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Associate Director for Systems and Technology

Company: Portland State University
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Associate Director for Systems and TechnologyPlease see Special Instructions for more details. Please provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers for 3 professional references. Position Summary Brief Description of PSU/School/Dept Portland State University is more than Portland's public research university. It's a place to test ideas and projects that show the world how different is done. Our innovative approach combines education with creative problem-solving and collaboration across campus for maximum impact. With more than 200 degree programs to choose from, PSU is Oregon's most diverse, innovative and affordable research university.

For more information about the Enrollment Management Office, please visit: https://www.pdx.edu/enrollment-management Under the general direction of the Director for Admissions, the Associate Director for Systems and Technology has broad programmatic and technical responsibility for the management, development, direction, and monitoring of Enrollment Management integrated systems. The individual in this role will have primary responsibility for managing the Slate CRM system as well as serving as project manager for any additional system implementations. The Associate Director has programmatic and technical responsibility for the management, development, direction, and monitoring of all Admission technologies including but not limited to Ellucian Banner, OnBase and Slate CRM . Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Higher Education, Information Systems, or Communication.

Minimum of 5-7 years of demonstrated leadership in an educational setting.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Familiarity and demonstrated use of student information systems/software.

Excellent leadership skills and the ability to effectively apply management and administrative principles to supervise and manage a diverse staff and a complex program. Strong strategic planning skills.

Ability to independently manage and implement highly complex projects and business
solutions with broad scope and impact. Ability to understand and analyze complex problems from a broad, proactive perspective.

Ability to organize, train, instruct, and evaluate the productivity and performance of employees. Ability to analyze individual situations and take corrective action.

Ability to handle multiple demands, priorities and/or deadlines simultaneously, and to work independently and with significant autonomy. Ability to exercise a high level of independent thinking, creativity, and innovation.

Possess and demonstrate excellent communication skills. Preferred Qualifications Master's Degree in Higher Education, Information Systems, or Communication.

Demonstrated knowledge of, and facility with, variety of software applications including: Slate, Google applications, and Student Information Systems (preferably Banner)

Ability to effectively manage responsibilities through delegation, supervision, coordination, and participation.

Ability to work collaboratively and under limited time pressures with colleagues.

  • Create an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates differences.
  • Function and communicate effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities, and cultural backgrounds.
  • Seek opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings with a willingness to change for continual improvement.
  • Adhere to all of PSU's policies including the policies on Prohibited Discrimination & Harassment and the Professional Standards of Conduct. Contributes to a culture of environmental stewardship, practices resource conservation, and actively works toward achieving long-term sustainability goals. Work Days/Hours Monday through Friday, schedule to be determined Total Compensation Range & Benefits Statement Salary is dependent on several factors, and new employees will typically start around the Q1 level to allow for later growth within the salary band. PSU has a structured process for determining starting compensation, taking into account years of related experience, applicable skills, knowledge and abilities, market parity, and internal equity.

    The annual salary for this position will be between $68,676 and $79,524 but may be negotiated above this rate dependent upon the factors above, the budget of the hiring department, and approval from HR.

    An excellent benefits package includes 95% premium paid healthcare; a generous retirement and vacation package; and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon University System schools: https://www.pdx.edu/human-resources/benefits-overview

    Please visit our total compensation calculator to see the full value of our benefits package : https://www.pdx.edu/human-resources/psu-total-compensation-calculator . Please provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers for 3 professional references. Does this position require the employee to drive a motor vehicle? Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
    • * What is your highest degree attained?(Open Ended Question)
      • * Describe your database management experience. Include software product(s) used and purpose of database.(Open Ended Question)
        • * Please describe your experience with relational database systems including compiling data, entering information into system, and producing routine and custom reports as requested.(Open Ended Question)
          • * How did you first find out about this position?
            • PSU Website
            • Indeed.com
            • HERCJobs
            • Urban League of Portland
            • Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber
            • Oregon Employment Department
            • Social Media
            • Person Referral
            • Career Builder
            • Glass Door
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            • If you selected Other, please describe.(Open Ended Question) Required Documents
            • Resume
            • Cover Letter
            • Professional References Optional Documents
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