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Director of Enterprise Systems

Employer
Schenectady County Community College
Location
Schenectady, New York
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jul 22, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Technology Administration/Other
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Details

About SUNY Schenectady County Community College:

SUNY Schenectady County Community College (SUNY Schenectady) is one of the State University of New York's finest two-year colleges located in upstate New York's vibrant and growing Capital Region, with easy access to Boston, NYC, the Adirondack and Catskill Mountains, Montreal and scenic Hudson Valley, all of which are just a few hours away. SUNY Schenectady is a premier college that provides quality, comprehensive education for transfer, career, training and workforce development to a diverse population in a student centered environment. The College offers more than 50 transfer and career programs in science, aviation, culinary, music, and liberal arts, and serves more than 5,000 students. SUNY Schenectady County Community College offers an excellent benefit package including health care with dental and vision coverage, a choice of retirement systems, a deferred compensation benefit, an on-site child care program and Montessori School, professional development opportunities, and health club membership. We take pride in being an urban campus with a small town feel.


Job Description:

SUNY Schenectady County Community College is seeking a Director of Enterprise Systems to join their Information Technology team. Reporting to the Chief Information Officer (CIO), the Director of Enterprise Systems leads and manages the development team in system configuration, customization and maintenance. This includes business process analysis, development standards, system interoperability, system architecture, requirements gathering, system administration, and project management. The systems development team is responsible for configuring and maintaining enterprise systems within an academic environment.  These systems include Banner and associated services, portal services, website solutions, customer relationship management system, financial applications, learning management systems and fund-raising solutions.  The team is responsible for the integration and interoperability of these systems and services.

Responsibilities:

  • Working with the CIO, serve as the lead in management of systems development.
  • Analyze complex business processes and prepare high level IT resource estimates from business requirements.
  • Develops, proposes, implements and maintains effective policies and procedures for use in systems development, design and administration.
  • Ensures that project goals are accomplished and aligned with the operational and educational mission of the College.
  • Oversee the design, development, testing and documentation of applications and services.
  • Ensures applications and services are accessible to persons with disabilities to the extent required by law, including the management of new or modified content.
  • Direct daily operations of the systems development team, analyzing workflow, establishing priorities, developing standards, and setting deadlines.
  • Maintains effective working relationships and acts as the primary point of contact for College stakeholders, vendors and solution providers within the systems development area.
  • Explores, assesses and reports on new and emerging technologies that will improve efficiency and reduce cost within the systems development area.
  • Provides knowledge supporting reporting, business intelligence and the application of metrics promoting continuous improvement.
  • As directed by the CIO, negotiates acquisitions, service level agreements and vendor service agreements.
  • Understand technical changes that will affect product suites and actively participate in the IT change management process.
  • Participate in information technology planning and annual budget processes.
  • Supervisory responsibilities required in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training; planning and assigning projects/tasks; and appraising performance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related management field.
  • Five years or more systems development and design experience.
  • Experience designing and configuring applications.
  • Experience in database design, methodologies and SQL.
  • Working knowledge of web-based software development.
  • Hands on experience with integrated development environments tools.
  • Project management skills.
  • Knowledge of developing metrics and associated benchmarking techniques.
  • Knowledge of ERP applications with respective functionality and database constructs.
  • Demonstrated troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated management skills and ability.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in higher education preferred.
    • Specifically working with SUNY and SICAS IT.
  • Experience preferred with:
    • Banner
    • Argos
    • Starfish
  • Experience in database design, methodologies, and SQL In a Linux environment.
  • Manage Red Hat Linux Servers


Additional Information:

Special Information:

  • VISA sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • Offers of employment will be conditional based on the successful completion of a background check and verification of official college transcripts.


Application Instructions:

Applications Due By: Applications accepted until position is filled.

Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered for this position:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Completed SUNY Schenectady employment application
  • References
  • Diversity Statement: A separate statement specifically addressing how your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion has been evidenced in your career experience and professional activity, and/or community service (volunteer work, etc.), and/or professional development.

NONDISCRIMINATION
SUNY Schenectady County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender or gender identify, disability, or age in admissions, employment, programs and activities.  As an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a commitment to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference, SCCC encourages candidates who can contribute to this goal to apply.

CAMPUS SAFETY REPORT
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the College's crime statistics for the past three years; and the availability regarding the College's current campus security policies. SUNY Schenectady County Community College's Annual Security Report is available here.

SUNY Schenectady is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United Stated and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Company

SUNY Schenectady County Community College (SUNY Schenectady) is one of the State University of New York's finest two-year colleges located in upstate New York's vibrant and growing Capital Region, with easy access to Boston, NYC, the Adirondack and Catskill Mountains, Montreal and scenic Hudson Valley, all of which are just a few hours away. SUNY Schenectady is a premier college that provides quality, comprehensive education for transfer, career, training and workforce development to a diverse population in a student centered environment. The College offers more than 50 transfer and career programs in science, aviation, culinary, music, and liberal arts, and serves more than 5,000 students. SUNY Schenectady County Community College offers an excellent benefit package including health care with dental and vision coverage, a choice of retirement systems, a deferred compensation benefit, an on-site child care program and Montessori School, professional development opportunities, and health club membership. We take pride in being an urban campus with a small town feel.

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