Director, Information Technology
Duties and Responsibilities
This is an exciting time in the history of City Colleges of Chicago (CCC), the largest community college system in Illinois and among the largest in the nation. CCC has launched Reinvention, a nationally recognized initiative to ensure even greater student success and outcomes across the system. Consider being a part of CCC’s transformation and join the 5,800 faculty and staff who serve 120,000 students at seven campuses and six satellite sites city-wide.
At CCC, employees contribute to the success of our students while enjoying competitive compensation and outstanding benefits packages. Build your future at City Colleges of Chicago and ensure more students complete their curricula - college-ready, career-ready and prepared to pursue their life’s goals.
Richard J. Daley College is located on the southwest side of Chicago. As a City College of Chicago, Daley College offers accessible and affordable opportunities for academic advancement, career development, and personal enrichment. The Advanced Manufacturing College to Careers program is headquartered at Richard J. Daley College.
- These positions plan, direct, implement, and manage computer systems and operations which support the needs of each college, while following the goals and objectives to interface District-wide. They also provide managerial support and assistance to employees throughout the colleges using any automated equipment, both hardware and software. Finally, they supervise professional and clerical employees as assigned by the college.
- Develops, plans, implements, and manages policies, procedures, and operations on the effective use of the college’s computer network and systems for administrative, academic, and student services and support needs. Establishes and maintains computer security and accessibility for the users of the system. Consults with users (employees and students) to determine problems, and methods of enhancement and/or resolution. Ensures that computers are operational.
- Maintains inventory of all computer equipment at the college. Serves as college contact for purchasing new or enhanced computer equipment. Establishes methods for the college to follow in servicing and ensuring computers are working.
- Plans, directs, implements and manages computer systems and operations, and the associated budget, which support the needs of the college while following the goals and objectives to interface District wide.
- Serves as primary contact between the college and the Office of Information Technology to ensure district-wide standards and policies are implemented and enforced.
- Supervises, directs, and reviews the work of assigned professional and clerical staff to ensure that the services provided by the office are completed. Provides staff with plans and decisions to improve working relationships throughout the office and throughout the District. Conducts all personnel activities for positions as assigned by the college.
- Participates in district, office, and/or team meetings to assist in identifying problems, discussing and testing alternatives, and developing solutions that meet the goals of the college and district. Implements recommendations for applications and technical support services. Communicates special needs/concerns of the college/District to office staff as appropriate.
- Maintains expert knowledge on information systems; users of the college; and policies, rules, and regulations of the District.
- Develops and conducts on-going user training sessions on automation and its associated technology as required. Meets with users to determine and develop special training strategies to assist them in the work processes.
- Assists in special projects as they relate to the automated needs of the college or District.
- Adheres to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire.
- Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution and current, relevant certification required. Five plus years in networking, desktop support, wireless technology/network, academic application support in an academic setting.
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in one’s work experience. Experience preferred working within a unionized setting. Demonstrated ability to create a learning environment that fosters student success; and to develop a technologically integrated environment that fosters innovation within a learning organization.
- Three years of management experience in an IT environment.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Vacancies may be pending budget approval.
Due to the high volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in CCC!
Jun 11, 2013, 10:57:00 AM