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Director of Information Systems

Raritan Valley Community College
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jun 24, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Chief Technology & Information Officers
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Full Time
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Raritan Valley Community College


Director of Information Systems


Ranked by and as the #1 community college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has been serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for 50 years. The College has been nationally recognized for its service to the community, environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is home to a Planetarium, Science Education Institute and 3M Observatory, a 1,000-seat Theatre, an Honors College for high achieving students and much more.


The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, small business assistance through the Small Business Development Center, professional development, and adult and youth personal enrichment courses. RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit


Job Description:

Raritan Valley Community College has an anticipated opening of Director of Information Systems for Technology Services.


The Director of Information Systems is a technical service management position responsible for the on-going assessment of information needs related to the College's administrative computing systems and the management of those systems.


Manages the continued development, maintenance, currency, and testing of the College's Ellucian Banner system and related systems.


Assists the administration with long-range planning for administrative computer systems.


Works with end-users to define the information needs of the College and to determine how to provide needed services and data.


Coordinates the implementation of new systems and system upgrades including evaluation, installation, configuration, testing and roll out.


Analyses, interprets and coordinates system changes as required by state and federal regulations.


Develops and implements procedures for gathering, analyzing, and reporting data needed to assess systems performance.


Manages and works with contract staff and consultants as needed.


Maintains liaison with College offices to ensure the integrity and consistency of systems and data.


Recruits, supervises and evaluates performance of staff.


Maintains and manages vendor relationships.


Participates in appropriate industry organizations and conferences.


Maintains technical skills through formal and informal training.


Serves on the Banner Users Group and Banner Module Owners committees.


Supervises the Programmer Analyst, Data Base Administrator, Data Base and Applications Administrator.


Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor's Degree in information management, computer science, or a related discipline.
  • Demonstrated expertise in use, implementation, and administration of higher education management systems. 
  • Three years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Significant experience for at least two years with the Ellucian Banner system including self-service modules.
  • Two years of staff supervision experience including recruiting.
  • Experience with the Oracle database system.
  • Experience with data networks and server-based and cloud-based computer systems.
  • Demonstrated skill in working with end-users.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects.
  • Experience in higher education.


Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience with: Ellucian Degree Works and Elevate; Nelnet; Evisions Argos, Form Fusion and IntelleCheck; the OneCampus portal; TargetX.
  • Experience with migrating Ellucian Banner to the cloud and/or using cloud-based Ellucian Banner.
  • Familiarity with higher education service departments and their functions including: Admissions; Enrollment Services; Financial Aid; Human Resources; and Finance.


Application Instructions:

As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.


RVCC's starting salary is commensurate with educational qualifications and experience. We also offer an attractive benefits package.


For consideration of the above position, please submit your cover letter and resume online: 


We regret that we are unable to respond to each and every resume received. Only those candidates of interest will be contacted directly.


Raritan Valley Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer. We will implement the policy to assure that the employment opportunities offered at the institution are available to all persons.

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