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Management Employment Opportunities

MANAGER, CAMPUS DATA/TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Information Technology

Supplemental Questionnaire

Download Management Employment Application


PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE

Monday, April 7, 2014
(initial screening date; open until filled.)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking an individual with demonstrated management and technical skills to join an outstanding team of faculty, staff and administrators to provide high quality services to our District, our community, and most importantly to our students. This is a full-time, supervisory management position. Under the general direction of the Director, Information Technology, the incumbent is responsible for a wide range of duties related to the planning, operation and maintenance of an increasingly complex data and telecommunications system. Appointments are contingent upon funding and Board approval.

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

The Information Technology department is a group of network technicians, programmers, system administrators, telecommunications specialists and three management team members. It is the responsibility of this group to provide hardware and software support for staff and faculty on the Santa Rosa and Petaluma campuses as well as the Districts various satellite locations.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Abilities and Knowledge: The ability to organize large, complex tasks including the supervision of assigned staff; communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; perform complex installation and repair procedures; use logical methods to evaluate varying technologies; serve as primary liaison with users; relate effectively with a wide diversity of students, faculty, staff and community members; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.

The knowledge of telecommunications industry including Local Area Networking; Wide Area Networking; PBX and key telephone systems including long distance; data communications; management practices and principles required to supervise classified staff and student employees.

Required Education/Experience: Course work in digital electronics, engineering or computer science; AND progressively responsible technical data and telecommunications experience OR the equivalent. Requires a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Associate's Degree in Computer Science; OR Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering/Management; OR Master's Degree/MBA in Computer Science/Engineering/Management
  • Telecommunications service vendor management experience
  • Prior experience managing unionized technical employees in a large agency
  • Data and telecommunications network installation and maintenance experience
  • Server maintenance experience
  • Cisco data, voice and video management solutions

If you do not possess the minimum qualifications exactly as stated above, you must file for equivalency. If claiming equivalency, applicants are responsible for documenting all course work, degree programs and related professional experience at time of application.

SCOPE

The Manager, Campus Data/Telecommunications provides all facets of voice and data communications support for the District, including recommendation of hardware/software, installation and support and supervision of assigned staff. Provides consultative support to District personnel on data and telecommunications issues.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Supervises the day-to-day work of Information Technology Equipment Technicians, the Telecommunications Technician and student assistants; assists in equipment installation and maintenance of complex networking and communications equipment; serves as an interface with appropriate vendors, monitors the quality of their work and coordinates their activities with that of District staff to minimize disruptions to departments affected by this work; recommends effective solutions for accompanying maintenance tasks, e.g.; contracts, in-house or open purchase orders; in conjunction with the Director, prepares and implements a campus communications master plan; utilizes expertise on District telecommunications systems to serve as technical liaison with equipment vendors, representatives of the local service providers; and recommends appropriate changes; designs, implements and manages Information Technology controlled computer networks; serves as a resource to campus departments planning computer networks or other data/ telecommunications related projects; researches, evaluates and recommends various pieces of telecommunications equipment, media, services and technologies; conducts cost-effectiveness studies and makes recommendations for change to existing equipment and services; maintains an up-to-date inventory of type and location of all equipment the unit is responsible for; designs, implements, manages and maintains the Districts Wide Area Networking (WAN); supervises the day-to-day operation of District voice and data communications systems to ensure services are available to District staff, requested changes and repairs are performed in a timely fashion, solutions are cost effective and costs are allocated to correct activities; implements and monitors training programs for District personnel on the use of communications equipment and services such as telephone instruments and voicemail.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

In order to be given priority consideration for this position, applicants must submit AN ORIGINAL PLUS ONE COPY OF EACH of the following documents by the priority filing deadline:

  1. A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Management Application Form, Personal Data Form and Applicant Notification Form. Voluntary Data Form is optional.
    • If applicable, completed Equivalency Form and supporting documents.
  2. A statement describing your demonstrated experience in understanding and being sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.
  3. A cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including how you meet the requirements and are qualified to perform the duties as listed in the Essential Functions section of this announcement.
  4. Current Resume.
  5. If applicable, copies of transcripts of all college level course work. Unofficial copies (both sides) are acceptable, but official transcripts must be submitted prior to hiring. If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Contact the Human Resources Department for more information.
  6. Completed Supplemental Questionnaire.

PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY MATERIALS REQUESTED.
(In loose-leaf form - no folders or binding please.)

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Salary Range: $7,085 - $8,613 per month (2013/14 Management Salary Schedule); maximum initial placement at $7,812 per month (placement within this range is based on assessment of previous experience as documented in application materials).

    Benefits: The District offers a competitive benefit package which includes health & welfare (medical/dental/vision/life/long-term disability) benefits for employees and eligible dependents.

  • Leave/Holiday time: Management employees earn 1 day of sick leave and 1.8333 days of vacation for each month worked. They are also entitled to holidays recognized by the District (14 holidays/year).

  • Housing: A mortgage loan at reduced fees may be available to the candidate selected for this position (contact Human Resources for more information).


MORE ABOUT SRJC


Application Materials & Procedures

To download job announcements and application materials, please go to http://www.santarosa.edu/hr/job-openings/job-openings.php or contact us to be mailed the materials to apply :

Human Resources Department

Santa Rosa Junior College

PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 1988 Armory Drive

MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue

Santa Rosa, CA 95401

PHONE (707) 527-4954

FAX (707) 527-4967

EMAIL bhodenfield@santarosa.edu


The office is located in the Button Building on the college campus and is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

All documents included in your application file become the property of the college and will not be returned. Your file for this opening will not be considered for future openings. New documents must be submitted for each opening.

It is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that ALL required materials are in the Human Resources Department by 5:00 p.m. on the priority filing deadline to be given priority consideration. Applications received after the priority filing deadline will be considered only if the initial priority screening is unsuccessful.

Following the priority filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be forwarded to a screening committee for review. Approximately 15 to 20 days later, we will notify you whether or not you have been chosen for interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position will be invited to appear for oral interviews before a Screening Committee. The Screening Committee may include representatives from the Faculty, the Administration, the Classified Staff, the Student Body, and the Board of Trustees.

Although Santa Rosa Junior College does not reimburse candidates for expenses related to the first interview, candidates traveling from out of the area for administrative or full-time faculty positions who are selected as finalists will be offered a travel stipend for their administrative interview(s).

If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the Human Resources Department.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):

  1. In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  2. Pass a pre-employment physical examination.
  3. Must be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at applicant's expense); and
  4. Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).

The Jeanne Clery Annual Security Report, which includes personal safety and crime prevention information, related District policies, and District crime statistics, is available at www.santarosa.edu/police or paper copies are available upon request from the District Police Department.

Equal Employment Opportunity

SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the College mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.