AVP for Planning & Digital Transformation
Job No: 514220
Work Type: Management (MPP)
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time, Information Systems & Technology
Working Title: Associate Vice President (AVP) for Planning & Digital Transformation
Help shape higher ed technology management in this key senior leadership role! Bring your vision, energy, proven systems management, operational results, drive for quality, and intellectual curiosity to help the IRT division redefine what's possible for campus technology engagement. As a liaison and trusted campus partner, you'll provide pivotal leadership to help develop, implement, and maintain the university's overall information systems and technology architecture to advance campus strategic goals. You'll be a champion for digital transformation, oversee successful technology project implementation, help institutionalize data-driven decision making, and lead multi-disciplinary teams who serve on the front lines delivering innovative technology service, support, and solutions benefitting faculty, staff, and students. Ready to help power what's possible? Let's talk!
Classification Title: Administrator III
Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Wednesday June 1, 2022 @ 11:55pm PST
Information Resources & Technology (IRT) provides essential information technology services for campus operations and innovative technology solutions to facilitate the accomplishment of strategic campus goals. Reporting to the Vice President and Chief Information Officer and, the AVP for Planning and Digital Transformation supports the divisional strategic goals of IRT and provides leadership in the development, implementation and maintenance of the overall information systems and technology architecture. The incumbent provides day to day operational leadership to the PMO, Campus Applications and University Reporting teams and ensures efficient utilization of available resources and high quality of all support services by maintaining an efficient organization structure and by supporting ongoing IT staff development and training. The incumbent fosters innovation, prioritizes technology initiatives, and collaborates with faculty and staff stakeholders to further university strategic and operational goals. The AVP for Planning and Digital Transformation plays a key role in divisional strategic planning, partners with senior leaders, faculty, staff, and students to provide essential information technology services that support mission critical activities and innovative technology solutions that facilitate the accomplishment of strategic campus goals at Sacramento State.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $6,250 - $18,750 per month
Hiring Range: Anticipated hiring range is $9,000 - $14,000 per month, commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training.
Salary Grade/Range: 1
Recruitment Type: Regular (At-Will)
Time Base: Full-Time
Pay Plan: 12 months
Work Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm; other hours as required
Hybrid work flexibility is available at up to 1-2 days a week remote, on an opt-in basis.
Please visit the following webpage for more information on the CSU Telecommuting Program: https://www.csus.edu/administration-business-affairs/internal/your-hr/telecommuting-program.html.
Per our Out of State Employment Policy (see below), a successful candidate must reside within the State of California upon time of hire.
Who is IRT?
Information Resources & Technology (IRT) partners with faculty, staff, and students to provide essential information technology services that support mission critical activities and innovative technology solutions that facilitate the accomplishment of strategic campus goals at Sacramento State.
Required Qualifications Education/Experience: 1. Bachelor's degree in a relevant field or discipline. 2. Demonstrated experience with supervision, delegation, and performance management. 3. Demonstrated experience serving in an IT leadership role such as director and successfully leading IT projects and delivering IT services. 4. Demonstrated experience with leading change/effective change management. 5. Demonstrated experience with evaluation and continuous improvement of services and processes. 6. Demonstrated experience successfully managing and documenting complex projects, prioritizing based on strategic goals, and meeting deadlines. 7. Demonstrated experience with agile project management concepts. 8. Demonstrated experience with implementation and delivery of applications and systems. 9. Demonstrated experience leading delivery of high availability services. 10. Demonstrated experience with software as a service and/or cloud hosting. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 11. Excellent writing, speaking, and presentation skills. Demonstrated experience presenting to all levels including C-level officers. 12. Demonstrated ability to own, manage, and solve complex problems creatively. 13. Demonstrated commitment to providing excellent service. 14. Demonstrated understanding of higher education organizational structures and mission. 15. Demonstrated involvement with strategic planning and implementation of strategic plans. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT - Ability to pass background check
16. Master's Degree or equivalent from an accredited university in Management Information Systems, Business, Instructional Technology, Higher Education, Project Management, or any related field. 17. Three or more years as a full-time professional, project manager. 18. Demonstrated experience leading a Project Management Office. 19. Demonstrated experience leading Project and Portfolio governance. 20. Demonstrated experience managing budgets, vendor relationships, and maintenance contracts. 21. Demonstrated experience leading and developing other leaders and staff in a collective bargaining environment. 22. Demonstrated experience leading implementation and delivery of academic and administrative projects 23. Demonstrated experience leading projects to improve student outcomes. 24. Demonstrated experience working in the public sector; university experience preferred. 25. PMP Certification 26. Change Management Certification
Documents Needed to Apply
Resume, Cover Letter. Failure to upload required documentation may result in disqualification.
Note to Applicants:
Candidates invited to interview will be required to provide a presentation and open forum to the campus community.
About Sac State
Sacramento State is located in the heart of California's capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the "Farm-to-Fork Capital," is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: "As California's capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement." As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus safety.
As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.
To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.
Background Check Disclaimer
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position. One variation of background check required could be a LiveScan screening, which involves submitting fingerprints at a certified LiveScan Service Center.
COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Out of State Employment Policy
Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on date of hire to reside in the State of California.
As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.
Equal Employment Opportunity
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.
It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit https://www.csus.edu/administration-business-affairs/internal/your-hr/benefits/reasonable-accomodation.html.
The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit https://www.csus.edu/compliance/hr-compliance/mandatory-dhr-training.html .
Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:
Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at https://www.csus.edu/clery .
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.
Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa).
Advertised: May 11, 2022 (11:15 AM)
Applications Closes: Open Until Filled
To apply, visit https://careers.csus.edu/en-us/job/514220/avp-for-planning-digital-transformation
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