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Director, Educational Technology Services

Employer
West Valley-Mission Community College District
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 18, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Employment Level
Executive
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
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Director, Educational Technology Services

West Valley-Mission Community College District


Closing Date: 11/3/2021

Definition:
The Information Systems Department is seeking a talented leader to fill the position of Director, Educational Technology Services.

Comprised of two colleges, West Valley College and Mission College, we are located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Our staff and faculty are among the most qualified in the state and our students appreciate our two colleges for our friendly staff and supportive atmosphere.

The purpose of this position is to plan, organize, direct and coordinate the activities of the Educational Technology Services group within the Information Services department, including educational server and application support, smart classroom and computer lab support, faculty and student support, and accessibility support; and to provide highly complex staff assistance to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Information and Educational Technology.

Applicants who possess the knowledge, skills, and life experiences to address the cultural and educational needs of a culturally diverse student population are encouraged to apply.

Assignment:
This is a classified administrator position with an anticipated start date of January 24, 2022. This is an exempt, management position and is not subject to overtime.

Salary and Benefits:
Anticipated Hiring Range:
  • $168,074-$179,002 annually (Administrative Salary Schedule, Range 27, Steps A-C).
  • Annual salary step increases to maximum of salary range, $209,536 annually (Administrative Salary Schedule, Range 27, Step H).


Benefits include:
  • Employer-contributed medical, dental and vision for employee, spouse, and/or dependents.
  • Employer-paid long term disability for employee.
  • Employer-provided life insurance.
  • 13 paid holidays, plus 1 floating holiday annually; paid non-workdays between Christmas and New Year.
  • 22 days vacation leave accrued annually (25 days after 5 years).
  • 12 days sick leave accrued annually.
  • Personal necessity leave and personal business leave.
  • Professional development and renewal leave.
  • $500 longevity award annually after 10 years of service and $1,000 longevity award annually after 15 years of service.
  • CalPERS retirement.

Minimum Qualifications:
Any combination of experience and education that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
  1. Understanding of, and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff; AND
  2. Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in information technology or a related field; AND
  3. Five years of increasingly responsible experience in information or academic technology, including two years of administrative and management responsibility.


Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Develop and implement department goals, objectives, policies and procedures; prepare strategic plans related to information and educational technology.
  • Plan, organize and direct information and educational technology activities in one or more of the following areas: applications, network, desktop support, classroom support or accessibility.
  • Direct, oversee and participate in the development of the department work plan; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures.
  • Prepare the department budget; assist in budget implementation; participate in the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; administer the approved budget.
  • Recommend the appointment of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; implement discipline procedures as required; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the department.
  • Act as management liaison to the college administration and staff to collaborate on district-wide technology solutions related to area of assignment; provide administrative oversight for construction project activities as it relates to the planning, design, installation and implementation of technology.
  • Oversee, manage and implement the most complex technology projects; assign project related activities to supervisory staff; manage complex timelines and budgets.
  • May coordinate and oversee accessibility considerations for information and educational technology in administrative and instructional spaces.
  • Answer questions and provide information to students, staff, administrators and others; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints.
  • Represent the department and division to outside agencies and organizations; participate in outside community and professional groups and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary.
  • Research and prepare technical and administrative reports; prepare written correspondence.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other district employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Foster an environment that embraces diversity, integrity, trust, and respect.
  • Be an integral team player, which involves flexibility, cooperation, and communication.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.



For more information on this position and to apply, please visit our website at the following link: wvm.peopleadmin.com

Applicants who, due to a disability, require accommodations to complete the application, testing or interview process, please contact Human Resources at (408) 741-2174 to arrange for assistance.

West Valley-Mission Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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