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Posting Begin Date: 2024/02/20
Posting End Date: 2024/03/05
Category: Corrections
Sub Category: Program Management
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 43.46
Maximum Salary: 47.81
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. 


IDOC is recruiting for a Project Manager 3 position in our Director’s Office. As a Project Manager 3 you will take a proactive role in directly managing the team responsible for carrying out the agency’s highest priority strategic initiatives. The incumbent will focus on meeting project commitments, by appropriately staffing and monitoring progress and outcomes. The team requires a manager who can direct the work of the team and serve as the primary contact for the leadership team. 


  1. Provide direct supervision to and direct the work of the Strategic Initiatives team and collaborators to accomplish Agency specific strategic initiatives across the entire state of Idaho. 
  2. Provide expert-level project management to include planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of projects in the beginning, mature, and completed state. 
  3. Present to IDOC leadership and external stakeholders on status of projects and initiatives, changes needed, stakeholder interests, and cross-team coordination to accomplish goals/tasks. 
  4. Manage budget to keep costs low and maintain good governance of state projects. Make recommendations for changes to work within funds available for the initiative.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  1. Experience managing staff. This is typically gained through at least two years of experience where responsible for interviewing and selecting staff, providing work direction and training, evaluating performance, and generating employer problem solving solutions. 
  2. Experience managing major projects including development of project scope, goals, work plans, timelines, and implementation strategies. Typically, this is met by approximately two years of experience managing projects with at least one year in a leadership role. 
  3. Experience developing measurement processes/methods for assessing progress toward goals and project outcomes. Typically, this is met by approximately three years of experience managing projects with at least two years in a leadership role. Program planning and implementation may also be considered as qualifying. 
  4. Preparing and presenting oral presentations to groups. Typically, this requires approximately two years of experience where you were required to prepare and make oral presentations either in a work, volunteer or college-level setting. Topics may be informational, persuasive or technical. 
  5. Developing and monitoring contracts. Typically, this is met by at least one year of professional experience developing contract conditions and monitoring them for compliance. This would involve working with people to develop contracts that spelled out specific goals and objectives and evaluating activities for compliance.

Desirable Qualifications:

  1.  Proficiency in change management. It is desired that the incumbent has experience preparing individuals for new systems, processes, and programs. 


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.