Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Project Management

Posted: 06/02/2024

LAKESHORE'S MISSION:
Transform individuals to strengthen our communities through innovative and accessible learning.

Full-time Benefits Include:
Competitive health, dental, vision insurance
Up to $3,000 in tuition reimbursement annually | Professional development and growth opportunities
6.9% Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) savings - matched dollar for dollar | 403(b) and 457 retirement savings options
College paid life and disability insurance | Health and dependent care Flex Spending Accounts 
Onsite fitness center and walking path | Up to 8 weeks paid New Child Leave
Onsite wellness screenings
Lakeshore also offers generous paid time off starting with 15 days of vacation, 15 days of sick/personal leave,
10 holidays, and a one-week winter break.
Additional Perks:
Local discounts on food, entertainment, and events | Discounts on cell phone plans and rental cars
Common Read events | Culinary experiences from onsite emerging chefs | Identity theft protection
“Dress for your day” | Employee recognition and appreciation events
Campus closed Fridays during summer
Benefits begin the first of the month coinciding with or following hire.
For additional information on our vast array of benefits, read through our benefits guide.

SHIFT:  Day/evening/weekend hours | Flexible based upon the needs of the College
LOCATION:  Lakeshore Technical College – Cleveland, Wisconsin
POSITION SUMMARY: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Project Manager is responsible for developing, organizing, planning, coordinating, and implementing comprehensive college-wide ERP solution. The incumbent works closely with developers, service managers, as well as functional / end users, and third-party vendors to plan and to execute projects, to assess and to mitigate risks, and to identify and to track issues. The ERP Project Manager summarizes and reports on project statuses for District leadership, project team members, associated consultants, and vendor account managers, as well as creates and maintains complete, accurate project documentation. Provide an exceptional customer service experience to both internal and external customers throughout every interaction.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS/ADA: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (Other duties may be assigned):
(65%) Responsible for Project Management of ERP Implementation

  • Develop, organize, plan, implement, and coordinate day-to-day functions, activities, and services of projects to ensure that goals and objectives of assigned projects are accomplished within prescribed time frame, quality, scope, and funding parameters.
  • Dedicated project lead for coordination and management of all implementation-related tasks supporting the initial and rollout deployments. The Implementation Team reports through this manager. Provide oversight to the ERP Implementation team. Provide leadership and guidance to project’s team members and to the satisfaction of project stakeholders.
  • Responsible for making sure all tasks, deliverables, and milestones from the college perspective are completed on time.
  • Use disciplined project management methodologies to ensure assigned projects are completed on schedule and within budget.
  • Make recommendations for changes to staffing, budgets, timelines, and scope.
  • Responsible for establishing testing methodologies including the means for unit, system, and acceptance tests.
(20%) Gather and communicate knowledge and information internally and with consultants
  • Responsible for communicating between the college and consultants. The Project Manager will work together with the ERP Consultant’s Project Manager to manage the scope, schedule, quality, risk and cost of the project, and ensure that all appropriate stakeholders are part of a well-managed communication plan.
    Responsible for the accomplishment of deliverables, work packages and overall business solutions, including tracking of project progress and assessing project trade-offs across scope, timing, and resources.
  • Responsible for coordinating ERP projects, software, infrastructure, security, and integration.
  • Responsible for coordinating conversion of data from the legacy ERP to the new ERP solution.
  • Create and maintain online program/project documents.
  • Develop and coordinate trainings.
(15%) Responsible for business analysts and project team members
  • Responsible for supervising Business Analysts, Report Developer, and Integration/Security positions.
  • Responsible for leading the college project team members to implement the new ERP solution.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Chief Information Officer.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer sciences, business, or related field. If no bachelor's degree, individual hired will be required to enroll in an accredited bachelor's degree program in a related discipline and to complete the degree within 5 years of employment. 
  • Five plus years of responsible professional experience in project management, business analysis; or an equivalent combination of training and relevant experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. 
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:
  • None
TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the uses of computer-based processing systems and their limitations.
  • Knowledge of the methods and techniques of systems analysis, design, and programming; and knowledge of programming languages.
  • Knowledge of Blackboard, Windows 11, Microsoft Office 365, and working knowledge of ERP systems.
  • Be familiar with computer hardware. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Applications. Access college network systems. Understand database concepts.
  • Use database queries. Use scanning techniques equipment. Create charts and graphs. Access and use Project Management Systems.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Power BI/Power Automate.
OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Highly analytical mindset with superb problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other personnel in the analysis of computer-based systems efforts.
  • Knowledge of information systems, table structures, and reporting methods.
  • Ability to lead the organization and drive change.
  • Exceptional customer service skills are required.
  • Extensive and highly effective project management experience required.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to document systems and practices is required.
  • Demonstrated highly effective communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Ability to interpret complex technical information and communicate them effectively to the end user.
  • Knowledge of systems designs and implementation in a database environment.
  • Ability to proactively work on problems of diverse scope and offer a solution.
  • Proactively mitigate issues to minimize the impact on the College.
  • Exhibit excellent customer service attitude, professionalism, analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Exercise good judgment, initiative, resourcefulness and follow through.
  • Exemplify college values in all staff and student interactions, as well as services delivered.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and relate successfully with staff, students, and people of diverse cultural, social, or educational backgrounds.
  • Fluent, bilingual individual is beneficial.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.
  • The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment may require multi-tasking.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT
  • Employment conditional on completion of a Background Information Disclosure (BID) with the results acceptable to the College.
This job description is designed to cover the basic functions of the job and is not considered a detailed description of every job duty that is required, other duties may be assigned as needed. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice to ensure the successful delivery of organizational objectives.
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