Recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for the past three years, the Lone Star College System (LSCS) is one of the fastest growing community college systems in Texas. We are the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and second largest community college in the state, serving over 90,000 credit and continuing education students each semester. LSCS is leading the way in creating programs that prepare students to meet the challenges of a global and technological society.
Lone Star College-University Park
Director - Database Administrator (#9119) UP
Collaborate with business/process owners and end users of ERP system to help determine needs and system/process maturation.
Provide leadership and oversight of portal system in support of the daily operations for myLoneStar and portal external support services; as well as mobility and SharePoint services.
Management of staff consisting of Analysts, Programmers, Coordinators and Developers. The function of this position includes staff development, establishing performance expectations and metrics, and implementing a continuing plan to improve the overall performance of the department.
Provide the project management and oversight for departmental and system-wide projects requiring analysis, feasibility studies, code development, implementation, maintenance, process/procedure development and planning.
Budgetary oversight responsibilities for departmental budgets.
Lead the analysis and design of portal applications, and the integration of third-party solutions as well as legacy systems.
Responsible for the implementation of performance monitoring, change management, and update/upgrades of portal system.
Meets with vendor representatives to discuss issues, service agreements and resolve issues in a timely manner.
Ensures institutional and/or departmental standards are met and provides justification for any deviations.
Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree or higher in related field.
At least 5 years of related work experience in leading a complex IT department.
Experience with Oracle/PeopleSoft ERP Systems.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Knowledge of CS or HCM/FMS modules.
Demonstrated knowledge of ITIL/ITSMF practices.
Ability to perform a wide variety of projects simultaneously.
Ability to lead cost unit budget process.
Ability to communicate vision and motivate people to implement vision.
Demonstrated ability to align resources to the needs of the organization.
Proven administrative experience to multitask and manage a number of competing priorities within project timelines and deliverables.
Proven skills in problem solving ability and team building skills.
Customer Service Focused.
Ability to work independently and as a team member.
Ability to effectively communicate at all levels within the organization including senior/executive management.
Commensurate with education and experience
How to Apply
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