Job Posting TitleAssociate Vice Chancellor of Information Technology (Chief Information Officer)
LocationLos Rios Community College District (District Office)
Department LocationChancellor's Office
The Los Rios Community College District is the second largest, two-year public college district in California, serving approximately 75,000 students in the greater Sacramento region. The district’s 2,400 square mile service area includes Sacramento and El Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano counties and is comprised of four uniquely diverse colleges – American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges. In addition to each college’s main campus, the district offers educational centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, Elk Grove, Natomas and Rancho Cordova.
The Los Rios district office is centrally located in the heart of the Sacramento valley. The growing Capital Region has strong communities and emergent arts and dining scenes, and is nearby some of the most celebrated tourist destinations in the country – Lake Tahoe, Napa Valley and San Francisco. The Sacramento area is a great place to live and work!
The district has approximately 6,000 employees throughout our four colleges and district office complex. The District office is centrally located between all four colleges and provides welcoming, inclusive, and equitable environments for Los Rios students, employees and our community partners. Our departments strive for the highest quality in all programs, services, and activities, and are focused on advancing the learning of our diverse student population through improved academic and social outcomes.
Our colleges offer equity-minded, academically rigorous, student success centered education. Our objective is to help our students successfully achieve their academic goals, whether they want to transfer to a four-year college or university, earn an associates degree, or obtain one of more than 100 certificates in high demand career fields.
Under the general direction of the Vice Chancellor of Education and Technology, the Associate Vice Chancellor of Information Technology provides administrative leadership in the planning, organization, and evaluation of the district’s technology services. Reporting directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Information Technology are the Directors of Production Services, Application Development, and Technical Services.
The Associate Vice Chancellor of Information Technology is a member of the Chancellor’s Executive Staff and Cabinet and participates in numerous Information Technology (IT) advisory groups.
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:
● Providing innovative and operational leadership for strategic planning, implementation, and improvement of technologies in support of instruction, student services, and administrative services.
● Researching, analyzing, and maintaining current knowledge of new technologies that can enhance district operations and services.
● Serving as technical advisor to the district regarding technology priorities, projects, policies, procedures, activities, needs, issues, and opportunities.
● Working collaboratively with administrators, personnel, and outside agencies to exchange information, coordinate activities and programs, and resolve issues.
● Establishing, developing, and maintaining professional relationships with technology related companies and organizations.
● Coordinating and directing projects, resources, services, personnel, and communications to meet district-wide technology needs and assure smooth, timely, reliable, and efficient services.
● Maintaining confidentiality, security, and integrity of all electronic information assets and IT infrastructure.
● Developing and administering related policies, procedures, and guidelines.
● Researching and assessing future technology options to maintain high data quality, integrity, and security.
● Developing and preparing the annual IT budget proposal.
● Analyzing and reviewing budgetary and financial data.
● Controlling and authorizing expenditures in accordance with established requirements.
● Researching, obtaining, and maintaining grants and other funding sources for technology systems and services.
● Monitoring and analyzing technology programs, systems, and activities for financial effectiveness, operational efficiency, capacity, and planned replacement to meet planned district priorities.
● Directing the development and implementation of technology planning and project management processes to include constituent involvement.
● Supervising and evaluating the performance of assigned personnel, and coordinating and reviewing staff work assignments to assure compliance with established standards, requirements, collective bargaining agreements, and procedures.
● Ensuring ongoing training for personnel to maintain up-to-date technical expertise.
● Increasing productivity and effectiveness by promoting continuous improvement, managing organizational change, and incorporating new technology solutions using assessment of best practices and feedback from internal users and external customers.
● Engaging staff in completing effective department program reviews and annual unit plans, and using outcomes of the reviews to continuously improve IT services.
● Participating on technology related participatory governance committees, and chairing ad hoc committees as assigned by the Vice Chancellor of Education and Technology.
● Fostering an IT consumer-centric, rather than an IT provider-centric, culture.
● Coordinating academic computing across the district.
● Implementing a talent management program across District Office IT.
● Establishing a systematic project management approach for IT projects, including a program management office.
● Increasing departmental efficiency, while reducing service management costs by developing a framework and a library of best practices for building an IT Service Management (ITSM) solution along with a well-designed IT Service Catalog.
● Designing and developing IT Service and Process Metrics to measure IT investments and departmental performance.
● Performing other duties as assigned.
The administrative assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and/or off campus work and/or hours.
Work Year12 month
1. Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, completed by June 2019, in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related discipline; OR have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline, with extensive computer science or management information systems experience.
2. Have five years of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment, including at least three years of administrative experience in a large educational, governmental, commercial or industrial organization. Experience should include responsibilities in planning, operational and project management, supervision, and budget administration of information technology field.
3. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
Applicants applying to this position are REQUIRED to complete fully and submit:
1. Los Rios Community College District Administrative Application
3. Letter of Interest
● Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified.
● Applicants indicating “see resume” on the online application will be disqualified.
Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.
NOTE: Starting salary is $171,379 annually. Position salary range is $171,379 up to $185,506 annually.
Salary$171,379 annually. LRCCD Salary Schedules
Additional Salary InformationAdditional stipend for an earned doctorate from an accredited university.
Beginning and/or Ending Dates
Full-time, Twelve-month, Classified Management Position
Beginning on or about June 2019.
Initial Interviews will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019, with an additional date of Thursday, April 25, 2019 if needed.
Final Interviews will be held on Friday, May 10, 2019.
How and where to apply
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Office located at 1919 Spanos Court, Sacramento, CA 95825-3981. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 or come in during our business hours.
After hours inquiries should be emailed to email@example.com. Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m. of the posting closing date.
All Positions: Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process.
When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire. Also individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators.
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Administrative/Executive/Faculty Positions: Contingent on funding and eligibility, successful candidates selected for an interview may be eligible to apply for partial reimbursement of travel expenses, up to a maximum of $250. Candidate Travel Reimbursement click here
Administrative/Executive Positions: Administrative positions may be subject to the District’s Conflict of Interest Code, and a statement of economic interest is required within thirty (30) days following appointment to the position. Management/Executive positions are exempt from overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.