Director of Information Technology

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

The Director of IT, will be responsible for providing information management to maximize the effectiveness of infrastructure services, including server support, networks, telecommunications, project/system implementation, and disaster recovery. The Director of IT is also responsible for the daily operations of the IT department.

Specific Responsibilities & Essential Functions

  • Provide phone and in-person technical support to faculty, students and administrative personnel.

  • Maintain and support all computers, printers and servers on campus (install and update software, fix hardware problems, perform upgrades, and replacing computers on campus as needed).

  • Support CAMS system, help departments with reports, keep the software up to date.

  • Support and maintain Dentrix, Blackbaud Slate and Follett.

  • Support and maintain Anti Virus system, maintaining weekly virus definition updates to

  • prevent any harm being done to the college's data and computers.

  • Support and maintain the email system.

  • Network administration: Setup and maintain user accounts, servers, (campus wide) network components etc. Ensuring all network components are up to date.

  • Perform daily data backups, maintain data files and monitor system configuration to ensure data integrity.

  • Maintain a disaster recovery plan, reviewing plan every 6 months for any updates.

  • Supervise work-study, other personnel as well as consultants.

  • Maintain and support Video projectors, video equipment, video editing and video conferencing. Ensuring equipment is in working condition and people know how to use it.

  • Provide end-user training to individuals and groups, conducting training sessions as needed.

  • Maintain the basic structure of the faculty web pages. Make certain faculty pages are up and running at all times.

  • Research new technology through publications, the internet and attending seminars.

  • Research and purchase software, hardware and parts, exploring multiple vendors before purchasing.

  • Maintain contact with vendors, updating vendor list regularly.

  • Support and maintain wireless network in dorm

  • Maintain all software licensing.

  • Maintain documentation of departmental procedures, updating on a regular basis in a file on the network.

  • Create reports for and attend meetings with management, updating management on progress and projects in the department.

  • Monitor the Technology Plan, meeting with administrative council twice a year to present a progress report.

  • Maintain and update the content and functionality the college's website.

  • Foster a working environment which encourages innovation, collaboration, transparency, and accountability.

  • Assess needs of the community and ensure that technology processes and systems integrate effectively with other systems at the college to meet these needs.

  • Communicate proactively within and beyond the college to seek out and identify new opportunities to develop value-added business products and services.

  • Interact with college leadership in a manner which promotes teamwork, credibility, and trust.

  • Provide direction and assistance in the development and execution of long-term technology plans that address faculty, student, staff, and alumni expectations and report clearly and regularly to stakeholders on progress towards objectives.

  • Stay current on technology advancements, emerging standards and regulations, and industry trends relevant to the college's ongoing success.

  • Maintain an awareness of major IT initiatives across higher education, incorporating them whenever they may advance the college's mission.

  • Work closely with all departments to maintain the accuracy and functionality of the website.

  • Promote and uphold the college's Catholic Basilian institutional mission.

  • Perform other duties, projects and assignments as needed.

Criteria & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in M.I.S. or I.T. field, with a preference for a Master's degree in a related field and a minimum 10 years of technology management, preferably in an education environment.

  • Ability to manage, budget, and implement software tools, applications, and all aspects of computer technology.

  • Exceptional troubleshooting skills.

  • Able to develop and lead strategic initiatives in IT that advance the college's mission and are consistent with its values.

  • Proven ability to negotiate and work with vendors and consultants.

  • Maintain confidentiality

  • Organizational, planning, and prioritization skills

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and judgment skills

  • Must possess initiative and strong teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills; strong written and verbal communication skills

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