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Director of Campus Technology Full-time, Regular, Exempt Position

University of Maine   Presque Isle, ME   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on July 21, 2022
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The University of Maine System is accepting applications to hire a Director of Campus Technology to work on the University of Maine at Presque Isle campus. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide leadership and management of campus information technology services. This position establishes and maintains a relationship between IT and the campus and ensures the value realized from IT assets, investments, and capabilities. The Director of Campus Technology serves as an extension of UMS:IT, acting as a liaison who bridges/facilitates communication and understanding between the campus and IT. This position is responsible for understanding overarching campus strategic goals and advocates for IT strategy and resources in support of those goals. Supports the ability of the campus to leverage the services and expertise of the IT organization to obtain the solutions necessary to ensure its mission execution success. The Director of Campus Technology leads projects at the campus, oversees on-campus IT staff, and must have the business and organizational acumen to react to IT incidents.

 

Based on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant, the annual salary range is high $50s plus a 10% employer contribution to the UMS retirement plan. Additional benefits include medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. The UMS is a recipient of the Wellness Councils of America’s Well Workplace Award and offers a wellness program.

 

Review of applications begins immediately.  For full consideration, materials must be submitted by August 12, 2022. The position will remain open until a qualified applicant is hired.

 

Established in 1968, the University of Maine System (UMS) unites six distinctive public universities, comprising 10 campuses and numerous centers, in the common purpose of providing quality higher education while delivering on its traditional tripartite mission of teaching, research, and public service. A comprehensive public institution of higher education, UMS serves more than 30,000 students annually and is supported by the efforts of more than 2,000 faculty, more than 3,000 staff, and a complement of adjunct faculty. Reaching more than 500,000 people annually through educational and cultural offerings, the University of Maine System also benefits from more than two-thirds of its alumni population residing within the state; more than 123,000 individuals. The System consists of six universities: The University of Maine (UMaine), including its regional campus the University of Maine at Machias (UMM); the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA); the University of Maine at Farmington (UMF); the University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMFK), the University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI); and the University of Southern Maine (USM).  The System also includes the University of Maine School of Law and the University of Maine Graduate and Professional Center.  

 

University of Maine at Presque Isle:

 

For more than a century, the University of Maine at Presque Isle has been helping students find their path to great professional careers, providing its 1,100 traditional and non-traditional students from all areas of the state, country, and world with life-changing opportunities in a caring, small-university environment. UMPI combines liberal arts and selected professional programs and serves as a cultural and educational resource for the entire region. The campus sits on 150 acres surrounded by the rolling hills and potato fields of northern Maine and strives to be the region’s premier learning institution while helping to stimulate cultural and economic development in Aroostook County and the State of Maine. The University serves as an educational and cultural center for the area and its facilities are utilized for lectures, programs, concerts, dance performances, exhibits, and plays that benefit the entire region.

 

For information about the University of Maine System's COVID-19 response and guidelines for employees, please visit: https://www.maine.edu/together/.

 

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree or a combination of equivalent professional experience and education including leadership/supervisory responsibilities.
  • Minimum of seven years of increasingly responsible experience in a mid to senior-level IT position.
  • Knowledge of computer networking, data communications, telecommunications, and computer hardware and software systems.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated experience managing budgets.

 

Preferred:

  • Experience working in a higher education setting serving faculty, researchers, staff, and students.
  • Experience working in a University computing facility serving faculty, researchers, staff, and students.
  • Extensive knowledge of computer networking, data communications, telecommunications, and computer hardware and software systems.
  • Long-term strategic perspective, and experience in developing strategic roadmaps.
  • Experience working in a fast-faced, cross-functional, and cross-team environment, and being the go-to person with multiple areas of responsibility.
  • Ability to travel when needed.

 

To apply to this position, please visit: https://maine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=76889&job=director-of-campus-technology-umpi&collection=true

 

The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening.

 

The University of Maine System is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Office of Equal Opportunity, University of  Maine, 101 North Stevens Hall, Orono, ME  04469 207-581-1226.  TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).