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Grossmont/Cuyamaca Community College District

Posting Number: 17-00084

Department: D - Information Systems

Site: District

FTE: 1.00

Months: 12 Month

Pay Grade Level: M-11

Starting Pay Rate: M-11; (Step A) $113,824 OR (Step B) $118,377 OR (Step C) $123,113

Work Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Shift Differntial: None

Required Applicant Documents: Resume Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants, interested in applying for this position must complete and submit all of the required application materials by the closing deadline.
1) Complete District Application
2) Resume
3) 1-3 page cover letter addressing how you meet the necessary qualifications of the position listed in the job posting. In particular, PLEASE EMPHASIZE YOUR EXPERIENCE IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
A) Training, Supervising, and evaluating IT staff, including what skills and techniques you use to motivate your employees to do their best work;
B) Researching, planning, implementing, and evaluating effective use of new technology to support an organization's mission, goals, and objectives (Please provide specific examples, including when and for whom); and
C) Managing enterprise system databases, servers, and systems security (please provide specific examples).


Closing Date: 8-13-2018

Job Summary:

Do you thrive on leading a talented team of programmers, business analysts, and systems administrators in the ever-changing world of Information Technology?
Does your unique blend of technical and leadership skills guide your team to be motivated, productive, and efficient?
Are you ready to bring your experience and talents to a dynamic, transformative higher education institution in San Diego?

Under the direction of an assigned manager, the Director of Enterprise Systems is responsible for managing the application programming and system management group which implements, configures, optimizes, supports, and provides system management and programming for the major Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems including: student/instructional, degree audit/student educational planning, financial aid, finance, human resources/payroll and related systems. The Director works with the assigned manager and the appropriate advisory committees of the District and the colleges to develop goals and plans for technology. System management includes testing of new releases, adjustments to business processes, system configuration, user security, resource monitoring, system integrations and reporting. System programming includes institutional research, state (MIS, PERS, STRS, 320) and federal reporting as well as developing specialized and custom programs. The Director also will be responsible for end user training on a wide variety of systems.


Provide senior leadership to the Information Technology (IT) Department including being conversant with the future direction of enterprise systems, how that direction will impact the District, and how future and current systems can be optimized and implemented for the benefit of the District.
Work closely with other departments to assess needs, coordinate plans and activities including development projects that involve the enterprise systems, the coordination of software upgrades, and the implementation of new systems and modules.
Oversee ERP systems project management utilizing best practices for technology implementation planning.
Manage project teams of functional and technical staff for the system implementation life cycle including: needs analysis, development of functional requirements, search for available systems and implementation planning including: configuration, testing, training, documentation, and assessment.
Ensure that projects are completed in a professional and timely manner according to District standards and methodology.
Develop detailed project management plans for systems and modifications.
Coordinate and administer the district-wide strategic planning process for information technology, educational technology and management information systems and work with appropriate College officials to evaluate technology implementation and performance. Develop and disseminate policies, standards and procedures related to information technology. Align Information Technology objectives and programs to enterprise objectives and strategies, and ensure that implementation of technology will occur in an integrated manner designed for the benefit of both academic and administrative functions.
Implement and maintain technology solutions and services that support student learning, faculty teaching, scholarship, and administrative processes, including the development, administration and management of technology systems for student registration, student records, financial aid, attendance accounting, grade reporting and transcript histories consistent with Board Policies, District procedures, and State and Federal regulations.


Minimum Qualifications:
Please see under "Special Instructions to Applicants" for application materials.


Any combination of training and experience equivalent to: a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in computer science, information technology or related field and at least five years of increasingly responsible, directly-related experience in an IT department, including at least three years in a progressively higher-level management/supervisory capacity.

Express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience.
Demonstrate excellent time management and organizational skills.
Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new systems and equipment.
Research, evaluate, and implement new technologies, development tools and products.
Participate in the development and administration of goals, objectives, and procedures for assigned area.
Provide leadership based on ethics and principles as they relate to the functions and operations of the assigned area.
Demonstrate a sensitivity to, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and personnel, including those with physical or learning disabilities.

Advanced principles, practices and current trends and technology in the field of information systems.
Pertinent federal, state and local laws, regulations, policies affecting the information infrastructure and related technology and systems.
Methods and techniques of application development, system design and programming.
Operational characteristics in personal computers, operating and network systems.
Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.
Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.

Preferred Qualifications:
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General Employment Information:
Information provided by the applicant, other than that requested for statistical purposes by the Employment Services Office, which indicates candidate's gender, age, ethnicity, religious preference, etc. will be removed from the application. All submitted materials become District property and cannot be returned.

BENEFITS: The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District provides an excellent comprehensive benefits program including medical, prescription drugs, vision care, dental, life and income protection insurance, and membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) or the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS).

Under Federal Law, employers are required to verify that all new employees are eligible for employment in the United States. Prior to appointment to a position, you must present acceptable proof of your identity and authorization to work in the United States.

NOTE: Offers of employment are contingent upon successful pre-placement physicals and fingerprint clearance. A $32.00 processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be required. Employees must also sign up for Payroll Direct Deposit.

Candidates invited for interview who must travel distances greater than 75 miles (one-way) outside San Diego County will be reimbursed up to $250 for travel or airfare only.

Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act due to a disability and who require accommodations for completing the application process or interviewing, please notify the District Employment Services Department. Phone (619) 668-1735.

GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer.

Posting Date: 07-09-2018

Date Job Commences: ASAP

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The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District (GCCCD) is committed to providing learning and working environments that ensure and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. People of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, socioeconomic levels, cultures, and abilities are valued, welcomed, and included in all aspects of our organization. GCCCD strives to provide an educational environment that fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding, and respect that ultimately also benefits the global community.





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Posted: 7/11/2018
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