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Director, Enterprise and Architecture Strategies Overview

  • Work Type: Professional
  • Job Code: 75919
  • Pay Grade: P13
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Career Level: Director
  • Family: Information Technology
  • Function: Project Management

Purpose

This position is responsible for the overall design, development, and strategic roadmap for Boise State’s enterprise applications and architecture strategies. The Director determines the initiatives and manages the staff who create and support the architecture framework for Boise State’s highly integrated enterprise systems, including: PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, Oracle Financial and HCM Clouds, and master data management.

Level Scope

Oversees through subordinate Managers a large, complex organization with multiple functional disciplines/occupations, OR manages a program, regardless of size, that has critical impact upon the campus. Significant responsibility for formulating and administering policies and programs, manages significant human, financial, and physical resources, and functions with a very high degree of autonomy. Frequently influences business decisions made by senior leadership. Oversees through subordinate Managers the accountability and stewardship of campus resources and the development of systems and procedures to protect organizational assets. Negotiates and influences others to understand and accept new concepts, practices and approaches.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent and 8 years’ experience 5 years’ managerial

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to hire, develop, and lead technical and operational staff
  • Broad knowledge of campus, state, and federal policy and business functions
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with campus stakeholders and sponsors
  • Ability to direct the efforts of project and technical resources to meet established project priorities
  • Expertise in project management practices and methodologies to apply to cloud services, development, and infrastructure information technology projects
  • Knowledge of OIT and University initiatives
  • Ability to work collaboratively with third party vendors and external partners

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Director, Enterprise and Architecture Strategies must:

  • Hire, develop, and lead technical and operational staff, though mentoring and coaching
  • Solve complex personnel and project challenges using sound judgment
  • Maintain broad knowledge of campus, state, and federal policy and business functions
  • Maintain broad knowledge of current applications and related systems
  • Research, recommend, and implement technologies that further the University’s goals of providing enterprise services and access
  • Direct efforts of project and technical teams to meet established project priorities
  • Identify opportunities to implement innovative, sustainable, and cost-effective technical solutions
  • Apply project management practices and methodologies to development, cloud services, and infrastructure information technology projects
  • Align projects and prioritization to meet and support the department and University initiatives
  • Work collaboratively with third party partners to establish and maintain contracts, consulting agreements, licensing and service agreements, and manage contractor performance per contract terms
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with campus stakeholders and sponsors to expand the value of the department

35% of Time the Director, Enterprise and Architecture Strategies

Sample Text: Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Director, Enterprise and Architecture Strategies

Sample Text: Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

This position is generally in a normal indoor office setting with minimal noise levels and may involve bending, moving, lifting, and carrying materials that weigh up to 15 pounds.

Travel Requirement

Some travel with overnight stay for the Director, Enterprise and Architecture Strategies Strategies

Career Path

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.

Disclaimer

Incumbents must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.