Posted with Limited AccessNo TitleDirector of Enterprise Architecture Posting NumberS01134 Full-Time/Part-Time Full-time Typical Hours Per Week38.75 Regular, Temporary or TermRegular Benefits Eligible?Yes Hourly/SalariedSalaried Band/LevelAD1B Hiring Minimum$108,347 DepartmentInfo. Technology Svcs. Location Middlebury, VT Campus Hire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screening Criminal Background Check
Position Summary Middlebury College's Information Technology Services (ITS) group is responsible for providing storage, system, network, endpoint, administrative, academic, and research computing services to the community. Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, the Director of Enterprise Architecture will work closely with fellow architects, managers, technical leads, system administrators, developers and strategic partners as we build a world-class, service-oriented team supporting the technology needs of one of the world's great colleges
The Director of Enterprise Architecture will establish strategic direction for, and participate in developing technology roadmaps, assist the CIO in developing the IT strategy, provide a hands-on implementation approach on complex projects within research, digital learning, administrative systems, and infrastructure following the industry best-practices; develop and align strategic objectives with technical requirements; and research relevant technical trends, platforms and software. Areas of responsibility include but not limited to Oracle Cloud Services, Blackbaud, Banner, VMware virtualization, data center networking, cloud computing, endpoint computing, load balancing, application servers, system management, build and deployment tools, Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, Red Hat Linux, and High-Performance Computing.
Responsibilities Essential Functions Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
1. Manage and develop direct reports that are solution architects through the performance management process and ongoing coaching. Ensure that direct reports maintain a strong understanding of all key practices, standards, and policies and act in accordance with them. 2. Develops functional and/or service goals that ensure conformity and uniformity with College policies within their assigned area of responsibility. 3. Oversees new and existing systems and services development to include modification of existing systems. 4. Evaluates user needs and implement systems and solutions to best serve the community. 5. Consults with users and IT functions to diagnose and resolve complex problems. 6. Serves as a liaison between areas of responsibility and ITS to ensure conformity with the department and the institution goals. 7. Develops troubleshooting and problem resolution programs to ensure a high level of service and efficiency. 8. Influences and collaborates with clients and ITS functions to maximize the delivery of services and solutions. 9. Build and develop an Architecture Review Board to provide a governance framework for technology decisions around campus.
General Responsibilities May perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Education Bachelor's Degree in a relevant technical field and ten years of related technical experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 1. Leadership abilities to articulate and lead a team of highly qualified technologists 2. Ability to succinctly deliver the message to the community on ITS strategy and vision 3. Keep up the pace with technological changes relevant to higher education
Key Relationships: 1. With the CIO, ITS Leadership, Digital Learning and Inquiry (DLINQ), Library, Center for Teaching, Learning and Research (CTLR) Marketing and Communications, and IT Tech Partners 2. Green Mountain Higher Education Consortium (GMHEC) Consortium, Consortium CIO's, and Consortium College's IT Staff 3. With department leaders throughout the Intuition, especially those departments that make significant use of information technology. 4. With faculty, staff and students at Middlebury 5. With the leadership and staff of ITS 6. With counterparts at peer institutions
Key Principles: 1. ITS is committed to the following: 2. Proactive, responsive, respectful service to our constituents 3. Opportunities and expectations for ongoing employee education and development 4. Collaboration within the organization, across Middlebury 5. Effective and open communication 6. Understanding the work and needs of our customers
Experience 1. Demonstrated experience with technology infrastructure design, provisioning, deployment and capacity management for complex applications running on multiple platforms and technologies. 2. Broad technical knowledge of automation, virtualization, load balancing, web application programming, database administration, networking, identity management, and Linux and Windows server management, administrative systems, and research computing. 3. Experience with capacity planning, high availability architecture, disaster recovery planning and implementation. 4. Excellent communication and presentation skills. 5. Skilled consensus builder with capacity to initiate and foster collaborative partnerships
Posting Information Open Until FilledYes
Special Instructions to Applicants Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
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From its proud history spanning more than two centuries, Middlebury College has emerged as one of a handful of the most highly regarded liberal arts colleges. Middlebury is unique among these schools in being a classic liberal arts college that also offers graduate and specialized programs operating around the world.