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Assistant Director, Information Technology (BC)

Kern Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Mar 20, 2023

Assistant Director, Information Technology (BC)

Kern Community College District

Salary: $90,502.37 - $118,746.95 Annually

Job Type: Full Time

Job Number: FY22-2300202

Location: Bakersfield, CA

Department: Information Technology Services

Basic Function

The Assistant Director, Information Technology, reports to the Director, Information Technology or assigned supervisor. Major duties include responsibility for providing oversight and coordination of the technology support operations for the main campus and each of the satellite sites and project management and implementation of various technology initiatives.

Representative Duties

Provide primary oversight in the coordination of the daily technology support operations for the main campus and each satellite site.

Provide oversight and management of the technology ticketing system ensuring support is provided in a timely and efficient manner.

Select, train, supervise, and conduct regular evaluations of student workers employed by the technology support services department.

Provide backup management support and acts on behalf of the Director, Information Technology.

Coordinate with technical staff on the implementation of various new technology initiatives.

Oversee the selection, training and supervision of technical support personnel including media services staff.

Responds to and resolves inquiries and complaints from students, administrators, staff, and faculty.

Performs the management, coordination, and supervision of technology related construction events on campus.

Coordinate, plan, and direct technology training and professional development for IT staff.

Participate in budget preparation and administration, prepare cost estimates for budget recommendation, submit justifications for expenditures, and monitor and control expenditures.

Coordinate with the appropriate college administrators to provide resources to assist college faculty and staff in the implementation of a variety of technologies for the classroom.

Performs the management of technology, equipment, and software in computer labs.

Performs managing the acquisition, installation, and maintenance of computers, operational software, and the computing network on each college campus.

Performs the development of vendor relations for the effective management and implementation of ongoing hardware and software purchases.

Develop documentation for training and documenting technology processes, user manuals and job aids.

Work with district staff to provide a seamless and effective infrastructure for technology and distance education.

Serve on College and District committees as assigned.

Perform other related duties and special projects as assigned by the Director, Information Technology or assigned supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university or equivalent, preferably in technology or a related field plus two years experience in a technology related field.

Three year's experience in responsible leadership position.

Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students and employees.

Knowledge and Abilities
Formalized systems analysis techniques, project management, structured design techniques, and information systems implementation modeling.
Network operating systems and network management tools; audiovisual equipment; distance education equipment; television operations and cabling infrastructures.
Computer hardware and software applicable to an educational environment; and of peripheral hardware commonly used in academic computing.

Supervise others.
Coordinate and facilitate complex technological undertakings.
Establish and maintain effective working relationship with others.
Plan, develop, and manage a department operational budget.
Plan, organize, and manage complex purchase processes, including negotiations with vendors for hardware and software acquisitions.
Perform short-and-long-range planning to effectively manage personnel and materials processes of the College information technology department.
Interpret laws, rules, and regulations affecting community college fiscal, attendance, and personnel accounting.
Compile clear, accurate statistical reports.
Logically and realistically, evaluate systems and procedures.
Evaluate and assign staff for efficient operation of the department.

SALARY RANGE$ 90,502.37 - $ 118,746.95 annuallyMaximum Entry Level Salary: $ 95,084.05 annually
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONSFirst Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by March 31, 2023 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:
  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
  • Current resume
  • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
  • Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
  • List of five (5) professional references - Listed on application form

It is the applicant's responsibility to redact (or remove) any personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of the applicant.

Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.
EEO Plan 2021-2024

Note: The District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures or practices. Discrimination Free Work Environment

The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.

All applicants must apply online at Emails will not be accepted.


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