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ctcLink Project Plan Manager

Position Overview

The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) invites qualified candidates to apply for the ctcLink Project Plan Manager position with the ctcLink Project.  The ctcLink Project is a multi-phase, multi-year project that will replace the full administrative software suite for the 34 community and technical colleges and the SBCTC agency offices.  The project is currently in process, and the ctcLink Project Plan Manager will work with ctcLink Project Pillar Project Managers, coordinate and communicate with stakeholders including colleges ensuring adherence to scope, reporting, creating dashboards, escalating issues and maintaining the project plan.

Job #: 2019-13

Annual Salary: $96,588.24

Location: Olympia, WA

Opens: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Closes: Friday, May 10, 2019 

Recruitment and screening of applications will be ongoing until the position is filled. However, to ensure full consideration, return completed materials by 5 p.m. on the closing date. Note: Agency hiring authorities reserve the right — and may exercise the option — to make a hiring decision prior to the conclusion of the recruitment process.

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  • Updating progress on tasks, providing forecasts of expected progress on upcoming tasks, communicates on upcoming work and managing team effort to meet project milestones and deliverables.
  • Collaborates with Project Management Office (PMO) team to provide support in managing project activities, including, but not limited to Business Process Adoption (BPA) workshops, conversion, testing, training and deployment cutover activities.
  • Responsible for providing project status reports and presentation materials.
  • Provides Project Management leadership and guidance to enable the teams to stay on time and on task.
  • Coordinates interactions with all teams including Communications, Organizational Change Management (OCM), Training and Testing teams.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and updates to the ctcLink Project Plan (using Microsoft Project) with the direction of the ctcLink Project Director.
  • Coordinates and interacts with College Project Managers and OCM Leads to report progress of the ctcLink Project Plan.
  • Responsible for creating and updating Dashboards, and Reports to PMO and Stakeholders including External Quality Assurance and Governance structure.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Four (4) or more years of project management experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project.
  • Experience working in a highly matrixed organization.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with others.


  • Experience working in a higher education environment.
  • Bachelor degree in Organizational Change, Information Technology or related field.
  • Certification in Microsoft Project.

This is a full-time, exempt position. The annual compensation for this position is listed above. Washington state has a generous benefit package including health, dental, life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and two optional deferred compensation programs. For more information, see Employee Benefits.

This position has no supervisory responsibilities and reports to ctcLink Project Director.

Interested candidates may apply by submitting the following items:

  • Letter of formal application that addresses your interest in the position and ability to perform the responsibilities described in this announcement.
  • Detailed résumé of all educational and professional experience that demonstrates how you meet the qualifications.
  • List of at least three professional references with contact information. References are typically contacted after interviews.

Send application materials

Email is preferred, but you may send application materials by one of the following delivery methods:

Application tips

  • Make sure you clearly indicate the position you are applying for in your letter of interest and within your email and/or subject line – suggested subject line format:  Last name, First name –  Position Title or Recruitment #.
  • Include your name, address, current phone number, and email on the first page of each document you submit. 


Adrian Hill
Human Resource Consultant 3


Submitted applications are the property of SBCTC and will not be returned.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) supports Executive Order 13-01 Veterans Transition Support and is an equal opportunity employer. SBCTC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Applicants who need accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format, may contact the Human Resources Office at 360-704-4301. A TDD relay service is available by dialing 800-833-6388 or voice 800-833-6384.

Employee Benefits

Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation. As an exempt employee, you will also have access to an outstanding employee benefits package worth about 30 percent of your salary.

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More Information

Contact the Human Resource Office at 360-704-4301 or visit the HR web page.

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