Director of Information Technology (Chief Information Officer)

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Classification Title:Director of Information Technology (Chief Information Officer)Position Title:Director of Information Technology (Chief Information Officer)Position Type:StaffDepartment:Information TechnologyJob Summary/Basic Function:


This position is responsible for directing all information technology (IT) functions for Gordon State College.


•Administers college information systems, database projects, and production systems; coordinates among client offices and the various units of Computer Services in systems development, project management, testing and implementation.
•Researches, evaluates, recommends, and implements emerging technology-based opportunities for improving college operations and services; communicates with vendors, users, management and technology staff.
•Develops and supervises staff by defining and prioritizing goals, assigning tasks, and providing guidance and direction; evaluates staff performance; promotes personal and professional development.
•Establishes general schedules and priorities for system, programming, standards, communications, and other support projects.
•Coordinates computing and network resources that support academic programs while ensuring system capacity to meet instructional technology needs.
•Plans, organizes, coordinates and directs computer-related services.
•Analyzes, designs, and implements a computer services operation.
•Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with faculty, staff, students and the public.
•Determines budget recommendations and plans for computer services.
•Provides support services that meet the current and emerging needs of students taking classes at all locations.
•Performs related duties as assigned.

Salary is 70,524.88

Minimum Qualifications:


•Knowledge of management principles and practices.
•Knowledge of current and emerging information technologies.
•Knowledge of current and emerging IT strategies related to server-related hardware, software, topologies, and standards in an academic environment.
•Knowledge of personnel management principles and practices.
•Knowledge of budget development and management principles.
•Skill in managing technology projects at the enterprise level.
•Skill in the delegation of responsibility and authority.
•Skill in collaborating with multiple constituents.
•Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs.
•Skill in decision making and problem solving.
•Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.
•Skill in oral and written communication.


•Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
•Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require five to seven years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:Posting Date:03/04/2019Closing Date:Open Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:

Unofficial transcripts for all degrees attained must be submitted either with application, mailed to Human Resources, Gordon College, 419 College Drive, Barnesville, GA 30204 or faxed to 678-359-5290

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your highest level of education completed?
    • High school/GED
    • Some College
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Post-graduate Degree
  2. How many years of experience do you have?
    • 0-2 years
    • 3-5 years
    • 5+ years
  3. List all computer software you have used and are proficient using:

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Professional Reference 1 (Name & Contact Number)
  4. Professional Reference 2 (Name & Contact Number)
  5. Professional Reference 3 (Name & Contact Number)




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Posted: 3/12/2019
Application Due: 9/13/2019
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