Assistant Director, Enterprise Applications Development

Job Summary

The Assistant Director, Enterprise Applications Development provides administrative and operational leadership in the management of FGCU’s applications environment.

Job Description

Typical duties may include but are not limited to:

•Responsible for the direction, operation, and maintenance of the end user applications environment. Oversees the maintenance, implementation, and security of these systems.

•Serves as project manager for assigned projects including developing project timelines, coordinating work schedules, communicating project activities to upper management, coordinating communications to the campus community, and managing project implementation and rollout.

•Works collaboratively with university technology directors and colleagues to develop and implement new technologies and upgrades to existing technologies.

•Participates in formulating and implementing policies/procedures regarding the acquisition, installation, licensing, and maintenance of hardware and software. Assists with renewal of hardware and software maintenance contracts.

•Assists with the development and management of the technology budget, technology replacement plan, and departmental inventory.

•Serves on the management team with the Director.

•Participates in the strategic planning for assigned areas and assists the Director in developing and implementing the overall departmental strategic plan.

•Establishes performance goals and measures to evaluate success of assigned area of responsibility.

•Supervises the day-to-day operations of assigned area including the supervision of departmental employees. Provides guidance and direction to staff involved in department services and programs.

•Responsible for ensuring that all programs and activities comply with university, state, and federal regulations.

Other Duties:

•Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

Four years of professional full-time experience in leading applications development and implementation.

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.

Experience with local and hosted applications and services.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree from an accredited institution in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

Two years of professional full-time customer service experience in an educational environment.

Experience building and managing different sized teams and leading them to meet aggressive project goals.

Demonstrated experience in management and implementation of cloud ERP solutions (Workday, Oracle, SAP, etc.)

Experience with integration platforms and proficient with eliciting ERP integration requirements.

Project management experience.

Experience with Low Code/No Code development tools (Appian, Mendix, etc.)

Experience summarizing and presenting findings and challenges to senior level executives.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of architecture and implementation of security best practices in software development.

Knowledge and understanding of management principles, practices, and standards, as applied to public institutions.

Knowledge of enterprise systems and deployment of hardware and/or software in an enterprise environment.

Employee development and performance management skills.

Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and customer service orientation.

Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and the ability to analyze, summarize, and effectively present data.

Skill in examining and evaluating operations and developing and/or redesign operating strategies, systems, and procedures.

Strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects within deadlines.

Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of people.

Ability to foster a cooperative work environment and work effectively in a team environment.

Ability to supervise and train assigned staff.

Ability and skill in data analysis and metrics.

Ability to manage projects by creating project plans, ensuring milestones are completed, and deliverables are produced.

Ability to identify current and future challenges and develop feasible solutions.


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Salary Range:

$90,000 - $96,000

FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.

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