Chief Information Officer
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
General Summary of Responsibilities: Serving under the direction of the Provost, the CIO serves as the senior administrative official responsible for leading the University's Information Technology vision, strategic planning, change management, policy, architecture and infrastructure, and innovation initiatives. The CIO will be responsible for developing and communicating a strategic plan and portfolio of initiatives to both leverage the current and anticipated information technologies and services as well as explore and implement IT innovations which achieve the University's educational, economic development, public service and research goals. Review of completed applications will begin April 3, 2017
Required Qualifications: An advanced degree from an accredited 4-year university level institution and at least ten (10) years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Proven track record in strategic planning and implementation of information technology plans incorporating an understanding of requirements by constituent groups including, but not limited to: finance, administration, research and instruction, and student/faculty services. Demonstrated ability to synthesize complex and/or diverse information taking into account organization's strengths and weaknesses, challenges and opportunities, and need for change management. Demonstrated ability to translate long-term strategies into day-to-day operations management including experience in aligning resources with strategic goals and priorities. Strong communication and interpersonal skills including demonstrated ability to develop and maintain constructive and professional relationships with University administrators and staff, campus leadership, constituents at all levels and industry partners. Must be able to effectively translate and communicate the real and potential capabilities of information technology to achieve the educational and business objectives to these diverse audiences. Demonstrated record of managing, planning and forecasting fiscal and budget requirements including operational budgets, licensing, vendor contract negotiations; and personnel recruitment, retention, and compensation. Demonstrated evidence in building effective and responsive operational teams.
Physical Requirements: Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodation. Ability to communicate with reasonable accommodation.
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Special Applicant Instructions: Review of submitted applications will begin April 3, 2017.