Hennepin Technical College welcomes applicants with a strong commitment and background in academic technology to serve as a Director of Technology and Innovation. This position oversees and supervises the daily technology support desk and provides leadership and strategic planning for academic technology and innovation. Specific areas under the prevue of this position include the technology support desk, academic technology and innovation staff and oversight of Hennepin Technical College's online instructional environment.
Salary placement is based on experience and education and is directed by the State of Minnesota. Placement within the salary range is based upon education and years of experience, and is directed by State of Minnesota policy. The current salary range for this position is $65,146 – $112,585. Hennepin Technical College offers employees excellent benefits, a defined pension and tuition waivers at other Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. In addition, employees are able to be a part of an exciting and growing technology team and will make a difference in the community and students' lives.
The purpose of this position is to monitor and direct short term and long term educational and operational technology plans aligned to institution strategic plans and educational technology needs. Supervise and establish and maintain a technology department culture of service effectiveness, accountability and innovation. While maintaining an understanding of diversity and inclusion, leads educational technology initiatives to support innovative and engaging use of technology in the face to face and online environments. Acts as institution CIO when needed.
Specific duties include:
Lead, supervise, and direct department personnel, including hiring, coaching and developing, promoting, rewarding, assigning and reviewing work, directing work, approving transfers, disciplining, suspending, discharging, and adjusting grievances
Establish and maintain a technology department culture of service effectiveness, accountability and innovation
Monitor and direct short term and long term educational and operational technology plans aligned to institution strategic plans and educational technology needs
Lead educational technology initiatives to support innovative and engaging use of technology in the face to face and online environments
HOURS: Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. NOTE: HTC is closed on Fridays in the summer (May 16-August 7). During this time, this position would work 4 – 10 hour days Monday through Thursday.
NOTE: Must be available to work evening and weekend hours and able to travel between campuses and to off-site locations.
PLEASE NOTE: To be qualified for this position, you must meet all of the following Minimum Qualifications. Ensure that your resume contains descriptions of your work experiences sufficient for comparison against the requirements stated below.
***Experienced candidates with a background in instruction in addition to technology service are encouraged to apply.
Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, computer science, educational technology or related field
Five (5) years' experience supporting technology and/or academic technology
Three (3) years supervisory experience
Experience developing and administering budgets
Experience with academic pedagogy and implementing educational technology programs
Experience supporting or promoting online learning management systems
Master degree in Information Technology, computer science, educational technology or related field
Teaching or faculty experience in a higher education setting
Experience implementing professional learning communities to promote educational technology
To apply for this position, applicants must submit their application/resume through the Minnesota Management & Budget (MMB) Employment website: https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/ . Search for Job ID 21713 to view and apply for this vacancy. Mailed applications will not be accepted.
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Internal Number: 16904
About Hennepin Technical College
Hennepin Technical College with campuses in Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. The college is strategically positioned to meet the economic and workforce development needs of business and industry throughout Minnesota. HTC faculty and staff are committed to preparing students to be successful in obtaining the education and skills that can result in employment and a career. Curriculum is industry validated and delivered in an environment that emulates the work setting. Students receive a well-rounded educational experience that gives them the skills and ability to secure the first job in their career as well as to advance in their career.