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Project Manager

Company: Childcare Network
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

816 Camaron Street
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Founded in 1988, Child Development Schools is headquartered in Austin, TX operating over 260 childcare centers in 11 states. Our three early childhood education brands are Childcare Network, Sunrise Preschools, and My Small Wonders. We proudly provide quality care and developmental education to over 30,000 children aged six weeks to twelve years.

We are seeking a Project Manager to join our growing company as we improve the use and integration of existing applications into the daily processes of employees and customers.
This is a great opportunity for a Project Manager with the proven ability to work with non-technical users to understand business needs, and drive multiple projects to improve technology applications and how they are used. This role will be responsible for cross-departmental projects to improve applications and processes while ensuring that existing uses are not negatively impacted. You will coordinate with internal IT Staff, end users, and existing software vendors and consultants to ensure we utilize all applicable functions of our applications efficiently.
This position will be located in our San Antonio, TX office.

  • 5+ years experience in IT Project Management; possession of solid project management experience

  • PMP, Six Sigma, or Lean Certifications

  • Excellent oral and written presentation and communication skills Experience managing multiple concurrent projects and tasks

  • Proven ability to create application and process documentation

  • Proven skills and experience with translating user needs into technical requirements

  • Ability to present technical information to non-technical users

  • Ability to ensure the right people across the organization are collaborating to deliver functionality that drives the business forward

  • Ability to work with vendors to drive projects to completion, ensuring solutions meet user requirements and solve identified problems.

  • Customer service oriented with a problem solving attitude

  • The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, a self-starter, creative, able to work independently, possess a strong attention to detail and have a "can do" attitude

    • Ability to work with minimal supervision and assistance


      • Familiarity with Google Suite and / or Office 365

      • Familiarity with Smartsheet

      • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Business or related field

      • Works with end users and stakeholders to determine project needs, goals and objectives

      • Tracks existing and new application projects and requests to completion

      • Sets project goals and creates plans to meet goals

      • Create and maintain project timeframes, status reports, and risk assessments

      • Coordinate project team members and develop schedules and responsibilities

      • Organizing and leading meetings to discuss project goals and progress

      • Documents and prioritizes new projects and requests

      • Works with vendors and developers to improve and enhance systems and track requests for new functionality

      • Develops understanding of how key systems are used within the company at all levels and how the systems interact and exchange data

      • Creates and updates documentation of business applications

      • Develops understanding of data use and flow throughout the organization

      • Identifies application project requirements by interviewing end users and analyzing existing applications, reports, programming and operations

      • Works with key stakeholders in IT and throughout the company to identify needs and evaluate solutions to issues within existing business applications including ProCare, KidReports, SecureSite, Sage 500 and DocLink.

      • Works with team to identify and implement solutions to issues with existing and new business applications

      • Works with application owners to roll out new updates and processes to improve use of systems throughout the company

      • Facilitates communications between users and vendors to ensure applications are used effectively while maintaining or improving existing functionality

        Job ID: 2023-26305
        External Company Name: Childcare Network, Inc.
        External Company URL:
        Street: 6053 Veteran's Parkway
        Zip: 31909

Keywords: Childcare Network, San Antonio , Project Manager, Executive , San Antonio, Texas

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