About CCRI and the Role
Staff - NonClassified
The Community College of Rhode Island is New England’s largest
community college, and a nationally-recognized leader in catalyzing
student success and achievement for recent high school graduates
and returning adults alike.
We provide affordable, open access to higher education, and we
deliver on our mission to offer all students the opportunity to
acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual,
professional and personal growth.
Diversity is our strength. We champion equity, and we celebrate,
support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and
perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.
We strive to hire and retain culturally competent faculty and staff
whose demographics are reflective of our diverse student body. To
learn more about our employees’ values and what it means to work
here, learn about our Guiding Principles here
To provide proactive and highly confidential administrative support
to the Office of the Chief Information Officer ( CIO ) and the
Information Technology department, facilitating strategic projects
and initiatives with minimal supervision.
Duties and Responsibilities
Commitment to CCRI’s Mission:
Communication and Collaboration:
- Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and mission of a
comprehensive community college.
- Serve as the primary point of contact for the Office of the CIO
and department leadership, ensuring professional and timely
responses to faculty, staff, students, and outside parties.
- Collaboratively participate in information exchanges with
representatives of other college departments to promote IT
initiatives and activities.
- Through clear and effective communication, assist the CIO with
disseminating information to the IT department and organization as
- Assist in the efficiently managing of department resources
including work scheduling, budget, supplies, and human
- Assist with the search process and coordinate on-boarding of
- Work collaboratively in a diverse, inclusive and
student-centered environment, and with students of various learning
styles, cultures, identities, and life-experiences.
- Become familiar with all appropriate state and college policies
related to activities conducted within IT, to include but not
limited to: state and college purchasing, travel and
- Coordinate and assist staff with procedural and documentation
for business training and travel, and other related
- Other related duties as assigned
Project Support/ Administration:
- Develop and maintain an operational understanding of the
functionality of the Banner system, and proficiency in the
purchasing function of Banner.
- Develop system to maintain copies of all software and hardware
maintenance agreements, and monitor, track and provide renewal
oversight and management.
- Serve as liaison representing CIO between Deans, Directors and
other departments to gather information to appropriately respond to
student issues/concerns reaching the CIO .
- Assist CIO in maintaining IT Budget and provide budget related
reports and documents to CIO, the IT leadership team, and others
within IT as needed.
- Perform complex clerical tasks as necessary, including but not
limited to generating correspondence and reports, maintaining
confidential records and files, responding to telephone, email and
mail inquires, controlling appointments and visitors, making
travel, conference/seminar arrangements and ordering department
supplies for Office of the CIO
Competencies and Desired Qualifications
- Associate’s degree or equivalent experience.
- Extensive experience with Microsoft Office applications,
including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook
- Excellent analytical, organizational and communication
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively
and in a collegial manner with students, faculty, administrators,
and colleagues and outside parties
- Demonstrates a positive, proactive approach to work
- Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality
- Ability to work independently on multiple assignments and to
work collaboratively within a team
- Ability to maintain a professional demeanor while interacting
with a wide variety of colleagues and constituents.
- Must be detail oriented and self-starting with the ability to
make sound judgments in a variety of situations.
- Excellent ability to problem-solve within large
- Clear desire to serve students and deliver on the mission of
the Community College of Rhode Island.
- Knowledge of higher education principles, practices, and
- Knowledge of higher education law, including FERPA, Clery Act
and Title IX preferred
Anticipated starting salary: $60,000
Full-time employees enjoy an array of benefits, including:
• Comprehensive Health Benefits and Rewards for Wellness
• Paid Time Off
• Parental Leave
• In-State Tuition Waivers
• Legal Care Insurance
For a complete listing, visit: https://ccri.edu/hr/benefits/index.html
Collective Bargaining Unit
Interim Chief Information Officer
Position End Date
Work Schedule Information
Primarily located at the Warwick Campus
Civil Service List position
This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental
Licenses, Tools and Equipment
- Systems and equipment that may include word processing,
spreadsheets and data management
- Automated student information system hardware and software
Number of Vacancies
Application Open Date
Application Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
If attaching a resume complete with education history and/or
employment history, please disregard these sections within the
Finalists may be required to provide official college
Please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311 ( TTY :
401-825-2313) if you require assistance with the online application
CCRI is committed to ensuring the full participation of all
applicants throughout the recruitment process. All requirements are
subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate
individuals with disabilities. If you should require an
accommodation during the application process, please notify the
Department of Institutional Equity and Human Resources prior to the
closing of the posting by calling (401) 825-2311.
CCRI prohibits students, employees, contractors, volunteers, and
visitors (collectively, “community members”) from engaging in
discrimination and harassment based on any individual’s race,
color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity or
expression, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic
information, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status,
and any other legally protected characteristic. This prohibition
applies to CCRI’s educational programs and activities—including
admissions—as well as all employment actions, including but not
limited to recruiting, hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation,
and benefits. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination
shall be referred to CCRI’s Title IX Coordinator at
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