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Director of Technology Services

Irvine, California 92618
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Irvine Valley College


Director of Technology Services

Pay Range: 20 - $137,628 to $193,632 (salary placement in the salary range will be based upon comparable experience and qualifications; increases are given annually thereafter up to highest step)

Initial Screening Date: 11/14/2019


In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu


Classification Benefits:

The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are fully paid by the District. Mandatory retirement incentive is with California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).


Summary Description:

To provide leadership, vision, and support for comprehensive technology, audio-visual and related media programs and services at a community college; coordinate the development and implementation of the college’s information technology with representatives of the district’s information technology department; manage a broad range of college-wide functions, systems and services which enhance the educational process; and provide expertise in planning future technology systems to increase the productivity of students, faculty, staff, and the community.



To foster a culture of collaboration, mutual respect, innovation, and continuous improvement throughout the District; lead by example; actively participate in and support District-wide participatory governance components and activities and other collaborative processes; encourage professional excellence among the staff and promote an organizational culture of customer service, innovation, and quality services.



Receives general direction from a college Vice President or Presidential designee as assigned.

Exercises direct supervision over assigned staff; also coordinate contract vendors and provide technical on-site supervision to others outside the department serving on special project committees.


Representative Duties:

Duties may include, but are not limited to the example of duties listed in Job Duties. Please see Job Duties for details.


Knowledge of:

Audio/Visual systems’ design and maintenance principles.

Budget preparation and control.

Community college mission and functions.

Computer design and maintenance principles.

Documentation standards and procedures.

Electronic industry building standards and regulations for voice, video and data installations.

Interpersonal skills including tact, patience and diplomacy.

Light wave theory, electromagnetic principles, magnetic storage theory.

Modern information technology capabilities and trends.

Multimedia design and development techniques.

Operation principles of voice, video and data systems.

Oral and written communication skills, including public speaking and presentation.

Principles of software development.

Principles and operating techniques for distance learning systems.

Principles and practices of project management for technical installations.

Principles of data and imaging systems.

Principles of database and data structure.

Principles of management, supervision and training.

Principles of network design.

State and federal laws and district policies affecting information technology.


Ability to:

Analyze complex situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

Assure compliance with state and federal laws and district policies.

Communicate clearly, concisely and effectively, both orally and in writing, with diverse constituencies within and outside of the District.

Develop and manage budgets for multiple departments and services areas.

Effectively develop, implement, manage and evaluate information technology services, activities and programs.

Encourage professional excellence among the staff and promote an organizational culture of customer service, innovation, and quality services.

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Evaluate emerging technologies and make recommendations relating to their use within the college.

Identify, evaluate and resolve complex system problems.

Interpret, apply and explain district policies and legal regulations and requirements.

Lead and facilitate group meetings effectively.

Maintain current knowledge of technological advances in the field.

Manage multiple departments with complex functions within a service-oriented division.

Monitor the work of external contractors and assure conformance to contract requirements.

Plan and manage long-term complex technical projects such as voice, video and data systems for building construction and community wide systems.

Prepare and present complex ideas and processes both orally and in written form.

Prepare and present reports and recommendations.

Prepare specifications for purchasing complex technology systems; read and interpret technical blueprints.

Provide information and direction to others with varying levels of information technology knowledge.

Provide leadership for staff and areas of responsibility within a service oriented division.

Train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel.

Understand and effectively and collaboratively work in a complicated multi-college environment, as well as within a system of community college districts.

Use independent judgment to plan and accomplish goals.


Education and Experience Guidelines:

Any combination of education and experience/training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.




A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in telecommunications, computer information systems, educational technology, communications or closely related field.



Five years of increasingly responsible work experience that demonstrates the ability to manage a broad college-wide information technology program, including multimedia services, and at least two years of experience in directly supervising full-time personnel.


Desirable Qualifications:

Master’s degree in a related field or recent evidence of continuing education in areas of information technology, business management or related area.


At least five years of network management experience and two years of software applications development experience. Teaching experience in higher education is also desirable.


License or Certificate:

A valid California driver’s license.


Conditions of Employment:

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Work Environment:

Duties are performed primarily in an office environment at a desk or computer terminal. Incumbents are subject to frequent contact in person and on the telephone with administrative, management, supervisory, academic and classified staff. Work requires travel to other offices or locations to attend conferences, meetings or conduct work.


Physical Demands:

Typically must sit and stand for long periods; use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard; remember key information and concentrate for prolonged periods; see to read all printed materials including, fine print, diagrams, schematics, computer screen and electronic displays; hear and understand voices to conduct face-to-face and telephone conversations; speak in an understandable voice with sufficient volume to be heard within a normal conversational distance, on the telephone and when addressing groups; transport self to places necessary to perform job; regularly bend at the waist and reach overhead, above shoulders and diagonally; lift, push, pull, move and/or carry objects weighing up to five pounds to a maximum of 25 pounds.


To Apply:

Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.  


NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.  EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Posted: 2019-10-24 Expires: 2019-11-23

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