We are pleased to announce that Alex Garcia-Rangel has been promoted to SIS Manager. Alex has been the interim SIS manager since mid-November on a part-time basis.
Alex has been working on the SIS project since its inception in 2008. He was on the implementation team as the technical lead. Alex has built all servers for SIS, maintains our backups, maintains our disaster recovery site, and administers other products/servers that tie into Banner (e.g., EMS and PowerFAIDS).
Alex has been with the HSPH IT Department for more than 10 years. He first worked with our desktop team as a technician and was promoted to a server administrator position with the server team in 2006. In addition to his excellent technical skills, his customer-service focus, strong troubleshooting skills, and outstanding communication skills will be an immediate asset to the SIS team.
Alex’s new responsibilities will include:
- Managing team of 4 SIS employees.
- Maintaining and upgrading Ellucian Banner infrastructure and MyHSPH portal.
- Working with the Registrar, Admissions, and Financial Aid on planning, reporting, feature requests, and training needs.
- Working with functional users from around the school to enhance and expand our system.
Please join us in congratulating Alex!