Executive Director, Infrastructure Services

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The Position

The Office of Technology at Lewis University invites applications for an Executive Director, Infrastructure Services, to provide leadership & vision to the Infrastructure Services department and be responsible for the overall management and administration of technology services and network infrastructure for the university. In addition, this position will collaborate with a diverse university community to develop, implement, and support telecommunications resources and network resources that will support the university’s mission, goals and objectives. 

The Executive Director will develop and implement a plan to advance the portfolio of the University’s enterprise infrastructure resources, cultivate an environment of continual growth for staff, and be responsible for the university’s LAN, WAN and various telecommunication systems.  This is an outstanding opportunity for a strategic leader who wants to be at the forefront of change and new ways of thinking.  Lewis University serves a diverse student population and community and we invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity.

Lewis University

Located 25 miles southwest of Chicago, Lewis University is an innovative and forward-thinking Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University has been nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. In addition to our main campus in Romeoville, Illinois, we have a growing number of fully on-line programs and locations in Oak Brook, Tinley Park and Albuquerque, NM.

Salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. Lewis University provides tuition benefits, health plans and retirement benefits that add to your bottom line. For additional information on Lewis as an institution, please see our website at http://www.lewisu.edu

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in information technology, computer science, information science, or a related field. Position requires a minimum five years of experience in higher education with progressively responsible positions in technology support and services. Management experience including systems operations, software development and work with advanced technologies utilized in the academic environment. Candidate must understand Microsoft operating systems in a physical and virtual environment. Understanding of networking concepts and multi-user environments is required. Ability to understand hardware concepts and resolve hardware/software conflicts during installations. Candidate must have proven leadership and management abilities; and excellent communication, planning, and organization skills. Candidate must be able to work as a member and leader of a team. Flexibility in work scheduling is required.

Application Process

For full consideration, interested applicants can view a full description of this position and apply online at http://jobs.lewisu.edu/postings/4085

Inspired by the University’s Mission values of Wisdom, Knowledge, Justice, Fidelity and Association, the Lewis Community declares that we are a Sanctified Zone where people are committed to working to end racism, bias and prejudice by valuing diversity in a safe and nurturing environment. Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, serves a diverse community and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion on our campus as an equal opportunity employer.

We invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We are fully dedicated to providing opportunities for development of the whole person. To demonstrate this commitment, Lewis University wishes to build a culturally diverse workforce which strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/11/2019
Application Due: 3/12/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Salary commensurate with skills & experience + tuition benefits, health plans and retirement benefit