Location: Iowa Valley Community College District Office, Marshalltown, IA
Job Summary: The purpose of this position is to assist the District with implementing and completing special projects that are technology related. This includes working with leadership, subject matter experts, and other stakeholders to define projects, develop detailed business requirements and timelines, and to ensure successful completion. This position is responsible for ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget and that there is visibility into the project through regular communications, checkpoints, and team walk-throughs. This position also provides technical assistance to end-users and assists the IT department in ensuring the District’s systems are as secure as possible, follow industry best practices, and comply with all regulatory requirements.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Computer Science or related field required. Master’s degree in Higher Ed Leadership, Computer Science, or Business Administration preferred. Five years of experience in the field of technology and/or higher education required.
Abilities: This position requires strong organizational and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, technical aptitude, the ability to problem solve, and the ability to work in an environment of shifting priorities and frequent interruptions. Along with these general characteristics, the position requires experience working within a Microsoft environment. This includes a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Office 365, Teams, and SQL Server reporting. Also needed is an understanding of and experience with enterprise level student information systems and web portals and learning management systems. A special projects coordinator in the higher education environment must be familiar with the unique infrastructure and system needs of higher education. Also, the position should understand the actual systems used by the District. The special projects coordinator should be familiar with the daily processes and procedures of the District.
Additional Salary Information: Actual annual salary will be based on experience and education and calculated for a full fiscal year, which is pro-rated to start date and FTE. This position offers a full-benefit package including health, dental, vision, and life insurances, long-term disability coverage, retirement plan, sick, vacation, and personal leaves, and staff development opportunities.
About Iowa Valley Community College District
Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) was organized in 1966 as one of 15 community college districts in Iowa. IVCCD is unique among Iowa's community college districts because it operates two separate community colleges under the umbrell of one district. There is no Iowa Valley Community College...rather, the District operates Ellsworth Communicy College in Iowa Falls (founded in 1890), Marshalltown Community College (founded in 1927), and Iowa Valley Continuing Education, as well as a satellite center (Iowa Valley Grinnell, established in 1993).ECC and MCC offer one-year and two-year career-technical programs as well as Associate in Arts (AA) and Associate in Science (AS) transfer degrees. Iowa Valley Continuing Education offers training for business and industry as well as thousands of adult education programs and services througout the Central Iowa service area. Iowa Valley Grinnell offers both college credit and adult education programs and services in Poweshiek County.