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San Diego County - District Office

Transforming lives through learning isn't just the vision of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. It happens every day with our 30,000 students who take the first step in their higher education, become trained for a new career, or learn knowledge that transforms their world perspective.

The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District honors a diverse academic community and fosters equity mindedness across our institutions. As such, the District is committed to eliminating achievement gaps among different student groups by promoting a culture of appreciation for diversity, equity, inclusivity, and social justice, and continuously examining our processes and practices through an equity lens.

The District provides an excellent health and welfare benefits package to its employees. We take care of our employees and have continued to offer medical, dental and vision coverage to eligible employees and their dependents at no charge for any of the plans we offer.

Become a part of this dedicated team in beautiful San Diego County!

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Job Summary
Application Deadline: Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

Initial Interview Dates: Week of March 28, 2022
Second Level Interview Dates: Week of April 4, 2022
Final Interviews: Week of April 11, 2022

Department: District Information Technology

Months worked out of the Year: 12 months

FTE: 1.0

Work hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Some evenings and weekends

Shift Differential: None

Starting Salary Range:
Range: MG-11; $121,928 (Step A) or $126,806 (Step B) or $131,879 (Step C)
Based on experience

Anticipated Start Date: May 2022

Job Description


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.


Primary Functions:

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.
Implement, support, and maintain technology solutions and services of the District's human resources/payroll and finance systems.
Oversee and manage integrations between various pieces of the District ERP systems.
Ensure that server systems that support district-wide services are supported, maintained and upgraded properly, and work reliably and securely.
Provide district-wide leadership to ensure the integrity, reliability and security of computerized information.
Assess requirements, options, technologies, costs, workload implications and feasibility of new systems.
Manage the portion of the budget that is assigned to the application programming and system management group.
Oversee the activities of the Enterprise Systems group including ERP system administration, system management, systems security, application programming, systems design and analysis, testing and training.
Supervise, review and evaluate the work of assigned personnel and provide overall direction for training. Perform annual performance evaluations and make appropriate personnel recommendations.
Manage, train, evaluate, support, and direct the Enterprise Systems group. Establish and maintain a climate that encourages staff development.
Assure consistent quality of production from assigned staff by developing and enforcing procedures, validating processes and providing documentation.

Secondary Functions:

Understand the business processes, operations and goals of the various administrative and student/instructional groups who utilize the District's ERP systems.
Assist in fulfilling the District's mission to support student education and success, provide services to faculty and staff and achieve fiscal responsibility through the use of the District's ERP systems.
Develop and implement strategies for security and disaster recovery for technology.
Recognize and identify potential areas where existing policies and procedures require change, or where new ones need to be developed.
Provide project status reports.
Perform other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: 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.


Environment: Work is routinely performed in an indoor, office environment

Physical Abilities: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

* Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.

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The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, a two-college district in eastern San Diego County, has been providing a high-quality education to the region since Grossmont College opened its doors in 1961 and Cuyamaca College began operating in 1978. The district is tied closely to the suburban and rural communities that it serves, providing a $1 billion economic impact to the region through its payroll, purchasing, and spending by students and alumni.

The district has a strong commitment to diversity and equity with a student population representing a broad variety of backgrounds, ethnicities, socioeconomic levels, cultures and abilities. The district strives to provide an educational environment that fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding, and respect that ultimately also benefits the global community.

The colleges offer more than 150 degrees and certificates in a wide range of programs. Both colleges have signature programs that have become well-renowned. Grossmont College is recognized for its top-notch Administration of Justice, Culinary Arts, Nursing and Allied Health and Theatre Arts programs, while Cuyamaca is known for its Automotive Technology, Ornamental Horticulture, Environmental Health and Safety and Water/Wastewater Technology programs.

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Working at Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District

The mission of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District is to provide educational leadership through learning opportunities that anticipate, prepare for, and meet the future challenges of a complex democracy and a global society.

The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District realizes that staff diversity in the academic environment fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding and respect, harmony and creativity, while providing suitable role models for all students.

Both Grossmont and Cuyamaca College are comprehensive academic institutions located in El Cajon, a city in eastern San Diego County. Both are close to beaches, mountains, the desert, and varied cultural and recreational attractions.

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