Director of Educational Technologies, Academic Systems - Georgetown University Information Technology
The Director of Educational Technologies is responsible for oversight and strategy of the University?s core enterprise scholarly systems. S/he may assume the Principal Technologist?s responsibilities in his/her absence for all matters related to the Principal Technologist?s responsibilities. The Director of Educational Technologies provides leadership and vision for the direction, support, development and implementation of scholarly systems.
A key duties of the Director of Educational Technologies include but is not limited to:
Alignments scholarly systems with the missions of the university and its constituents.
Oversees the research, design, and implementation of new scholarly systems and system enhancements based on University needs and changing technologies.
Liaises with the leadership of key areas within the University, as well as with vendors and peer institutions as appropriate.
Developments and deploys appropriate information technology practices for security, change management, project management and business recovery planning.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent with relevant course work in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field(s)
Minimum ten years of relevant technology management experience
Must possess a strong knowledge of scholarly systems, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and experience working in a team environment
Must demonstrate ability to ensure quality of work force through the development and implementation of standards and documentation as well as professional development plans
Experience in higher education or related industry required
Must demonstrate strong project/personnel management and interpersonal skills
Experience in the following desired: client/server, distributed processing, project management
Demonstrated proficiency in team building and staff management experience
Demonstrated capacity to develop and execute information systems project plans that meet requirements on time and under budget
Demonstrated experience in creating and effectively managing project budgets
At least 5 years? experience in the development of applications in Unix or Windows environments using advanced programming languages (Java, C, PERL)?
Significant prior experience with Pedagogical systems such as Course or Learning Management systems, digital library initiatives, or experience in an academic environment
Experience in working on ?cutting edge? projects to service ?enterprise? customers strongly
PMP Certification or equivalent experience
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