Director of Enterprise Applications

Department of Computer & Communication Services


JOB DESCRIPTION:  The Director of Enterprise Applications is a position of leadership in the Department of Computer and Communication Services. The Director of Enterprise Applications oversees the development, standardization, deployment, and management of our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and other enterprise information systems. The individual is responsible for the end-to-end integration of software solutions to support the delivery of services across the college. This includes directing the development and deployment of secured and high availability information systems to mitigate risks, maintain continuity of operations and maximize availability, usability and security of HSU's information assets. This position will also coordinate maintenance and enhancements of the information systems to leverage resources, knowledge and best practice and works close with leadership, serving as expert to support business process change.

 HSU’s CCS department thrives in an environment of great opportunities for professional learning and growth, where employees acquire a unique experience of immersion in new technologies, in an atmosphere of challenging endeavors. CCS welcomes individuals with creativity and a mindset of teamwork and innovation.
 QUALIFICATIONS:   Successful candidates will have a Master’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology (IT) from an accredited institution and six (6) years of IT and business/industry experience or a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or IT related discipline from an accredited institution and ten (10) years of IT and business/industry experience. The successful candidates will have at least one successful enterprise information system project implementation and 3-5 years of leadership responsibility managing project teams, influencing senior-level management and stakeholders.
 SALARY:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
 UNIVERSITY:  Henderson State University is located in Arkadelphia, a charming, family-centered community of 11,000 residents situated one hour south of Little Rock on Interstate 30. Nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, the community is home to two universities, a strong public school system, a thriving medical community, two recreational rivers, the iconic Lake DeGray, and is approximately 30 miles from historic Hot Springs National Park, one of the great American treasures. For more information about HSU and our community, please visit,, or  Henderson State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff and students.
 APPLICATION:  Applicants must email a single, PDF-file consisting of the following merged documents:  (1) Letter of interest; (2) Resume; (3) Names and contact (i.e. email address, and phone number] of three references; (4) unofficial transcripts of all degrees to:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For optimal consideration, please submit application materials by EOB, on Friday, August 25, 2017. 
 The final applicants for this position will be required to submit to a background screening including a criminal background check pursuant to university policy and will be required to provide official transcripts. Under the provisions of Arkansas’ Freedom of Information Act, applications are subject to public inspection upon written request.