The College of New Jersey is searching for an Assistant to the Vice President and Chief Information Officer. The Assistant provides administrative support to the VP/CIO and the IT staff. A "right hand" to the Vice President and CIO, the Assistant works independently and has responsibility for office administration, budget coordination, information gathering, tracking and analysis, and the highest level of customer service to, and support of internal and external stakeholders.
The Information Technology Division (IT) has 55 employees, and is comprised of six business units including: Business and Computer Operations, Enterprise Infrastructure, Enterprise Application, Information Security, Multimedia Technical Support Services and User Support Services.
Required Education and Experience
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of one year of related professional experience; working with and tracking budgets; managing appointment calendars and typing correspondence and reports; experience and competency with Microsoft office suite and Google app, and experience providing excellent customer service in a professional office environment are required.
At least three years of progressively responsible experience in a similar position
Required Skills and Abilities
Excellent technology skills including Excel, Word and Google Apps, along with the ability to learn other software systems
Excellent organizational skills, high attention to detail and highly evolved verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to set priorities, manage multiple, and often competing priorities with speed and accuracy
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidences and the highest level of integrity
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a highly selective public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ emphasizes the undergraduate residential experience and offers targeted graduate programs. The College's seven schools - The Arts and Communication; Business; Humanities and Social Sciences; Education; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering - offer degrees to nearly 6,800 students. The College's distinguished faculty of 348 full-time members provides a 13 to 1 student to faculty ratio, and eighty-five percent of classes have enrollments of 30 or fewer. TCNJ's picturesque campus is located on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, approximately five miles from New Jersey's state capital of Trenton, and 60 minutes from both Philadelphia and New York City. A 95 percent freshman to sophomore retention rate and a six-year graduation rate of 86 percent speak to the quality of the TCNJ experience.
This is a competitive Civil Service position with the state title, Professional Services Specialist 4 and is included in membership in the Communication Workers of America (CWA) bargaining union. The starting salary for this position is Range 18, step 3, $47,837.00. Salary for an internal candidate will be determined in accordance with Civil Service rules. Submissions received after the civil service response date will only be considered if a suitable candidate has not already been identified. An offer of employment will be contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background investigation.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.
Internal Number: 432_1522700382
About The College of New Jersey
The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, dedicated to free inquiry and open exchange, to excellence in teaching, creativity, scholarship, and citizenship, and to the transformative power of education in a highly competitive institution. The College prepares students to excel in their chosen fields and to create, preserve and transmit knowledge, arts, and wisdom. Proud of its public service mandate to educate leaders of New Jersey and the nation, the College will be a national exemplar in the education of those who seek to sustain and advance the communities in which they live.