Director of Information Technology/Chief Information Officer

Director of Information Technology/Chief Information Officer

Employer

Sampson Community College
1801 Sunset Avenue Highway 24 West
Clinton, NC 28328
Phone: 910-592-8081

Job Location

1801 Sunset Avenue, Clinton, NC  28328

Salary/Grade

Contact Director of Personnel at fsutter@sampsoncc.edu or 910-900-4043.

Benefits

State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Closes: Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Target Start Date

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

M-F

Reports to

Vice President of Finance & Auxiliary Services

Employment Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent academic and industry preparation 
  • Demonstrated experience in information security administration, network management, and systems administration
  • Current technical skills as evidenced by industry-recognized IT certifications
  • Supervisory experience
  • Previous experience in educational environment is preferred

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent academic and industry preparation 
  • Demonstrated experience in information security administration, network management, and systems administration
  • Current technical skills as evidenced by industry-recognized IT certifications
  • Supervisory experience
  • Previous experience in educational environment is preferred

Position Description

The Director of IT reports to the Vice President of Finance and Auxiliary Services and serves as the College’s chief information officer and the liaison with the IT leadership of the NCCCS and other supporting state offices. The Director serves as the technical lead and supervisor of the College’s IT staff, oversees all campus technology needs including records management, student information systems, telecommunications, networking services, educational technologies, information security, all campus hardware and technology equipment, software, service agreements, contracts for cloud-based resources, and general institutional technology and information system operations. The Director provides technical support to distance learning staff in the operation of learning management systems and public information staff in the operation of the College’s website and social media accounts.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Direct and manage all campus IT operations consistent with industry best-practices
  • Supervise IT staff
  • Provide and manage helpdesk services
  • Manage IT budget and administer related contracts
  • Review all requests for software and hardware
  • Administer and manage all College telephone hardware and services
  • Responsible for ensuring College network security
  • Ensure appropriate use of resources by students, staff, and faculty
  • Provide ongoing training to college staff and faculty
  • Provide professional training and mentoring of IT staff
  • Develop, maintain, and effectively communicate technology policies and procedures
  • Continually improve IT operations through performance evaluation
  • Serve as a technical advisory in support of departmental and committee initiatives
  • Perform other professional and job-related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Ability to lead teams and to work in support of them
  • Independence to work without direct supervision
  • Budget and contract management skills
  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal laws and regulatory framework
  • Diverse technology experience
  • Commitment to the mission of the College

How to Apply

Submit application (can be found at www.sampsoncc.edu) and transcripts (can be a copy for the application process/officials required upon hire) to Director of Personnel, Frankie Sutter, fsutter@sampsoncc.edu or 1801 Sunset Avenue, Clinton, NC  28328, 910-900-4043.

Job Post Contact

Mrs. Frankie Sutter, Director of Personnel

Sampson Community College

1801 Sunset Avenue  P.O. Box 318

Clinton, NC 28329

(910) 900-4043  (910) 592-8048 fax