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Assistant to the Chief Information Officer (Reg FT)
Community College of Allegheny County

Date Posted Nov. 22, 2019
Title Assistant to the Chief Information Officer (Reg FT)
University Community College of Allegheny County
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Department ITS Field Operations
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Information Technology

Assistant to the Chief Information Officer (Reg FT)

Position Title: Assistant to the Chief Information Officer (Reg FT)

Department: ITS Field Operations

Campus: Office of College Services

Additional Information: This position will remain open until filled. However, in order to ensure consideration for an interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter and resume by no later than December 10, 2019. The College cannot guarantee that application materials received after this date will be considered or reviewed.

Benefits: CCAC offers an exceptional benefits package. Highlights include an excellent health plan with very low out-of-pocket expense network option, generous time off and holiday pay, a 403b retirement plan with up to 10% employer match or other options through the State's retirement defined benefit pension system, free employee parking, public service (student) loan forgiveness eligible employer, and employer paid benefits including group life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

Work Hours (for hourly positions): Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. Additional hours, including morning, evening, and weekend may be required to meet the needs of the college.

Salary Grade: Admin 12 - $42,821

Job Category: Administrators

Employment Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Slot: 5807

Job Open Date: 11/22/2019

Job Close Date:

General Summary: Performs significant and advanced administrative assistance to the Chief Information Officer. Provides support in functional areas of the division as assigned; accountable for management of complex clerical and administrative duties; may review the work of assigned clerical personnel. Works under limited supervision with significant latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Must be able to use all software available to the department with proficiency.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree required. Minimum of three years of experience in similarly responsible positions in complex institutions; proven logistical and project management skills. Ability to manage complex and multiple projects on behalf of the Chief Information Officer; excellent ability to exercise good judgment and critical thinking skills; strong ability to research complex issues and report outcomes to the Chief Information Officer; ability to handle confidential matters with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response; ability to manage multiple priorities and work independently under pressure.Proficient using Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook and any other software programs utilized by the department; proficient using the internet. Keep apprised of applicable laws and regulations. Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Job Duties:
  • Plans, manages and implements complex programs that are sponsored by the department and the college and allocates the budget related to those programs.
  • Researches issues and concerns addressed to the Chief Information Officer (including confidential and sensitive issues) and reports findings to the Chief Information Officer; may determine appropriate course of action; and /or may refer or respond when appropriate.
  • Assists the Chief Information Officer by writing, editing and preparing correspondence (that can be confidential and/or sensitive), speeches, reports, articles, tweets; prepares PowerPoint presentations and Excel spreadsheets; collects data using Survey Monkey and other systems; and consults with employees for the production of analytics for consideration by the Chief Information Officer; proofreads and drafts copy for programs, invitations and other materials; track RSVPs; coordinates events at the College with other departments including the Assistant to the President; updates the web presence for the division, the divisions social media presence and assists in the mailings.
  • Assists the Chief Information Officer in the development and review of the current and proposed department budgets; processes orders; assists in ensuring that budgets are reviewed on an ongoing basis by the Chief Information Officer. Performs accounting functions related to accounts payable or receivables.
  • Performs a wide-variety of complex, responsible and confidential administrative duties for the Chief Information Officer including managing the calendar; completing reports; arranging travel plans, itineraries and agendas, and compiling documents associated with travel related meetings; develops and maintains the minutes for meetings coordinated by the Chief Information Officer and other staff as assigned.
  • Manages the day to day operations of the Office of the Chief Information Officer.
  • Serves as the Chief Information Officer's gatekeeper and interprets and explains College policies, rules, and guidelines in response to inquiries; refers inquiries as appropriate; provides direct access to the Chief Information Officer through management of the calendar and appointments.
  • Provides logistics and arranges meetings and conferences; keeps the Chief Information Officer well informed of commitments and responsibilities; attends various on- and off-site meetings, hearings, conferences, and events.
  • Provides assistance and service to internal and external contacts in relation to the divisional area.
  • Stays current and keeps the Chief Information Officer abreast of key College strategies, goals, and policies and ensures that the campus advances the mission, strategies, and goals of the college.
  • Understands organizational policies and procedures to ensure appropriate protocols are followed; ensures that the department archives records according to the college records retention schedule.
  • Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and manages projects and/or follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.
  • Initiates and maintains a variety of files and records; orders and purchases supplies and catering for the office and department.
  • Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of assigned clerical personnel and work study students; assist with the completion of performance evaluations of assigned personnel; train staff in office methods and procedures.
  • Provides support in the functional areas of the division as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.

Clearances: Current criminal record/child abuse clearances will be required if offered the position and in order to be employed at the College. The three clearances are Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check, and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Check. The College has provided instructions on how to obtain these clearances and are available here.

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