Reporting to Information Technology Services (ITS), while serving Career and Professional Development (CPD), this position collaborates with multiple university departments and external vendors to develop and implement technology initiatives for student career success in alignment with university, divisional and departmental strategic plans and integrated within the university technology infrastructure. The position leads multiple technology projects and serves as the primary career science professional in ITS, embedded in and liaising with CPD. The position ensures all technology systems function in support of consistent service delivery and business processes.
Typically a Bachelor's degree in Technology Management, Computer Programming and Engineering, Communications, Marketing or related field; as well as advanced coursework, certification or relevant experience in web design and/or new media development, computer programming and technology infrastructure. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.
Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of: project management, strategic operational management, risk management, content management, enterprise management, negotiation and collaboration with outside vendors, and quality assurance processes.
Ideally, knowledge of database concepts and SQL. This includes understanding of database file/table structure and report generation.
A minimum of three years' experience in a professional or educational setting with proven skills, knowledge and ability in the technology and digital communications field.
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with software relevant to career development (Handshake, Banner, PeopleGrove, Symplicity, etc.), content management, web design and digital communications production.
Effective project planning, project management, and new technology adoption skills are required, as well as the ability to coordinate multiple projects over extended periods.
Exemplary written and oral communication skills, evidenced by preparing digital communications geared toward staff, employers and college students.
Ability to listen with skill to gather critical, accurate information, as well as the ability to synthesize multiple concepts and think strategically.
Ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
Demonstrated computer competency and knowledge of electronic delivery systems and protocols. Understanding of IT best practices related to security and FERPA.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.