Director, Educational Technology Services
West Valley-Mission Community College District
Closing Date: 11/3/2021
The Information Systems Department is seeking a talented leader to
fill the position of Director, Educational Technology
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
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
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.
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
- 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
- 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.
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:
Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:
- 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
- Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or
university with major course work in information technology or a
related field; AND
- Five years of increasingly responsible experience in
information or academic technology, including two years of
administrative and management responsibility.
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
For more information on this position and to apply, please visit
our website at the following link: wvm.peopleadmin.com
- Develop and implement department goals, objectives, policies
and procedures; prepare strategic plans related to information and
- Plan, organize and direct information and educational
technology activities in one or more of the following areas:
applications, network, desktop support, classroom support or
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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.
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
West Valley-Mission Community College District is an Equal