Program Manager (COF) – Information Technology

  • Other Administrative Postion
  • Bakersfield, CA
  • June 23, 2021

Website Kern Community College District

Program Manager (COF) – Information Technology

Kern Community College District

Position Number: 03259

Posting Date: 03/24/2021

Position Closing Date:

Initial Screening Date: 04/07/2021

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Management

Rate: Work Week: 40 hours per week, 12 month position

Minimum Salary: $66,315.63 annual

Maximum Salary: $87,011.86 annual

Benefits:

Kern Community College District provides a rich health and welfare benefits offering to our employees, including Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Long-term Disability.

In addition to the above benefits, the District also offers a robust voluntary benefits selection:

• Flex 125

• Additional products and services through American Fidelity

• Supplemental voluntary life insurance

• Tax Shelter Annuities

The District participates in CalPERS retirement system and Social Security benefits for Classified and Management employees. Employees covered under the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), are vested 100% after five years of full time service credit.

All coverages begin on the first day of the month following the hire date.

https://www.kccd.edu/human-resources/benefits

College/Site: Bakersfield College

Location: BC-Main Campus

Basic Function:

This position is contingent on funding.

Under direction of the Programs Director or assigned supervisor, the Program Manager is responsible for managing assigned program activities associated with maintaining quality academic and student services programs.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Understand the operations of an information technology support department.
  • Manage and evaluate student workers and supervise the Computer Commons open lab.
  • Provide oversight and management of technology ticketing system and coordination with technical staff.
  • Manage, update, and maintain IT asset inventory system.
  • Knowledge of modern enterprise level Information Technology Systems and processes and understand the operations of an information technology support department.

Example of Duties:

  • Manage the implementation of multiple project activities to meet or exceed assigned program(s) expectations.
  • Manage and monitor budgets to ensure compliance with regulations and/or directives from program agencies and cooperative educational partners.
  • Assist in preparation and administration of budget, control and authorize expenditures, approve invoices for payment, and respond to budget inquiries from college staff.
  • Supervise and coordinate department planning and operations; personnel supervision, including development and evaluation of all support staff.
  • Coordinate the release of project information and outreach activities to familiarize students with the services and programs of the college.
  • Develop and implement methods to identify and serve students who meet project guidelines, assessing their needs and providing programming to address those needs.
  • Participate in meetings and conferences related to programs within the assigned area; disseminate information, coordinate projects and implement procedural changes; follow up on action items, and develop program reports as needed.
  • Market the College and assigned program(s) to the College community and the general public.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Two years of experience related to area of assignment.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students and employees.

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service_

Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Knowledge and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Student services available at the college.
  • Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
  • Principles and procedures of financial record-keeping and reporting.
  • Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations related to the assigned special programs processes.
  • Principles of public speaking.
  • Record-keeping and report preparation methods.
  • Principles of providing work direction and guidance to others.
  • Correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.

Ability to:

  • Evaluate and implement project goals.
  • Communicate information to individuals and groups.
  • Interpret and apply the policies and procedures of the college and the project initiatives.
  • Interact with and motivate others.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Prepare and monitor budgets.
  • Supervise and provide work direction and guidance to assigned staff.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Collaborate with college personnel and key project staff to track program effectiveness based on evidenced based milestones for student success.
  • Develop and facilitate orientations, seminars, and workshops designed to familiarize students, faculty, and staff with assigned special programs opportunities.

Salary Grade: D

Special Instructions to Applicants:

First Review of Applications:

Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on April 7, 2021 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:

  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
  • Current resume
  • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
  • Unofficial Transcripts from all colleges attended showing degree(s) conferred (copies, and downloads are acceptable).
  • List of six (6) professional references – Listed on application form

It is the applicant’s responsibility to redact (or remove) any personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of the applicant.

Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

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Note: The District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures or practices.

https://www.kccd.edu/human-resources/discrimination-free-work-environment

The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.

All applicants must apply online at https://apptrkr.com/2196824. Emails will not be accepted.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.

To apply for this job please visit apptrkr.com.