University description (as per official university website)
Our Vision is to be recognized for Excellence in Information Technology and Services
* Ensure team professionalism and skilled workforce to improve overall service quality and visibility.
* Sustain the highest level of information security through best practices, processes and procedures.
* Cultivate a team-oriented mindset and synergy between OTS and other departments to leverage resources and opportunities.
* Promote a technologically rich environment that includes necessary resources, standards, policies and procedures.
Our staff commit to these institutional values to guide our decision making and behaviors:
San Antonio College Values:
o Appropriate stewardship of information resources.
o Act with high ethical standards and professional standards.
o Disciplined Thought; Disciplined Action.
o Plan and manage responsibly within the constraints of institutional capacity.
o Honor commitments.
o Ensure quality and consistency of information delivery.
o Accept accountability for individual performance.
o Fiscal and System Access Responsibility.
o Work together in a collegial way across disciplines.
o Recognize each other as important contributors to the success of our institution.
o Foster mutual trust, team spirit and shared responsibility.
o Accept interdependencies and promote partnerships.
o Know everyone has an inherent value and worth in the culture of San Antonio College.
o Encourage open and honest communications.
o Treat each other with respect and dignity.
o Accept diversity and cultural differences.
o Build enduring relationships by understanding and anticipating client needs.
* Academic Freedom
o Support the freedom to teach and freedom to learn.
o Preserve and enhance academic freedom.
In addition, our staff will advocate the following department specific values to further the Mission of Our Institution.
o Be attentive to the evolving needs of our clients.
o Commit to quality in all aspects of IT services and functions.
o Achieve superior efficiencies through excellent customer services and competent staff.
o Ensure software, hardware and network security based on established standards.
o Implement audit control, change management, testing and quality control procedures.
o Protect computing and information assets to comply with legal and regulatory requirements.
The student enrollment at San Antonio College was 19,819 in 2007 (11,730 full-time equivalent).
Undergrads are 100% of enrolled students.
Students living in the US make up 100% of incoming freshmen.