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IDOC - Project Manager 2

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/04/10
Posting End Date: 2024/04/24
Category: Corrections
Sub Category: Professional
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 38.23
Maximum Salary: 42.06
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 


The Idaho Department of Correction is currently recruiting for a Project Manager 2. This announcement will be used to fill the current vacancy in Boise at the Central Office. As a Project Manager 2 for the Idaho Department of Correction you will set the tone, develop plans, and lead groups through project goals, timelines, and see them to completion. The incumbent must be adept at utilizing project management skills for various projects. The incumbent will lead multiple strategic projects concurrently and will be charged with applying change management concepts to high-impact initiatives. This position will report to the Project Manager 3 and serve as a member of the Strategic Initiatives Team. Please note that this position is not for construction or IT based projects, although some projects may intersect with those areas. IDOC is looking for an individual who can lead projects that align with our strategic goals. Projects currently underway include improving agency culture, recruiting and retention, and implementing a new supervision model for the Division of Probation & Parole.


  1. Lead large agency-wide project teams of subject matter experts to deliver technical and process solutions.
  2. Lead efforts to assess existing systems and processes, identify areas for improvement, and to generate and implement systems changes.
  3. Use data and research to drive projects forward. 
  4. Coordinate and develop informational materials that generate stakeholder interest in the project and highlight project successes.
  5. Identify and coordinate with program committees and advisory groups.
  6. Direct projects, analyze results, evaluate project impact and recommend modifications to stakeholders.
  7. Incumbents provides direction to a project team and may train and advise staff, project advocates, and program participants. 
  8. Plan, facilitate and conduct meetings.
  9. Apply evidence-based practices in corrections to projects. 
  10. Research and write on best practices and trends in the corrections field.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  1. Experience planning and implementing projects including coordinating the development of project scope, goals, work plans, timelines, implementation strategies, and measurement processes/methods for assessing progress toward goals and project outcomes. Typically, this is met through approximately two years of experience managing projects with at least one year in a leadership role. Your experience must include being responsible for the development (assessment, planning and budgeting) of projects, as well as being responsible for leading projects toward goals and project outcomes.
  2. Experience interpreting and explaining specialized or complex material into information usable by the public. Typically gained by at least two years of experience where the interpretation of laws, policies, programs, procedures, rules, or similar levels of information were analyzed and communicated into information that was usable by the public.
  3. Experience developing and monitoring contracts. This is typically met by at least two years of experience preparing contract or project documents including assessing and determining program needs and funding, identifying goals and establishing timetables, and negotiating terms and conditions; OR at least one year of experience providing technical assistance in all aspects of contract or project development.

Desirable Qualifications:

1. Proficiency in change management. Experience assessing change readiness, preparing individuals for changes in systems and/or processes, and coaching through change is strongly desired.


The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected]

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.