Director, Information Technology

Director, Information Technology

Employer

Brunswick Community College
50 College Road
Bolivia, NC 28422
Phone: 800-754-1050

Job Location

Brunswick Community College

50 College Road NE

Bolivia, NC  28422

Salary/Grade

Commensurate with education and experience

Benefits

Full

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Closes: Monday, May 23, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, May 23, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Mon - Fri; 8am - 5 pm

Reports to

Dean of Professional & Technical Programs

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a closely related field from a regionally accredited university or a Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited university with 18 graduate hours in Information Technology, Computer Science
  • Three years’ experience in academics and assessment in a community college or university
  • Academic advising experience in a college or university setting
  • Understand and be committed to the unique nature and role of Brunswick Community College and the community it serves
  • Demonstrates excellent oral & written communication skills
  • A commitment to professional excellence
  • Ability to work with diverse faculty/student population and demonstrates strong interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current industry-recognized certifications (i.e.: MCSC, Security +, Cisco, Net +, etc.)
  • Programming experience with language including: Java, Python, C++, VB.net, C#, etc.
  • Experience in teaching computer science, database, or cyber security in any of the following formats: teaching seated and online courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars

Position Description

GENERAL FUNCTION:

The Director of Information Technology serves as a faculty leader and faculty member with administrative oversight for the Information Technology (IT) programs on a variety of student, faculty, budget, planning, and personnel issues found within the Professional & Technical Division.  The Director is responsible for supervising all IT degree and certificate programs.  Administrative oversight includes the coordination and development of long and short-term planning for IT program offerings, course scheduling, evaluating and giving feedback to full-time and adjunct faculty on instructional performance, development of professional development initiatives, as well as institutional policy and procedures.  As a faculty member, the Director performs the instructional and reporting expectations of faculty including appropriate course loads and additional responsibilities.  These additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Serve as the Director of Information Technology
  • Teach a class load as noted appropriate for academic Directors in the Faculty Schedules and Workload  Policy
  • Provide coordination, oversight, leadership and day-to-day supervision and operation of the Information Technology department
  • Provide leadership to and promote collaboration among full-time and adjunct department  faculty
  • Set a climate for positive attitudes, growth and expectations among faculty by supporting the goals and objectives of the college and division
  • Serve as a mentor to the department’s full-time and adjunct faculty in establishing key goals and objectives
  • Coordinate the annual program operating budget and track expenditures in operational areas
  • Recruit, hire and orient credentialed faculty members
  • Accurately maintain all required college records/reports
  • Assist in developing new programs within the department
  • Participate in department, division and college-wide advising activities, including training sessions
  • Participate in professional development activities
  • Promote Brunswick Community College, the division, and the departments supervised
  • Contribute to curriculum development, program review, and assessments
  • Schedule, organize, and maintain departmental advisory committees when appropriate
  • Finalize spring, summer and fall semester schedules for their respective departments
  • Evaluate the performance of every full-time and adjunct faculty member in the department annually
  • Review and choose text books, reference materials, software, etc. in collaboration with faculty
  • Participate in meetings with the Dean, Administration, community members and serve on committees
  • Adhere to the departmental course guidelines and ensure content is SACSCOC compliant
  • Maintain safe and fully-equipped classroom facilities by reporting issues to appropriate departments
  • Foster a student-success-centered environment in their departments that supports the College’s Mission, Goals, and Core Values
  • Serve as a mentor, advisor, evaluator, and instructor for our students
  • Be accessible to assist staff, students and department faculty as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

With those additional responsibilities, faculty members designated as Directors should expect that their workload will also exceed that of nine-month, full-time faculty members.  In recognition of those additional responsibilities as Director, they will be paid a stipend of $100 per month effective immediately upon being hired to that position. This position contract length will a ten-month position.

 

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a closely related field from a regionally accredited university or a Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited university with 18 graduate hours in Information Technology, Computer Science
  • Three years’ experience in academics and assessment in a community college or university
  • Academic advising experience in a college or university setting
  • Understand and be committed to the unique nature and role of Brunswick Community College and the community it serves
  • Demonstrates excellent oral & written communication skills
  • A commitment to professional excellence
  • Ability to work with diverse faculty/student population and demonstrates strong interpersonal skills

Preferred: 

  • Current industry-recognized certifications (i.e.: MCSC, Security +, Cisco, Net +, etc.)
  • Programming experience with language including: Java, Python, C++, VB.net, C#, etc.
  • Experience in teaching computer science, database, or cyber security in any of the following formats: teaching seated and online courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Read, analyze, and interpret both verbal and written communications; Respond coherently, both verbally and in writing, to students, co-workers, and individuals having contact with the college;
  • Present information effectively to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors;
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions;
  • Implement innovative instructional technology across the Professional & Technical curricula.
  • Review, update and implement revised or new curriculum as needed in the programs supervised.

How to Apply

A completed and signed Brunswick Community College application, a letter stating your qualifications related to the position requirements, skills and abilities, unofficial transcripts, and resume are preferred for most positions.

Applications can be found online at http://www.brunswickcc.edu/contact/employment-opportunities/  Applicants should send all documents and inquiries to any of the following if unable to apply online:

 

Human Resources, Brunswick Community College

PO Box 30

Supply, NC, 28462

humanresources@brunswickcc.edu

Fax (910) 754-8229

Telephone: (910) 755-7300

BCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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