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Senior Director of Advanced Technologies

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Senior Director of Advanced Technologies

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Senior Director

Advanced Technologies

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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.

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 department objectives.
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 and efficiency.
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 established.
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 programs.
Represent Advanced Technologies and the University to external stakeholders. Grow existing and build new client relationships.
Forecast needs, requirements and future direction for Advanced Technologies.
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 regulations
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
Interpersonal skills
Public relations skills
Marketing skills
Oral and written communication skills and IT fluency
Proposal development and negotiation skills
Analytical, critical thinking and creative problem solving skills
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 uncertainty.
Ability to coordinate and manage the work of others and multiple programs and activities
Ability to lead, plan, and manage multiple IT functional areas
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 levels
Ability to respond to multiple competing demands

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s Degree and six (6) years of experience related to information technology solutions. Three (3) years of supervisory experience required.

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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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