Performs the duties necessary to direct, develop and manage the IT Applications Solutions team. Directs IT applications projects to ensure performance and produces regular reporting to the CIO and College Senior Leadership. Collaborates with the college accounting offices to coordinate the departmental financial planning, procurement, billing and accounting activities. In conjunction with IT Leadership and staff, ensures that vendor's performance and value is maximized. Performs vendor management.
This position provides district-wide applications support and operations, financial, budget, vendor and service planning and management for the Information Technology Department. The director routinely interacts with college administrators, faculty members , and site-based technology planning groups. The director receives broad strategic leadership direction from the CIO.
Personnel Supervision: performs supervisory functions for the college's database, information systems, and enterprise applications teams. These functions include: staffing, making work assignments, training, ensuring safety, explaining and enforcing college policy, implementing performance improvements, recommending terminations, evaluating employee performance. Ensures departmental procedures are followed by team members.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent and over 10 years of relevant full-time experience.
Supervisory and staffing experience is required. Project management, Ellucian Banner expertise, vendor and budget management highly recommended.
Knowledge of technical personnel management and supervision is required along with technical knowledge of Ellucian Banner and companion products, integration tools and platforms, databases, and other enterprise applications essential to the business of the college.
Experience with planning, developing, and implementing new applications solutions and services that provide efficiencies for the college constituents. Knowledge of vendor management.
Excellent customer service skills with the ability to interact with all levels of senior leadership, students, faculty and staff within the organization. Ability to cooperate and coordinate with other IT support managers for the delivery of end-to-end technical solutions. Excellent interpersonal skills. Skill in effectively communicating technical subjects both orally and in writing.
Ability to manage multiple and sometimes conflicting priorities. Ability to work under pressure and meet firm deadlines. Ability to evaluate technical requirements and provide recommendations for solutions.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Quick Link: 8901
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Supports all college locations and requires travel between college locations within the St. Louis region and may require some heavy lifting.
St. Louis Community College is the largest community college system in Missouri and the second largest institution of higher education in the state with current credit enrollment each semester of almost 30,000 students. The College is accredited by the North Central Association/Higher Learning Commission. The College includes four campuses, three education centers and district administrative offices enrolling 20,000 students. We offer 15 college-transfer and 90-plus career programs in the areas of art and design, business, civil and community service, engineering and technology, health and office professions; plus continuing education, developmental, and business/industrial training programs. The College employs 1,400+ full-time faculty and staff and 2,300+ part-time faculty and staff