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Technical Manager - (Manager, Information Security, Business Continuity & Labs)

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Work type: Full time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: Supervisory/Management
Salary: $84,788 - $110,471
Division: Finance & Administrative Services
Department: Information Technology

Schedule Information: 8:00 A.M. -  4:30 P.M.  Monday - Friday

Hours per Week: 37.5 hours

Benefits: Health, Dental, Life & Disability; Sick, Vacation, & Holiday Pay; Personal Business; Harper Tuition Waivers; and Professional Expense

Duties of Position: The IT Technical manager is responsible for planning, directing, and overseeing the operations of the technical team. The manager is also responsible for developing and maintaining procedures that enable and encourage the optimum performance of a staff of technical professionals.  

The Manager, Information Security, Business Continuity & Labs is responsible for ensuring the security of all College data and information systems. This includes developing, maintaining and enforcing information security policies and standards. The successful candidate will recommend system, network, and data security policies for the College and ensure compliance through periodic reviews. You will provide system and data security consulting to projects and to staff.  You will also establish and execute security awareness training for Harper faculty and staff as well as providing direction to the Supervisor of the Open Computer Labs.

The manager is responsible for providing coaching and career development to team members.

Manage team of technical professionals that provide technical support to the Harper College community.

Responsible for the management, monitoring, and maintenance of the production environment.

Conduct business process analysis; proactively identify areas of improvement to optimize current technology.

Administer, maintain, develop, and recommend policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the College systems.

Keep current with industry developments and standards in order to make recommendations for technology improvements, acquisitions and/or development.

Lead technical projects in support of organizational and institutional goals. Prepare project activity and progress reports for the management team.

Develop documentation and procedures to decrease errors and outages and increase the ability for anyone on the team to perform standard procedures.

Perform duties associated with managing staff; including assigning personnel and other resources to projects and initiatives.

Function as a member of the technical management team that works together to integrate educational, fiscal, technology, and personnel planning to ensure achievement of the College’s mission.

Collaborate with peers for adherence to best practices and process standardization.

Develop and lead management of suppliers with a focus on cost reductions and service improvement.

Serve on committees and councils, task forces and project teams.

Provide 24/7 support.

Can serve as Acting Director in the absence of the Director.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements: Bachelor's degree in technology related field or a combination of Bachelor’s degree in un-related field and relevant work experience. Master’s degree in technical field or business preferred.

Experience Requirements: Five years of project management and/or supervisory experience required. Ten years of progressive experience in a technical role. Must possess excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as the ability to grasp a quick understanding of new situations.

Application Review Date: Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before May 13, 2022: 

Required Documents: ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire 
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.


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Last Updated: 6/23/22