Manager, IT Infrastructure

Employer
Foothill-De Anza Community College District
Location
Los Altos Hills, CA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Initial Review Date: 04/18/22**; Next Review Date: 6/13/22**
**Any complete applications received after the review date will only be forwarded to the hiring committee at their request. 
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for the management position above.

SALARY GRADE:     A2/A3 - G

Full Salary Range:    $97,607.89 - $137,344.10 annually*

*Actual placement is based on applicant’s verified education and experience (Customary Hiring Range $97,607.89 - $107,612.70 annually). In addition, candidates with verified educational units beyond the minimum qualification may qualify for additional pay, up to $564 per contract month.

Foothill – De Anza Community College District Mission Statement:

The mission of the Foothill–De Anza Community College District is student success. We are driven by an equity agenda and guided by core values of excellence, inclusion, and sustainability. Every member of our district contributes to a dynamic learning environment that fosters student engagement, equal opportunity, and innovation in meeting the various educational and career goals of our diverse students. We are committed to providing an accessible, quality undergraduate education dedicated to developing a broadly educated and socially responsible community that supports an equitable and just future for California.

POSITION PURPOSE:

Under the direction of the ETS Associate Vice Chancellor, Networks & Client Services, acts as ETS’ representative to oversee, plan, organize, and direct the implementation of the ETS Infrastructure Standards; ETS participation in district and college construction and facilities projects, the work of telecommunications contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, and consultants.  The Infrastructure Manager directs liaison activities and collaboration between ETS and bond program and project managers, district Facilities, college representatives, project stakeholders, contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, consultants, and engineers during the planning, design, construction, and post–occupancy phases projects.  Coordinate and track ETS bond funds and oversee the internal ETS bond equipment tracking process.  Directs and guides ETS staff assigned to telecommunications infrastructure activities. 

NATURE and SCOPE:

The Infrastructure Manager is the administrator who oversees and directs the implementation of ETS Infrastructure Standards within district construction and facilities projects and ETS managed telecommunications and computing facilities projects and maintenance & support.  Is responsible for representing ETS in district and college construction projects and coordination and tracking of ETS bond funds and equipment tracking.

KEY DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following duties and responsibilities are typical but not limited to the following:

1.     Oversees, plans, organizes, and directs the implementation of the ETS Infrastructure Standards.  Represent ETS participation in district and college construction and facilities projects, the work of telecommunications contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, and consultants.

2.     Directs liaison activities between ETS and bond program and project managers and district vendor partner, district Facilities, college representatives, project stakeholders, contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, consultants, and engineers during the planning, design, construction, and post–occupancy phases projects. 

3.     Collaborate with district Facilities, colleges, architect design teams, project managers, vendors, and contractors on construction projects, blueprint drawing reviews, submittals, RFIs, shop drawings, site walks, miscellaneous cabling projects

4.     Directs and guides ETS staff assigned to telecommunications infrastructure activities.

5.     Coordination and tracking of ETS bond funds; Oversees the internal ETS bond equipment tracking process.

6.     Ensure projects are planned, designed, and constructed according to specifications.  Collaborate with district Facilities, colleges, architect design teams, project managers, vendors, and contractors on construction projects, blueprint drawing reviews, submittals, RFIs, shop drawings, site walks, miscellaneous cabling projects.

7.     Research, meet with vendors, and evaluate equipment; recommendations, specify, acquire, and manage the installation and configuration of equipment and systems.

8.     Oversee and direct district and contractor personnel in planning design, construction, testing, start-up, acceptance and closeout of assigned projects.

9.     Communicate with and represent ETS at district and college meetings and meetings with other agencies. Serve on assigned committees.

10.  Design reports, and analyze data for management status and reporting requirements.

11.  Continually monitors individual staff and contractors to ensure meeting of specific deadlines; assist department personnel in completion of duties as necessary.

12.  Maintain current knowledge in area of expertise.

13.  Performs other related duties as assigned.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Knowledge:

1.     Networks and telecommunications including structured cabling and equipment facilities environments

2.     Computer hardware systems, software applications

3.     Principles and practices of managing technology equipment facilities.

4.     End Point computer Operating Systems.

5.     Technical aspects of field of specialty.

6.     AutoCAD or similar drawing programs, ERP systems and project management software.

7.     Proper methods of storing equipment, materials, and supplies.

8.     Operation and care of specialized technology equipment

9.     Principles and practices of managing technology equipment facilities.

10.  Inventory methods and techniques

11.  Health and safety regulations and procedures.

12.  Project Management procedures and techniques.

13.  Budget preparation and control.

14.  Principles and practices of supervision and training.

15.  Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

16.  Record keeping principles and practices.

17.  Oral and written communication skills.

Skills and Abilities:

1.     Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.

2.     Communicate effectively both orally and in writing, including writing complex proposals.

3.     Principles of project management and supervision.

4.     Demonstrated experience with contractors, sub-contractors, inspectors, and other building trades.

5.     Read and understand building design drawings, ‘blue prints’.

6.     Demonstrated experience with procurement and management of telecommunications infrastructure vendors and equipment (structured cable, racks, cabinets).

7.     Manage multiple projects and/or an increasingly complex set of activities.

8.     Solve problems with initiative and ingenuity.

9.     Work under stringent timelines and budgets.

10.  Work independently; self-motivated.

11.  Experience working with labor contracts and/or represented workforce.

12.  Train and guide staff.

13.  Diagnose and understand reasons for system failures.

14.  Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

15.  Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

16.  Maintain current knowledge of technological advances in the field.

17.  Plan and organize work; Meet schedules and time lines.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1.     Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.

2.     Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.

3.     Four years experience plus two years in a leadership or supervisory role on a major project.

Preferred Qualifications:

1.     Familiarity with Project Management best practices and tools

License and Certifications:

Possession of a valid California Driver’s License.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Environment:

1.     Typical office environment including mobile and connected interactions..

Physical Abilities:

1.     Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone and make presentations.

2.     Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.

3.     Vision sufficient to read various materials.

4.     Sitting for extending periods of time.

5.     Bending at the waist.

6.     Lifting and carrying objects up to 20 lbs.

APPLICATION PACKET:

1.     A District on-line application on http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/. *In the application, you will provide information, which demonstrates your understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff. Additionally, you will be asked to explain how your life experiences, studies or work have influenced your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. 

2.     A cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position. 

3.     A current resume of all work experience, formal education and training.

If any required application materials are omitted, the committee will not review your application.  Items not required (including reference letters) will not be accepted.  For full-consideration, all application packets must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date. 

Please allow yourself ample time to complete your application and resolve any technical difficulties that may arise with your submission.  We do not guarantee a response to application questions within 48 hours of the closing date. 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Position: Full-Time, Contract, 12-months per year

Starting date:  As soon as possible upon completion of the search process.

Annual salary plus benefits; excellent benefits package which includes coverage for employee and eligible dependents, dental, vision care, employee assistance program, long term disability, retirement benefits and basic life insurance.

For information on our benefits package that includes medical for employees and dependents, visit our web site: http://hr.fhda.edu/benefits/index.html 

Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete the employment process must notify Employment Services no later than the closing date of the announcement.

The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S.

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews.  All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant.

 

For more information about our application process contact:

Employment Services

Foothill-De Anza Community College District

12345 El Monte Road

Los Altos Hills, California 94022

(650) 949-6217

Email: [email protected]

http://hr.fhda.edu/ 

 

 

 

 

 

Organization

Working at Foothill-De Anza Community College District

For more than 50 years, Foothill-De Anza has demonstrated excellence and innovation in academic programs and student services. As one of the largest community college districts in the United States, Foothill-De Anza provides credit classes for about 43,000 students per quarter. The colleges are active members of the League for Innovation in the Community College, a national consortium of leading two-year institutions.

The mission of the Foothill – De Anza Community College District is student success. We accomplish this by providing access to a dynamic learning environment that fosters excellence, opportunity and innovation in meeting the diverse educational and career goals of our students and communities.

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Foothill-De Anza serves the communities of Cupertino, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Stanford, Sunnyvale, and portions of San Jose.

Foothill College

Foothill College envisions itself as a community of scholars where a diverse population of students, faculty and staff intersect and are engaged in the search for truth and meaning. We recognize that by necessity this search must be informed by a multiplicity of disciplinary modes of inquiry. In order to ensure that every student has the opportunity to share in this vision, Foothill College commits itself to providing students with the necessary student support services, outstanding instruction, and opportunities for leadership both within and outside the classroom. By enacting this vision, the college ensures that it remains the distinctive and innovative institution it has been since its inception.

De Anza College

Two words—"excellence" and "innovation" — have captured the essence of De Anza College for nearly four decades. Although each carries importance, together they're a winning combination that has established De Anza in the forefront of community colleges nationwide.   De Anza provides outstanding general education and vocational courses as well as interdisciplinary studies, community service opportunities, on-the-job-training, internships, collaborative programs with businesses and industries, and online and television classes.     

Employment with Foothill - De Anza

Foothill - De Anza Community College District is one of the largest community college districts in the U.S. that has distinguished itself as a leader among California Community Colleges.

We currently employ approximately 1,200 full-time employees and 1,900 part-time employees. It is the policy of the District to provide an educational and employment environment which is committed to high quality, equal opportunity and diversity.

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