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Assistant Director, Software Development

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Florida State University
Location
Tallahassee, FL
Closing date
Jul 29, 2021

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Job Title: Assistant Director, Software Development
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 49423
Department

Florida Virtual Campus

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at: https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.

Responsibilities

Assist in Leading the Enterprise Applications (EA) workgroup of DoIT, and supervises a professional staff of project leaders, programmers, web designers, information systems analysts and support specialists that support administrative applications. Responsible for training and professional development of EA staff.

Leads substantial DoIT projects that could comprise of DoIT teams and cross-functional teams, ensuring that all phases of a project are completed, from inception to conclusion, utilizing DoIT project management methodologies and ensuring they are followed in order to effectively lead the project as well as communicate its progress with all stakeholders. Determines and evaluates potential solutions, develops system specifications and requirements, designs programs to meet FLVC’s business needs.

Assist in Leading the Enterprise Applications (EA) workgroup of DoIT, and supervises a professional staff of project leaders, programmers, web designers, information systems analysts and support specialists that support administrative applications. Responsible for training and professional development of EA staff, for fostering effective communications within EA, DoIT, and with clients, for ensuring the provision of innovative and reliable high-quality services.

Leads the development of comprehensive administrative information technology strategies and oversees the activities of the EA workgroup in conducting strategic projects and providing technology support services. Works closely with the EA Director, fellow DoIT Directors, and functional and administrative leaders to plan, design, acquire or construct and deploy institution-wide administrative information systems.

Provides recommendations and consultation and collaborates with individuals and departments from all sectors of FLVC on a wide range of technology and information management issues. Provides advice and direction that may redesign business processes in order to resolve operational problems, improve customer services, or development new cross-functional strategic information systems.

Works in conjunction with supervisor and senior management to develop, and implement FLVC policies and procedures. Ensures that all team members are using FLVC, FSU, and customer approved policies and procedures, and best practices.

Responsible for providing Customer Service and team leadership for various assigned projects. This includes gathering necessary resources from other teams to accomplish the needs of the customer. Communicates customer based tasks and project needs with supervisor and other members of senior management and works with FLVC's Project Manager to facilitate customer needs.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree and four years' experience related to technical services or a high school diploma/equivalency and eight years of related experience. Note: Higher education can substitute for experience at the equivalent rate.
  • Extensive experience in software and application development.
  • Ability to provide leadership and direction in programmatic, budgetary, and operational functions.
  • Ability to provide recommendations and consultation and collaborate with individuals and departments on a wide range of technology and information management issues.
University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

Learn more about our university and campuses.

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

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Soft Money Funded Position

This is a soft money funded position, with renewal based on available funds and the needs of the University.

Schedule

If not otherwise specified, schedule is Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

Organization

Working at Florida State University

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University — with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive — offers a distinctive academic environment built on its cherished values and unique heritage, welcoming campus on the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida, championship athletics, and prime location in the heart of the state capital.

Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Underlying and supporting the educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders, based on the concepts inscribed in our seal: Vires, Artes, Mores — Strength, Skill and Character.

Epitomized by recently named Rhodes Scholars Garrett Johnson and Myron Rolle — elite athletes and scholars committed to public service — and Joseph O'Shea — a campus and community leader as well as a top scholar — Florida State's 40,000 students are dedicated to academic excellence and providing leadership in our complex world.

Florida State University's 16 colleges offer more than 275 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs, including medicine and law, covering a broad array of disciplines critical to society today. Each year the University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees.

With its impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the nation's Top 10 for Hispanic students.

Florida State University's arts programs — dance, film, music and theatre — rank among the finest in the world, offering an arts education comparable to leading conservatories. Its creative writing program is ranked among the nation's best and is home to the most consistently honored and published student body in the United States. Florida State is responsible for governance of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and associated arts programs, one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.

Other programs consistently included in the top public university list include physics, chemistry, political science, psychology, criminology, public administration, library science, information, human sciences, business and law.

At the Ph.D. level, interdisciplinary programs draw on notable research faculty strengths that transcend the traditional disciplines, including neuroscience, molecular biophysics, computational science, materials science and research at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory—home to the world's most powerful magnets.

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