The college has received a $2.25 million, five-year Title III grant, MCC APPLIED, funded through the Department of Education. The project involves implementing and supporting systems that ensure students will confirm active career pathway and engage in high impact practices. Goals of the project include an increase of college-level math and English completion as well as credential completion through targeted academic advising and holistic assistance supported by integrated technology. The model is designed to decrease student loan default rates by integrating student career and financial plans with academic pathway planning and promote financial literacy through understanding financial outcomes of careers and implications of student debt. Integrated technology will provide students with a curated view in order to support the guided pathways model.
The IT Specialist is responsible for technical development and post-implementation support of the new MCC systems integrated technology platform. The IT Specialist reports directly to the Title III MCC APPLIED Project Director, has a dotted line to the Technology Services Chief Information Officer and provides technical support for a new innovative initiative to integrate student technology at the college.
This position is funded through a Title III SIP grant for the duration of the grant cycle. The position will be retained by Monroe Community College at the conclusion of the grant award.
Primary Functions: Executes project work plans, including (but not limited to) design, development/configuration, data/database management, testing, documentation, and end user trainingSupport the development of the technology integration planRespond to and support the goals/objectives as described in the Title III grantGather and analyze data Recommends optimization of available system featuresProvides ongoing technology maintenance and support, including but not limited to upgrades, enhancements and database supportTroubleshoots system issues and problemsResearch and analyze user requirements and make recommendations on systems/ technology solutionsActively participates on projects, including the development of timeline/schedule, work plan, and vendor/consultant engagementCoordinates and maintains system compliance to standards including accessibility (ADA) and cybersecurity controlsPerform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned by the Project Director
Required Qualifications: Earned Bachelor's Degree and two years' experience with systems integration
Strong database and scripting experience. Ability to navigate, understand, and translate both business and technical requirements.
- OR military training in a computer technology field and two years' experience with systems integration
- OR an equivalent of education and demonstrated technical experience successfully integrating vendor systems/solutions with for a seamless user experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Higher Ed experience Experience integrating enterprise systems (Banner, Blackboard, Starfish, DegreeWorks, Civitas, etc.) Familiarity with a wide variety of applications at the cloud, server, and user levelExcellent communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills
MCC Expectations: Responsible for adhering to the College Code of ConductResponsible for contributing to and maintaining an equitable, inclusive and collaborative College environmentResponsible for maintaining technological competencies utilized by the CollegeCommitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community collegeCommitment to professional growth
Supervised By: Title III Project Director and Technology Services Chief Information Officer
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The following documents MUST be submitted to be considered for this position:
2. Cover Letter
3. Personal Philosophy of Teaching
4. Unofficial Transcripts* (Must show degree earned and the date the degree was awarded)
*Foreign degrees must submit a completed credential evaluation comparing your foreign academic accomplishments to standards in the U.S.
*Official transcripts will be required upon employment
After submitting your Resume/CV, (Step 4) the subsequent pages enable you to upload additional documents (i.e., cover letter etc.).
Category: Grant Positions
Department: Academic Services
Locations: Rochester, NY
Posted: Jun 8, 2021
Closes: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Position ID: 131940