Academic Careers Online

Deputy Chief Innovation

Dallas County Community College District

Job Title: Deputy Chief Innovation
Job Location: Dallas, TX
United States
Status: Part-Time/Adjunct/Online
Job Category: Other Administrative Positions
Deans, directors, registrar
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Deputy Chief Innovation
Dallas County Community College District

Job no: 495267
Work type: Full-time
Location: District Office
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (8:00-5:00)

Working Title

Deputy Chief Innovation

Job Title Code


Salary Level


Salary Range (Full-Time)

$150,000.00 - $172,500.00 (dependent on experience and other considerations)


Business Travel




Position Type


Position Summary

Responsible for the administrative processes, leads strategic planning, and develops tactical initiatives of the assigned organization. Develops goals, objectives, strategies, and facilitates organizational growth and change.  Formulate, manage, and enforce administrative, operational, personnel and fiscal policies and procedures for the District. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for the quality and administration of educational and administrative information systems and services, including academic and administrative enterprise information resource planning systems, learning management systems, technological infrastructure, networks, telecommunications services, security and emergency systems, and building/environmental control systems.  Designs, develops and implements comprehensive, computer based systems to ensure user needs are met and data is processed according to District specifications and requirements.  Coordinates technology support for all educational programs and services offered in the District, including distance education.  Keeps up-to-date on information technology affecting functional area(s) to increase innovation and ensure compliance.  Provides leadership in the development, coordination and execution of strategic and tactical plans relative to the deployment of academic and administrative technologies across the District, with the focus on student access and success.  Implements documentation standards and ensures adherence to those standards by managed staff.  Establishes Service Level Agreements according to best practices and District resource availability.  Supervises application services, infrastructure and network services and user support services.  Participates in the execution of enrollment management support services through the implementation of academic and student information systems and services.  Manage information technology support services including applications for the delivery of instruction, District operations, admissions, records, human resources, facilities development maintenance and business services.  A strategic understanding of the process, tools and systems available to support dynamic decision-making.  Reviews new technology and leads the development of more effective and efficient programs for the delivery of voice, video and data including knowledge of virtualized environments.  Ensures hardware and software is maintained and data is secured through proper back-ups and staff training.  Analyzes existing systems design and logic to provide more cost-effective use of technology and personnel.  Responsible for the improvement of existing software programs and develops new applications to meet future business needs. 
Supervises approximately six (6) or more direct reports.  Responsible for a budget of approximately $10M+.
Performs other duties as required.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

Advertised: Central Daylight Time
Applications close: Central Daylight Time

Job Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Experience providing strategic leadership and direction for the assigned organization, including the development, implementation and assessment of comprehensive programs.  The ability to improve District programs, funding, and educational management.  Demonstrated experience in strategic planning and support services for higher education and maintains an uncompromised commitment to integrity.  Proven track-record of detail oriented management skills including fiscal compliance and outcomes. Provides management and accountability for the administration, development, assessment and improvement of services and experiences which meet and support the District's missions.  Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and work well under pressure.  Proven capacity to work inclusively with executive associates, and collaboratively with management, information technology, human resources and finance professionals etc. The ability to develop collaborative relationships with internal and external constituencies and create a diverse environment.  Experience at leading committees that focus on initiatives affected by business procedures and issues, and experience executing strategic proposals for the District.  Solid technical knowledge and experience in the use and application of the most current technologies and products used in the industry.  Ability to resolve problems, analyze and apply laws, regulations, theories and methodology, research, analyze, apply and articulate results identifying opportunities.    Demonstrated commitment to public statewide higher education institutions, direct experience with education and planning activities, development and evaluation.  Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of management and conflict resolution.  A strong commitment to personal and professional development, and the ability to build a robust, autonomous and collaborative team.  Demonstrated successful experience in current and emerging technologies as it applies to administrative computing.   A strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills with the ability to communicate in a multi-cultural environment.

Physical Requirements

Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience

Master's degree or higher plus seven years of experience in related field.  Official transcripts will be required.  *** Will be subject to a criminal background check.  Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***

Information and Application Process Instructions

To Apply Visit:

The seven independently accredited colleges of the Dallas County Community College District are part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Dallas County Community College District complies with the Americans with Disabilities and Veterans Act. If you require special accommodations in order to apply for a position, please contact Cynthia Brown, District Human Resources Office, at 214-378-1501.

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities within the Dallas County Community College District and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Human Resources Department as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Human Resources Department
Please Apply as Included Above

Description of and other job listings for Dallas County Community College District

Tell a Friend About This Job
Enter your friend's email address...

Send this page to:

tweet this job share on facebook share on Google+ share on Linkedin WhatsApp

Academic Careers Online Applicants: Search Jobs - Submit Resume
Employers: Search Resumes - Submit Jobs
Legal - Contact Info - Links - FAQ

Academic Careers Online &
485 Devon Park Dr., Suite 116, Wayne, PA 19087, USA
Phone USA (610) 964-9200

This job search site: Academic Careers Online © 1999-2011 All Rights Reserved.

This Internet Commerce Software by Aufrance Associates, © 1995-2017