San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.
Initial review of applications will begin on November 8, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by November 8, 2017. The position will remain open until filled. The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice.
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This position is in the Management Personnel Plan (Administrator IV) and earns management benefits including medical, dental, vision, $100,000 life insurance plan, and the CalPERS pension plan. For more information on benefits included for this position, please see the benefits summary.
This is a full-time, benefits eligible, at will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. but may vary based on operational needs.
The Assistant Vice President for Information Technology (AVP) serves as a member of the Provost's administrative team, and is primarily responsible for information technology throughout the Division of Academic Affairs. The AVP oversees implementation of all information technology processes, policies, and procedures; provides counsel and advice to the Provost on all information technology matters; provides leadership to develop new information technology policies and procedures for Academic Affairs. Has oversight and leadership responsibility for all Information Technology personnel within Academic Affairs. The AVP understands the mission of the university and the role of Academic Affairs within that mission, and serves at the pleasure of the President.
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Compensation and Benefits
Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
Knowledge in the broad spectrum of activities involving Information Technology.
Experience in all aspects of information technology planning, development and implementation; including systems architecture, disaster recovery, and security and compliance issues, is essential.
Experience leading an IT organization with IT strategic planning, fiscal responsibility, budgeting and personnel management.
Experience in providing core computing and networking services in both production and research environments .
Experience in supporting/overseeing integrated computing and networking systems and services, and knowledge of the requirements for such systems to interoperate effectively; including experience in managing network devices such as switches and firewalls.
Broad technical skills, with the ability to demonstrate thorough knowledge and understanding of current computing, and emerging technologies.
Practical experience with recent developments in university technology issues.
At least seven years of experience working in an academic environment that supports faculty teaching and research activities.
Demonstrated knowledge of how information technology; in particular, computer networks support the research and teaching-learning environment .
Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively in a highly diverse campus community.
Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Significant experience and skill in negotiating with vendors, contractors, and others.
Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, and students.
Earned graduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, information systems, technology management or a closely related area.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and to work collaboratively across the divisions and units of the university to support the overall mission of the institution.
Doctoral degree or Doctoral candidacy (ABD).
Successful university teaching experience and knowledge of research, scholarly and creative activity; i.e., demonstrable understanding of the faculty environment.
Ability to function effectively on the Provost's senior leadership team.
Demonstrated ability to successfully recruit and mentor employees.
Demonstrated ability to work successfully with faculty governance.
Demonstrated ability to supervise and manage various Information Technology Groups.
Experience with academic policies and procedures relating to collective bargaining.
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All management and executive employees shall be required to provide a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written statement of outside employment if a written request by an administrator is made.
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
Additional Salary Information: Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 91 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 22 areas. SDSU's approximately 35,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future. SDSU's annual economic impact to the state of California is $6.5 billion, according to an impact report done by the California State University in 2010.Of SDSU's 280,000-plus alumni, approximately 60 percent live in San Diego. They comprise more than half the region's engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and the local workforce for a host of other industries.San Diego State University is a community diverse in race, ethnicity, language, culture, social class, national origin, religious and political belief, age, ability, gender, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation. As a university committed to learning in all its forms, San Diego State University recognizes the need to attract and retain a critical mass of diverse persons who will advance its goals and ideals.