Director of Technology
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Work Type: Staff full-time
ACU is affiliated with the fellowship of the Church of Christ. All applicants must be professing Christians and willing to support the Christian mission and purpose of Abilene Christian University while employed by the university.
Title of Position Director of Technology
Posting Location ACU Dallas
Employee Class Exempt Full time
Develops annual and long-term strategies for the campus technology roadmap.
Manage the agile development process for campus technology projects
Manages internal assets with a focus on eliminating any security risks.
Develops annual and long-term strategies for the technical roadmap with a focus on supporting the campus goals and initiatives.
Manage the agile development process for campus technology projects.
Manages IT team and any vendor relationships.
Manage internal assets with a focus on eliminating any security risks.
Collaborates with Abilene Campus IT across technology projects that include ACU assets.
Professional Development Requirements
Strong organizational and management skills in order to manage multiple projects and adhere to deadlines.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Programming experience in languages such as Java, PHP, Groovy, .NET Framework, C#, Objective-C, Python, and PL/SQL.
Programming experience using a database management system such as Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server, or NoSQL databases like MongoDB.
Familiarity with tools such as Git and Maven.
Knowledge of client and server operating systems like Windows, Linux, and MacOS.
Experience in CRM Administration (preferably Salesforce).
Training Modules Required
Networking within online higher education
Bachelor's degree in related discipline required: Master's degree preferred
Minimum of five years experience in technology, preferably within higher education
Experience should include CRM Administration (preferably Salesforce) and Application Support.
Knowledge of the higher education market and industry, with special emphasis in online learning.
Proven ability to work independently and lead multiple tasks efficiently and effectively
Must possess a h
igh level of interpersonal and communication skills to accurately convey University information as described above Must have an excellent command of professional presentation skills and be comfortable presenting to groups both large and small
Must be self-motivated and be able to work and lead effectively in a team environment
Computer literate and able to learn proprietary software applications
Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
Desire for meaningful work and mission orientation
Utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills
Work is performed in an office environment; must have the ability to sit for long periods of time (4-6 hours)
Limited travel may be required – locations vary and some overnight travel may be necessary.
ACU does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, disability, genetic information, national or ethnic origin in employment opportunities, in keeping with applicable state and federal law.
ACU is committed to maintaining a safe and secure campus environment and protecting the university's financial and physical assets. Therefore, Abilene Christian University conducts background checks on all candidates for employment in security sensitive positions.
Advertised: Central Daylight Time July 28, 2020
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