VP for Information Technology and CIO
Job Description Summary:
Job ID: 5988 - FT - Unclassified (salaried)
The CIO is responsible for management and oversight of IT services provided to Miami's students, faculty and staff totaling 26,000 people. The University uses a distributed model, Central IT Services, providing and maintaining IT infrastructure and core services; and Decentralized IT Services, providing local IT support, primarily desktop support and specialized software support to departments and divisions.
The CIO provides executive direction and strategic vision for the University's information technology assets, infrastructure, and services. The CIO reports to the President and serves as a member of the President’s senior leadership team, the Executive Cabinet, which advises and guides the President and university on institutional goals. Direct reports to the CIO include an AVP for Security, Compliance, and Risk Management; an AVP for Enterprise Operations; an AVP for Solution Delivery and Deputy CIO; a Director of Business Services; a Director of Accessible Technology; a Senior Director of IT Communication and Client Advocacy; and a dotted line from an AVP for Finance and Business Services CIO. In total the CIO oversees a budget of $16.25 million and motivates a team of 130+ talented colleagues.
A Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) and relevant experience in a senior IT leadership position in a large complex organization are required. The CIO must be a forward-looking and transformational leader who embraces a culture where technology is aligned and leveraged to support the academic mission and one who has:
At least ten years of progressively responsible expereince;
A track record of implementing appropriate and successful strategies to ensure cost-effective delivery of efficient and reliable IT services;
Strong financial planning and political skills to lead in a resource-constrained environment;
Exemplary communication skills and an ability to inspire and educate audiences with and without technical expertise;
A holistic thinker with a systems view and a track record of producing results;
Forward thinking; an understanding of a broad array of technologies and a passion for staying abreast of the newest trends and finding ways to effectively apply them to drive change;
A track record of successfully leading change in a shared-governance environment or a large, decentralized organization;
Demonstrated success in managing by influence, inspiring trust, organizing people into effective teams, and motivating them to work hard and well together;
The maturity, intelligence, and desire to work in a demanding intellectual and student-centered environment;
Integrity, high emotional intelligence, and a high level of energy.
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