Application Services Manager

Chabot-Las Positas Community College District
District Office - Dublin, 7600 Dublin Blvd., 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568

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Job Title:

Application Services Manager

Position Type:


Position Code:




Pay Rate (or Annual Salary):

$126,617 - $150,360/annual

Job Location:

District Office - Dublin, 7600 Dublin Blvd., 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568


IT Services

Job Summary:

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking an Application Services Manager for the District Office in Dublin, California.


Under the general direction of the Chief Technology Officer, provide leadership, consultation, and strategic direction for district-wide information technology activities with regard to the planning, analysis, design, development, installation, integration, and maintenance of software applications and online systems. Create, maintain and execute system project plans. Work with classified staff to resolve functional and technical issues in the administrative systems environment.


The Application Services Manager shall be selected by the Governing Board upon the nomination of the District Chancellor.

NOTE: This class specification is not necessarily all-inclusive in terms of the duties and responsibilities.

Representative Duties:

1.Plan, organize, and coordinate District information technology activities and operations with regard to application development and integration.
2.Develop and execute goals, objectives, policies, and procedures in the areas of application development and integration which guide and govern practices across all District colleges and locations.
3.Consult with management and various committees to facilitate the identification and prioritization of current and future administrative application needs and solutions; analyze technology needs and provide direction for software and systems acquisitions and upgrades.
4.Supervise, hire, train, and evaluate information technology department staff engaged in designing, implementing, programming, and maintaining District software applications, including in-house and third-party solutions.
5.Ensure compliance with Federal and State requirements and standards; and, coordinate with departments to demonstrate that applicable standards are met.
6.Direct the testing, training, and evaluation of District software systems and applications.
7.Manage large-scale application software implementation projects, including development, integration, testing, troubleshooting, training, and final user acceptance.
8.Oversee the development, maintenance, support, and training for the District and related websites, portals, and mobile apps.
9.Coordinate and direct the development, implementation, and monitoring of security policies and practices for District applications.
10.Chair multiple committees and working groups that provide direction and feedback on critical systems and applications.
11.Develop, monitor, and maintain the unit’s budget in collaboration with the Chief Technology Officer and prepare related reports; budget for ongoing upgrades and support necessary to sustain District needs and future growth.
12.Oversee the operation of the district-wide help desk system used to record and assign service calls; provide direction to information technology staff on prioritizing work requests.
13.Coordinate activities with software application vendors; assist the purchasing department in the acquisition of information systems software and services.
14.Develop, implement, update, and ensure compliance with information technology department program plans and service unit outcomes as well as preparing related documentation.
15.Prepare reports, documentation, and proposals pertaining to District applications and services; recommend and implement improvements to department documentation processes and standards.
16.Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience:

An equivalent combination of education and experience which indicates possession of knowledge and skills required to perform the duties of this position.

Bachelor’s degree.

Six (6) years of experience in system design, programming, testing, implementation, and user training including two years of experience supervising software development staff and managing related projects.

Demonstrate sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical and/or learning disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge of:
1.Educational administrative software systems (Ellucian Products (Banner, DegreeWorks, Recruit, Advise, etc.) preferred)
2.Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation
3.Operations, activities, and services of a software programming and development unit
4.Modern computer development and programming languages
5.User software applications
6.Computer operating systems
7.Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations
8.District organization, operations, policies, procedures, and objectives
9.Principles of budget development and maintenance
10.Principles of report preparation
11.Principles of program planning and program review
12.Modern office procedures and equipment
13.English grammar, spelling, and composition
14.Methods and techniques of conflict resolution and negotiation

Ability to:
1.Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
2.Analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action
3.Implement and facilitate organizational change
4.Lead, motivate, select, train, supervise, and evaluate personnel
5.Maintain current knowledge of technological trends and advances in the field to provide direction for future District systems and applications
6.Analyze fiscal information to develop and maintain budgets
7.Plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines
8.Collaborate with others to carry out work
9.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
10.Exercise initiative and independence of judgment and action
11.Prepare reports by gathering and organizing data from a variety of sources
12.Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, instructors, clients and community members

Desirable Qualifications:

1.Knowledge of Ellucian Banner and related systems.
2.Project management experience.
3.Basic knowledge of Oracle Relational Database Management Systems.

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting. Some evening, weekend, and travel maybe required.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

EEO Statement:

It is the policy of this District to provide equal opportunity in all areas of
employment practices and to assure that there shall be no discrimination against
any person on the basis of sex, ancestry, age, marital status, race, religious
creed, mental disability, medical condition (including HIV and AIDS), color,
national origin, physical disability, family or sexual preference status and other
similar factors in compliance with Title IX, Sections 503 and 504 of the
Rehabilitation Act, other federal and state non-discrimination regulations, and its
own statements of philosophy of objectives. The District encourages the filing of
applications by both sexes, ethnic minorities, and the disabled.

Posting Number:


Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

First review date of submitted application materials will be July 19, 2021.

Notification to Applicants:

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position

Instructions for Personal Qualifications Statement:

The purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to provide information on how your education and experience relate to the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as you do for your cover letter.


Working at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District

Chabot and Las Positas Colleges both aim to provide an educational foundation for transfer to the four-year college/university, career and technical education (CTE) certificates, and life-long learning opportunities. The combined student population of more than 29,000 students includes those from throughout the Bay Area, and Central Valley, as well as from other states and more than 40 foreign countries.

• Educational Excellence forms the foundation of our district and governs the planning, implementation, and evaluation of everything we do

• Curriculum Relevancy ensures that our students benefit from the latest and most innovative curriculum available; this requires constant, active improvement

• Community Collaboration with local business, government, educational institutions, civic organizations, community groups, science, and industry partners results in a team effort to provide educational opportunities that best serve our students and our community

• The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District (CLPCCD) celebrates more than 50 years of educating the San Francisco East Bay

• CLPCCD adds approximately $508.9 million in annual income to its East Bay service area

Chabot College has delivered education opportunity to our communities through excellent transfer, degree, career technical and lifelong learning programs. Chabot is the birthplace of model support services such as the Puente, Daraja, and Early Childhood Mentor-Teacher Programs. Ours is a story of student success and a democratic commitment to equal access to excellence in education for all.

Puente Project

A highly-acclaimed program founded at Chabot College in 1981 which explores the Mexican American/Latino experience and has served thousands of California students. Community colleges with Puente programs transfer 44 percent more Latino students to the University of California than colleges without Puente.

DARAJA Project

Offers academic support services and a curriculum focused on African-American literature, history, and issues. Daraja students do better in school and transfer to four-year universities at a higher rate.

Las Positas’ rich course offerings prepare students for degree and certificate completion, transfer to a four-year university, basic skills for success in college, and job retraining. Students are also able to study in career programs designed by the faculty and the community to meet local workforce demands.

Engineering Tech Partnership

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Alameda County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and Las Positas College (LPC) established a 24-month academic program to provide a technical education and hands-on training for veterans. The new Engineering Technology Program at Las Positas is designed to help veterans develop the skills and training needed for engineering technician careers and establishes a pipeline of qualified candidates for LLNL and other Bay Area employers such as NASA and Sandia and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories.

Viticulture and Business Program

The college’s award-winning Viticulture and Winery Technology Program partners with the historic and thriving Livermore Valley wine industry. The Business Program, the college’s most popular major, provides training for area businesses, including an industry-specific Retail Management Program, and sponsors a Business and Entrepreneurship Speaker Series.

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