Salem Academy and College, the oldest continuously operating educational institution for girls and women in the country by its founding date of 1772, invites applications for a Director of Technology Services.
Position Summary: Provides leadership, management, and direct customer services with the on-campus technology services team. Coordinates several third-party services that support the campus network environment and connectivity for telecommunications and Internet. This is the senior position for campus technology and works closely with the senior administration and technology partners on strategies and infrastructure assessment and investments. Since this is a small team the director often is directly providing services and directly involved with solutions (a player/coach position). Leads a team of 5 to 6 plus student employees. Reports directly to the Vice President of Finance and Administration.
About Salem Academy and College:
Salem Academy and College is the oldest continuously operating educational institution for girls and women in the country by its founding date of 1772. The institution is currently celebrating its 250th anniversary and is engaging in transformational change to innovate in women’s education. Salem Academy is a college preparatory school located on a diverse, active college campus focused on preparing young women for careers in STEAM. Salem College is the nation’s only liberal arts college exclusively dedicated to developing the next generation of women in health leadership. Salem Academy and College is located in Winston Salem, North Carolina, a vibrant college town known for arts and innovation.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Oversight of all campus technologies for students, faculty and staff.
- Technical experience and capabilities for oversight of database administration, network and systems administration, cybersecurity, classroom technologies, and operational technologies such as support for fire panels, voice systems (VOIP), and print services.
- Contribute to technology related policies and procedures.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, business administration or a related field;
- Evidence of success in departmental leadership and supervision;
- Three to five years of related professional experience preferably in a higher education setting;
- Technology related certifications. Graduate degree in a related field. Experience with network administration and security.
The physical functions are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. This is an on-campus based position and there is a need to spend long periods of time working at a desk and frequently moving throughout the campus. Salem Academy and College promotes a healthy work-life balance. This position may require some afterhours work as several systems are essential for a residential campus.
Note: This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act) expected of an incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of an incumbent. An incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.
Compensation and Fringe Benefits:
Competitive market based salary depending on experience and credentials. Employer sponsored health plan, retirement plan, generous paid leave time and holidays. Human Resources will review all benefit plans with finalists.
To apply, please send a letter of interest addressing your qualifications for the position along with a resume or curriculum vitae and three professional references to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. The letter of interest may be addressed to the “Search Committee.” The review of applications will begin immediately and will be ongoing until the position is filled.
Salem Academy and College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by law.