Chief Technology Officer

Riverside, CA
Apr 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: $146,500 - $175,100
Title: Chief Technology Officer
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Architect, Policy, Security
Date Posted: 04/27/2017

Position Information: Reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Information Technology Solutions, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) sets the overall strategy for core campus technology infrastructure to ensure a robust technology state for campus constituents. The CTO leads UC Riverside in the effective management and improvement of campus-wide information technology infrastructure to ensure a highly available, reliable and cohesive environment through accountability and transparency. This position emphasizes a collaborative spirit, strong customer service orientation, excellent communication, creative problem solving skills, continuous process improvement initiatives, and a keen understanding of strategic higher education issues across all campus information technology services.

Minimum Requirements: Comprehensive knowledge of subject area and broad knowledge of all IT areas sufficient for strategic planning, technology assessment and direction.
Experienced in leading change management activities and managing their impact across multiple organizations across division, college or institutional boundaries.
Requires extensive and in-depth knowledge of Information Technology principles, theories, and concepts to manage functional area(s) and provide solutions.
Requires knowledge of policies and procedures and ability to determine a course of action based on these guidelines.
Demonstrated leadership experience in an executive position.
Requires the ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance from, others involving project work and initiatives.
Clearly understands the needs and concerns of the user groups in the organization and applies knowledge to better meet those needs.
Thorough knowledge of technical concepts and basic operating principles of data communications, computer hardware, vendor IT products, and software.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively present technical topics to large groups and senior management with potentially varied levels of technical sophistication.
Demonstrated experience developing and analyzing corporate strategy.
Experience in the management of ongoing technology infrastructure acquisition and expansion, to include the identification and integration of suitable emerging technologies.
Demonstrated experience with senior management planning and budgeting.
Ability to understand the process involved to adapt, integrate, and modify existing programs or vendor-supplied products for use within a large and complex technical environment.
Thorough knowledge of supervisory and leadership techniques in managing technical staff.

Preferred Qualifications: Current knowledge of the University of California, Riverside campus community.

Current knowledge of the Computing & Communications organizational environment.

Additional Information: In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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