Director, West Virginia Network

Morgantown, West Virginia
Jul 11, 2019
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The West Virginia Network, or “WVNET,” is the state’s premier educational technology services organization, providing computer networking, software, database and cybersecurity expertise for public schools, libraries, colleges and universities throughout West Virginia for more than 40 years. Founded in 1975, WVNET is the oldest statewide regional education network in the country.

WVNET, located in Morgantown, WV, is currently seeking applications and nominations for the positon of Director. The director oversees the agency’s budget, personnel, strategic planning and policy development and serves as an advisor to the state higher education central office on education technology, distance learning and information systems. The director also sets WVNET’s priorities based on customer, agency and statewide higher education goals. The director reports directly to the Executive Vice Chancellor of Administration of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission at the state capital in Charleston, West Virginia.

Minimum of a master's degree in information technology, computer science, software engineering, network engineering or a related educational field. Additional licenses or related certification are a plus. Candidates with advanced degrees in other fields may be considered with appropriate information technology experience.

Ten (10) years of supervisory and large department or agency management experience is required.

Starting salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Additionally, WVNET offers an excellent benefits package which includes comprehensive health, retirement, and insurance plans as well as generous vacation, sick and holiday leave.

Closing date:
July 31, 2019

Application process:
Submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail to the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, [email protected], with the words, “WVNET Director” in the subject line. Finalists are subject to employment and credential verification, reference and background checks. For more information about the position, please visit us on the web at EEO/AA

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