Dean (Information Technology)

Job Level
Senior position
Job Category
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Information Technology

Starting Salary


Work Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm; some evenings and weekends may be required



Work Calendar

12 Months

Job Summary

This is a senior level, CIO position that provides visionary leadership for all technology areas at Paradise Valley Community College. This position manages the Information Technology Division that includes media and instructional technology development; oversees all aspects of the technology programs and services provided to the college; participates on many college and district-wide policy making committees; provides leadership on Information Technology (IT) related initiatives; works with a diverse population of administrators, faculty, staff, local and national organizations, other educational institutions, and vendors to accomplish the goals of technology at Paradise Valley Community College. ​
Paradise Valley Community College is a Learning Centered College that supports a diverse and inclusive environment where mutual respect, equity and understanding and incorporating views from dissimilar frames of reference are encouraged and valued. ( and (

Essential Functions

25% - Plans, directs and evaluates the strategic direction of information learning technology to support the future needs of teaching, learning and student success at Paradise Valley Community College
20% - Ensures the delivery and service of technology
20% - Develops and administers a college infrastructure technology plan which includes budget, cost benefit analysis of proposed systems, researching technology changes and innovations; long range goals and objectives
20% - Acts in advisory capacity to senior leadership, faculty and staff on technology matters.  Ensures prioritization of IT systems and projects, gathering input and sharing outcomes broadly
15% - Serves on college and district-wide committees related to the position and field; performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree from accredited college or university
Three (3) or more years of leadership experience in the technology field
Experience with supervising department directors, managers and technical staff
Experience in aligning security initiatives with campus programs and/or business objectives
Experience with the application of technology in an educational environment
Experience with enterprise-level implementation of hardware and software solutions
Experience with strategic and operational IT planning

Desired Qualifications

Five (5) or more years of leadership experience working in the IT higher education technology field
Experience with planning, implementing technology for capital projects such as new infrastructure, technology remodels, etc.
Demonstrated leadership experience integrating technology in an instructional environment
Experience with developing business continuity and disaster recovery plans for IT systems
Demonstrated experience with implementing technology at a strategic operational leadership level

Special Working Conditions

This position requires a flexible work schedule and a variety of weekend and evening hours.  Local and/or national travel may be required. Possession of a valid State of Arizona Class D Driver's License is required; must meet district minimum standards regarding driving: .  May be required to work at multiple sites.


How to Apply

All current MCCCD employees must be logged into HCM Self Service when applying for jobs.

Applicants must submit a cover letter that details how the applicant meets minimum and desired qualifications.

Applications without a cover letter will be incomplete and will not be considered.

Please ensure your resume and cover letter provide the following items:

Clearly illustrate how prior experience, knowledge and education meet the minimum and desired qualifications for this position.
Provide employment history in a month/year format (e.g., 09/07 to 10/11) including job title, job duties, and name of employer for each position.
Three professional references, preferably current and/or former supervisors. If references are not provided in resume upon application, they will be requested at time of interview.

Posting Close Date

Apply on or before November 14, 2016

EEO Information

The Maricopa County Community College District is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.