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I.T. Division Operations Officer (Administrator II)

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time, Information Systems & Technology, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)
Position Description

Working Title: I.T. Division Operations Officer   

Department Name: VP Information Technology

Division: Information Technology

Classification Title: Administrator II

MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President.  MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status.

Position Salary Range: $7,719 - $11,579 per month 

The anticipated hiring range for this position is $8,200 - $8,900 per month.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Review of applications will begin November 13, 2023 and the position will remain open until filled.

About the Department/Position:

Under the general direction of the Vice President for Information Technology (VPIT), the I.T. Division Operations Officer oversees operations of the Office of the Vice President and performs stakeholder management and engagement of activities to support the work of the VPIT to move the division and university forward and respond to inquiries from campus and community stakeholders. The incumbent is a member of the Vice President for IT senior leadership team and works collaboratively with division leadership to establish and enhance division-wide initiatives. The I.T. Division Operations Officer will perform highly complex, administrative, and technical support duties, as the primary liaison to the Vice President, assist in prioritizing and delegating office workload to assure efficient and effective office operations; plan, coordinate, and organize office and departmental activities and flow of I.T. communications for the Vice President. In collaboration with division and campus leadership, the incumbent will participate in work that supports the university and division strategic plans, and other campus-wide initiatives. 

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with the Vice President and division leadership team, establish and/or enhance division-wide initiatives and be responsible for ensuring that these initiatives are successfully developed, implemented, and assessed across multiple university groups and constituencies.
  • Assures implementation of programs developed and initiated by the VP and/or university Cabinet.
  • Updates the VP on implementation of programs developed and initiated by the VP and advises the VP on unresolved issues that must be addressed.
  • Stakeholder Management & Engagement Serves as primary liaison for the Vice President with internal and external constituencies; supports VP's advisory boards and committees; establishes professional contacts for the VP as requested; represents the VP at external meetings and events in a variety of settings as appropriate.
  • Participates in national and state higher education and technology organizations enhancing the visibility and reputation of the university.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a foundation knowledge of the principles of organization, administration, and management to include at least five to seven (5-7) years of progressively responsible administrative experience supporting executive-level administrators and handling highly sensitive and confidential matters.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of higher education in the public sector. 
  • Knowledge of routine office software. 
  • Knowledge of project management and project cycles. 
  • Ability to perform standard business mathematical functions, including tracking and comparing data.
  • Ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures independently, and make sound recommendations. 
  • Ability to synthesize, summarize, and evaluate information from multiple sources and perspectives.
  • Advanced organizational and problem-solving skills to coordinate requests and incidents, including determining priorities and allocating tasks with highly sensitive and confidential data.
  • Skills in administrative organization, calendar maintenance, planning meetings, and events.
  • Skills in interpersonal relations, teamwork and team-building, and customer service. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred Education: Master's degree in communications, business administration or public administration.
  • Preferred Experience: Previous experience working in an I.T. environment. Previous experience supporting a C-Suite executive.
  • At least 2 years of experience using CFS and PeopleSoft applications.

To view the full position description, click “Position Description” above.

General Information:                         

  • 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.
  • Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California
  • The CSU system offers a competitive total compensation benefits package for employees and qualifying dependents, including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and tuition assistance. It is our goal to compensate employees equitably and fairly. You can access a full description of our benefits here.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

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