Job Details

Mt. San Antonio College
  • Position Number: 2021181
  • Location: Walnut, CA
  • Position Type: Computer and Information Technology


Director, Academic Technology


Position Number: 2013141099
Department: Information Technology
Job Category: Management
Time (Percent Time): 100%
Term (months/year): 12 months/year
Current Work Schedule (days, hours): Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 4:30pm
Salary Range: M-20
Salary: Steps 1 - 6, $161,196 - $175,848 annually
Shift Differential:
Open Date: 10/09/2020
Initial Screening Date: 11/09/2020
Open Until Filled: Yes

Application Procedure:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, those submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on November 9, 2020 (Initial Screening Date) are assured consideration.

Applicants must submit all of the following materials online at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu to be considered for this position:

1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application.

2. A cover letter describing how the applicant meets the required education and experience.

3. A detailed rsum that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position.

4. Three (3) letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation).

5. College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.


Health & Welfare:
The College contributes an annual premium up to the family coverage amount for Kaiser Permanente $15 office visit medical, DeltaCare HMO dental, VSP vision and life insurance plans. Lifetime retirement benefits provided for eligible retirees.

The District participates in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs, and National Benefit Services.

*Note Salary and Health & Welfare Benefits are subject to change


Basic Function/Overview:
Definition:

Under general direction, plans, organizes, manages, and provides administrative direction and oversight for all functions and activities of the Academic Technology unit, including academic and classroom technology, and information technology consulting and purchasing support; manages the effective use of College and department resources to improve organizational productivity and customer service; provides highly complex and responsible support to the Chief Technology Officer in areas of expertise; and performs related work as required. In addition, supply direction, management, and coordination to the Director, Facilities Planning and Management with regards to all information technology related aspects of construction and remodel projects College-wide. This position is overtime exempt.

Supervision

Receives general direction from the Chief Technology Officer. Exercises direct and general supervision over professional, technical, and administrative support staff through subordinate levels of management and supervision.

Class Characteristics

This is a management level classification that manages all activities of designated information technology operations and activities, including computer hardware, software, networks, and other information and communications systems and functions. Responsibilities include performing diverse, specialized, and complex work involving significant accountability and decision-making responsibility. The incumbent organizes and oversees day-to-day activities and is responsible for providing professional-level support to the Chief Technology Officer in a variety of areas. Successful performance of the work requires an extensive professional background, as well as, skill in coordinating departmental work with that of other departments. This class is distinguished from the Chief Technology Officer in that the latter has overall responsibility for all functions of the Information Technology Department and for developing, implementing, and interpreting public policy.


Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:
1. Plans, manages, and oversees the daily functions, operations, and activities of the Academic Technology unit, including academic and classroom technology, and information technology consulting and purchasing support.
2. Oversees all academic technology in classrooms and labs, recommends replacement schedules and specifies hardware and software.
3. Manages and participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the assigned function; recommends within departmental policy, appropriate service levels and resources; recommends and administers policies and procedures.
4. Participates in the development, administration, and oversight of the assigned budget; controls and authorizes expenditures in accordance with established limitations.
5. Determines and recommends equipment, materials, and staffing needs for assigned operations and projects; prepares detailed cost estimates with appropriate justifications; coordinates purchases and monitors and ensures adequate inventory levels of required supplies and equipment.
6. Develops and standardizes procedures and methods to improve and continuously monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of assigned programs, service delivery methods, and procedures; assesses and monitors workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement and makes recommendations to the Chief Technology Officer.
7. Selects, trains, motivates, and directs assigned personnel; evaluates and reviews work for acceptability and conformance with department standards, including program and project priorities and performance evaluations; works with employees on performance issues; implements discipline and termination procedures; responds to staff questions and concerns.
8. Oversees the administration and maintenance of the Colleges information technology infrastructure as it relates to facilities projects; researches, recommends, and approves College information technology related purchases; provides implementation support; develops long-term information systems strategies to plan for and control upgrades and growth; develops current and future technology standards; evaluates and implements new technologies; and encourages innovation among technical staff in the utilization and implementation of ideas and techniques.
9. Resolves academic technology related problems as they occur; provides high-quality internal customer service to ensure timely technical support, installation, maintenance, and repair of computers and other information systems equipment.
10. Provides input and support for new construction relating to information technology operations and systems.
11. Works with public safety to evaluate potential violations to acceptable use policies, security breaches, and information related to computer crimes; coordinates response to potential security threats.
12. Directs and participates in the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records, and files related to assigned information technology operations, services, projects, personnel, financial activities, and assigned duties.
13. Attends and participates in professional group meetings and various committees and advisory groups; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in academic technology operations.
14. Advises, provides guidance, and prepares and delivers presentations on issues pertaining to the academic technology operations and services.
15. Maintains and directs the maintenance of working and official departmental files.
16. Monitors changes in regulations and technology that may affect assigned functions and operations; implements policy and procedural changes after approval.
17. Prepares, reviews, and presents staff reports, various management and information updates, and reports on special projects as assigned by the Chief Technology Officer.
18. Responds to difficult and sensitive public inquiries and complaints and assists with resolutions and alternative recommendations.
19. Learns and applies emerging technologies and, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.
20. Provides a working and learning environment that is free from prohibited discrimination, harassment and retaliation (DHR), and provided by applicable law and College policies. Attends College mandated DHR training and participates in DHR investigations as directed. Assist in providing information and resources to individuals who bring forward DHR complaints and reporting possible DHR complaints to the Director, Equal Employment Opportunity Programs in Human Resources and other appropriate authority as necessary.
21. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Other Duties:
Performs other related duties as assigned.


Knowledge Of:
1. Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, implementation, and evaluation.
2. Budget development, administrative practices, and organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of projects, programs, policies, procedures, and operational needs.
3. Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review and evaluation, and the training of staff in work procedures.
4. Principles and practices of information technology infrastructure and program management.
5. Applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned programs, projects, and operations.
6. Methods and techniques for the development of presentations, business correspondence, and information distribution; research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures.
7. Principles and procedures of record keeping.
8. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications.
9. English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
10. Techniques for effectively representing the College in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations.
11. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, students, and College staff, including individuals of various ages, disabilities, socio-economic and ethnic groups.
1. Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls for assigned program areas.
2. Provide administrative and professional leadership and direction for assigned operations and activities.
3. Prepare and administer budgets; allocate limited resources in a cost effective manner.
4. Organize, manage, implement, and maintain efficient and effective automated systems to ensure the reliability and integrity of information technology infrastructure.
5. Applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned programs, projects, and operations.
6. Methods and techniques for the development of presentations, business correspondence, and information distribution; research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures.
7. Principles and procedures of record keeping.
8. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications.
9. English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
10. Techniques for effectively representing the College in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations.
11. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, students, and College staff, including individuals of various ages, disabilities, socio-economic and ethnic groups.


Skills and Abilities:
1. Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls for the department and assigned program areas.
2. Provide administrative and professional leadership and direction for the department and the District.
3. Prepare and administer large and complex budgets; allocate limited resources in a cost effective manner.
4. Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
5. Plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the work of management, supervisory, professional, and technical personnel; delegate authority and responsibility.
6. Select, train, motivate, and evaluate the work of staff and train staff in work procedures.
7. Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques.
8. Effectively administer special projects with contractual agreements and ensure compliance with stipulations; effectively administer a variety of IT programs and administrative activities.
9. Conduct effective negotiations and effectively represent the District and the department in meetings with governmental agencies, contractors, vendors, and various businesses, professional, regulatory, and legislative organizations.
10. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials.
11. Conduct complex research projects, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations, and prepare effective technical staff reports.
12. Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record-keeping, and tracking systems.
13. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
14. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs.
15. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
16. Understand scope of authority in making independent decisions.
17. Review situations accurately and determine appropriate course of action using judgment according to established policies and procedures.
18. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


Minimum Qualifications/Education & Experience:
Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Equivalent to graduation from a regionally accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in computer science, management information systems, or a related field and three (3) years of full-time equivalent experience in development and administration of computer systems, telecommunication systems, and networks in an instructional environment, including one (1) full-time equivalent year of supervisory experience.


Equivalencies:


Preferred Qualifications:


License(s) & Other Requirements:


Examination Requirements:


Working Environment:
Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may interact with staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.


Physical Demands:
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office and classroom setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various District and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 20 pounds


Hazards:


Conditions of Employment:
Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been live-scanned and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources.

Notice to all prospective employees The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here: http://www.mtsac.edu/safety/pdf/2014ASRFinal.pdf

The person holding this position is considered a Responsible Employee under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the Colleges Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.


Typing Certificate Requirements:


Special Notes:
Please note: A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Office of Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: employment@mtsac.edu.

DO NOT include photographs or any personal information (e.g. D.O.B, place of birth, etc.) on your application or supporting documents.

TRAVEL POLICY: Costs associated with travel in excess of 150 miles one way from residence for the purpose of an interview will be fully reimbursed by the College. Relocation costs will be borne by the successful candidate. Travel reimbursement claims must be submitted no later than 30 days following the interview date.

THE MT. SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE DISTRICT WILL NOT SPONSOR ANY VISA APPLICATIONS.


Foreign Transcripts:
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.


Inquiries/Contact:
Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: employment@mtsac.edu.


Selection Procedure:
A committee will evaluate applications, taking into account breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Interviews may include a writing sample, committee presentation, and/or performance test. The committee will recommend finalists to the President/CEO and/or his designee for a second interview. The number of vacancies is dependent on student enrollment, College resources, needs, and Board of Trustees approval. The start date will follow Board approval and receipt of live scan clearance.


Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be guaranteed consideration, it is the applicants responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received before the initial screening date and time indicated on the job posting. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu to complete and submit your application for this position.

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to assure that all required and any optional documents are attached by no later than 11:59 PM PST of the initial screening date shown on the job posting.

Letters of Recommendation

All letters of recommendation must be uploaded to the application.


EEO Policy:
The College is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (gender), age, sexual orientation, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.


Conflict of Interest:
Mt. San Antonio College employees and the Board of Trustees members shall not engage in any employment or activity that is inconsistent with, incompatible with, or in conflict with Mt. San Antonio Colleges Administrative Procedures (AP 2710 Conflict of Interest, AP 2712 Conflict of Interest Codes).


Cancel RTF Policy:
We reserve the right to reopen, re-advertise, delay, or cancel filling this position.


To apply, visit https://hrjobs.mtsac.edu/postings/7812





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