1716 Technical Project Manager

Website Minnesota Historical Society


JOB TITLE: #1716 Technical Project Manager

OPEN TO: This job is open to all applicants.

LOCATION: History Center – 345 W Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102

SALARY: $5,473.00 monthly minimum, commensurate with experience

STATUS & HOURS: Full-time, regular (approximately 2,088 annual hours) position.

BENEFITS: Eligible to participate in State Employee Group Insurance Program and a retirement program with employer contribution. Generous vacation and sick time accruals with additional paid holidays.

DEPARTMENT: Digital Infrastructure & Business Applications



HIRING MANAGER: Director, Digital Infrastructure & Business Applications

POSTING DATE: December 9, 2022

DEADLINE DATE: Open until filled

TO APPLY: Interested applicants must apply online at the Minnesota Historical Society’s career center at www.mnhs.org/jobs and include a resume and cover letter by the application deadline date.

DESCRIPTION: This position exists to act as a project management liaison within the Infrastructure & Business Applications department as well as in service to other MNHS departments requiring technical support. This position will identify and work with various product owners on multi-department projects requiring technical assistance, and work with IT department staff to set a priority on those projects. This position will also service as a primary security specialist.

SUMMARY OF WORK: 1) Lead project work groups to advance innovative technology infrastructure and business application strategy and solutions across MNHS; 2) Provide network expertise to the department and digital teams in order to maintain and provide technical support: 3) Assist in ensuring overall digital security; 4) Maintain awareness of technology advances, finding ways to implement and keep MNHS digital solutions up to date and impactful; and 5) Provide overall direction for hiring, training, supervision, and motivation for assigned staff, interns, and volunteers, and ensure overall compliance with MNHS policies and procedures.


● Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business, management information systems, or related area.

● Project management experience across a medium sized organization.

● Five years managing data security utilizing group policy, network file and folder permissions in Active Directory

● Five years experience with PCI compliance rules and regulations.

● Experience acting as a technical resource on issues regarding computer operations, data communications, and networking technologies.

● Ability to lift up to 30 pounds.

● Ability and willingness to travel.

● Valid driver’s license.


● Supervising staff, writing work plans and actively managing employee’s performance to ensure success towards organizational goals.

● Problem-solving; the ability to design and implement effective and appropriate solutions.

● Simplifying complexity and developing scalable propositions that are data driven.

● Communicating, both orally and written, including preparing and delivering reports and presentations for both professional and lay audiences.

● Thinking imaginatively and problem solving.

● Customer service and interpersonal communications skills sufficient to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

● Multitasking, working effectively under pressure to meet deadlines, prioritizing and adapting to changing priorities.

● Working independently and taking individual initiative while also being able to collaborate effectively and contribute positively in a team environment.

● Strong analytical and organizational skills with a demonstrated results orientation.


● Knowledge of the principles of organization, management, leadership, administration and a demonstrated skill in applying these principles.

● The technologies customers are using to drive and deliver digital innovation.

● Agile principles and methodologies.

● Trello, Jira or similar project management tools

● Accessibility issues and strategies (both usability- and disability-related).


● Three years previous IT team supervision.

● Experience working in an IT department at an organization of 500+ staff.

● Experience working in a Google environment with Gmail, Docs, Sheets, and GCP suite.

● Experience working with Microsoft products and services.

● Experience with Tessitura software configuration.

● Experience with Shopify and integration opportunities with Munus and Tessitura.

● Network computer experience in a cultural organization such as a museum, library or education institution.

● Ability to communicate and to establish and maintain positive interpersonal contacts to serve effectively in the technical support functions for all levels of personnel.

Should you have questions with the application process, email humanresources@mnhs.org.

At MNHS, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on diversity for the benefit of our employees, our products and services, and our community. The Minnesota Historical Society believes that an inclusive culture among our team members is critical to our success as a historical society and museum, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Minnesota Historical Society is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and employer.

To apply for this job please visit www.mnhs.org.