Assistant Director of Productivity Solutions - IMT

USA, California, Azusa
Apr 21, 2017
Azusa Pacific
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering over 80 bachelors, masters and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU has been recognized as one of U.S.News & World Report's Best Colleges for seven years running. The university provides outstanding opportunities for staff in advancement, professional growth, and Christian ministry. APU seeks staff who model excellence in their discipline and have a clear and compelling understanding of their faith and Christian commitment.

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You will lead the Productivity Solutions product team, which includes Document Solutions and Productivity Apps. The Document Solutions team primarily provides document repository and document scanning services, and this team also support productivity apps for eSignature and enterprise forms and workflow. The Productivity Apps team supplies cloud productivity solutions that are useful for individuals and workgroups. The goal for our product teams is to become self-sustaining, with a team-derived process for innovation and continuous improvement of both our products and our operations (e.g. lean, agile, devops).

You provide leadership (operational and strategic leadership) to cultivate the mission of IMT Document Solutions: to seek out and delivers agile productivity solutions and services to meet workgroup needs related to document workflow and collaboration. You will directly supervise approximately five staff and a few student employees, discipling them to grow professionally and spiritually. You will also be responsible for projects and agreements with departments utilizing the team's services.

A successful candidate must understand the strategic value of unstructured or ad-hoc information assets at the institution and be able to move from traditional imaging practices to new service opportunities around content and knowledge management through web collaboration. You will also need to be someone with strong desire and skills in information and business process efficiency.

As a member of the Personal Technology management team, you will partner with the Director to promote the overall value of personal technology services and flourishing of the self-managed product teams, helping to improve team-based operations, decrease turnaround times, and streamline processes.

Required Education

    Bachelor's degree in business, MIS, computer science, engineering, or other related degrees required. Master's degree and ITIL and Scrum certification preferred

Required Experience

    Should have 3-5 years of demonstrated technical management/supervisory experience in the field of Information Technology Minimum of three years experience in several Information Technologies fields (e.g. document management, scanning/imaging, content management systems, workflow, customer service, database, networking, and web technologies) Should have experience in several of the following disciplines, concepts, or practices: IT customer service Experience with document management systems such as Alfresco and Ephesoft Experience with Google GSuite (especially Drive, Docs, Sites, and Groups), and cloud opportunities from Google Apps Marketplace and similar services. Experience with web content and collaboration systems (Wiki, web publishing, social services). Communication and marketing techniques Project and product management methodologies Vendor communication and management Higher Education context preferred

Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.

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Azusa Pacific University will conduct a background check on all final candidates.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled unless otherwise stated. Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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