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Princeton Theological Seminary is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment with regard to race, creed, color, ancestry, age, gender, marital status, military status, national origin, religious affiliation (except as religion may be a bona fide occupational qualification for certain positions at the seminary), disability, sexual or affectional orientation, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait of an individual, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All positions listed will be posted for at least 5 business days before being filled.


ADMINISTRATIVE AND PROFESSIONAL STAFF

DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES AND CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER – Provide strategic direction, establish objectives and plans for technology at the Seminary in cooperation with leadership. Ensure that the information technology-based infrastructure, systems, and data are available, reliable, supported, and secured within industry standards. Reports to the Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration.

Responsibilities: 

  • Institutional technology business continuity and disaster recovery, ensuring survivability of the institution’s data and technical systems, in coordination with the institution’s overall disaster recovery and business continuity plans
  • Overall institutional technology security, ensuring systems and data are compliant with industry regulations and standards.
  • Ensure appropriate technology-related policies are in place and appropriately enforced.
  • d. Institution-wide information technology infrastructure, including network, communications, server, and storage systems.
  • Overall institutional data management, storage, and processing, ensuring appropriate standards are in place.
  • Overall architecture and design of information technology systems, ensuring consistency, functionality, usability, availability, long-term sustainability, and cost effectiveness.
  • Supervise the staff (both employees and contractors) of the Information Technology Services office, complete annual performance evaluations, provide for continual skill and professional development.  Develop appropriate budget staffing and operating procedures to implement the Seminary’s technology plans. 
  • Prepare and assist in the preparation of annual and long-range capital and operating budgets for ITS.  Where appropriate, participate in drafting proposals, contract negotiations, and cost accounting for all areas.
  • Oversee Help Desk operations, including evaluating reports and creating a customer-centric environment.
  • Oversee and manage the maintenance agreements in support of the various networking and desktop computer systems and software.
  • Oversee and prepare reports and/or appropriate data concerning project management, contract negotiations, acceptance and maintenance criteria, hardware specifications, integration issues, documentation, and testing of projects and systems.
  • Coordinate with the Library to provide networked resources to members of the Seminary community in their academic pursuits.
  • Oversee IT-related training program, in coordination with Human Resources and other departments, to make sure campus users are best able to utilize various IT systems and software.
  • Research and formulate appropriate policies and use of security guidelines to protect the integrity of all technical systems supported by this office.
  • Remain current on computer and information technology; provide information about software, hardware, and networking needs; and make recommendations in the area of technology.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  1. Minimum five years of leadership experience in higher education technology. Proven ability to manage resources (human, financial and physical) to ensure productivity, high quality work and service excellence. Ability to combine expertise and knowledge of technology with proven leadership, interpersonal, and change management skills.
  2. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience.
  3. Excellent communication skills, oral and written; the ability to convey technically complex information and concepts in terms understood by non-technical people.
  4. Technical qualifications include both hands-on knowledge, support, and management experience knowledge in:
    • Networking systems and protocols
    • Telecommunications systems and protocols
    • Server systems, including hardware, OS, and virtualization
    • Internet and web technologies
    • E-mail systems and protocols
    • ERP systems, including Jenzabar EX or equivalent higher education ERP systems
    • Programming, including .Net
  5. Ability to provide visionary leadership, including fostering a shared vision of the role of IT in collaboration with key stakeholders and constituent groups.
  6. Experienced leader of IT services, including technology infrastructure, academic and administrative systems; (cyber) security, and risk management. A thorough understanding of technology’s potential to facilitate teaching and learning and capacity to thrive in an educational environment dedicated to student excellence and success.


OFFICE AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT STAFF

HISPANIC THEOLOGICAL INITIATIVE OFFICE ASSISTANT, Part-time - This position helps create a more productive academic work environment, while supervising student aides and handling duties for the director.  We are looking for an individual who is a self-starter, efficient, and comfortable being a member of a small team.  The ideal candidate for this position is organized, resourceful, a good problem solver, and detailed-oriented, and able to manage multiple projects at once during the academic year.  Assuring a steady completion of workload in a timely manner is key.  Looking for a team creative thinker, mindful of maintaining deadlines with a strong work ethic and a background in office administration.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and assist in training student aides.  
  • Delegate project tasks based on student aide strengths, skill sets, and experience level.
  • Select student aides for special projects and programs; oversee their output.
  • Monitor programs as directed by the Executive Director and see the programs through to completion.
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals.
  • Serve as the liaison between administrative personnel and senior management, communicating needs and concerns so they can be handled expeditiously.
  • Have monthly meetings with all personnel to keep everyone updated on the development of programs, their success, and areas of improvement.
  • Meet budgetary objectives and propose adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis.
  • Proofread and edit letters and brochures.
  • Attend weekly meetings, take notes, and produce minutes.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Seven to 10 years' experience working in a non-profit educational setting.
  • Advanced time management and analytical skills.
  • Refined ability to delegate responsibilities and provide leadership and training to key personnel.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish.
  • Detail oriented and comfortable working in a changing work environment.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Working knowledge of fundraising database.
  • Strong sense of discretion and professionalism.
  • Proficiency in collaboration and delegation of duties.
  • Strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills with impeccable multi-tasking abilities.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills,
  • Friendly and professional demeanor.

HOW TO APPLY

EMPLOYEES

Please notify the Director of Human Resources of your interest in writing or by email as soon as possible.

APPLICANTS

Please submit your résumé by:
email: [email protected]
fax: 609.924.2973 or
mail: Princeton Theological Seminary, Department of Human Resources, P.O. Box 821, Box 821, 64 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08542-0803

or

complete and submit an application form by:
calling 609.497.6948 or
stopping by Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.; 2:00–4:00 p.m.

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