Senior Director of Advanced Technologies
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide administrative leadership of AUM’s Advanced Technologies
department, with full authority of that department.
Be a thought leader and serve as subject-matter expert responsible
for planning and executing department objectives and operations
aligned with University strategic goals.
Leverage human, financial, and other resources needed to accomplish
Develop and implement new, scalable and sustainable technology
solutions and IT service offerings that maximize the department’s
internal and external resources, focused on quality, effectiveness
Lead and develop a culture of innovation and operational excellence
with a focus on continuous improvement in all areas of technology
and business performance.
Ensure thorough and compliant documentation practices are
Remain current on technical advancements in technology solutions
that could impact the business. Investigate new technologies and
develop feasibility projections.
Advance the department’s technology capabilities, IT service
offerings and consultant skills.
Interact with federal, state, and local entities to ensure
compliance with appropriate statutes and regulations.
Establish and administer policies, system standards and operating
procedures within departmental unit.
Plan, direct, and evaluate the operational, financial and personnel
activities of assigned staff and functions.
Attract, hire, orient, train, evaluate, and retain assigned staff;
monitor and coordinate staff development, training, and career path
Represent Advanced Technologies and the University to external
stakeholders. Grow existing and build new client
Forecast needs, requirements and future direction for Advanced
Secure contracts and grants through research and identification of
prospective initiatives/technology developments.
Plan and oversee new marketing initiatives.
Develop quotes and proposals for clients.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of applicable university policies and procedures
Knowledge of applicable state and federal rules and
Knowledge of budgeting management principles and practices
Knowledge of management guidelines and techniques
Technical knowledge specifically related to large scale IT
applications and systems
Knowledge of project planning tools
Public relations skills
Oral and written communication skills and IT fluency
Proposal development and negotiation skills
Analytical, critical thinking and creative problem solving
Highly organized with strong project management skills, and drive
to meet organizational and departmental objectives
Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle
Ability to coordinate and manage the work of others and multiple
programs and activities
Ability to lead, plan, and manage multiple IT functional
Ability to solve business challenges or meet opportunities
Ability to develop and maintain relationships with others
Ability to speak in public and make presentations at all audience
Ability to respond to multiple competing demands
Master’s Degree and six (6) years of experience related to
information technology solutions. Three (3) years of supervisory
Job Open Date:
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer
committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage
applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans,
and individuals with disabilities. Additionally, the safety and
security of our campus community is a top priority. All employees
at AUM are considered to be Responsible Employees and have the duty
to immediately report information that has the potential to
adversely impact safety or wellness on our campus.
About the University/College
Located in Alabama’s vibrant state capital, Auburn University at
Montgomery is a fast-growing university on the rise. Don’t just
take our word for it: The Princeton Review rates us as one of the
best colleges in the Southeast, while U.S. News & World Report
recently ranked us No. 22 among regional universities in the South
for the quality of undergraduate teaching and 38th among all public
institutions in the region.
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