- Job ID 37138
- Career Level Manager
- Experience Fresh
- Industry Development
- Qualifications Certificate
The Department of Technology, Management and Budget supports the business operations of state agencies through a variety of services, including building management and maintenance, information technology, centralized contracting and procurement, budget and financial management, space planning and leasing, construction management, motor vehicle fleet operations, and oversight of the state retirement systems.
About this position:
This position functions as a first-line manager in a complex work area for the Department of Technology, Management, and Budget (DTMB), Agency Services (AS) supporting the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT).
Under the direction of the Business Relationship Manager and State Administrative Manager, the Database Manager is responsible for managing day-to-day functions and activities in the database work area. This position is responsible for establishing priorities, allocating staff to projects, employee evaluations, establishing employee training plans, analyzing resource capacity versus demand, and the assignment/prioritization of employee work loads. This position will also be responsible for establishing and overseeing all database administration activities including processes, policies, and tools.
Responsibilities also include oversight for the database administration and associated database services, including database security, plan and schedule database support, hardware/software upgrades, also participating in project status meetings, reviewing project documentation, reporting progress of ongoing projects and system support to management, and facilitating conversations with DTMB, MDOT.
This position is located in Lansing, MI. This position may work a hybrid schedule but is required to work 2 days per week in the office. Selected candidates who have been approved to work a hybrid schedule must complete that work within Michigan. Candidates should confirm work location and schedule at the time of interview.
This position may be eligible for a sign-on bonus up to $3,500. Up to $1,750 to be paid upon new hire and the remainder to be paid after satisfactory completion of the initial probationary period (12-month period). This does not apply to current state employees.
Additional Requirements and Information:
Please attach your cover letter, resume, and OFFICIAL transcript to your application. An official transcript must bear the college/university certification (e.g., seal, logo, watermark, and /or letterhead), Registrar’s signature, and date. A transcript with these requirements, with the stamp “Issued to Student” is accepted as an official transcript. Unofficial transcripts will NOT be accepted. An unofficial transcript is: (1) an internet copy printed from the college/university student web account; (2) a transcript stamped with “Student Copy,” and (3) a transcript that is labeled as ‘Unofficial.” The official transcript must be scanned and attached to the electronic NEOGOV Civil Service application with one of the following file extensions: pdf, doc, docx, txt, or rft. Degree certificates are not accepted. When attaching transcripts, please name the college/university for each transcript attached.
Possession of a bachelor’s degree with not less than 21 semester (32 term) credits in one or a combination of the following: computer science, data processing, computer information systems, data communications, networking, systems analysis, computer programming, information assurance, IT project management or mathematics.
Three years of professional experience equivalent to an Information Technology Infrastructure, Programmer/Analyst or IT Project Coordinator P11 or one year equivalent to an Information Technology Infrastructure, Programmer/Analyst or IT Project Coordinator 12.
Three years of experience as a computer programming supervisor or Information Technology
Supervisor may be substituted for the education and experience.
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Bonus Programs: Eligible employees with five years of service also receive annual longevity bonuses that grow as seniority increases. Some positions also may qualify for recruitment, retention, and performance bonuses or other special pay premiums.
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