The Assistant Director, Student Systems has the responsibility for providing leadership, day-to-day administration, workload management and oversight for the Desktop, Systems Integration and Security teams. The incumbent leads project teams in gathering functional requirements, design, implementation, training, and ongoing support. This position must drive results from multiple, simultaneous projects utilizing highly-skilled employees to produce complex system solutions.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Knowledge and experience in large computer system development and implementation is required. A thorough understanding of application and data architectures, programming techniques, development cycles, and project deliverables is required. Ability to work closely with computer programmers to specify and deliver working solutions is required. Experience in the system development process including operational analysis, process flows, technical specifications, development, testing and rollout is required. A high level of project coordination and team facilitation experience is required. The ability to organize complex projects, manage deliverables, and produce timely and accurate results is required. Knowledge of project management tools and methodologies is required. The ability to build and maintain a business analysis and project implementation service unit is required. The ability to manage programmers is required. The ability to directly conduct team meetings and to produce timely decisions and deliverables is required. The ability to communicate constructively with a variety of staff and managers and to facilitate productive outcomes is required. The ability to multi-task in a modern, fast-paced systems development environment is required. The ability to handle competing demands, prioritize tasks, and deliver results with minimal supervision is required. The ability to communicate through written documents is required. The ability to produce clear and accurate documentation, both written and graphical is required.
Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience
A four-year bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Management, or similar degree pertaining to information systems and implementations is required. Five (5) years of work experience in project management and system implementation is required.
The salary for this position can be set as high as $80,000 per year depending on knowledge, experience, and qualifications. Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
This is a management level position with an attractive benefits package, which includes a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month, and excellent choice of medical, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, life insurance, educational fee waiver, and retirement benefits.
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