Organizational Relationship: Reports to the President
Location: Painted Desert Campus, Holbrook, AZ
The position reflects the strategic value of technology leadership within the institution’s teaching, operation and service missions. Leads the College’s technology infrastructure and security, information services (IS) strategic planning technology efforts, and all related IS non-academic programs and services for the institution’s campuses and centers. Provides visionary leadership for technology-related initiatives and services that support student learning, faculty teaching, scholarship, and administrative processes. Coordinates the development, maintenance and use of the College’s computing, data communications and distance learning resources. Responsible for administering the operations, budgets and staff for the departments within the Information Services Division. Serves as a member of the President’s Executive Staff.
Establish and direct the strategic IS roadmap, and develop IS objectives including project prioritization and policies and procedures.
Develop a strategic security and data integrity issues plan of the network and systems to guide the operation of the Information Services division.
Project long term IS needs and develop and direct the strategy to address the needs through innovation, system development, hardware acquisition, integration and partnerships.
Provide consistent leadership within the organization and operation of Information Services to support administrative and academic functions of the college and to develop a solid sense of collaboration with a wide range of college constituents.
Regularly monitor changes in technology to ensure optimal technology planning and purchasing decisions.
Direct, mentor, and coach staff within the IS division by assigning and delegating tasks, providing direction and training, communicating expectations, emphasizing the highest level of customer service and integrity to embrace change and evolving technologies.
Manage and deploy resources to provide assessment of computing and data communication needs; selection of appropriate applications to meet the functional demands within the college environments.
Formulate and recommend policy and procedure as required within the defined areas of technology scope and value.
Participate and represent the college in state and national professional organizations, events, and seminars.
Focus on strategic planning, organizational effectiveness, leadership and supervision.
Skills Required: Demonstrates history of continuous learning related to information technology and its applications in academic environments. Track record of innovative solutions in the context of technical problems and resources constraints. Effective practices for successful leadership and management. Exceptional communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, including the ability to interpret and explain information to stakeholders. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds and abilities. Strong grasp of effective collaboration and teamwork. Commitment to staff professional development. Able to work under pressure and in stressful environments to meet project deadlines. Experience in Federal grant administration.
Application Information: Forward cover letter (which outlines how you meet the qualifications listed above), resume including dates of employment, copies of transcripts with Degree(s) posted, and a list of five current professional references with current addresses and telephone numbers to:
ATTN: Human Resources Department
Northland Pioneer College
PO Box 610
Holbrook AZ 86025
Email: Jobs@npc.edu (Please be sure to use attachments for all required application materials. DO NOT copy and paste information into the site)
Submission of all required application materials is the responsibility of the applicant.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required verification document upon hire.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
Compensation: Initial salary range of $87,013 to $102,241 depending on education and experience.
Position Availability: July 1, 2019
Questions: Contact the Human Resources Department at 928-524-7473 or Jobs@npc.edu
Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information System or other closely related subject matter.
A minimum five years’ experience in higher education learning environment
Demonstrated understanding and experience with WAN and cloud-based technologies.
Contemporary participatory management practice.
Standard principles of data and information organization, retrieval, presentation, and manipulation.
Current computing hardware concepts and facilities, including the relative uses and roles of mainframe, server, workstation, and microcomputer equipment.
Current software development and maintenance theory and practice.
Current computing platforms and applications.
Current data, voice, and video analog/digital, terrestrial/microwave data communication transmission concepts and facilities.
Current data communication/networking principles and products.
Distance learning philosophy and technology.
Computing and data communications solutions to support an effective educational setting.
Actively engage with faculty and staff.
Develop and deliver presentations to a variety of constituencies, e.g., District Governing Board Members, faculty, staff, community groups, and other groups.
Manage and supervise staff across multiple sites and locations.
Develop, plan and manage budgets, plan expenditures and forecast resources.
Continuously review, re-prioritize, and manage numerous, concurrent projects.
Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning system.
Demonstrated understanding and experience with microwave technologies.
Experience working with diverse cultures.
About Northland Pioneer College
College and Area Information: Northland Pioneer College is located in Northeastern Arizona, which serves Navajo and Apache counties. Northland Pioneer College offers classes at four campuses and five centers across northeastern Arizona which includes the areas encompassed by three Native American tribes. As a NCA-HLC accredited public community college we serve over 12,000 students annually in courses and programs. For additional information please see our web pages at http://www.npc.edu.