IT Project Coordinator

  • Oregon Health Authority
  • Salem, OR (Remote)
  • Oct 27, 2023
Full time Information Security Information Systems Technology Government

Job Description

Salary Range: $4,693 - $7,180 Monthly

Location: Salem, OR / Remote

Close Date: 11/12/2023

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has a fantastic opportunity for an IT Project Coordinator to join an excellent team and work to advance their IT operations. This is a full-time limited duration opportunity for anyone to apply. This position is a classified position represented by a union.

Limited duration positions are benefits eligible. The duration of this assignment is anticipated to last through 6/30/2024 but could end early or be extended based on funding and business needs.

The work of this role may be conducted remotely with full access to the needed operating systems and technology. This position can work 100 % remote as long as candidates reside in the United States.

The Office of Information Service’s mission is to deliver technology solutions and services that support Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Department of Health Services in helping Oregonians achieve health, well-being, and independence. More information about the Office of Information Services and current job opportunities can be found here 

What you will do!

As an IT Project Coordinator, you will support one or more projects within the Project Solutions team. You will coordinate multiple projects or parts of large projects depending on scope and complexity.

In this role, you will have frequent contact with stakeholders and internal staff to provide project progress, monitor work, resolve issues, gain commitment, and collaborate to achieve project objectives. You will work closely with the project manager responsible for projects assigned and in collaboration with project staff.

What we are looking for!

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: (Please clearly outline how you meet the minimum requirements and special qualifications in your application/resume/cover letter. Failure to do so might disqualify you from consideration)

(a) Three years of progressively responsible paraprofessional or technical experience related to the series concept


(b) An Oregon Project Management Associate Certification AND two years of progressively responsible experience related to the series.


(c) A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Public Administration, or a closely related field.


(d) A Project Management Professional Certification awarded by the Project Management Institute.

Desired Attributes

  • Hands-on progressively responsible experience managing technology projects.
  • Ability to follow industry standards, particularly PMI (PMBOK).
  • At least one year of experience using Microsoft Project Schedule to create and manage fully loaded project schedules and outline project work efforts.
  • Demonstrated skill in coordinating project activities through the various lifecycle phases (initiating, executing, monitoring, and controlling, and closing).
  • Experience in project management practices with an ability to contribute and make updates to fundamental project artifacts (project charters, schedules, plans, issues and risk logs, and status reports).
  • Experience with Federal and State compliance reporting (Advanced Planning Documents, Project Closure, State CIO, Legislative and other Federal partner reporting).
  • Proficiency in facilitating meetings and conversations with an ability to articulate expected outcomes.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Experience using Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Experience using Microsoft Visio.
  • Additional skills and experience in the following areas:
  • Leading meetings to gather input and/or explain goals, processes, plans, and status.
  • Reviewing project deliverables.
  • Verifying that project artifacts are completed as scheduled.
  • Reporting project status to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Stakeholder management in a complex environment with interdependent decisions.
  • Experience in advancing health equity, addressing systemic health disparities, and collaborating with diverse, vulnerable, and underrepresented populations.

What's in it for you?

  • Medical, vision, and dental benefits
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 8 hours of vacation per month, eligible to be used after 6 months of service.
  • 8 hours of sick leave per month, eligible to be used as accrued.
  • 24 hours of personal business leave per fiscal year, eligible to be used after 6 months of service.
  • Pension and retirement programs 
  • Opportunity to potentially receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
  • Continuous growth and development opportunities
  • Opportunities to serve your community and make an impact through meaningful work.
  • A healthy work/life balance, including fulltime remote options as well.


The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity.


How to Apply

Please apply via Workday at the following link:



$4,693 - $7,180 Monthly