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Director of Information Technology

Company: Hodges University
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Open Until FilledDirector of Information TechnologyHodges University. 3.7 - Fort Myers, FL 33966. Category:. Staff. Department:. Information Technology. Locations:. Fort Myers, FL. Posted:. Oct 12, 2021. Closes:. Type:. Full-time. Position ID:. 138030. About Hodges University:. Hodges University is a dynamic, entrepreneurial institution of higher education that espouses the non-traditional, not just in the students we serve but, in the opportunities we leverage. We offer workforce-focused certificates and degrees in areas such as clinical healthcare, business, law, psychology, and information technology. We are the region's only federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HIS) and offer a robust English as a Second Language (ESL) program - on campus, online, and in satellite locations. All of our learning environments are TEC-enabled, which means, for the majority of classes, students can pick both how and when they go to class - in person, online, or virtual - each time the class meets!. Job Description:. AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: The Director of Information Technology is responsible for the overall operation, management, development, and administration of University technology resources and IT staff for all University locations and interests. The Director is responsible for IT goal and policy development, preparation and monitoring of the IT budget, technology contract evaluation, and maintain the University Technology Plan.. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:. To promote the mission and support institutional objectives of Hodges University.. To adhere to all FERPA requirements to include maintenance of all department documents, discussions, and records.. To provide the highest level of professionalism and customer service to all constituents.. To educate and support users in the appropriate, effective, and efficient use of University Technology.. To develop, implement and assess IT department objectives as well as integrating departmental outcomes and mission.. To assist colleagues and the University with technology infrastructure in times of crisis.. To ensure that data integrity, network security, and application security are enforced in order to ensure the privacy of University and constituent information while adhering to local, state, and federal guidelines. To develop cost-effective relationships with University vendors and various software support organizations.. To provide, leadership, motivation, and support for the IT staff.. To oversee effective and timely completion of technology projects and objectives.. To monitor and enforce regular maintenance, upgrades, and updates of IT-managed technology resources.. To ensure that departmental programming, customer service, and documentation standards are strictly adhered to.. To oversee the planning, budgeting, and purchasing while ensuring that future technology purchases meet the common goals of all departments and support the mission of the University.. To monitor vendor contacts and software licenses to enforce adherence to current agreements.. To monitor current budget compliance and to prepare a proposed budget each year for the following year.. To maintain the infrastructure for access resources including the University Web Site, Learning Management Systems, and Intranet. To assist the Assistant Vice President of Finance & Administration with the strategic planning for the development and acquisition of emerging technologies for the University. To oversee the planning of information support services to support the present locations and all future plans for new sites. To establish and maintain a University Technology Unit Plan that supports the University Strategic Plan and meets the needs of all University constituents.. To plan for future technology growth and enhancements.. To design infrastructure and implement procedures and redundancy, failover and recovery of critical systems. To perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Vice President of Finance & Administration. To promote the mission and support institutional goals of Hodges University.. To adhere to all FERPA requirements to include maintenance of all department documents, discussions, and records.. To provide the highest level of professionalism and customer service to all constituents. To accept and perform other duties as assigned.. Requirements:. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:. Must have a bachelor's degree in a related field of study and IT experience. A master's degree is preferred. Must demonstrate the ability to effectively and efficiently supervise personnel (with a focus on staff training and development) and to interact effectively with outside vendors for the institution's benefit.. Additional Information:. Hodges University. For more information about Hodges University, please visit www.hodges.edu.. What better place to live, work, and play than beautiful Fort Myers, Florida? The average year-round temperature is 82--. Hodges University is located in the heart of it all in southwest Florida. Our region is home to over 1 million year-round residents. It's here you'll enjoy a diverse selection of cultural, dining, entertainment, and sports venues. From the lighthouse and shelling on Sanibel Island, the historic homes of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, and world-class theatrical and musical shows to the Spring Training homes of the Red Sox and Twins, and semi-professional baseball and hockey teams, and a national pickleball tournament. Within minutes of the miles of sugar-sand beaches along the Gulf Coast, you'll find quaint shops and restaurants, and festivals that showcase Swamp Buggies, classic cars, rodeos, swamp cabbage, crabs, and seafood. Naples is home to the famed Fifth Avenue South and Third Street South, and two Ritz-Carlton resorts. Throughout southwest Florida, you can enjoy pristine, championship golf and sunsets that are simply breathtaking.. Hodges University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected characteristics under the law in its hiring practices. All offers of employment are conditioned on the successful completion of a background check and in some cases, a drug test.. Hodges Annual Security Report (Clery Act Information and Policy) and Crime Stats can be found at: https://pathways.hodges.edu/consumer-information/. The security report describes Hodges Annual Security Plan and the Crime Stats report lists the number and types of crimes committed on or near campus each year.. To the extent, the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") is applicable to me, I hereby consent to the processing of my Personal Data as defined by the GDPR for the purposes outlined and provided for in Hodges' policies, as amended from time to time. I understand that in certain circumstances, I have the right to object to the processing of my Personal Data. I further understand that I have the right to request (1) access to my Personal Data; (2) rectification of mistakes or errors and/or erasure of my Personal Data; (3) that Hodges restrict processing of my Personal Data; and (4) that Hodges provide my Personal Data upon request in a portable format.. Thousands of employers search for candidates on Indeed. Yes. -. I plan to apply. -. No, I don't intend to apply

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