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Senior Director of Information Technology

Company: Yosemite Community College District
Location: Modesto
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

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 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.

The Senior Director of Information Technology reports directly to a District executive.
Provides direct supervision over IT managers, and to numerous professional, technical as well as other administrative support staff, as assigned. Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Criteria and Qualifications:
--- Experience in an academic environment in an IT leadership role.
--- Understanding and use of technology to advance the District's mission.
--- Broad experiences in technology management and implementation.
--- 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 administrative assignment.

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 operations.
--- 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 Technology infrastructure.
--- Develop an on-going planning process in Information Technology that will serve the administration, faculty, staff, students, and the colleges.
--- 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 technology.
--- 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 management.
--- 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 categorical expenditures.
--- Investigate, design and implement information technology processes and logistics that contribute to student success.
--- Chair district-wide Information Technology related committees.
--- 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 as appropriate.
--- Perform a wide variety of administrative and technical duties.
--- 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 Mental Standards:
--- 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.


  • 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 On the "Human Resources Office" page, use the link on the left margin that reads "Job Openings."

    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 to arrange for computer assistance.

    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 successful candidate.

    Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

    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 at:

    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
    (209) 575-7935 Open Date 12/01/2022 Close Date 02/05/2023 Open Until Filled No Posting Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
    • Yes
    • No
    • * If you are not a U.S. citizen, are you legally authorized to work in the U.S.?
      • Yes
      • No
      • I am a U.S. citizen question does not apply
      • * Do you possess a Bachelor's degree in the field being recruited?
        • Yes
        • No
        • 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 Question)
          • * Please tell us how you heard about this job announcement:
            • Job Fair
            • YCCD Recruitment Website
            • Website-Other
            • YCCD Email
            • Family/Friend
            • Newspaper
            • CCC Registry Required Documents
            • Resume / Curriculum Vitae
            • Cover Letter
            • Unofficial Transcript 1 (Attach all college transcripts) Optional Documents
            • Other
            • 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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