Job Details

Santa Rosa Junior College
  • Position Number: 5278744
  • Location: Santa Rosa, CA
  • Position Type: Computer and Information Technology

Director, Systems and Programming

Santa Rosa Junior College

Salary: $12,443.00 - $15,123.00 Monthly

Job Type: Management

Job Number: 21-01360

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Department: Information Technology

Closing: Continuous


FILING DEADLINE: First round of application review is June 20th, 2024. Position is open until filled. Applications received by the June 20th, 2024 filing deadline will be given priority consideration.

Please note: Only completed applications from applicants that meet minimum qualifications for this position will be forwarded to the search committee. Materials and applications will not be accepted after the filing deadline. It is the applicant's responsibility to be sure that ALL required materials, noted under application procedures section of this job announcement are submitted by the filling deadline in order to be given consideration. Please contact the Human Resources staff persons assigned to this recruitment (see the more about SRJC section of the job announcement) if any questions.


  • Salary Range: $12,443 - $15,123 per month (23/24 Management Salary Schedule); maximum salary placement of $13,718 is based on assessment of previous experience as documented in application materials. An additional 2% compensation will be added to the base salary for an earned doctorate degree.
  • Fringe benefits: The District offers a competitive benefit package which includes health & welfare (medical/dental/vision/life/long-term disability) benefits for employees and eligible dependents.
  • Leave/Holiday time: Management employees earn 1 day of sick leave and 1.8333 days of vacation for each month worked. They are also entitled to holidays recognized by the District (17 holidays/year).
  • Housing Assistance: Reduced fees for mortgage loans and real estate services may be available to the candidate selected for this position (contact Human Resources for more information).
Under the direction of the Senior Director, Information Technology, organize and direct the programming, implementation and support of the Student Information Systems (SIS), District business systems, systems administration, web development and online accessibility support for the District; train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff.

Santa Rosa Junior College has been an integral part of the Sonoma County community and its rich history, beauty and culture for more than 100 years. Many of SRJC's students are drawn to the college for its academic excellence, superb faculty and staff, comprehensive student services and beautiful grounds. SRJC's mission is to passionately cultivate learning through the creative, intellectual, physical, social, emotional, aesthetic and ethical development of our diverse community. At SRJC, we value learning that includes:

  • Excellent and innovative instruction and support services;
  • A learning- and learner-centered environment;
  • A welcoming physical environment;
  • Equity-minded faculty and staff with a caring and supportive attitude among faculty and staff;
  • Access to programs and courses that lead to transfer and/or gainful employment.
  • Access to lifelong learning opportunities
In 2022, SRJC served approximately 20,555 students each semester and is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism. SRJC is a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community. We also support diverse learning communities including, APASS, HSI Connections, Puente, Umoja. SRJC received the INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the past three consecutive years and SRJC was the only California Community College recipient of this award. This award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. The ideal candidate will share SRJC's commitment to be an inclusive, diverse and sustainable learning community that engages the whole person.

Please see the following Online Resources to learn more about SRJC:

Office of the President
Student Services
SRJC Factbook

Essential Functions


Examples of key duties are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature. Incumbents routinely perform approximately 80% of the duties below.
  1. Organize and direct the programming, implementation and support of the SIS, District business systems including Human Resources, Payroll, Purchasing, and other assigned systems, systems administration, web development support, and online accessibility.
  2. Develop, maintain, analyze and enhance computer systems to fulfill student and business information systems needs; modify existing programs to improve reporting and record maintenance; implement changes and additions of policies and procedures related to assigned activities; ensure system access for users; monitor and resolve software-related issues.
  3. Collaborate with users and the Senior Director in determining status of projects and defining priorities; assign projects to staff and intervene as necessary to ensure project quality and timeliness.
  4. Facilitate the computerized collection, management, manipulation and distribution of data use for analysis; respond to document, report and data requests or issues from faculty, staff and external agencies; assist with compiling information from various computer systems.
  5. Provide technical support to users on assigned information systems; ensure proper operation of assigned software applications; serve as liaison to provide proper technical support.
  6. Train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; interview and select employees and recommend transfers, reassignment, termination and disciplinary actions.
  7. Provide technical expertise, information and assistance to the Senior Director regarding assigned functions; assist in the formulation and development of policies, procedures and programs; provide technical advice to appropriate administrators regarding decisions or needs related to upgrading, replacing or purchasing new software
  8. Direct the preparation and maintenance of narrative and statistical reports and records related to personnel and assigned activities.
  9. Develop and prepare the Information Technology budgets; analyze and review budgetary and financial data; authorize expenditures in accordance with established limitations.
  10. Communicate with faculty, staff, students and external organizations to coordinate activities and programs, resolve issues and exchange information.

  1. Management of the SIS and business systems utilized by the District.
  2. Data processing principles and practices.
  3. Web site development tools, techniques and programs.
  4. Database and client/server technologies.
  5. 4th Generation programming languages and system design methodologies.
  6. Computer LAN/WAN networks, hardware and operating systems utilized by the District.
  7. Computer server architecture
  8. Windows and Macintosh systems, and Linux and Windows servers.
  9. VMWare and Hyper-V virtualization.
  10. Budget preparation and control.
  11. Oral and written communication skills.
  12. Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training.
  13. Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.
  14. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

  1. Train and provide technical support to personnel in the operation of information systems.
  2. Train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff.
  3. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  4. Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  5. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  6. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  7. Meet schedules and time lines.
  8. Work independently with little direction.
  9. Plan and organize work.
  10. Operation of a computer and assigned software.
  11. Direct the maintenance of a variety of reports, records and files related to assigned activities.
  12. Demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates/incumbents must meet the minimum qualifications as detailed below, or file for equivalency. Equivalency decisions are made on the basis of a combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities. If requesting consideration on the basis of equivalency, an Equivalency Application is required at the time of interest in a position (equivalency decisions are made by Human Resources, in coordination with the department where the vacancy exists, if needed.)

Education: Bachelor's in information systems or related field.

Experience: Increasingly responsible experience providing technical support for information systems, systems analysis/programming, or systems administration.

Application Procedures

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must provide the following:

  1. A completed Santa Rosa Junior College/ Employment Application and responses to Agency-wide Questions. Please note resumes are not a substitute for completing the "Work Experience" section of the employment application. Applications will be considered incomplete if no work experience is listed, or if other required application fields are missing or incomplete.
  2. Contact information (phone number and email address) for three professional references.
  3. A brief cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including how you meet the minimum and preferred requirements and are qualified to perform the essential functions as listed in this section of the job posting.
  4. Current Resume.
  5. Copies of transcripts of all college-level coursework, including confirmation of degrees. If selected for the position, official transcripts must be submitted prior to employment. Unofficial copies (both sides) will be accepted if the unofficial document includes a seal, watermark, or other proof that the document was provided by an educational institution.
    • If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicant must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. SRJC only accepts foreign transcripts that have been evaluated by a credential evaluation service accredited by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). For a full list of accepted evaluation services, please see NACES. For further details on SRJC requirements on Foreign Degrees, please see Foreign Degree Requirements.
  6. If you do not possess minimum qualifications as noted under the Minimum Qualifications Section of the job posting, you must complete and attach the Management Equivalency Application (Download PDF reader)and supporting documents, including narrative synopsis, to your employment application in order to be considered.
Following the filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be reviewed by a screening committee. Approximately 2-4 weeks after the filing deadline, Human Resources will notify you whether or not you have been selected for an interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position will be invited to interview with a Screening Committee.
If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please contact the Human Resources Department.

MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
PHONE: (707) 527-4954
EMAIL: Please contact Megan Napoli at
The office is located in the Bussman Building on the Santa Rosa campus. All documents included in your online employment application become the property of the District. Your employment application for this opening will not automatically be considered for future openings. New employment application(s) must be submitted for each opening.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):
  1. In accordance with Federal Law, all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  2. Successful candidates will be extended a conditional job offer and will be required to undergo background screening prior to their first day of employment in order for an individual assessment to be conducted prior to commencing employment. Candidates must be fingerprinted in California and have background clearance (at applicant's expense);
  3. Must be willing to work on-site as determined by the department (the Sonoma County Junior College District does not offer remote only' assignments).
  4. Must take a Tuberculosis (TB) test (once hired and every four years thereafter).
  5. Within 6 months of employment, must complete required District trainings such as Title IX, Mandated Reporter.
Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Jeanne Clery Disclosure)
Sonoma County Junior College District's annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Sonoma County Junior College District; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. Link to read or obtain a full copy of this report. Paper copies of the full report are available upon request by contacting Police Department Records at (707) 527-4963 or by visiting the Sonoma County Junior College District Police Department located at 2032 Armory Drive, Pedroncelli Center, Santa Rosa Campus.

The Sonoma County Junior College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnic group identification, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic condition, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures or practices; nor does the District discriminate against any employees or applicants for employment on the basis of their age. This non- discrimination policy covers admission, access and treatment in District programs and activities-- including but not limited to academic admissions, financial aid, educational services and athletics--and application for District employment.

SRJC Strategic Plan

VISION: Santa Rosa Junior College commits to setting the standard in cultivating an accessible, open, barrier-free, sustainable environment for students, employees, and the community. The college envisions equitable, impactful, transformative, enriching, and holistic learning opportunities that inspire our students to thrive.

MISSION: Santa Rosa Junior College transforms the lives of our culturally rich student body, employees, and community by cultivating a welcoming and antiracist environment, centered on social responsibility and cultural awareness. We offer exceptional teaching and learning in support of associate degree, certificate, transfer preparation, workforce preparation and community education programs, integrated with comprehensive student support services.

Equal Employment Opportunity
SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position/assignment. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the District mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.

The Sonoma County Junior College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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