Job Details
Applications Manager
Administrative Support/Management
09/18/2018
10/11/2018

APPLICATIONS MANAGER

FIRST REVIEW OCTOBER 11, 2018 - OPEN UNTIL FILLED

$68,864 to $84,694 PER YEAR

$5,739 to $7,058 PER MONTH

12 MONTHS / 40 HOURS PER WEEK POSITION

 

Under the direction of the Director of IT, provides high quality and timely administrative data projects to other College of the Siskiyous departments and external customers; manage College-wide software development projects; consult with department directors and managers regarding the identification and prioritization of data management needs. 

  • Coordinates and prioritizes tasks and projects within the programming group; determines project scope and staff resources required to complete projects; prepares project work plans and timelines. Monitors project milestones and reports project progress to management. Works closely with technical staff, vendors, and contacts from other institutions to ensure timely and efficient completion of projects.

  • Handles multiple assigned projects and prioritizes tasks independently, with limited supervision.

  • Designs and implements new applications and services to satisfy requirements set by governing bodies.  Takes lead on managing these projects to ensure compliance with requirements and completion of projects

  • May define testing and development environment suitable for testing and evaluation of new technologies.

  • Provides technical support, problem resolution, and data reports and extracts for end users; provides localized support, documentation and training for integrated data management applications. Creates and maintains standards, procedures, and documentation related to areas of responsibility.

  • Participates in/on a variety of meetings, groups, and/or committees to communicate and confer about process analysis of existing procedures and systems, determine cost/benefit and complexities of new processes and projects, prepare for testing, discuss the roll-out of new projects and software upgrades, and/or discuss other applicable issues.

  • May supervise technical/support staff as required by individual position(s); participates in hiring, evaluating, training, disciplining, and recommending discharge staff as necessary.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  1. Two years of college with major course work in computer science or a related field.
  2. Four years of increasingly responsible technical experience. A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science may be substituted for two years of related experience.
  3. One year of supervisory experience.
  4. Recent experience using Oracle database and Oracle application server software.
  5. Proven experience with relational databases and SQL programming.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  2. Minimum one year using Ellucian Banner as primary Integrated Administrative Software system (ERP), including Luminis portal and Degree Works.
  3. Two or more years of supervisory experience.
  4. Evisions reporting tools including Argos, FormFusion, and IntelleCheck as well as MAPS administration.
  5. Experience in a higher education environment.
  • Design techniques and protocol in relation to new project development, enhancements, and complicated software solutions.
  • Technology project management and implementation.
  • Complex, computer applications, operating systems, hardware, databases, and network systems.  Financial/accounting information systems, human resources, and/or student systems computer applications. 
  • Program development techniques, procedures, tools, and documentation requirements as well as software systems development-life-cycles.
  • Complex principles and procedures of computer systems, including analysis and design. Relational database concepts, design techniques, and tools.
  • Computer file methods, structured testing techniques, and several technologies, programming languages or tools used by the District such as: Oracle, PL/SQL, SQL*Plus, Pro*C, Oracle Forms, Java,  Groovy, Grails, COBOL, HTML, ASP, .NET, Microsoft IIS, Apache/Tomcat, Ellucian Banner, Evisions reporting software (Argos, FormFusion, IntelleCheck, MAPS), Windows XP through 7, Unix operating system, shellscripting, current Microsoft office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. Object-oriented software development techniques and tools. Mobile development platforms and best practices.  Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Human relations skills to facilitate small groups processes, conduct training, provide technical support, and apply understandable lines of questioning when trying to understand department needs or problems.
  • Supervisory principles, practices, and methods.
  • Manage enterprise-wide, complex technology projects.
  • Evaluate and design new systems and apply them to new or existing business processes.
  • Troubleshoot, research, and resolve complex computer system problems.
  • Conduct information interviews through individual conferences and group processes, then translate user requirements into appropriate solutions. Coordinate systems development functions and reporting requirements while following logical progressions for programming systems.
  • Provide training to online users in use of computer equipment and operating procedures.  Communicate technical and complex information to non-technical users. Read, understand and apply information from technical manuals and education code regulations and provide localized documentation as necessary.
  • Work independently on concurrent assignments and be able to prioritize tasks and time with respect to campus needs, deadlines and schedules.  Must also be willing to work occasional weekends, holidays or after primary business hours. 
  • Supervise subordinate staff (as required).
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective and positive working relationships with those contacted in the course of work and demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural or ethnic backgrounds of staff and students as well as staff or students with physical and learning disabilities.

Benefits

The District offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage to employees and qualified dependents.  

 

In addition, the District provides vacation, sick leave and paid holidays.  The employee participates in the Public Employee Retirement System through District and employee contributions.

Selection Process

After the preliminary screening, selected candidates will be invited to the campus for an initial interview with the Search Committee.  At the discretion of the District, videoconference interviews (in lieu of an in-person initial interview) may be offered.  Candidates to be interviewed will be selected from applicants who most closely meet the minimum and desired qualifications.  Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.  The Search Committee will recommend a slate of finalists to the Superintendent/President for a final interview.

 

The District reserves the right to re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely filling of the position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available.

 

Conditions of Employment

Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements prior to appointment that include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC 87408.6), fingerprint processing, and verification of their legal right to work in the United States.  A pre-employment physical examination may be required.

 

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations in completing the application or interview process must notify the Human Resources Office in advance.

 

College of the Siskiyous is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry, or political or organizational affiliation.

 

College of the Siskiyous is accredited by the Accrediting commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

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