Job Description

Openings as of 10/18/2019
Administrator - Ed Center (Non-Instructional)

  • Director, IT Vendor/Budget/E-Rate Management JobID: 48404
  • Position Type:
    Administrator - Ed Center (Non-Instructional)

  • Date Posted:
    10/11/2019

  • Location:
    689-Information Technology

  • Date Available:
    11/04/2019

  • Closing Date:
    10/24/2019

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    DIRECTOR OF IT VENDOR/BUDGET/E-RATE MANAGEMENT
    Information Technology


    BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

    SUMMARY:
    This Director level position reports to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and is responsible for Information Technology (IT) vendor management, the IT budget, E-Rate submissions, and government compliance. Government compliance includes managing the data privacy addendums and contracts related to the Colorado Student Data Transparency and Security Act.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    -Manage contract renewals, extensions, replacements, and terminations to meet fiscal requirements, budgetary timing, contractual demands, and operational needs
    -Lead the development, writing, and publishing of all IT-related Requests for Proposal (RFP), Requests for Information (RFI), Requests for Qualifications (RFQ), and Invitations to Bid (ITB)
    -Onboard vendors: ensure seamless transition from Board of Education (BoE) approval to project/contract commencement
    -Serve as an escalation point for business partners and IT for vendor-related issues, concerns, disagreements
    -Ensure all SLAs and contract Terms and Conditions are being met. Investigate and correct shortcomings
    -Prepare annual budgets and forecasts, primarily as regards annual renewals/commitments across all departments in IT
    -Manage all of IT’s budget (>$8M) for renewals, repairs, and maintenance. Receive, approve and process invoices. Manage and track spending throughout the year.
    -In collaboration with BVSD Legal and Purchasing offices, ensure all applicable vendors sign and comply with the district's Data Privacy Addendum. Recommend to the CIO any appropriate modifications/compromises to the standard language
    -Ensure all vendors are aware of and in compliance with applicable state law, specifically State of Colorado House Bill 16-1423-Colorado Student Data Transparency and Security Act
    -Working with the IT Office Manager/Budget Analyst, ensure BVSD maximizes utilization of and reimbursement opportunities from the E-Rate program. Potential reimbursements exceed $2M/Year
    -Perform other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Required:

    -Bachelor's Degree
    -Minimum of five years experience in Vendor Management, Accounting/Finance, and/or Technology
    -Demonstrated proficiency in written and verbal communication, including creating and delivering presentations
    -Advanced skills in critical software applications in Microsoft Office and/or Google Apps
    -Ability to manage a multi-million dollar budget, making recommendations to the CIO for cost savings and leveraged opportunities
    -Problem-solving, critical thinking and analytical skills
    -Interact with a variety of vendors, speaking with people of all ages and backgrounds
    -Ability to determine the best vendor prices and products available
    -Ability to interpret contractual language and work with attorneys
    -Ability to discuss new contracts and rewrite existing contracts with vendors
    -Ability to handle multiple conflicting priorities and stakeholder issues and drive towards pragmatic decisions/actions
    -Valid Driver's License
    -Completed and submitted BVSD online application.

    Preferred:
    -Masters in Business Administration
    -E-Rate experience
    -Experience in risk management
    -ITIL Certification
    -Change Management experience
    -Project Management experience

    Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check.

    SALARY: Range 11: $ 91,169 - $ 136,753 (2019-20 salary schedule – based on experience); excellent benefit package. Website: BVSD Benefits.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed through October 24, 2019.

    INTERVIEWS HELD: Formal interviews will be held the week of October 28, 2019.

    EFFECTIVE DATE: November 4th, 2019

    REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:
    The following documents must be completed before an application can be considered:
    -District online application - BVSD Jobs

    Application must include:
    -Reference Section-Three (3) professional letters of reference with phone numbers
    -Supplemental Materials Section-Letter of Interest outlining skills and abilities
    -Current Resume

    Boulder Valley School District is accepting completed, online applications only.

    The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html




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