Associate Vice President, Infrastructure & Production Services / Information Sec

Posted on10/16/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toVice President / Chief Information Officer
Reports in officeInfrastructure & Production Services
Application due date12/10/2017
Job start date10/11/2017
InstitutionCalifornia State University, Dominguez Hills
Institution descriptionAssociate Vice President, Infrastructure & Production Services / Information Security Officer (Administrator III - Exempt), Infrastructure & Production Services – Recruitment 3143

California State University, Dominguez Hills, was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system. CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban, comprehensive public university that serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of over 12,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located on a 346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student body, which includes a significant number of non-traditional, working adult students as well as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning programs statewide. The University, with its five Academic Colleges, has more than 300 full-time faculty members and is situated in an area characterized by an extraordinary heterogeneity of people, and an extensive array of high technology industries and professional services.

Conditions of Employment:

Possession of a valid Driver's License is required.  Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.

The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Due to the nature of this position, the successful candidate is required to complete a background check prior to assuming this position.

Position Information:
This is a full-time management (MPP) position. MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President. MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status.

This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Special Working Conditions: The incumbent is required to maintain contact with their campus outside of their normal working hours on a regular basis. Remote contact shall include telephone, cell phone, wireless data access device, remote monitoring of any hardware or software device, and/or electronic mail notification regarding the status of a campus system.

Department: Infrastructure & Production Services

The Division of Information Technology is responsible for providing leadership and support in information technology for the entire CSU Dominguez Hills community. The Division promotes IT solutions that improve the teaching, learning, research, and administrative environment of the University. The Vice President / CIO provides overall management of the Division of IT. The Division of Information Technology is comprised of eight operational units: Service & Financial Management, User Services, Academic Technology, Infrastructure & Production Services, Information Security, Development & Digital Convergence, Innovation Incubator, and Operational Effectiveness, Planning, & Analytics.
Job dutiesMajor Job Duties:

Under the administrative direction of the Vice President / Chief Information Officer (VP/CIO), the Associate Vice President, Infrastructure & Production Services / Information Security Officer (AVP/ISO) provides leadership and direction to IT departments responsible for the implementation, operation, and support of enterprise IT infrastructure and core IT services. This AVP/ISO leads the technical assessment of critical campus infrastructure and associated security risks to identify and prioritize areas for improvement; responsible for providing timely input on the development of IT roadmaps for multi-year projects, task definition, assignments and scheduling; responsible for bridging functional needs and technical requirements; identifies and defines high level technical strategies, guideline, and standards that balance short term and long term objectives in a practical manner, as well as provides architectural review services for potential solutions; plans and executes technology infrastructure strategically and expansively; responsible for fostering and maintaining a collegial work environment and keeping others apprised of the technology needs, plans, developments, and concerns of all CSUDH stakeholders, including administrative and academic divisions and colleges, other CSU campuses, and with CSU Chancellor¿s Office management; and expected to brief executive management on critical issues in a timely and diligent manner. The AVP/ISO may act in the absence of the VP/CIO and will customarily have the authority to operate in a largely independent manner within established CSUDH organizational policy and guidelines. The AVP/ISO is responsible for consulting and advising executive management and administration teams on division actions; participates in setting, directing, and accomplishing division objectives; and formulates and administers all relevant IT policies and procedures; identifies long range staff requirements; supervises and directs staff; and assumes other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- The ability to convey technology-based information to both technical and non-technical audiences is essential to the position.
- Possesses extensive knowledge of the activities, processes, resources, and technologies involved in administrative and technology management and leadership.
- Proven history of developing and successfully executing organizational and institutional information technology plans.
- Demonstrated success creating and implementing an achievable vision.
- Skill in consensus management, including successful interactions with diverse groups both within and outside IT.
- Clear and balanced version of how technology can be used to support teaching and learning.
- Effective project and staff management skills.
- A commitment to working transparently with CSUDH administration, faculty, staff, and students.
- Strong political skills, with the ability to foster collaboration and cooperation among all constituents within a complex university environment.
- Significant experience working successfully in a fast paced and changing university IT environment.
- Demonstrated record of success in developing and maintaining strong working relationships with faculty, students, staff, administrators, and both internal and external partners.
- Demonstrated record of commitment to ongoing professional development for self, staff, faculty and other campus professionals.
- Demonstrated ability to building consensus and positive relationships based on trust, predictability, and communication.
- An effective and collaborative management style. Leadership style that incorporates organizational, analytical, and decision-making skills.
- Strong change-management, project management, and team building skills.
- Strong oral and written communication skills, with a record of success in developing planning documents, proposals, presentations, budget request justifications, and other forms of communication with senior administrators and faculty.
- Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
- Ability to integrate and apply work related knowledge to achieve innovative solutions.
- Ability to investigate and research new systems and technologies and develop complex information technology systems and solutions.
- Ability to understand problems from a broad perspective and explore, conceive, and implement solutions and ideas in new ways.
- Ability to predict and anticipate problems and their impact on other systems and be proactive when creating solutions.
- Ability to teach and transfer knowledge and skills to others.
- Ability to take initiative and willingness to work long hours when necessary

Certification: Valid driver’s license

Experience and Education:
Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related discipline from an accredited college or university.

Required Experience: Minimum of 10 years of increasing technical and managerial responsibilities. Minimum of 4 years higher-education experience. Demonstrated record of innovation and success in providing technology solutions that are aligned with enterprise goals. Must have managed a large and diverse Information Security Program. Extensive knowledge of trends, future directions, and best practices in support of technology in a teaching and learning environment.

Preferred Experience: Comprehensive knowledge of the CSU infrastructure, policies, and procedures. Experience in providing both academic and administrative technology leadership.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsSalary Range:
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Application procedureHow to apply: You can only apply by completing an electronic application at the campus job website. Click on “view job opportunities” under “New and returning applicants.” View the list of jobs and click on the one with the job title listed above. Review of applications will begin 11/09/2017, and the position will remain open until filled.

CSU Dominguez Hills is an Equal Opportunity /ADA Employer.

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