Assistant to the VP/CIO

Job description

The College of New Jersey is searching for an Assistant to the Vice President and Chief Information Officer. The Assistant provides administrative support to the VP/CIO and the IT staff. A "right hand" to the Vice President and CIO, the Assistant works independently and has responsibility for office administration, budget coordination, information gathering, tracking and analysis, and the highest level of customer service to, and support of internal and external stakeholders.

The Information Technology Division (IT) has 55 employees, and is comprised of six business units including: Business and Computer Operations, Enterprise Infrastructure, Enterprise Application, Information Security, Multimedia Technical Support Services and User Support Services.

Required Education and Experience

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of one year of related professional experience; working with and tracking budgets; managing appointment calendars and typing correspondence and reports; experience and competency with Microsoft office suite and Google app, and experience providing excellent customer service in a professional office environment are required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least three years of progressively responsible experience in a similar position

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent technology skills including Excel, Word and Google Apps, along with the ability to learn other software systems
  • Excellent organizational skills, high attention to detail and highly evolved verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities, manage multiple, and often competing priorities with speed and accuracy
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidences and the highest level of integrity
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

Institutional Information

Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a highly selective public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ emphasizes the undergraduate residential experience and offers targeted graduate programs. The College's seven schools - The Arts and Communication; Business; Humanities and Social Sciences; Education; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering - offer degrees to nearly 6,800 students. The College's distinguished faculty of 348 full-time members provides a 13 to 1 student to faculty ratio, and eighty-five percent of classes have enrollments of 30 or fewer. TCNJ's picturesque campus is located on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, approximately five miles from New Jersey's state capital of Trenton, and 60 minutes from both Philadelphia and New York City. A 95 percent freshman to sophomore retention rate and a six-year graduation rate of 86 percent speak to the quality of the TCNJ experience.

Contact Information

This is a competitive Civil Service position with the state title, Professional Services Specialist 4 and is included in membership in the Communication Workers of America (CWA) bargaining union. The starting salary for this position is Range 18, step 3, $47,837.00. Salary for an internal candidate will be determined in accordance with Civil Service rules. Submissions received after the civil service response date will only be considered if a suitable candidate has not already been identified. An offer of employment will be contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background investigation.

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.




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Job No: 432
Posted: 4/2/2018
Application Due: 6/1/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable