of our work with information technology.
Term-Limited Temporary positions are "at-will" positions but are eligible for benefits. This
TLT is currently anticipated to last up to one (1) year .
However, the duration of the position may be change based on funding and program need.This vacancy can also be filled as a Special Duty opportunity. For Special Duty Assignment interest, you must be a Career Service, Career Service Exempt or other regular (non-temporary) employee in King County who has completed their initial County probation. You must have supervisor approval prior to taking a Special Duty Assignment.
Note: This posting will create a list of qualified candidates that may be considered for selection of additional career service, term limited temporary (TLT), short-term temporary (STT), or special duty assignment (SDA) vacancies over the next 6 months.Commitment To Equity and Social JusticeNamed after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the most influential civil rights leaders in our nation's history, King County is a vibrant international community with residents that represent countries from around the world. It is a region with increasing diversity that cherishes the traditions of many cultures.The county government has a deep commitment to equity and social justice and advancing practices, strategies, and policies that promote fairness, justice, and opportunity for all – in our workplaces and our communities. With this commitment, King County has adopted a pro-equity agenda to advance regional change and ensure that residents from all communities are incorporated into our emergency planning and public outreach efforts.We recognize that structural racism consists of principles and practices that cause and justify an inequitable distribution of rights, opportunities, and experiences across racial groups. Since declaring Racism is a Public Health Crisis in June 2020, King County and Public Health committed to being intentionally anti-racist and accountable to Black, Indigenous and People of Color communities.To learn more, please visit
http://www.kingcounty.gov/elected/executive/equity-social-justice.aspxWork ScheduleThe standard work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasional evening/weekend work may be required. Alternative work schedules may be considered. This position is not subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and is not overtime eligible.Work LocationThis position is based at the Chinook Building in downtown Seattle at 401 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98104.Teleworking:Most of the work associated with this position will be performed through teleworking and will report to office location and to meetings as needed. Travel to other work locations may be necessary. Employees will have access to shared workspaces at various King County facilities. Employees must reside in Washington state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.Employees will be provided with a County issued laptop and must maintain a workspace with an internet connection where they can reliably perform work and remain available and responsive during scheduled work hours.
To support employees King County has a robust collection of tools and resources to support working remotely. The individual selected for this opportunity will be joining an innovative and progressive team.Serve as the Public Health Project/Program Manager for the transition from a separate PH Network Domain to the enterprise-wide King County Network Domain in partnership with KCIT and across all PHSKC divisions/teams.Perform requirements analysis on multiple sub-projects that impact the PH Network Domain transition.Develop, manage, and execute testing plans for each impacted group and resource/application to ensure business continuity ahead of migration to the KC Network Domain.Manage issues found during testing and identify and implement mitigations and solutions.Coordinate with impacted teams to plan and implement process redesigns (including new or updated applications) to ensure smooth migration to using KC Network Domain exclusively.Develop, manage, and execute effective communications plans.Develop and implement change management plans for the project, including but not limited to approximately 60 impacted groups and 40 security change plans for impacted applications.Research, develop, and write decision proposals and decision packages for management.Our ideal candidate will demonstrate the following (Minimum):Commitment to and knowledge of racial equity and social justice principles and practices.Demonstrated expertise in the Microsoft Office 365 suite of applications, Microsoft Identity Manager, and Microsoft Azure.Experience with project planning and management, including complex projects involving multiple dependencies and/or conflicting priorities.Knowledge of and experience with change management principles.Experience with development of process maps, job aids, and other technical documentation.Experience with training and support of colleagues.Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.Experience developing and implementing training and change management plans and drafting associated communications.Ability to communicate and maintain working relationships with diverse populations; facilitate discussion and consensus; collaborate effectively.Relates well with others; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.The most competitive applicants will have the following experiences and qualifications (Desired):Experience with quality improvement processes.Experience with quality assurance and end user monitoring.Experience with Public Health and/or health care sector.Knowledge of compliance and regulatory requirements for healthcare, including HIPAA and state privacy regulations.Certifications and/or demonstrated coursework in change management and/or project management.Forbes named King County as one of Washington State's best employers.Together, with leadership and our employees, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence. Are you ready to make a difference?
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"True North" , we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive. We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce. To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity. Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles - we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) EmployerNo person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.To ApplyIf you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions please contact the recruiter listed on this job announcement.Who May ApplyThis full time, Term-Limited Temporary (TLT) or Special Duty Assignment (SDA) position and is open to all qualified applicants.Application ProcessIf you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions please contact the recruiter listed on this job announcement.The following items are required to be considered for this vacancy:NeoGov Job Application
(The responses on your job application should be thorough and complete and will be used in the screening process)Supplemental Questions
(The responses to the supplemental questions should be thorough and complete and will be used in the screening process)Your application may be rejected as incomplete if you do not include the relevant information in the application. Cover letters and/or resumes are not accepted in lieu of a completed application. Applications and/or Supplemental Questionnaires that state "see my resume" or "see my personnel file" are considered incomplete and will not be accepted.Necessary Special RequirementsThe selection process may include evaluation of application materials and supplemental questions, interviewing, and testing. You must completely fill out the application with your relevant education and work experience.The selected candidate must be able to pass a thorough background investigation, but findings may not necessarily disqualify an applicant for employment.For more information on our selection process, please refer to
www.kingcounty.gov/depts/health/jobs/hiring . For tips on interviewing, please visit
https://www.kingcounty.gov/~/media/audience/employees/learning-and-development/Interview_Tips.ashx?la=en .Employees are required to protect the privacy and security of protected health information as defined in State and Federal Law.Public Health relies on office automation (Microsoft Office) and web-based enabled tools, therefore candidates must be proficient and comfortable with computer use to perform functions associated with on-going work.Employees are required to adhere to OSHA/WISHA guidelines including but not limited to completing their mandatory trainings on time and obtaining required immunizations.Regular and reliable attendance, effective communication skills, and development of effective working relationships are requirements of all Public Health positions.When Public Health responds to an emergency, and in accordance with relevant CBA language and/or KC policy and procedures, we may assign duties outside your regular job description. This may involve responding at any time, including nights and weekends, with possible deployment to locations other than the department.If you need a disability accommodation in the application or testing process, please call the contact number listed on the job announcement.Union MembershipThis position is not represented.ContactFor questions about this recruitment, please contact Salyse Duckworth, HR Analyst at