Senior Director of Information Technology
Company: Yosemite Community College District
Posted on: January 20, 2023
Senior Director of Information Technology - Educational Support
Services - Central ServicesPlease see Special Instructions for more
details. EXTENDED APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: Sunday, February 5th,
2023 at 11:59pm -
******** Please email the Recruitment Office at
email@example.com or for questions and/or issues while
applying for a position on the Yosemite Community College
District's online application website. *********
This is a confidential process and will be handled accordingly
throughout its various stages. Candidates are asked to respect the
confidential nature of the search. The District: The Yosemite
Community College District is a multi-college district. Modesto
Junior College, the larger college in the district, was founded in
1921. It is located in the city of Modesto. The second district
college, Columbia College, was founded in 1968 and is located near
Columbia State Historic Park in the foothills of the Sierra
Mountains. The Colleges work closely with nearby universities:
California State University, Stanislaus; University of the Pacific;
Brandman University; and University of California, Merced. Modesto
Junior College also promotes and sustains partnerships with local
businesses, government, and agencies in order to support economic
and community development, and improve the area's quality of life.
The District is governed by a seven member elected Board of
Trustees and the Chancellor who serves as the Chief Executive
Officer. College Presidents report to the Chancellor and serve as
the Chief Administrative Officers and academic leaders on the
campuses. Columbia College and Modesto Junior College are
comprehensive community colleges with excellent reputations for
serving their communities. Site Yosemite Community College
District/Central Services Salary Range/Other Management Salary
Schedule (2022-2023) Range 46: $11,085- $14,096 per month. A $2,736
per year ($228 per month) Doctoral Stipend is provided for an
earned doctorate. The District currently pays for a health options
for the employee and dependents. Employees may elect to pay a
premium for a higher health option. Vision care and dental
insurance premiums for the employee and dependents is currently
District paid. Income protection and life insurance premiums for
the employee are also District paid. Position Summary Information
Scope of Assignment DEFINITION
Under general direction of a District executive, provide leadership
and implementation for the district's overall Information
Technology System and services. The Senior Director of Information
Technology has primary responsibility for planning, organizing and
managing district-wide technology functions including networking,
architecture, applications, and operations, and their integration
with institutional planning.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
The Senior Director of Information Technology reports directly to a
Provides direct supervision over IT managers, and to numerous
professional, technical as well as other administrative support
staff, as assigned. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM
Criteria and Qualifications:
--- Experience in an academic environment in an IT leadership
--- Understanding and use of technology to advance the District's
--- Broad experiences in technology management and
--- A sophisticated understanding of the role and importance of
research in a California community college district.
--- Evidence of strong communications skills.
--- Strong project management background and orientation.
--- High degree of professionalism and integrity.
--- Commitment to participatory governance.
--- Experience with Colleague by Ellucian ERP system.
Education and Experience:
Any combination of education, experience and/or training that would
likely provide the above-required knowledge, skills and abilities
is qualifying. Typical background patterns that would provide the
knowledge, skills and abilities are:
Education: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited College or
University in Information Technology or a related field AND three
years of leadership experience reasonably related to this
Experience: Demonstrated work history of increasingly responsible
positions in Information Technology; Experience in an academic
environment in a leadership role; History of having a strong, open,
collaborative leadership style; Sensitivity to and knowledge of the
diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of
community college students, faculty and staff. Desirable
Qualifications Example of Duties EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
--- Responsible for planning, direction, and management of the
district's Information Technology, which includes networking, MIS ,
applications development, technical services, and computer
--- Develop, maintain, and evaluate policies, procedures and
standards required to provide flexible and cost-effective
Information Technology (IT) services essential to quality
instruction, and administrative processes.
--- Provide leadership for the acquisition, development, and
implementation of a high quality open architecture Information
--- Develop an on-going planning process in Information Technology
that will serve the administration, faculty, staff, students, and
--- Coordinate collaboration of Information Technology efforts
among the colleges and district.
--- Work collaboratively with appropriate campus committees and
managers to develop a program to maximize access and use of
--- Collaborate with both colleges and provide leadership regarding
the acquisition, installation, operation, and maintenance of
hardware and software.
--- Contribute to the district's achievement of accurate enrollment
--- Evaluate and implement technologies that require high levels of
understanding and training.
--- Prepare, administer, and monitor the annual technology budget
and maintain budget controls and required documentation for
--- Investigate, design and implement information technology
processes and logistics that contribute to student success.
--- Chair district-wide Information Technology related
--- Prepare agenda items for the Board of Trustees relating to
Information Technology and arrange for Board reports from the
colleges/district regarding Information Technology.
--- Interface with vendors and other outside companies and agencies
--- Perform a wide variety of administrative and technical
--- Perform other related duties as assigned. Licenses and
Certificates Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle
Operator's License. Physical and Mental Standards Physical and
--- Mobility: ability to sit for long periods, move about an
office, stand occasionally, reach above and below desk level.
--- Dexterity: fine manipulation sufficient to operate a keyboard,
handle individual papers, write and take notes.
--- Lifting: occasional lifting of papers, files, equipment and
material weighing up to 25 pounds.
--- Visual Requirements: close vision sufficient to read files,
documents, and computer screens and do close-up work; ability to
adjust focus frequently.
--- Hearing/Talking: ability to hear normal speech, speak and hear
on the telephone, and speak in person.
--- Emotional/Psychological Factors: ability to make decisions and
concentrate; frequent contact with others including some public
contact; frequent deadlines and time-limited assignments.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
- Work is generally performed in a standard office environment.
Additional Applicant Information SELECTION PROCEDURES
To Be Considered:
The Yosemite Community College District requires that all
applications be submitted online. To apply, please go to
www.yosemite.edu/hr/ On the "Human Resources Office" page, use the
link on the left margin that reads "Job Openings."
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS :
1. An online Yosemite Community College District Application.
2. A personal letter of application (Cover Letter): Individuals
interested in this position will state in a (four pages or less)
letter of application specifically why they are interested in the
position, how they meet the criteria and qualifications for the
position (ideal characteristics, essential duties and
responsibilities, knowledge of, and ability to), and how they meet
the desirable characteristics (education and experience).
3. Resume or Vita: Applicants will also submit a current resume of
professional experience, accomplishments, educational background,
and other pertinent information.
4. Unofficial transcripts: Employment history, degrees awarded,
certifications and other accomplishments will also be verified.
The Board of Trustees of Yosemite Community College District
assures that all employees and applicants for employment will be
provided equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national
origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, marital
status, or veteran status.
Applicants with ADA needs may contact Human Resources 209-575-6900
or email Recruitment@yosemite.edu to arrange for computer
ADDITIONAL APPLICANT INFORMATION
Applications will be reviewed by a screening committee, which will
select candidates to be interviewed. Those applicants selected for
personal interview will be notified by email or phone. After
interviews, a recommendation will be forwarded to the Chancellor
and Board of Trustees.
Appointment Information: In accordance with Board Policy, official
offers of employment will be made by Chancellor or designee. Final
appointment is subject to confirmation by the Board of Trustees
Federal law requires that the District employ only U.S. citizens
and aliens authorized to work in the United States. Written
verification of employment eligibility is required.
A background investigation of new employees is required, including
reference checks and a state criminal history report. The cost for
the criminal history report will be the responsibility of the
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions of the
The Yosemite Community College District is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity
or sexual orientation. YCCD BP 3410 Nondiscrimination can be found
Title IX Sexual Harassment regulations define Title IX Sexual
Harassment to include four terms "as defined in" the Clery Act and
the Violence Against Women Act ( VAWA ): Sexual Assault, Dating
Violence, Domestic Violence, and Stalking.
In accordance with 34 C.F.R. - - 100.6(d), 104.8, and 106.9; and 28
C.F.R. - 35.106, the following person has been designated to handle
inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504/Title II policies:
District Title IX/Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator
Yosemite Community College District
2201 Blue Gum Ave., Modesto, CA 95358
firstname.lastname@example.org Open Date 12/01/2022 Close Date 02/05/2023 Open
Until Filled No Posting Specific Questions Required fields are
indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * If you are not a U.S. citizen, are you legally authorized to
work in the U.S.?
- I am a U.S. citizen question does not apply
- * Do you possess a Bachelor's degree in the field being
- Currently pursuing degree
- * To avoid conflict of interest, Yosemite Community College
District (YCCD) permits employment of near relatives only under
certain conditions. Are any of your near relatives (child, parent,
spouse or domestic partner, sibling, or in-laws or step-relatives
in the relationships listed) currently employed by YCCD?Response of
YES or NO is required in the area provided. NOTE: If yes, it is
required that you provide the person or persons name/s, their
position title and the department they are employed.(Open Ended
- * Please tell us how you heard about this job announcement:
- Job Fair
- YCCD Recruitment Website
- YCCD Email
- CCC Registry Required Documents
- Resume / Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcript 1 (Attach all college transcripts)
- List of Graduate Courses
- Letter of Reference 1
- Letter of Reference 2
- Letter of Reference 3
- Unofficial Transcript 2 (Attach all college transcripts)
- Unofficial Transcript 3 (Attach all college transcripts)
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