Director of Academic Affairs/Student Affairs Application Systems & Support
Portland Community College
Location: Portland , Oregon
Type: Full Time
Online Learning Division
Campus Location TBD
Best Consideration Date
For best consideration, apply by October 11, 2021; applications received after this date are not guaranteed a review
The Academic and Student Affairs Division of Innovation and Technology is seeking a creative, solutions-oriented collaborative leader to join our growing team. The successful candidate will help academic and student affairs create and execute on a new vision for technology application systems and support that are student-centered and informed through an equity lens. This new leader will also collaborate with a project portfolio management team that is being formed within the division. The variety of applications currently supported includes cloud services such as systems for recruitment, advising/retention (EAB), curriculum and catalog, course scheduling, course evaluations, degree audit, and more. If you are an enthusiastic leader who wants to help shape organizational change and is interested in high-performing systems that serve students and staff in higher education, this position may be for you.
The leader in this role has a unique opportunity to:
Implement a redesigned and growing technology systems support division through analysis of existing resources and operations including, but not limited to realignment of roles and responsibilities, development of procedures and practices, analysis of the current state of academic and student affairs systems/support, as well as completion of a needs assessment;
Develop relationships with academic and student affairs leaders, staff, and key partners to gain a strong understanding of the mission and culture of the organization;
Engage with the Innovation and Technology division managers to create a courageous and compassionate leadership team focused on results, belonging, inclusion, excellence, and trust.
Cover letter- Please provide a cover letter with examples of accomplishments that demonstrate why you will be successful in this position.
These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position. Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.
- Ability to build and grow highly effective, collaborative, strengths-based, human-centered work teams - Collaborative leadership style with ability to build and sustain strong relationships and mediate conflict with cross-functional leaders and teams - Experience managing technology operations staff and small-large scale technology projects with multiple stakeholders, and analyzing systems, setting priorities, policies and practices to drive continuous improvement - Initiative to define and prioritize projects aligned with strategic goals - Self-awareness as a leader with a willingness to grow, open to ideas, accountable for their own actions, and committed to equity and inclusion - Highly effective communication skills in all modalities, ability to communicate complex concepts to varied non-technical audiences - Experience working with enterprise systems to solve organizational needs and support processes; understanding of the interdependencies of systems in a complicated enterprise environment - Experience evaluating projects and changes to identify potential inequitable impact on different communities, and experience reaching out to different groups to find diverse perspectives
To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Education, Business, Organizational Leadership or related discipline (relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis).
Five years (5) of progressively responsible professional information technology experience, including applications systems management, information management, and analysis. Two (2) years of experience supervising employees.
Starting Salary Expectations
Minimum $85,663 to range midpoint of $104,938 Placement will generally not exceed the mid-point, based on qualifications, experience, and internal equity.
Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:
Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA
Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.