Job Description - Associate Vice President, Information Technology Description View created on 07/22/2014
Associate Vice President, Information Technology
Executive Vice President, College Operations
Responsible for leadership of college-wide administrative information technology support and network services. The department of Information Technology includes Applications Development (programming), ACCNET Services (voice, video, data transmission, network management and microcomputer support), Systems Services, Records Management, and Support Services (Help Desk and computer room operations).
Description of Duties and Tasks
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Provides leadership to the College for information technology services in support of administrative, student support, and academic concerns.
Provides leadership and vision for the use of information technology as a critical component for the future of the college.
Promotes innovative, efficient, effective and shared uses of information technology solutions across the college.
Fosters a widespread awareness of good computer ethics and security within the campus community.
Assists in the development of the college-wide master, facilities and technology plans, with particular emphasis on ensuring the integrity and strategic development of the information/communications hardware infrastructure.
Directs the planning, budgeting, operations and appraisal processes of the Information Technology Department.
Directs a continuous improvement program for college system development processes.
Serves as a resource to college functions and departments regarding network and information technology.
Coordinates the development and extension of administrative information technology, records management and network services with user departments throughout the college.
Develops and establishes standards for information technology.
Manages, directs and coaches Information Technology staff.
Develops strategic relationships with various constituencies across the state of Texas as well as in the higher education and corporate community.
Makes presentations to the Board as requested.
Ensures appropriate safety training is completed, and compliance with all health and safety rules and processes.
Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Demonstrated expertise in IT project planning, development and implementation.
Presenting information and summary reports internally and to the public.
Understanding of the community college philosophy and mission.
Handling the demands and requirements of senior-level management in higher education.
Effective management and leadership models and techniques, including Servant-Leadership Principles.
Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Working in a collaborative manner with diverse constituencies.
Maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials.
Working effectively with a diverse and multi-cultural student body and staff.
Excellent communication, written and verbal, and interpersonal skills.
Providing leadership at all levels of the College.
Planning, prioritizing, and problem-solving.
Handling multiple projects and meeting deadlines.
Planning and managing budgets and manpower needs.
Demonstrated expertise in programming, web-based applications, database management techniques, and personal computer business software applications.
Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling
Work is routinely performed in an office environment
Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds
5 years related work experience, including some experience directing the development, implementation, management, and support of both hardware and software for an administrative (ERP) system.
More than 5 years work expereince to include experience in senior-level management in a larger higher education environment; long-term strategic planning; wide area networks; telecommunications; systems design; and administrative technology planning and implementation in a de-centralized and distributed computing environment.
Bachelor's degree in related area.
Master's degree in Information Systems or technology-related area.
Provide resources for safe operation of units. Create and support workplace safety.