The Director of Enterprise Applications is responsible for delivering quality software application solutions and for the leadership and personnel management of the Enterprise Applications unit of Information Technology Services (ITS) at the University of Idaho. The position reports to the Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, is a member of the ITS Leadership Team, is critical to the customer service provided by ITS and leads their team in the pursuit of the mission and goals of the University of Idaho. This position will regularly represent ITS to and build trust with university leadership, a wide range of customers, vendors, external partners and the IT organizations of other higher education institutions in the state and the region.
The director is responsible for maintaining and enhancing an atmosphere of innovation, teamwork, respect, employee development, diversity in people and thought and focus on the goals of the institution. The functions for which the director will be responsible include database administration, software development, software maintenance, integration, application administration and others.
As the lead of a service unit in a complex environment, the director will prioritize work and coordinate personnel and technology resources from across the university to deliver a functional, stable, highly-available and secure mixture of SaaS, cloud hosted and on-premise applications with a focus on integration and a positive user experience. Responsible for applications critical to the work of faculty, students, staff, administrators, donors and other constituents, the director will ensure timely implementations and upgrades through strong project management, understanding the existing and emerging needs of the wide customer base while remaining knowledgeable of the current technology landscape so as to recommend solutions that meet the university’s service and financial goals in a secure and compliant manner.
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