Under the general direction of the Director of Student Affairs Technology, and as a senior member of the Student Affairs Technology team, this position leads and manages technology services, initiatives, and support teams to ensure operational success. The Assistant Director of Student Affairs Technology is responsible for supervisory oversight of technology resources including IT portfolio management, service level governance, and supporting the Division's strategic vision through the use of technology.
The Assistant Director of Student Affairs Technology has assigned management responsibilities for the daily coordination and delivery of information technology services for the Division. In coordination, and as assigned by the Director, the Assistant Director serves as a manager for all Division technology resources and serves as a senior leader for the Student Affairs Technology unit. Additionally, this position interfaces closely with Student Affairs IT staff, campus Information Technology Services, and University-wide partners to assure consistent application and adoption of CSU/University best practices. Responsibilities include direct management and administration of assigned business functions, providing direction and assignments to staff, leading technology program administration, coordinating and participating in strategic planning, assisting with managing the department budget, and long range and annual planning and objectives in consultation with the Director of Student Affairs Technology.
In addition to Division-wide authority, the incumbent in this position also serves as the assigned technology administrator and partner for University Housing and serves as a member of the University Housing Leadership Team. In conjunction with the AVP/Executive Director, Senior Associate Director, Associate Directors and other managers, staff, and students, this position assists in carrying out the mission and philosophy of University Housing, and champions comprehensive technology solutions to enhance the residential student experience.
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Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. Check our benefits website for additional information.
Demonstrated ability to maintain high quality/standards of work, leadership, initiative, ethics, commitment, and professional responsibility and judgment. Ability to represent the university in a professional and conscientious manner.
Demonstrated ability to review and act upon complex individual and organizational problems and make recommendations to influence change in policies.
Demonstrated ability to lead and communicate in an effective and dependable manner, as well as establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Demonstrated supervisory skills with the ability to build and lead strong teams.
Ability to interpret and apply campus information security policy and standards.
Demonstrated ability to exercise tact, sound judgment, diplomacy, and discretion in appropriately handling confidential information and data, interpreting and applying rules, regulations, policies and procedures and/or recommending new policies and procedures.
Demonstrated ability to create new policies and procedures to meet operational needs and requirements, and ensure effective department operations.
Demonstrated analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills. Ability to analyze information and data from a variety of sources; present information and recommend solutions.
Excellent communication skills; ability to effectively communicate information in a clear and understandable manner, both verbally and in writing.
Excellent time management, planning, and organizational skills and ability to multi-task, while attending to detail, and meeting the demands of multiple deadlines. Ability to adapt to organizational, procedural, policy, and technological changes.
Working knowledge of agile/scrum project management approaches for large technology initiatives; ITIL and ITSM; SLDC.
Skilled at deploying resources to achieve the best possible outcomes.
Skilled at developing and managing budgets to meet financial targets.
Demonstrated skill gathering data and communicating trends to a variety of constituents. Demonstrated ability to identify areas of improvement based on evidence.
Ability to assess opportunities for, and integrate, technology into work environments to increase effectiveness, efficiency, and communication.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and communications within a diverse population, strong listening and interpretive skills, and the ability to deal positively with unexpected developments and diverse perspectives in and outside the University.
Excellent computer skills and proficiency with a variety of computer applications including word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, on-line systems, Internet, as well as online calendaring and email.
Strong knowledge of Apple Operating Systems, Windows Operating Systems, LINUX, TCP/IP, HTML, wired- and wireless network infrastructure.
Working knowledge of, or ability to quickly learn, University infrastructure, policies and procedures.
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