The Associate Vice-President of Information Technology (AVP – IT) serves as the senior executive officer responsible for providing leadership and management to the Information Technology Services division and is responsible for information technology policy, system-wide IT planning and budget management, information systems deployment and oversight, centralized IT procurement, information security, all IT services and coordination of the technology resources of the College. The AVP – IT plays a key role supporting the institution's strategic goals.
The AVP-IT provides strategic oversight and direction of DCC’s IT operations, including:
Development and oversight of information security policies, procedures, practices in compliance with federal and state regulations.
Supervision of IT services, staff and operations, including the network and infrastructure, enterprise applications and campus applications development
Oversight of classroom technology, help desk, and client support.
Management of infrastructure and network services; campus application development; classroom technologies and events support; help desk and customer support activities.
Strategic planning for IT initiatives in alignment with institutional goals. Developing and presenting the IT budget and oversight of any initiatives including contract development and monitoring.
Maintaining strong communication and collaboration channels with all constituencies of DCC, including faculty, students, administrators, executives, committees and shared governance groups.
Masters or Professional Degree from an accredited institution and ten (10) years of comparable managerial experience or a Doctorate and seven (7) years of comparable managerial experience.
Managerial experience in current technologies relevant to a higher education environment.
An understanding of technology in higher education and an associated vision.
Ability and experience in aligning technological investment with higher education missions.
Expertise in information security frameworks and standards, best-practice policies and procedures, tools and techniques.
Experience and enthusiasm for managing and implementing change.
Experience overseeing multifaceted systems and leveraging overall system resources to deliver the optimum level of service in the most efficient manner possible.
Creative ability and experience in addressing technological, organizational and budget challenges.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, specifically with respect to consensus building, presentation of ideas and plans, and management.
Personnel and budget management experience.
Excellent interpersonal skills and a service orientation.
Ability to work with diverse individuals in a tactful, productive manner.
Experience in complex project management.
MIS, CIS or related degree.
CISSP, or comparable professional certification in information security.
PMP, or comparable professional certification in project management.
Experience working in a higher education system of institutions.
Demonstrated understanding of the mission of a community college.
Interested Applicants should submit a current resume, cover letter, and the contact information of 3 professional references.