Cal Poly Pomona


Recruitment No. 50581
Administrative Grade Level Administrative Grade Level II
Collective Bargaining Unit N/A
College/Department Instructional & Informational Technology
Timebase Full-time
Type of Appointment Management Personnel Plan (MPP II)
Application Materials Required University Application, Resume,Letter of Interest and References Required
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Recruitment Closing Date Open Until Filled. First consideration will be given to complete application packages received no later than May 27, 2013.


The mission of the Instructional & Information Technology (I&IT) Division is to provide stewardship, leadership, and service in support of the teaching and learning mission of the university.  I&IT’s strategic goal is that technology will be recognized as an essential resource in furthering the university’s and division’s missions.  I&IT will provide technology solutions, expert consultation and leadership, resulting in numerous enhancements to the advancement of learning and knowledge, and to the effectiveness of campus support services and business processes.  I&IT provides learning technologies, strategies, leadership and support, all of which enhances teaching, learning, the quality of the student experience, personal productivity, and administrative effectiveness.


Reporting to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Instructional & Information Technology (I&IT) Division, the Director of Program Management leads a department of project professionals who provide customer interaction and project management oversight for the I&IT organization; provides senior level project oversight and direction, financial tracking, and leadership for program management in I&IT ensuring that the department maintains a partnership and customer service oriented approach in their activities; and oversees the creation and execution of project work plans and revisions to meet changing needs and requirements.  The incumbent identifies resources needed and works with I&IT leaders to assign responsibilities for major projects; oversees day to day operational aspects of major projects; reviews deliverables with end users; and prepares risk reports and ensures project documents are complete, current and appropriate.  The incumbent assesses and projects the Information technology support needs for the division of Academic Affairs, coordinates the technical support for division-wide or inter-departmental implementation, planning for future IT services by incorporating the input from each unit in the division, and recommending enhancements and solutions to IT related issues.  The incumbent establishes and maintains productive working relationships and partnerships with I&IT leadership, technical staff and campus leaders in other divisions in determining strategic directions and tactical approaches to the application of appropriate, accessible and secure technology for the Division’s core technology services and performs other duties as assigned. 


Bachelor’s degree with a major in computer information systems, computer science, business, or a related field AND a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the information technology field with five (5) years of experience in a project management role and three (3) years of experience in supervising technical staff; certified and current Project Management Professional Credentials; experience working in a position that required a high degree of customer service skills and a proven commitment to promoting and maintaining a service-oriented culture; and the ability to understand and manage project budgets.  The candidate must possess a balance of highly developed management and organizational skills; ability to track and manage complex projects; ability to develop collaborative relationships with faculty as well as technical and non-technical management and professional staff representing various interests and perspectives.  Exceptional interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to develop an environment that promotes partnership and transparency with other organizations; ability to analyze complex situations such as personnel or operational issues, and to develop and implement corrective actions and strategies for department-wide success; strong analytical and technical skills; high ethical standards and business acumen and excellent oral and written skills is required to communicate effectively with diverse academic and administrative constituencies both on and off campus is required.


Master’s degree in management and two (2) years of experience in an IT organization in Higher Education is desirable.


The position is open until filled.  First consideration will be given to complete application packages received no later than May 27, 2013.  Early response is encouraged. All candidates must submit a 1) completed formal application, 2) resume, 3) letter of interest which includes a narrative detailing how the candidate satisfies the position description, and 4) the names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references who can provide current assessments of the candidate’s qualifications for the position.

Finalists for this position may be required to submit to and successfully pass a LiveScan criminal records check prior to being hired.


Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.


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