Director of Application and Web Systems Development

Job Level
Senior position
Job Category
  • Systems / Operations
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Web
Job Summary/Purpose:

PURPOSE: Supervise and oversee a range of information systems utilizing general knowledge of and involvement with programming languages, operating systems, data base management systems, data communications systems, software and software system analysis. Manage the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, Ellucian Banner, a comprehensive student information system with additional integrated modules. Also, oversee the College web development team. Assist in day-to-day administration of technology department activities, such as short-term projects, scheduling, data and integrity management, staff training, and department management.


  • This is a 12-month exempt position.

  • Requires flexible work schedule, which may include evenings and/or weekends as well as travel throughout the district.

  • Requires the provision of official transcripts upon hire.

  • Upon hire, must pass criminal and/or driving history; only information relevant to the position will be considered.

Essential Functions:
  1. Manage the Banner/MIS and Web Development teams. Works closely with the MIS and Web Teams in support of daily task prioritization, scheduling, interdepartmental coordination and managerial aspects of the teams. Provide technical support as needed. 

  2. Assist the CIO with management of technology services for the college, including but not limited to process improvement, identifying needed resources, and recommending/prioritizing the deployment of existing resources in support of the college’s mission.

  3. Work with the InfoSec Admin and CIO to make recommendations covering the electronic data and information security of the college.

  4. Works closely with the CIO to review and make recommendations regarding new technology opportunities for the college.

  5. Make recommendations to the CIO on the preparation, implementation, update and revision of enterprise technology related policies, procedures and processes 

  6. Assist ITS teams in defining requirements and to design operational processes and procedures for systems interoperability projects, particularly spanning multiple ITS teams.

  7. Support teams to deliver daily or short-term projects on schedule and within budget, while controlling changes and minimizing risk. 

  8. Manage relationships with key ITS/MIS vendors. 

  9. Responsible for managing the budget for MIS and Web Development areas

  10. Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities or demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  1. Strong interpersonal, communication and public presentation skills.  

  2. Able to communicate effectively in individual and group settings, representing the College on a professional basis, both orally and in writing, using the English language with or without the use of an interpreter.

  3. Ability to work well in a team environment and provide excellent customer service.

  4. Ability to make spontaneous and professional decisions concerning COCC computer systems operations in unusual situations.

  5. Able to critically analyze workflow processes, recommend and oversee appropriate changes. 

  6. Good organizational skills.

  7. Needs to possess the ability to remain focused on a task(s) during numerous interruptions.

  8. Skills in and proficient in software development, database programming, database development, software and database team programming methodologies and concepts.

  9. Skills and proficiency in managing department level budgets.

  10. Ability to work cooperatively with and contribute to a diverse workplace through ideas or experience.

Physical Demands and Other Ergonomic Requirements:

Working hours are typically Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on some occasions, after regular work hours. Incumbent must be able to function effectively indoors in an office environment engaged in work of primarily a sedentary nature. Requires the ability to sit or stand at workstation for extended periods. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers; reach with hands and arms. Requires near visual acuity to write, read written materials and computer screens, and sufficient hearing and speech ability for ordinary telephonic conversations. Occasional lift or transport of items up to 50 pounds. All individuals are required to be able to perform essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity / Non-Discrimination Statement

The goal of Central Oregon Community College is to provide an atmosphere that encourages our faculty, staff and students to realize their full potential. In support of this goal, it is the policy of Central Oregon Community College that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status or any other classes protected under Federal and State statues in any education program, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Equal Employment Officer, c/o COCC’s Human Resources office, 541.383.7216.

Minimum Qualifications:
  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field. 

  2. 5+ years professional software and database development experience

  3. 3+ years supervising professional software development teams

  4. Experience with Department-level budgeting responsibilities.

  5. Technical experience including software development, testing, and system integration.

The College recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal higher education and paid employment. Applicants who do not meet minimum qualifications but present other qualifications or experience equivalent to those required may be considered and are encouraged to apply. To qualify under equivalency, applicants must indicate how they qualify under equivalency by responding to the supplemental question presented during the application process.

Special Qualifications:

• Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All finalists selected to interview may be required to provide a presentation.

Note that you will be required to upload/create the required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s). If you have questions please contact Human Resources at 541-383-7216.

COCC is not able to support work Visas for this position. Candidates must be able to work in the United States at time of employment.

Is a Criminal History Check required? Yes
Is a Credit History Check Required? No
Open Until Filled Yes