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Director of Information Technology Services, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University seeks applications and nominations for the position of Director of Information Technology Services, reporting to the Associate Dean for Information Services. The Director is responsible for planning, implementing, and maintaining robust services for ITS operations in the Law School, including hardware and software support, maintenance of department-specific software applications, computerized exam applications, audio-visual support and media delivery systems.

The Director's primary responsibilities include: overseeing a team of professionals, support staff, and student staff in meeting the technology needs of the law school community under the direction of the Associate Dean for Information Services; administering data collection and reporting activities of the Law School; ensuring that administrative computing programs and services are developed with an institutional perspective; serving as the Law School's liaison to the University Information Technology department; developing cooperative relationships with other organizations to identify, test, and adopt innovative programs or technologies for the Law School; and advising the Associate Dean for Information Services in short- and long-range planning initiatives. 

The School enrolls approximately 775 students and supports approximately 110 faculty, staff, and administrators. The ITS department provides support to all of these individuals and also seeks to meet the ITS needs of student organizations. 


Required: Master's Degree and minimum of (2) years of related experience, including experience in an academic environment and in supporting faculty, staff, student, and administrative users. The successful candidate will have exceptional interpersonal, management, and technical skills and extensive knowledge of hardware and software applications, including but not limited to Microsoft Access, Ellucian Banner, and Examsoft. The position also requires experience evaluating data requirements and data flow to ensure efficient and accurate processing in all information systems, including the ability to analyze complex problems, identify solutions and alternatives, and organize existing resources to implement the most appropriate solution. Finally, the successful candidate will possess both an enthusiasm for teamwork and a commitment to a positive and productive work environment. 

Preferred: Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) is strongly preferred, as is experience in budget oversight and strategic fiscal planning. Knowledge of SQL, Echo360, and Symplicity is also desirable. 

Application Instructions: For consideration, please send a resume, cover letter and salary history to Courtney Selby, Associate Dean for Law School Information Services, at Please include "Director of Information Technology Services" in the subject line.

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